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

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edited September 2014 in Chevrolet

image2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Long-Term Road Test

The Chevrolet Silverado is one of the 10 vehicles that earn our highest recommendation for overweight or obese drivers.

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    hybrishybris Member Posts: 365
    As I have seen for the handful of heavy family members the biggest issue is the lack of space between the driver seat and the door as their elbow is constantly hitting door. Now most pickup trucks don't suffer from this (yet) but a lot of people don't want to face 10-15 mpg for a pickup truck.
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    emajoremajor Member Posts: 332
    This explains why so many vehicles have front seats so wide that I feel like I'm sitting on the Great Plains, with the left bolster as far away as the Rocky Mountains and the right side bolster way over there as the Appalachians. I wish car seats could be optioned based on girth.
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    legacygtlegacygt Member Posts: 599
    An no matter how large the driver, I hope he/she has a large bladder. That's one too many giant cupholders in the front by my count.
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    quadricyclequadricycle Member Posts: 827
    @legacygt: Don't forget the 3 cup/bottle holders in each door. If, you like beverages, this is the vehicle for you! As far as the article goes, I'm surprised that we're seeing a recommendation towards a raised vehicle such as this. Entry and egress cannot
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    mmmm4mmmm4 Member Posts: 8
    Goldfish get bigger the size of the bowl you put them in. Hence the obesity problem in the USA with all these full sized trucks and minivans as daily drivers.
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    quadricyclequadricycle Member Posts: 827
    @mmmm4: Are you implying that obesity in America results from driving large vehicles? I believe that it has been established that obesity results from high food intake and low exercise levels. There's also nothing inherently wrong with large vehicles, som
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