2002 Chevrolet Avalanche User Reviews

2002 Chevrolet Avalanche Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 24 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 10 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"storage" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"light" 2 reviews

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brewman1947 writes:
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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4

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Great all around rig for adventurous types, maintenance free, great ride, versatile, solid.

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Sometimes a bit soft ride for curvy roads. Can modify to treat this problem. Gas mileage not th e best 17 but acceptable given the age and function of this auto.

brewman1947
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Fun, Versatile, Full On 4wd With Acceptable Mpg — Soft ride unless you modify suspension. Newer GM Avalanche get beter MPG. There are so many options on this model that you can carry adventure gear, haul construction materials, take your family to the movies, pull a 7000# travel trailer, or look good on the strip with all sorts of mods. Get one.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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khodges writes:
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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4

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Drives and Rides like a car, with all the options of a pick-up truck. the cover bed is extremely nice on rainy days to keep cargo dry. The interior is great.

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Don't care to much for the plastic cladding.

khodges
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Great — Need more gear for pulling, or maybe I chose incorrectly. needs a little more leg room for us tall fellows. love all the options from the sunroof, removable back glass for those nice spring days. The back up alarm is great and a must for this vehilce

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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ladon23 writes:
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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5

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Powerful, rugged, dependable

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Not to good on gas

ladon23
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Great Utility Mchine — It's a versatile proven workhorse of a truck, rides like an SUV and carry a 4x8 sheet of plywood. Seats five very comfortably with plenty of power around town, or highway speeds. I can't believe that Chevrolet stopped making them!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jarrad writes:
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5

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Low Maint Cost, Never had any break downs, Lots of cargo room, lots of room for people, rides great, no road noise

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stopped making them :( and bad gas mileage

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Love It! — Owned this truck and miss it a lot! It actually saved my life when i was hit from an oncoming 3/4 ton truck. Totally destroyed both vehicles... but Iived ! Truck road great, and hauled perfectly. You can have aftermarket wheels on it up to 24's however you MUST upgrade your disk breaks otherwise this truck will eat your breaks alive. The sound system that came with in it stock was nice, however invest a little money and add a Memphis system and you;ll never go wrong. The engine output is ALL RIGHT, however I wish they would have placed a 5.7L V8 in it instead of a 5.3L The extra compartments on the sides of the truck bed are great for odds and ends and the fold down cargo space allows for an (8)? foot bed. Great truck for its price and was literally a life saver. I own a security company and plan on buying a few of these late model Avalanche's for mobile Armories. :) Hope this review helps!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Christopher writes:
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Great power and smooth on street great off road

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Gas milage not so great

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Avalanche — Awesome not so good on gas but love it great to drive the friends around or take on a trip on the highway i get about 20 mpg so its good there fun off road and the bed is nice when you have to carry things

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pcrtr83 writes:
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 2500 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Power, Durability

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Fuel Mileage, Repair and Maintenance costs

pcrtr83
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Beast Of A Truck — The 8.1L Gas engine had a ton of power, but fuel mileage suffered greatly. I averaged around 10-12 miles per gallon. Fuel cost as much as my truck payments. However, this truck could get through anything and has been one of my favorite vehicles to date.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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gregk writes:
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Had it since 2004 and has been very reliable.

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Gas mileage

gregk
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Chevy Avalanche — The avalanche is a great truck that has been very reliable for me. I wish it would get better gas mileage. I would buy another if the mileage improved. The ride and handling are great! Great in the Colorado snow and ice.

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Josh writes:
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3

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more space than old truck

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0-60 time

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Black Truck — It is an okay truck better than my last truck which is a 94 Chevrolet. It has alot of space in the cab good for hauling friends around. It is a really fun car to drive around and to school and home.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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John writes:
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functionality

