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Holden Colorado

The Holden Colorado is the Australian brand's answer to the growing dual-cab ute market and the loss of its own car-based utes.

Based on a 2012 design, the Holden Colorado is one of the oldest utes on the market in terms of its basis, though a significant 2020 update addresses its age.

The Holden Colorado range begins with the workhorse Colorado LS Cab Chassis from just over $30,000 to the more plush Colorado LTZ+ for almost $55,000.

Holden Colorados are available with only one engine, a 2.8-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel, but can be had as a part-time or full-time four-wheel drive model.

While the Holden Colorado is the biggest seller for the brand, it trails behind a couple of more popular models, with the Ford Ranger and the Toyota Hilux often topping the charts. The Mitsubishi Triton is also a high-selling rival.

The Holden brand will withdraw from Australia by the end of 2020, meaning availability for new Holdens will be diminishing.

Where is the Holden Colorado built?

The Holden Colorado is built at GM’s Rayong plant in Thailand, though General Motors says that it will withdraw from the domestic market in Thailand by the end of 2020.

Does the Holden Colorado have a diesel particulate filter (DPF)?

To meet Euro 5 emissions regulations, Holden had to include a DPF, though says this doesn't affect its performance outputs.

Is the Holden Colorado the same as an Izusu D-Max?

While the Isuzu D-Max shares the same General Motors chassis and some body parts as the Holden Colorado, the Isuzu has its own engine, gearbox, and drivetrain.

How long is a Holden Colorado?

As two examples, the base model Holden Colorado LS cab-chassis is 5.1m long, while the range-topping Holden Colorado LTZ+ is 5.36m long.