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Chevrolet Colorado insurance

Why are pickups so expensive to insure? If you are asking this question, you are probably struggling to find cheap car insurance rates for your Chevrolet Colorado. The good news is that finding cheap car insurance rates is possible.

To help you save money, we are going to go through Chevy Colorado insurance costs, ownership costs, safety ratings, and more.

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Estimated insurance rates for a Chevrolet Colorado are $1,222 a year for full coverage. Comprehensive insurance costs around $254 each year, collision costs $438, and liability costs around $372. A policy with only liability insurance costs as low as $438 a year, with a high-risk policy costing $2,634 or more. 16-year-old drivers pay the most at $4,604 a year or more.

Average premium for full coverage: $1,222

Premium estimates for type of coverage:

Comprehensive $254
Collision $438
Liability $372

Rates are based on $500 policy deductibles, 30/60 bodily injury liability limits, and includes uninsured/under-insured motorist coverage. Rates include averaging for all states and Colorado models.

Insurance Price Range by Risk and Coverage

For a 40-year-old driver, insurance rates for a Chevrolet Colorado go from as low as $438 for your basic liability-only policy to a high rate of $2,634 for a driver who requires high-risk insurance.

Liability Only $438
Full Coverage $1,222
High Risk $2,634

Insurance Price Range by Location

Where you live can have significant affects on auto insurance rates. Areas with sparse population are statistically proven to have a lower frequency of accident claims than congested cities.

The graphic below illustrates how your location can change auto insurance rates.

Rural Areas $917
Small Cities $1,283
Large Cities $1,650

These rate differences show why all drivers should compare prices for a specific zip code and risk profile, instead of using rate averages.

Use the form below to get customized rates for your location.

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More Rate Information

The chart below shows estimated Chevrolet Colorado insurance rates for additional coverage choices and driver risks.

  • The best full coverage rate is $714
  • Using higher $1,000 deductibles will save about $158 a year
  • The average rate for a 40-year-old good driver using $500 deductibles is $1,222
  • Buying low deductibles for physical damage coverage will cost an extra $302 every year
  • Drivers with multiple tickets or accidents could pay at least $2,634 or more
  • An auto insurance policy for full coverage for a teen driver can be $4,604 or more

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Chevrolet Colorado insurance cost comparison chart
Column chart showing full coverage Chevrolet Colorado insurance prices range from $714 to $4,604

Car insurance prices for a Chevrolet Colorado also have a wide range based on your driving characteristics, the trim level of your Colorado, and deductibles and policy limits.

More mature drivers with no driving violations and high deductibles may pay as little as $1,100 a year, or $92 per month, for full coverage. Prices are highest for drivers in their teens, where even good drivers will be charged as much as $4,600 a year. View Rates by Age

Where you choose to live has a huge impact on Chevrolet Colorado insurance prices. A driver around age 40 might see prices as low as $810 a year in states like Idaho, Maine, and Iowa, or at least $1,740 on average in Michigan, Louisiana, and New York.

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates by State
State Premium Compared to U.S. Avg Percent Difference
Alabama $1,104 -$118 -9.7%
Alaska $938 -$284 -23.2%
Arizona $1,014 -$208 -17.0%
Arkansas $1,222 -$0 0.0%
California $1,392 $170 13.9%
Colorado $1,168 -$54 -4.4%
Connecticut $1,256 $34 2.8%
Delaware $1,384 $162 13.3%
Florida $1,530 $308 25.2%
Georgia $1,128 -$94 -7.7%
Hawaii $878 -$344 -28.2%
Idaho $826 -$396 -32.4%
Illinois $910 -$312 -25.5%
Indiana $918 -$304 -24.9%
Iowa $824 -$398 -32.6%
Kansas $1,162 -$60 -4.9%
Kentucky $1,668 $446 36.5%
Louisiana $1,808 $586 48.0%
Maine $754 -$468 -38.3%
Maryland $1,008 -$214 -17.5%
Massachusetts $978 -$244 -20.0%
Michigan $2,124 $902 73.8%
Minnesota $1,022 -$200 -16.4%
Mississippi $1,464 $242 19.8%
Missouri $1,082 -$140 -11.5%
Montana $1,312 $90 7.4%
Nebraska $966 -$256 -20.9%
Nevada $1,466 $244 20.0%
New Hampshire $880 -$342 -28.0%
New Jersey $1,366 $144 11.8%
New Mexico $1,082 -$140 -11.5%
New York $1,288 $66 5.4%
North Carolina $704 -$518 -42.4%
North Dakota $1,000 -$222 -18.2%
Ohio $842 -$380 -31.1%
Oklahoma $1,256 $34 2.8%
Oregon $1,120 -$102 -8.3%
Pennsylvania $1,168 -$54 -4.4%
Rhode Island $1,630 $408 33.4%
South Carolina $1,108 -$114 -9.3%
South Dakota $1,032 -$190 -15.5%
Tennessee $1,072 -$150 -12.3%
Texas $1,472 $250 20.5%
Utah $906 -$316 -25.9%
Vermont $836 -$386 -31.6%
Virginia $732 -$490 -40.1%
Washington $946 -$276 -22.6%
West Virginia $1,120 -$102 -8.3%
Wisconsin $848 -$374 -30.6%
Wyoming $1,090 -$132 -10.8%

