What Is the ZR2 & Why Is It Coming to the Silverado?

Chevrolet Silverado | Dixon, IL

Chevrolet first offered the ZR2 off-road package in 1994 on the Chevrolet S-10 pickup. Since then, it has expanded to be available on other Chevy trucks and SUVs. Most recently, it was relaunched as a trim level on the Chevrolet Colorado and has been there since 2017.

Now, Chevrolet has teased that the ZR2 trim will be making its way to the Silverado lineup for the 2022 model year at Ken Nelson Chevrolet. Here are some Silverado ZR2 details you should know.

What is the ZR2 package?

The ZR2 is an equipment and performance package that enhances off-road capabilities. On the Colorado, it adds ZR2 off-road suspension, an automatic locking rear differential, increased ground clearance, an Off-Road Appearance Package, and a Multimatic DSSV™ Damping System.

What can we expect on the Silverado ZR2?

As for the Silverado ZR2, we don’t know specifics yet, but we expect to see similar off-road-ready features. Car and Driver suggests that the Silverado ZR2 will come equipped with 35-inch tires, front and rear locking differentials, skid plates, and a suspension lift.

Chevrolet says this exciting new addition to the Silverado lineup will be making its debut this fall at dealerships — including here at Ken Nelson Chevrolet in Dixon, Illinois. If you want a pickup truck that offers maximum off-roading potential, keep an eye out for the debut of the Silverado ZR2.

How to Become a Chevy Truck Legend

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD | Dixon, IL

Chevrolet trucks are some of the most popular models in the U.S. – and it’s no wonder why. Not only do these machines have an all-American heritage dating back over a century, they also have a reputation for some of the best capabilities and high-tech features around.

In celebration of these icons, Chevy truck owners have come together in the Chevy Truck Legends program. Here’s how you can become a Chevy Truck Legend yourself.

Members of the Chevy Truck Legends are the most loyal Chevy truck owners around. There are even some living here in Dixon, Illinois. One of the best perks of being a member of this program is the opportunity to connect with other Chevy truck enthusiasts in Illinois.

To join, you must be a proud owner of an eligible Chevy model and have at least 100,000 miles on its odometer. You need to have also bought or leased at least one other brand-new Chevy truck before.

Once you become a Truck Legend, you can enjoy a wealth of advantages, like Legends club decals, an exclusive cap, and invitations to special Chevy events. Many Chevy companies will even offer discounts to members, and you will be able to purchase additional Truck Legends merchandise. 

Whether you want to become a Chevy Truck legend or simply own a great pickup truck, it’s never too late to purchase your first Chevy truck. Check out the models we offer at Ken Nelson Chevrolet in Dixon, Illinois, by browsing our inventory on our website.