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bed covers eventually leak

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2002 Avalanche 4wd — I love the functionality of this truck! Great off-road performer given its comfortable street ride. Tons of great features, like the built-in tool boxes in the bed, and the bed that can extend into the cab by pulling out the back glass and folding down the back seats. The standard 3 piece bed cover is great for hauling stuff you want to keep out of the elements. I added a 6in. suspension lift and 35" tires, and it changed the whole look of the truck!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Tara writes:
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 2500 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Fun Factor: Very Fun to drive and I get to D Bo everyone!  BEEP BEEP!  I can handle my truck at all speeds, maneuver around cornes easily and back up fast in a str8 line.  I LOVE my truck!  5 passenger but I have 6 Cupholders.  Two Lockable Toolboxes that Double as Ice Cooler Chests b/c they have a drain.  Storage compartments Galore!  5 Outlets for Charging Cell, Ipod, Etc.  Leather is Comfy but from people that can not exit properly and choos to slide down out the truck instead od lifting their arse up and out, the cushion have some wear.  I don't complain about gas and for those who wanna tell me I'm crazy for having an 8cyl truck with todays gas prices you will NOT be riding if it bothers you that much HA HA! I don't mind so why should you?

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DISLIKE: the cladding! UGH! I cannot wait to get it painted but for now I will tuff it out b/c it reminds of the Patriots colors blue and grey!

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Big Blue!!! — I LOVE my truck! 5 passenger but I have 6 Cupholders. Two Lockable Toolboxes that Double as Ice Cooler Chests b/c they have a drain. Storage compartments Galore! 5 Outlets for Charging Cell, Ipod, Etc. Leather is Comfy but from people that can not exit properly and choos to slide down out the truck instead od lifting their arse up and out, the cushion have some wear. I don't complain about gas and for those who wanna tell me I'm crazy for having an 8cyl truck with todays gas prices you will NOT be riding if it bothers you that much HA HA! I don't mind so why should you? DISLIKE: the cladding! UGH! I cannot wait to get it painted but for now I will tuff it out b/c it reminds of the Patriots colors blue and grey! Fun Factor: Very Fun to drive and I get to D Bo everyone! BEEP BEEP! I can handle my truck at all speeds, maneuver around cornes easily and back up fast in a str8 line.

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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

Great Truck By mhoward2003

This truck has taken my family on many trips and vacations. Seats are very comfortable, back seats have plenty of leg room for adults. The heated seats are great when it's cold or your back aches. Thr... Read More

Love My Avalanche Best Truck Ever. By pb145271

I bought this truck to replace a truck and a crossover something for work and hauling kids and materials. someone mentioned to me try an Avalanche.. Why not? Truck look , truck style, comfort inside, ... Read More

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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

One Truck That Does It All. By SkiMD

I bought this truck because I wanted a daily commuter that would turn into a weekend getaway. I don't tow, or carry loads other than my luggage, so I can't comment on the technical aspects most people... Read More

Great Runing And Driving Truck By campierce

I love the look of this truck it has always rand and drove great for me with no issues even with 177k miles on it, I really like the versatility of the crew cab that would fold down to create a full b... Read More

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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

Versatile Vehicle By Wes12345

I love the 3 panel covers in the rear - great to take one off and let the muddy dogs enjoy the ride in the rear while keeping the front of the truck clean. Also like the side compartments - can hold a... Read More

Avalanche/suburban Lover By mycars123

Went from a 6 young kids family camper to teens and needed a truck to haul a boat and , things for the new house finally. So I traded in the Suburban which I loved for the Avalanche which is built on ... Read More

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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

A Great Handling Car With Good Towing Capacity And Load Carrying Cpabilities. By RobClev

This is a beautiful vehicle and very comfortable on the road. It is versatile for hauling and trailering. It handles really well with it's premium handling package under most conditions. The Vortec... Read More

Great By Cynmorton

Excellent ride, great handling and an overall great truck. This truck does it all. It can dress up for special occasions and can haul a boat or building materials and is a work horse. I love mine a... Read More

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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

Excellent By jayjay45

This vehicle handles like a dream it has plenty of room for passengers heated everything! I can adjust the peddles even. Great speed, the mirrors are perfect sunroof. Which I didn't want but now I lov... Read More

Reliable And Comfterbale To Drive By bretts05Jeep

The acceleration is ok, though it feel like it could use a little more off the line throttle response. The break peddle is a little stiff but it has good stopping power. Handles great at highway speed... Read More

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