to khabarkhodro,Only a few high-end models will have the options.
2022 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.
semiconductor shortage that's wreaked havoc on new vehicle production all year
is still wreaking havoc, and it will continue to wreak havoc in the months to
come. The latest issue comes from Chevrolet and GMC, which will temporarily
drop heated seat and steering wheel options for most 2022 models.
Motors sent a notification to dealerships explaining the situation, according
to Automotive News. The report doesn't offer a complete list of affected
vehicles, but it does mention more than a dozen models will lose the much-loved
options. That includes most crossovers and SUVs, with the Chevrolet Blazer and
the extremely popular Chevrolet Equinox on the list. The GMC Canyon and Terrain
also lose the equipment, and all but the highest trim levels for the Chevrolet
Silverado and GMC Sierra will forego the extra heat.
report doesn't mention Buick or Cadillac models being on the chopping block for
the option. Motor1.com has contacted General Motors for confirmation on the
report and additional clarification on which models and brands are affected.
We'll jump in with an update when more information is available.
isn't a case of shipping vehicles without equipment only to be retrofitted
later. The report states that heated seats and steering wheels will not be
installed in affected vehicles, full stop. On trim levels where the features
are standard, a credit up to $500 will be applied to the price. And though the
measure is listed as temporary, it will remain in effect through the entire
2022 model year. That means your $60,000 GMC Sierra AT4 crew cab pickup won't
have luxury items available on a $24,000 Kia Soul. However, you will get heated
seats if you step up to a $62,000 Sierra Denali.
microchips – which are still in short supply – is the plan. GM brands seem
particularly hard hit; the company already cut its Super Cruise semi-autonomous
driving tech from the 2022 Cadillac Escalade, and production shutdowns have
severely hampered production at many manufacturing facilities. With some
reports pointing to a continued shortage through 2022 it's likely we still
haven't seen the end of chip-related issues, not just for GM but the entire