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New for 2018: Chevrolet Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

New for 2018: Chevrolet Trucks, SUVs, and Vans

By Christian Wardlaw, February 05, 2018
Chevrolet redesigns two critical crossover SUVs for 2018. The compact Equinox and family-sized Traverse are all-new, and significantly improved over the previous versions. The Suburban and Tahoe are offered in new RST Edition trim, and remarkably Chevy makes a minor investment in its full-size Express van. Pickup trucks see minor changes for 2018.

Detailed changes for each 2018 Chevrolet SUV, truck, and van model are shown below, listed in alphabetical order.


2018 Chevrolet Colorado

  • Active Tow technology debuts, helping a driver to align the Colorado with a trailer
  • Heated side mirrors now available for Colorado ZR2
  • New paint colors: Kinetic Blue and Satin Steel


2018 Chevrolet Equinox

  • Redesigned compact crossover SUV
  • Offered in L, LS, LT, and Premier trims
  • Turbocharged, 1.5-liter and 2.0-liter gasoline engines
  • Available 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine
  • Available all-wheel-drive system
  • New safety, infotainment, and comfort features


2018 Chevrolet Express

  • Chevrolet replaces the formerly standard 4.8-liter V-8 engine with a new 4.3-liter V-6 making 276 horsepower and 298 lb.-ft. of torque
  • The tow rating for the optional 2.8-liter Duramax turbodiesel 4-cylinder engine rises from 6,200 lbs. to 6,800 lbs.
  • A blind-spot warning system is a new option
  • New paint color: Kinetic Blue


2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • Standard equipment includes a reversing camera and a MyLink infotainment system with a 7-in. display
  • Tire Fill Alert system added to trucks with tire-pressure monitoring
  • Custom trim is now offered for the Silverado crew cab
  • Expanded availability of eAssist mild-hybrid powertrain
  • New colors: Cajun Red and Havana


2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

  • A reversing camera and a MyLink infotainment system with a 7-in. display screen are standard equipment
  • Tire Fill Alert added to tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Z71 and High Country trims get new grille designs
  • New colors: Cajun Red, Havana, and Iridescent Pearl


2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

  • Standard equipment now includes a MyLink infotainment system with a 7-in. display and a reversing camera
  • Tire-pressure monitoring systems gain Tire Fill Alert technology
  • New grille designs for Z71 and High Country trims
  • New colors: Cajun Red, Havana, and Iridescent Pearl


2018 Chevrolet Suburban

  • Standard LED running lights
  • Sporty RST Edition debuts with a racy appearance
  • Available Borla exhaust system and Brembo brakes
  • New colors: Satin Steel and Havana


2018 Chevrolet Tahoe

  • LED running lights are standard
  • Custom trim now offered for Tahoe LS
  • RST Edition trim debuts for Tahoe LT and Premier
  • With Premier trim, RST Performance package includes a 6.2-liter V-8 engine, 10-speed automatic transmission, and adaptive damping suspension
  • Available Brembo brakes and Borla exhaust system
  • New colors: Havana and Satin Steel


2018 Chevrolet Traverse

  • Family-size crossover SUV is redesigned
  • Seating for up to 8 people, more cargo space than a Tahoe
  • Offered in L, LS, LT, RS, Premier, and High Country trim levels
  • Standard 3.6-liter V-6 engine
  • RS equipped with turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • All-wheel drive is optional
  • Improved comfort and interior packaging
  • Upgraded safety and infotainment technologies


2018 Chevrolet Trax

  • Redline Edition debuts adding black 18-in. aluminum wheels with red hash marks, black grille and surround, black mirror caps, black badges, and cloth/leatherette seating
  • New paint colors: Sandy Ridge, Storm Blue, and Cajun Red

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