The freshened 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 will offer a new option that removes the pickup box from the truck at the factory. The option was not available on the 2014 or 2015 Silverado.
Carrying free-flow RPO code ZW9, the pickup box delete option is only available on the 2016 Silverado 1500 Work Truck (1WT), LS (1LS), and LT (1LT, Double Cab Only) trim levels, and deletes the following equipment:
- Rear bumper
- Spare tire
- Spare tire carrier
If equipped, the pickup box delete on the 2016 Silverado 1500 also deletes the trailering equipment (Z82) and trailer brake controller (JL1). The package also includes calibrations that deactivate perimeter lighting.
Equipping the 2016 Silverado with the package also requires:
- (RC5) LT265/70R17C all-terrain, blackwall tires
- (L83) 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine
It is not available with the following RPOs:
- (UF2) LED cargo box lighting
- (UVC) Rear Vision Camera
- (CGN) Spray-on bed liner
- (CTD) Cargo tie downs
- (FHS) E85 FlexFuel capable engine
- (VJH) Rear Chrome Bumper
- (Y65) Driver Alert Package
It is also not available with the following LPOs:
Finally, it’s not available with the following SEO options
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