In this review, Jenny checks out the latest 2018 Holden Colorado Z71 4x4 Ute. Probably a category Jenny had never considered before but the Holden Colorado impressed her enough to make her think that maybe she could own a ute.

The Colorado Z71 features loads of blacked out details as well as Z71 badge and stitching on the headrests on the inside.

Specifications

Engine Size: 2.8L Turbo Petrol
Max. Power: 147kW – 197hp
Max. Torque: 500Nm
Fuel Consumption: 8.6L/100km
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic Transmission

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Features

  • 18″ Arsenal Grey Metallic Alloy Wheels
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 8-inch touchscreen
  • Remote Window
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Integrated Satellite Navigation and Voice Recognition
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • ISOFIX Child Seat Anchorage System

Many people are using utes as family cars, which means that they need more comfort, more safety, more practicality, more tech and something that is well designed.

The Colorado Z71 has 5-star ANCAP rating. With features such as rearview camera, forward collision alert and lane departure warning, trailer sway control, electronic traction control system, electronic brakeforce distribution, descent control system, hill start assist and ABS.

It does lack some modern features such as AEB, active cruise control and blind spot monitoring,

The new Holden Colorado is up against some of the best selling cars in Australia in the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger. So how does it compare?

Similar category cars to the Holden Colorado

2016 Nissan Navara
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