New vehicles like the Chevrolet Colorado typically improve with time.

 However, the choice taken by this midsize vehicle regarding frame protection was a little unclear. 

See how the 2023 Chevy Colorado modified security measures. 

The 2023 Chevy Colorado does provide rust protection. However, to protect the truck and SUV frames 

General Motors has put a wax coating. Although it appears a little old, this method is effective. 

But the 2023 Colorado has a painted frame. The e-coating process is what rivals like the Ram 1500 

So, why does the fullsize Silverado get wax while the smaller Colorado has paint? 

According to Pickup Truck Talk, the wax method has been viewed as the superior way to go