The all-new 2021 Holden Colorado is a pickup truck for the Australian market. It is one of the most popular models in the “Land Down Under”. This pickup is present for years now and a new 2021 model will get plenty of changes. After seven years, Colorado will be longer and wider.
The rest of the changes includes small updates on the exterior and numerous interior upgrades. Logically, Holden took inspiration from Chevrolet’s Colorado model. Those two models are very similar in so many ways. However, Australian variant looks unique and stylish.
2021 Colorado Dimensional Changes
The all-new 2021 Holden Colorado will grow in size. The arriving model will be both longer and wider. Holden will also provide similar cues as Chevrolet’s Colorado model. Besides dimensional changes, front part will suffer the most. The new grille could arrive on the 2021 model, but this is just a rumor for now. Whatsoever, we are still waiting for the first spy photos.
One thing on the front fascia is certain, larger headlights. The rear end will get modified taillights and both bumpers will largely remain. Colorado looks incredibly sporty and stylish. New color options are another possibility, along with the new optional wheels. 18-inch wheels are standard, along with the side-steps and black tailgate.
The interior will get a serious number of updates. The upcoming 2021 Holden Colorado now offers a lot of minor changes. Thanks to that, Holden failed to provide significant innovations. The interior looks stylish and Australian market has no competition for Colorado pickup. Most of the rivals are focusing solely on performances. On the other hand, Holden provides a full package. Besides modern appearance and great performances, Colorado comes with stylish interior design.
Comfort is more than satisfying and the cabin is full of high-quality materials. On top of that, soft-touch surfaces are looking surprisingly premium. Of course, real luxury starts on the higher trim levels. Numerous cab variants are available. The customers can choose between one-row and two-row seating layout. The new pickup will also get an updated infotainment system and new safety aids. That includes autonomous emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring.
Gasoline and Diesel Engine Options
Things under the bonnet will stay intact. The 2021 Holden Colorado continue to rolls on a 2.8-liter Duramax unit. This engine provides 200 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. Diesel powertrain is optional while 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline is standard. Gasoline unit is good for 200 horses and 192 lb-ft of twist.
Another gasoline engine is a 3.6-liter V6. It is also an optional drivetrain and it produces 305 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. All three engines are using the same 8-speed automatic gearbox. On top of that, AWD setup is optional.
2021 Holden Colorado Price and Release Date
Latest dimensional changes and numerous minor updates will surely raise the price. The upcoming 2021 Holden Colorado will now cost $32,000. If you want the range-topping model, you’ll have to pay over $51,000.
The compact pickup truck will hit the markets in the second half of 2020. Of course, the sales will start in Australia, before Colorado becomes available in New Zeeland and some other countries.