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2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Review

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The Chevrolet Colorado offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD offers just a little more head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Colorado, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the Chevrolet Colorado is a better financial choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Colorado carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Colorado, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

The Chevrolet Colorado offers much less torque than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Chevrolet Colorado has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Colorado for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Colorado is clearly outclassed by the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

The Chevrolet Colorado has less seating than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, making the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD the better choice if you often have passengers.

The Chevrolet Colorado comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

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2018 Chevrolet

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MSRP*: $20,000 - $41,785

2017 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*: $34,710 - $59,115
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City MPG: 16 - 20 N/A
Highway MPG: 18 - 26 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 5 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $19,900 - $39,696 $32,627 - $54,977

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.