2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4dr Crew Cab LS 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 4A)
The Avalanche is a sharp looking multi-
purpose vehicle combining the plush
ride of a Suburban with the utility
features of an off-road pickup. The
ride and handling is excellent and
extremely quiet. It is loaded with neat
features, several of which I have yet
to figure out. Although it pulls a 12
foot box trailer full of antique
motorcycles quite well, it seems to
shift quite a lot, even in the trailer
mode. This is my second new Chevy
truck, the first was less than
desireable. Quite honestly I bought the
Avalanche because I could not get a
decent price from a competitor. I am
very pleased with the Avalanche and
will probably purchase another.
The ability to change from short to
long bed capacity, the covered bed, the
Onstar system and the many neat little
electronic features. This is a great
Improve the fuel mileage, the best I
can get is 16.5. Lose the "non-skid"
mat in the bed, it is so non-skid you
can only use the first few feet of the
bed, you absolutely cannot push
anything toward the front.
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