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For the price premium, you get lots of extras and even some custom body work on the tray to help the big Colorado stand out from the crowd.
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LIST PRICE Fr $47,180
FUEL ECONOMY 9.1/100km
SEAT 5
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CarAdvice podcast 157: Discussing the 2020 Holden Colorado

This week Mandy Turner joins Trent Nikolic and Josh Dowling in Sydney. In car news, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is sold out for months, Mazda will be launching an electric car in 2020, and BMW has revealed the 2019 3 Series Touring. Sam Purcell reviews the 2020 Holden Colorado after returning from the Victorian launch, and Tony Crawford was at the unveiling of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur...

2020 Holden Colorado pricing and specs

Holden has released the details on its 2020 Colorado, which builds upon a 2016 facelift of the four- and two-wheel drive, 2.8-litre diesel ute. It's not an all-new model (yet), and this update isn't as dramatic as the facelifts Mitsubishi and Ford have given their utes recently. There are some changes, however. The biggest is two new permanent additions to the range...

Holden Colorado LSX: Affordable black-pack here to stay

Previously only a limited edition, Holden has made LSX specification as a permanent fixture in the Colorado range. Holden is calling it ‘affordable toughness’, slotting the popular black styling pack between the LS and LTZ in the Colorado range as a crew-cab 4X4. It keeps the vinyl floors, cloth seats, 7...

Holden Colorado ROX concept revealed in New Zealand

Holden's office across the Tasman has turned the Colorado into a proper off-road weapon, revealing the pumped-up ROX concept at the Fieldays agricultural expo in Mystery Creek. Dubbed a 'super truck' by its creators, the ROX was developed by Holden New Zealand alongside Retro Vehicle Enhancement in Auckland...

2019 Ford Ranger: Autonomous emergency braking standard, pressure on other utes to follow

The Ford Ranger is the first ute on sale in Australia with autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian detection and speed sign recognition as standard across an entire range, from the cheapest tradie model to the flagship Raptor...

Who's making utes for whom?

Car companies have been sharing development costs for years, so it’s hardly shocking to see them doing the same with pickups/utes. For one, we’ve just seen Ford and Volkswagen announce the co-development of the next-generation Ranger and Amarok, due for market launch in 2022. Isuzu and Mazda are also sharing costs on the next D-Max/BT-50...

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 race parts revealed

Chevrolet has revealed its answer to the Ford F-150 Raptor, with a raft of race-ready upgrades for its Colorado ZR2 pickup truck. Developed by Chevrolet Performance engineering, as part of a collaboration with Multimatic and Hall Racing, the parts are designed to make the ZR2 ready to tackle the Baja 1000 desert race...

CarAdvice podcast 119: LIVE from our reader Mazda driving event in Tasmania!

This week Mandy Turner and Trent Nikolic are recording from Tasmania at the CarAdvice event where five readers got the chance to experience being a motoring journalist for a day in the 2019 Mazda CX-9. In car news, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC has been revealed, Apple has reported its first self-driving crash, the Ford Endura ST-Line has been confirmed for Australia, and the Lexus UX will be launching without Apple CarPlay Down Under...

Holden Colorado Z71 Xtreme revealed

Holden has whipped the covers off its answer to the Toyota HiLux Rugged and Rugged X, with the limited-edition Z71 Xtreme. UPDATE, 09/08/2018: Holden has elaborated on the front suspension changes, and confirmed build numbers will be based on demand. "The front suspension changes are new front springs on the Xtreme with a higher load and rate...

Holden launches 'not to be outdone' ad series for Colorado - video

It may not top some of Toyota's memorable and almost iconic HiLux ads for sheer comedy, but Holden's new Colorado campaign could help the ute pick up some needed sales in the months ahead. Figures for the end of March show the Colorado 4x4 on 3459 sales year-to-date – down from 4102 for the same period in 2017...

Ute comparison: Which ute has the best tub?

They’re more likely to carry dirty nappies and road bikes than a bale of hay, but all eight of the cars on our 2018 dual-cab mega test are, you know, dual-cab utes. That means they still need to be fit for hard work. Has the transition to a life of luxury undermined the inherent practicality of these one-time work vehicles? Here’s a look at how the tray on each stacks up...