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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche

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Accept no substitute!!
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By Skywolf
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


Review

There is no truck better than the
Avalanche. Nothing even comes close to
the Ride, Quality, and Value of the
Chevrolet Avalanche Z71. This truck
rides like a luxury car, has a better
turning ratio than smaller trucks I
have owned, and has the power to pull
whatever you want. It doesn't even
know my 20 foot boat is back there.
Then you have the well thought out
interior and all the wonderful options.
I have looked around and there is no
other truck/suv that can compare. Some
have size. Some have power. Some have
the options. None of them have the
whole package like the Chevrolet
Avalanche Z71 does!


Best Features

There are so many good features to pick one is very difficult. I would have thought the configurable mid-gate. But actually I would have to say the self adjusting mirrors are a huge help when backing a boat into the water or even just trying to back into a parking spot.


Worst Features

Curious if hybrid technology would be a help to fuel mileage (which isn't bad for a truck!) without taking away towing power or performance.


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Avafun
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By packoo
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4dr Crew Cab Rwd (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


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Strong engine that gets thirsty with
the AC on...

Great for those who like Suburban type
vechicle and needs the occasional pick
up truck features...

Body hardware useful in parking lots,
plastic does well vs doors and carts
slamming into it.

All windows down with midgate up gives
an airy feel without getting blown
away on highway.


Best Features

Rear window and midgate.


Worst Features

Fix the steering box chatter/clicking.


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horrible
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By daviddandersonsr
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4dr Crew Cab 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


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this vehicle leaks loads of dust into
the cab and bed, the torque is too low
for large loads, the storage boxes on
the outside of the bed are useless(leak
dust and water), back seat room is very
limited for an adult on an extended
road trip, dvd player doesn't rotate to
side views(you have to sit in the
middle of the rear seat), rear radio
controls are confusing to use, exterior
plastic trim is poorly attached to the
body and makes a lot of noise at road
speed because it buffets in the wind,
seats are hard and impossible to adjust
to a comfortable position, you cannot
load a 4-wheeler in the bed.


Best Features

my spouse likes the quiet and smooth ride. goody


Worst Features

extend the rear seating area at least 12 inches and call me next time.


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I LOVE IT!!
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By KEVIN A . TAYLOR
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4dr Crew Cab Rwd (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


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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.


Best Features

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.


Worst Features

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.


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Great truck or whatever it is.
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By Lee Blackwell III
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4dr Crew Cab Rwd (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


Review

I also have a 2003 Dodge 4 door SLT the
Chevy did cost more but its worth every
bit. Excelent ride drives great and has
enough power to pull my 24 foot cabin
boat with no problem. I love it.


Best Features

The interior room and the storage verry handy.


Worst Features

The radio isent bad but could be better.


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