3 New Value Packages for 2020 Silverado

From: http://gmauthority.com/blog/2019/09/2020-silverado-1500-introduces-three-new-value-packages/

2020 Silverado 1500 Introduces Three New Value Packages

The 2020 Silverado 1500 delivers various rolling updates and changes to the all-new model introduced in 2019. But one of the changes not yet announced is the addition of three new “value” packages for the WT (Work Truck), LT and RST trim levels.

Pricing information for these three packages is currently unknown, but considering the name in play here, we would expect them to be rather accessible. The packages are unique to each of the three trim levels listed, and include some of the more popular options bundled together into a single package.

We’ve listed the features of each package below, with all relevant RPO codes in parentheses.

WT Value Package

Let’s start with the base-model 2020 Silverado 1500 WT, which now offers the WT Value Package (PEB), which bundles together two popular packages, including:

  • WT Convenience Package (PCV):
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • EZ Lift power lock and release tailgate
    • Tinted windows
    • Rear-window defogger
    • Cruise control
    • Power mirrors
    • Power windows, express up/down driver, power windows, express down passenger and power door locks on Regular Cab models
  • Trailering Package (Z82):
    • Trailer hitch with 7-pin and 4-pin connectors
    • Hitch Guidance

The WT Value Package (PEB) is not available with the pickup bed delete (ZW9) option.

LT Value Package

Up next, we have the 2020 Silverado 1500 LT Value Package (PCQ), which includes:

  • Remote Start Package (B59):
    • Remote Start
    • Content theft alarm
    • Rear-window defogger
  • Trailering Package (Z82)
    • Trailer hitch with 7-pin and 4-pin connectors
      Hitch Guidance
  • 18-inch Bright Silver painted aluminum wheels (PZX)
  • 265/65R18SL all-terrain blackwall tires (XCK)
  • All-weather floor liners (RIA, LPO)

The LT Value Package (PCQ) includes the turbocharged 2.7L four-cylinder engine (L3B) and can not be optioned with the Convenience Package (PCL), All Star Edition (PDU), Texas Edition (PDA), Z71 Off-Road and Protection Package (PDZ), Z71 Off-Road Package (Z71), Max Trailering Package (NHT), and rubberized vinyl flooring (BG9).

Also note that the 18-inch Bright Silver painted aluminum wheels (PZX) included with the LT Value Package (PCQ) can be upgraded to 20-inch aluminum wheels with Argent metallic pockets (RD4), or any other LPO wheel option.

RST Value Package

Finally, there’s the 2020 Silverado 1500 RST Value Package (PCR), which includes:

  • Trailering Package (Z82):
    • Trailer hitch with 7-pin and 4-pin connectors
      Hitch Guidance
  • 20-inch aluminum wheels with Argent metallic pockets (RD4)
  • 275/60R20 all-terrain blackwall tires (QAE)
  • All-weather floor liners (RIA, LPO)

Besides the addition of these three new value packages, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 also receives the following changes and updates:

  • Addition of new 10-speed automatic transmission with the 5.3L V8 L84 gasoline engine as standard on the LT Trail Boss and available on the High Country, replacing the 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Addition of 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine offered on the Custom Trail Boss, LT Trail Boss and RST trim levels
  • Launch of the new turbo-diesel 3.0L I6 LM2 turbo-diesel Duramax engine after emissions-related delays
  • Addition of new technologies, including new trailering features and Adaptive Cruise Control

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Employee Spotlight: Ellery Moore

This Employee Spotlight we sit down with Kia salesman Ellery Moore! He has been with the VanDevere Bunch for 3 years! Thank you for your time and dedication, Ellery!

VanDevere: So Ellery, what is the best thing about your job?

Ellery: I enjoy the relationships I get to build with my co-workers and my customers.

VanDevere: We hear that a lot when we do these spotlights. What is the best thing about VanDevere?

Ellery: The family atmosphere!

VanDevere: It really is like its own family. What 3 words would you use to describe VanDevere?

Ellery: Integrity, family and peaceful

VanDevere: That is great! Ok so when you aren’t at work, what do you like to do?

Ellery: I enjoy spending my free time with my family and friends!

VanDevere: What inspires you the most?

Ellery: The people that come into my life!

VanDevere: If you could pick one superpower, what would it be?

Ellery: I would want to be about to read minds!

VanDevere: That would help a lot in relationships! What is your favorite travel spot?

Ellery: That would have to be the beach!

VanDevere: We agree, the beach is a great place! What is your favorite place to eat or visit in Akron?

Ellery: The Akron Family Restaurant right up the street.

VanDevere: We heard it is pretty good! Ok last one, it’s an easy one. What is your dream car?

Ellery: I would love to have a Bugatti!

VanDevere: Wow, good choice. Thank you for taking the time to chat! Congrats on 3 years.

Is There Going To Be A New Kia Borrego?

From: https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1124550_kia-reveals-new-mohave-is-a-borrego-coming-too

Kia on Wednesday revealed a redesigned Mohave, a mid-size SUV whose predecessor was briefly sold in the United States late last decade as the Borrego.

There isn’t any indication that the redesigned Mohave is destined for local sale, but given the consumer trend toward crossovers and SUVs we wouldn’t be surprised if the vehicle ends up here as a little brother to the Telluride.

The six-lug wheel design suggests more ruggedness and off-road capability than your typical Kia, something which could set this SUV apart from the family-oriented Telluride. There are also chunky fog lights and fixed running boards, which once again suggest a vehicle for active lifestyles.

Underpinning the redesigned Mohave is thought to be an updated version of the body-on-frame platform found in the outgoing model. It enables rear- and four-wheel-drive configurations.

A “V6 3.0” badge on the tailgate suggests the vehicle will be offered with the 3.0-liter diesel fitted to the outgoing model. The outgoing model’s 3.8-liter V-6 will also likely be offered, though don’t count on its 4.6-liter V-8 being offered too.

Unfortunately, Kia hasn’t released any information on its redesigned Mohave. We’ll bring you an update as soon as more is known.