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Brown945

Jump Seat in 2016 Silverado (Bench Seats)

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When I test drove my 2016 Silverado I thought the seating was a little awkward but I chalked it up to being a brand new truck. I have a buddy, who isn't very big, who finds the jump seat to dig into his side. It is set ridiculously far forward and should be set back 6-10 inches. The dealership says no, but to hell with that. Anybody find this issue and if so what have you tried? Thanks for reading.

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Are you talking about the back seat in the double cab model? it is definitely upright. that is why we bought the crew cab instead.

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I think he means the middle seat in the front. Haven't had that issue, and I have a regular cab, so there would be a limit to how much further it could even go back.

 

Leave it flipped up? Or swap it with a full console, though I'm not sure that would solve the problem.

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Thanks for the replies. I am talking about the front seat. I have a double cab model. I do leave the arm rest up but it's just that the actual seat is set so far forward that it is a little uncomfortable 9more for the passenger than the driver). I want to take it out and move it back, then bolt it back in.

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I just traded my 14 DC in but, I never had an issue I left it down as an arm rest all the time. I can't imagine someone using that spot to sit in for any length of time.

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If you leave the seat up and you are tall and keep the seats back then yes the jump seat is in the way. I never leave it up, folded down its an armrest/storage/cupholder. As mentioned I dont think that jump seat is meant to be used often like older pickups with a straight bench.

 

I'm sure there is a way to remount it so it sits further back but unless you need to use that center seat why not just fold it down..

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I'v always had the arm rest up. More room for stretching my legs out on long hauls. I can put the arm rest down but it's fairly tight with me in there. Thanks.

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jump seat is designed for a 110lb hot blonde girl. anyone else will be uncomfortable

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jump seat is designed for a 110lb hot blonde girl. anyone else will be uncomfortable

#redheadsmattertoo

 

I am 6'5 270 with plenty of room, I leave it down all the time.

 

Tyler

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jump seat is designed for a 110lb hot blonde girl. anyone else will be uncomfortable

lol, I'm thinking a lot of 110lb hot blonds still would not be very comfortable sitting there depending on the driver ans passenger :)

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#redheadsmattertoo

 

I am 6'5 270 with plenty of room, I leave it down all the time.

 

Tyler

I'm not that big, but it's fine in either setting for me.

 

lol, I'm thinking a lot of 110lb hot blonds still would not be very comfortable sitting there depending on the driver ans passenger :)

I think it's more of a matter of leg room. My truck has had all three seats occupied; the width was ok, but the jump seat passenger looked like what I imagine the back seat of a DC would be like.

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The center seat is about useless in 2014+ trucks. Someone can sit in it but they are looking at themselves in the rear view mirror because of the increased slant of the windshield. The padding is also non-existent. One of the things I miss the most about my 2002 model.

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Term "bench seat" goes back to the days when there was a single seating surface spanning door to door and later an independent 60-40 configuration. But the independent "buckets" installed in a 40-20-40 setup are not "bench seats". The same manual/motorized seats are used whether in the fixed center console or fixed center jump seat configurations.

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