The Chevrolet Colorado is getting its mid-cycle refresh for the 2021 model year, a look we first saw with an appearance of the enthusiast-friendly ZR2 model at last November’s SEMA aftermarket show in Las Vegas.
This refresh is a largely cosmetic affair, with exterior tweaks to further differentiate the trims and the off-road-spec Z71 and ZR2 models getting the most attention. A new Custom Special Edition is offered, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen becomes standard on all but the base WT model.
The ZR2’s look is most changed, and it was clearly influenced by the range-topping Bison. A new, punched-out front bumper greatly expands the blackout elements of the ZR2’s nose, and it’s the only model to wear the “Chevrolet” grille crossbar rather than the bowtie found on other trims. It also now has red front tow hooks standard.
Chevy also says the ZR2’s new look improves forward visibility, but