After so many rumors and waiting, the 2023 Holden Colorado will become a reality next year. From what we hear, the upcoming truck is in a development stage, and it will ride on a new platform. We also got information that it would probably share its design and mechanics with the Chevy Colorado truck.
Moreover, some images of the next-gen Holden Colorado were released last week, and as we can see, the upcoming truck looks much more handsome than before. In general, it shares the same design language with the Chevy Colorado that was introduced last month.
2023 Holden Colorado Exterior
The next generation 2023 Holden Colorado looks much closer to the Chevrolet Colorado model. In general, it’s a very stylish truck and its aesthetic can change quite drastically depending on trim level. The base model will include a refreshed grille, more chrome materials, and new graphics on the LED headlights.
On top of that, the manufacture made some changes on the back as well, and the upcoming Colorado looks a bit sportier than before. It features more attractive taillights and several aesthetic changes. According to Holden, the size of the truck can change depending on options. All extended cab models are available with a long box, while the crew cab model comes with either a short or a long box.
Inside, the 2023 Holden Colorado looks modern with a familiar design. Thanks to a new platform, this truck boasts a very spacious cabin that will be capable of fitting five passengers. Like its sibling Chevrolet Colorado, the new Holden will boast the same 41-cubic-foot short box and the 50-cubic-foot long box.
Compared to the Toyota Hilux, the Colorado has a slightly better number. In terms of tech, the new truck will include a standard updated infotainment system of 7-inch, Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. Other features that will be available as well include air-conditioning, two USB ports, Teen Driver mode, and so on.
Considering that the 2023 Holden Colorado will probably ride on the new platform, it will likely to get some modifications under the hood. The current generation uses a potent 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine that’s able to produce 200 horsepower and 435 lb.-ft of torque.
The new engine will be probably borrowed from the Chevrolet Colorado model. This powertrain consists of a 3.6-liter V6 producing 308-hp and 270 lb.-ft of torque with an eight-speed automatic horsepower. As the Chevrolet model, the Holden Colorado will come optional with an AWD setup.
When Can We Expect the 2023 Holden Colorado?
The return of the 2023 Holden Colorado will probably happen next year in the second half. Unfortunately, the manufacturer is still keeping all secretly, and we are hoping for more news in the coming months. The price is not available yet, but from some prediction, it will be in the range between $32,000 and $36,000.
The Holden Colorado will be available only for the Australia market, and its design and mechanics are related to the Chevrolet Colorado model. Like before, the Holden Colorado will try to keep up with models in the same class such as the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, and VW Amarok.