2002 Chevrolet Avalanche Consumer Review: Would get another one
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche - Consumer Review

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2500 Crew Cab Pickup (8.1L V8 4x4 4-speed Automatic 5.2 ft. Bed)

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Would get another one
By Jim on

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (8.1L 8cyl 4A)

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This is a great truck. I've carried a Harley in the back and pulled a 10K travel trailer through the mountains (not the same time). The plus side of the setup is your friends don't look at it as a truck when they move even though it has all the ability. The only gripe is the 8.1L engines oil consumption is high. One qt in 3K miles when new, three qts in 3K now. Chevy claimed in 2002 one qt in 100 miles was considered high anything less is acceptable. Big engine is great for towing, stomp on the pedal and she jumps even at 70mph. Down side is MPG 11 around town 14 on the highway at 75mph. I would replace with same truck smaller V8 but right now I'll drive it until the wheels fall off.

Favorite Features

Interior comfort front and back.

Suggested Improvements

Power back window instead of stow and go. We rarely open it.
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