7,500-Mile Service - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Long-Term Road Test

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Long-Term Road Test

2014 Chevrolet Silverado: 7,500-Mile Service

October 25, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

We took our 2014 Chevrolet Silverado to the dealer for its first service. The owner's manual calls for routine maintenance at 7,500-mile intervals. The onboard oil change warning lit up sometime after that.

Our dealer visit itself was easy. We dropped the Silverado off at the Santa Monica Auto Group on Wednesday morning without an appointment. By that afternoon the oil was changed and the truck was ready for pick up.

Our service advisor, Bruce, is a big reason why we keep going to this dealership. Under his guidance our cars always seem to be turned around in an acceptably prompt manner. He has a good attitude. And he seems genuinely into cars, too, which makes for some fun conversations. This trait is refreshing, and not that common at the average dealership.

Total Cost: $47.00

Total Days out of Service: None

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 9,695 miles


  • robert4380 robert4380 Posts:

    Why did you pay for this? Wasn't this service covered by the Silverado's free 2 yr./24,000 miles maintenance plan?

  • diigii diigii Posts:

    Could the excellent service given to you guys a case of Mr Bruce knowing you are Edmunds journalists because he knows the bad publicity your blog will cause his dealership if the service expectation is not acceptable?

  • hybris hybris Posts:

    +1 diigii maybe Bruce is at least a reader here or maybe a infrequent poster?

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