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


2014 Chevrolet Silverado: Seating for Six

September 3, 2013

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

My friend Greg, who sat in the back seat of our Focus ST on our trip to Yosemite, is moving. He's upgrading to a bigger, better dining room table and offered me his old table. Along with six chairs and a leaf for the center of the table, I was happy to take it off his hands. The 2014 Chevy Silverado was obviously the best candidate in our fleet, but I felt like the bed was too big for this project, so I flipped up the rear seat and tried to get it all in one trip.

Our Silverado doesn't currently have a bed liner. Without sheets or tie downs, the furniture would've been in pieces by the time I got it home. So Greg removed the legs from the table as I shuffled items around, finally fitting everything inside the massive cabin of the Silverado. For moving, this thing sure is useful around town.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Travis Langness, Associate Editor

Comments

  • greenpony greenpony Posts:

    Ah, yes, I remember having that much utility once...

  • hybris hybris Posts:

    A few bucks at a dollar store for some cheap towels or blankets or some preparation when you knew that you would be moving stuff to bring some from home, would have saved to a lot of this hassle. ////// You could even rent a few moving pads from U-Haul if you took the time. Its great that you have the big cabin but that just shows that a full size truck based SUV would have done the job just as well. //// Once again Short bed and No Bed liner how you guys can think that this is a true pickup truck is beyond human comprehension and the fact that you have been down this road before at least once with the 08 Dodge ram means your guys memories are really fuzzy when it comes to this class of vehicle. //// P.S. Comment formatting is terrible.

  • quadricycle quadricycle Posts:

    @hybris: What I got from the article, maybe incorrectly, was that using the bed would have been too easy. Of course it would fit back there, hardly newsworthy material. However, since he didn't have a blanket on hand he decided to put the cargo capacity o

  • hybris hybris Posts:

    @quadrcycle Good points as much as I hate to say you are right this type of truck is a volume seller but it still stings me as a pickup truck owner that properly equipped trucks are being shuffled off to the side as "Work Only Trucks".

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