Chevrolet makes some good, solid trucks and while they are not as much their bread and butter as Ford, you can count on a wide variety of Chevy trucks to get you from point A to point B and do it in style with lots of comfort and utility. This is exactly what the Chevrolet Avalanche is all about. This is a very comfortable truck and if you use your truck as an office when off site or like to enjoy your commute to work either on road or off, the Chevrolet Avalanche definitely impresses. While I wouldn’t go as far as saying it is the best on the market, it does have great styling, plenty of features and a lot of components that make this truck top rated in my book.
Under the Hood of the Chevrolet Avalanche
The Chevrolet Avalanche has plenty of power and is perfect for both on and off road driving. The Avalanche comes with a large 5.3 liter V8 engine. This engine is smooth, but does provide plenty of torque when you need it. And while this engine is paired with a 4 speed (some say economy) transmission it is just time before this bad boy is probably paired with a six speed auto with overdrive. The 4 wheel drive capability is done very nicely and off roading is quite easy with this vehicle. In the rear are rear leaf springs that are a perfect match for the truck bed. If you haul off road on trails, you will love the suspension- it is perfect for the trails.
All in all, this truck is very well done. While it is on the pricier side of about $36K base it offers plenty of power, convenience, comfort and utility. The Avalanche is a definite winner by Chevy.