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Chevrolet Colorado insurance rates by U.S. city

Opting for high physical damage deductibles could cut prices by as much as $460 every year, whereas increasing liability limits will increase prices. Going from a 50/100 limit to a 250/500 limit will cost up to $285 extra every 12 months. View Rates by Deductible or Liability Limit

If you have a few violations or tend to cause accidents, you could be paying at least $1,400 to $2,000 extra annually, depending on your age. Insurance for high-risk drivers can be as much as 43% to 128% more than the average rate. View High Risk Driver Rates

With such a large range in prices, the only way to know your exact price is to do a rate comparison and see which company has the best price. Each insurance company utilizes a different rate formula, so rate quotes will be substantially different from one company to the next.

Insurance Rates by Trim Level and Model Year

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates by Model and Trim Level
Model and Trim Annual Premium Monthly Premium
Chevrolet Colorado LT 2WD $1,194 $100
Chevrolet Colorado LT Extended Cab 2WD $1,240 $103
Chevrolet Colorado LT 4WD $1,082 $90
Chevrolet Colorado LT Crew Cab 2WD $1,284 $107
Chevrolet Colorado LT Extended Cab 4WD $1,126 $94
Chevrolet Colorado LT Crew Cab 4WD $1,216 $101

Rates assume 2024 model year, a 40-year-old male driver with no accidents or violations, $500 comprehensive and collision deductibles, minimum liability limits, and uninsured/under-insured motorist coverage included. Rates are for comparison only and are averaged for all 50 U.S. states.

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates by Model Year
Model Year Comprehensive Collision Liability Total Premium
2024 Chevrolet Colorado $254 $438 $372 $1,222
2023 Chevrolet Colorado $242 $422 $390 $1,212
2022 Chevrolet Colorado $232 $418 $398 $1,206
2021 Chevrolet Colorado $224 $408 $416 $1,206
2020 Chevrolet Colorado $216 $390 $430 $1,194
2019 Chevrolet Colorado $204 $378 $442 $1,182
2018 Chevrolet Colorado $196 $350 $452 $1,156
2017 Chevrolet Colorado $188 $330 $456 $1,132
2016 Chevrolet Colorado $180 $296 $460 $1,094
2015 Chevrolet Colorado $168 $272 $460 $1,058
2012 Chevrolet Colorado $148 $220 $474 $1,000
2011 Chevrolet Colorado $144 $200 $478 $980
2010 Chevrolet Colorado $134 $184 $474 $950
2007 Chevrolet Colorado $120 $146 $460 $884
2006 Chevrolet Colorado $118 $140 $452 $868
2005 Chevrolet Colorado $108 $132 $446 $844
2004 Chevrolet Colorado $104 $126 $442 $830

Rates are averaged for all Chevrolet Colorado models and trim levels. Rates assume a 40-year-old male driver, full coverage with $500 deductibles, and a clean driving record.

How to Find the Best Cheap Chevrolet Colorado Insurance

Finding better rates on car insurance requires avoiding accidents and claims, having above-average credit, not filing small claims, and qualifying for all possible discounts. Invest the time to shop around at every other renewal by obtaining price quotes from direct carriers like Progressive, GEICO, and Esurance, and also from local insurance agents.

The points below are a quick review of the concepts that were illustrated above.

  • Higher risk drivers with a DUI or reckless driving violation may be required to pay an average of $1,410 more every year to insure a Chevrolet Colorado
  • Drivers under the age of 20 are the costliest to insure, as much as $384 per month if full coverage is included
  • Drivers can save up to $140 per year simply by quoting online in advance
  • Increasing policy deductibles can save around $450 each year
  • Drivers can save up to $140 per year simply by quoting online in advance

Drivers with poor records may pay an average of $1,410 more a year. To find out what else determines the price of car insurance, keep reading.

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How does the size and class of the Chevrolet Colorado affect liability rates?

Let’s start by clarifying what liability insurance covers. Liability coverage is composed of bodily injury and property damage coverages. If you cause an accident, these two liability coverages will pay for the other driver’s accident costs.

