While the company is busy with the new HD series these days, the recently-introduced new-generation Silverado 1500 will enter the second production year. Therefore, we have no doubt that the new model will continue in the same way. This would include the 2020 Chevy Silverado Z71 Off-Road package as well. It is definitely one of the most interesting upgrades you can get on this amazing truck. Of course, it is all about improved off-road capabilities, there are some other interesting features as well. The next-year model could come with a couple of additions, though we don’t count on anything more notable. Therefore, don’t count on changes in price.
2020 Chevy Silverado Z71 Off-Road Package: What does it offer?
It’s not hard at all to notice which Silverado comes with this package. Just a quick look and you will notice unique 18-inch wheels, as well as all-terrain tires. Of course, those are not the only important features of this package. There is a full load of upgrades that significantly improve ride quality and performances.
Naturally, new suspension setup is the first thing that comes to mind. The 2020 Chevy Silverado Z71 will continue to offer a suspension setup which is upgraded with the Rancho twin-tube shocks, which are specifically designed for the off-road drive. Moreover, there is also a new, two-speed transfer case, with locking the rear differential.
Under the truck, you will find solid underbody protection. This package comes with a new skid plate, which keeps safe those critical parts like transfer case, transmission, oil pan and other components that could easily be damaged on rocky roads.
Another important feature to mention is a new air filter. Once again, it features a special design for hard terrains and driving conditions. Fresh air is one of the most critical parts of every off-roader, and this filter does a good job, as it protects from dirt and dust very well.
2020 Chevy Silverado Z71 Off-Road Package Safety Features
A great thing about this package is that it also comes with a nice number of driver assistance and safety features. For example, you can count on things like electronic hill descent control, heads-up display, IntelliBeam headlights, surround vision camera, rear mirror camera, front and rear park assist, lane change alert, a safety alert seat, front pedestrian braking, forward collision alert, rear cross traffic alert. Seems like a pretty long list, definitely a great update.
Which Models Can Be Upgraded With Z71 Off-Road Package?
Almost every trim level can get this package. Practically, the 2020 Chevy Silverado Z71 Off-Road Package will available in all but the base WT trim level. Logically, you can’t opt for this package in Trail Boss trim levels, as they already include all Z71 features as a part of standard equipment. Moreover, the Trail Boss also adds things like monotube shocks and higher ground clearance.
All in all, the 2020 Chevy Silverado Z71 Off-Road Package will be available with the following trim levels – Custom, LT, RST, LTZ and High Country.