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

2014 Chevrolet Silverado: Hauls the Carpet

November 25, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

"Strong. For all the rugs ahead. That's what you should title this post," said my better half. (Undoubtedly, you get the reference. But if not, watch this.)

As you see here, we had a bunch of pink carpeting and padding left over from our ongoing home renovation project. It was far more than we could stuff into our dumpster on trash day, but it all fit securely in our long-term 2014 Chevrolet Silverado's 5.75-foot bed (we got the short bed option, as you'll recall).

Our next stop was a local carpet recycling company in Carson, California, that would take all the carpet and padding off our hands for free.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Predictably, you can only drop off carpeting Monday through Friday, so we loaded up the Silverado's bed on Sunday night. It was already dark, so the truck's bed light came in handy. It illuminates the whole bed, and the button to turn it on is right there at the bottom of the center stack.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Erin Riches, Deputy Editor @ 11,121 miles

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