So how does liability insurance relate to the size and class of the Chevrolet Colorado? Essentially, insurers raise liability insurance rates for vehicles that are higher risk, such as heavy vehicles or sports cars. Because the Chevrolet Colorado is a small pickup, it won’t be considered a high-risk vehicle unless it is prone to crashing.

To find out if the Chevrolet Colorado is high-risk, we are going to look at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) 2016 to 2018 data on insurance losses. This will help us decipher if the Chevrolet Colorado has a history of liability claims.

Let’s start with the losses for property damage liability insurance. We did include losses for various builds of the Chevrolet Colorado, as builds like a 4×4 can cost more to insure due to poorer losses.

  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab: 17 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab 4WD: 4 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab: 23 percent (worse than average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab 4WD: -15 percent (average)

The Chevrolet Colorado extended cab 4WD has the best insurance loss rate, even though it is still considered average for small pickups. Anything under zero is a good insurance loss, as it means fewer claims were filed.

The next set of losses are for bodily injury liability insurance. Once again, the Chevrolet Colorado extended cab 4WD has the best insurance losses.

  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab: 7 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab 4WD: -17 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab: 16 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab 4WD: -33 percent (substantially better than average)

Because most of the losses for both bodily injury and property damage liability insurance are average, you should have a normal rate.

What does liability insurance cost for the Chevrolet Colorado?

How much does insurance cost for a truck per month and do pickup trucks cost more to insure? We want to answer these questions by seeing what the costs are for the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab. To do this, we got a sample quote from Geico based on a 40-year-old male driver who lives in Pennsylvania, travels 13,000 miles a year, and has a clean driving record.

The rates you see below are for a six-month bodily injury liability policy. It will cost you an average of $97 to upgrade from low coverage to high coverage (or about $16 extra a month).

  • Low ($15,000/$30,000): $41.92
  • Medium ($100,000/$200,000): $85.93
  • High ($500,000/$500,000): $138.34

As for a property damage liability policy, it costs $55 to upgrade your coverage from low to high. This amounts to only $9 a month.

  • Low ($5,000): $333.48
  • Medium ($20,000): $365.21
  • High ($100,000): $388.38

The prices for the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado are normal, which is good news. You can save more by shopping around for rates and taking advantage of discounts, such as safety feature discounts. Keep reading to find out more.

What are the safety features and ratings of the Chevrolet Colorado?

Insurers will often offer you a discount if your car has added safety features, such as a vehicle theft tracking device or a backup camera. Standard features included in your vehicle may also earn you a discount, such as anti-lock brakes.

So what standard safety features does the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado have? Autoblog listed the following features:

  • Crash prevention: anti-lock brakes and stability control.
  • Crash safety: front-impact airbags, side-impact airbags, overhead airbags, and seatbelt pretensioners.
  • Anti-theft: ignition disable device.

The Chevrolet Colorado has some good safety features, such as overhead airbags (for rollovers) and stability control. However, it is missing features like anti-whiplash headrests or knee airbags. Overall, however, the number of standard features should earn you a discount.

The crash rating of your vehicle may also help lower costs. Safer vehicles mean you are less likely to sustain serious injuries in a crash, so your insurer can pay less on your claim. The IIHS has tested two different versions of the Chevrolet Colorado, the crew cab pickup and the extended cab pickup.

Let’s start by looking at the crash test ratings for the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab pickup.

  • Small overlap front (driver-side): Good
  • Small overlap front (passenger-side): Marginal
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Good is the highest rating possible, so the crew cab pickup did fairly well (with the exception of the small overlap front test (passenger-side). To get a better idea of how the IIHS tests vehicles, watch the video below.

The next set of crash-test ratings are for the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado extended cab pickup.

  • Small overlap front (driver-side): Acceptable
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Acceptable
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Acceptable is the second-highest rating, so the extended cab pickup didn’t do too bad. However, we would always prefer to see good across the board, as it means you are safer if you get into an accident.

Another factor insurers may look at when determining rates is the fatality rates for your vehicle type. The good news is that the IIHS’s 2018 data showed that pickups had the lowest number of fatalities (4,369) in comparison to SUV fatalities (5,035) and car fatalities (13,138). Take a look at the list below to see how the pickup deaths are broken up by crash type.

  • Frontal Impact: 2,493 deaths
  • Side Impact: 807 deaths
  • Rear Impact: 173 deaths
  • Other (mostly rollovers): 896 deaths

While pickups have the lowest number of fatalities, pickup fatality rates per million vehicles are not the lowest. In 2018, there were 34 pickup driver fatalities per million vehicles, but only 23 SUV driver fatalities (cars had 48 driver fatalities per million vehicles).

