I'VE HAD MY AVALANCH FOR ABOUT A MONTH
NOW. GAS MILAGE ISNT GREAT BUT
FEASABLE. I AVERAGE ABOUT 350 MILES A
TANK. ABOUT $47 TO FILL UP FROM EMPTY
AT ABOUT $1.79 A GALLON. REGULAR
UNLEADED SEEMS TO PERFORM BEST IN THE
ENGINE. POWER IS GOOD ALTHOUGH
THROTTLE RESPONSE COULD STAND TO BE A
TAD BETTER. SOME OF THE INTERIOR IS
SOMEWHAT CHEAP BUILD BUT MANAGEABLE.
I LIKE THAT THE REAR WALL CAME
OUT. I HAD THE REAR WALL REMOVED
(WHICH ONLY TOOK ABOUT 10 MIN TO SLIDE
OUT) AND A NEW WALL MADE OF MDF
INSTALLED AND A SUB ENCLOSURE BUILT
INTO THE BACK OF IT FOR MY SUBS. DIDNT
HAVE TO SPEND MONEY DEFACING THE TRUCK
BY HAVING ANYTHING CUT OR DRILLED.
GAS MILAGE. THE INTERIOR COULD BE OF
SLIGHTLY BETTER BUILD QUALITY. LESS
FLIMSY PLASTIC AND MAYBE MORE STANDARD
FEATURES. ALSO NEXT YEAR COLOR KEY THE
PLASTIC AROUND THE BED. MAYBE AN SS
VERSION BUT THAT MIGHT BE ASKING FOR
TOO MUCH BUT ID TRADE MINE FOR ONE.
Total mileage 37,011. Failure of
bearings in the differential; Failure,
bearing in rear axle on passenger side.
Leak in same bearing. Oil lelaked onto
emergency brakes. Cost me $1,332.89. 9.
Designed to fail at 1,011 miles beyond
warranty???? Dealer claiming no GM
responsibilty. Results (2).. 1. I pay
the bill. (2) Toyota has genuine, non
mis-leading total quality throughout.
Chev Avalanche taught me to avoid GM
PRODUCTS. I AM PURCHASING A TOYOTA
AVALON as soon as my Avalanche is
available from its costly repairs.
READER: Are you capable of learning
from the above experience. It's only