SUVs also had the lowest fatality rates per million vehicles for all occupants, as there 32 SUV fatalities per million vehicles but 42 pickup fatalities and 69 car fatalities. Even though pickups have higher fatality rates than SUVs, your rates shouldn’t be terrible, as the Chevrolet Colorado crash tests were decent.

What is the MSRP of the Chevrolet Colorado?

How much should I pay for a 2019 Chevy Colorado? When shopping for a car, you probably wonder how much you should pay. Insurers also want to know average car prices, as it helps insurers determine potential costs if your car needs to be repaired or replaced.

While you should be shopping for the fair purchase price (what others are paying), insurers will be looking for the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP). This is the price a manufacturer thinks its car is worth. While fair purchase prices will change, the MSRP is a fixed price.

To find out the various prices for a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab, we used Kelley Blue Book (KBB).

  • MSRP: $29,395
  • Invoice Price: $28,031
  • Fair Purchase Price: $27,234
  • Fair Market Range: $26,087 to $29,380

A higher MSRP means higher rates (unless the vehicle is older). However, good collision and comprehensive loss rates may help offset the costs of a high MSRP. Why? Both these coverages pay for repairs if you’re in an accident. Sometimes lenders will force you to carry these coverages because they are so important in an accident.

So if the losses (claims paid) are decent for these two coverages, you could still have good insurance rates even with a high MSRP. Let’s take a look at the IIHS’s data on losses for collision insurance.

  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab: -12 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab 4WD: -16 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab: -23 percent (better than average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab 4WD: -29 percent (better than average)

All of these collision losses are negative, which is good. The extended cab has better than average losses, which could mean a slightly lower collision rate. The comprehensive losses are also good, as you can see below.

  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab: -32 percent (substantially better than average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado crew cab 4WD: -12 percent (average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab: -34 percent (substantially better than average)
  • Chevrolet Colorado extended cab 4WD: -27 percent (better than average)

Because the insurance losses are great for the Chevrolet Colorado, you should have decent rates even though the Chevrolet Colorado costs a bit more than other cars.

How much will it cost to repair my Chevrolet Colorado?

Repair costs can add up, especially if you have a car with hard-to-find parts. A car that requires expensive repairs will also cost more to insure, as insurers raise rates to offset potential claim losses.

Luckily, RepairPal’s reliability rating of the Chevrolet Colorado is four out of five (above average). The annual repair cost is $599, which is only slightly higher than the average repair costs for midsize trucks ($548).

The repair costs for level two damage are also normal, according to the estimates we pulled from InstantEstimator’s free tool for a 2021 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab.

  • Front bumper: $389
  • Rear bumper: $399
  • Hood: $387
  • Roof: $435
  • Front door: $391
  • Rear door: $379
  • Fender: $351
  • Quarter panel: $399

The roof is the most expensive part to repair on a vehicle, while the fender is the cheapest part to repair. Overall, the repair costs are normal, so you should have decent rates.

We hope our guide helped you better understand Chevrolet Colorado insurance rates. If you want to start comparing Chevrolet Colorado insurance rates right away, enter your ZIP code in our free tool.

Rates by Driver Age

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates by Driver Age
Driver Age Premium
16 $4,604
20 $2,814
30 $1,270
40 $1,222
50 $1,116
60 $1,094

Full coverage, $500 deductibles

Rates by Deductible

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates with Different Deductibles
Deductible Premium
$100 $1,524
$250 $1,386
$500 $1,222
$1,000 $1,064

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates by Liability Limit

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates with Different Liability Limits
Liability Limit Premium
30/60 $1,222
50/100 $1,279
100/300 $1,358
250/500 $1,564
100 CSL $1,311
300 CSL $1,485
500 CSL $1,611

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates for High Risk Drivers

Chevrolet Colorado Insurance Rates for High Risk Drivers
Age Premium
16 $6,544
20 $4,468
30 $2,686
40 $2,634
50 $2,514
60 $2,490

Full coverage, $500 deductibles, two speeding tickets, and one at-fault accident

If a financial responsibility filing is required, the additional charge below may also apply.

SR-22 Surcharge $167

Potential Rate Discounts

If you qualify for discounts, you may save the amounts shown below.

Discount Savings
Multi-policy $64
Multi-vehicle $63
Homeowner $18
5-yr Accident Free $87
5-yr Claim Free $78
Paid in Full/EFT $54
Advance Quote $59
Online Quote $85
Total Discounts $508
Rate after discounts $714

Discounts are estimated and may not be available from every company or in every state.

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