2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Overview


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4.75 stars

Based on 21 reviews

My Favorite To Date by theCT
 — After owning 6 cars and 3 trucks this one has had the least amount of issues, runs strong after 9 years, 125k miles. Very comfortable for long hauls, fits 4 Large men easily while pulling a 14' trai... Read More
This Was A Very Well Built Suv, I Would Look Into Purchasing One. by Dr_Ollie
 — this is a great turning, stopping, ride, comfort, handling SUV. The few things we didn't like about it were the running boards are too wide making getting out awkward. We have owned several other sm... Read More
Avalanche by Tyler
 — WOW what an incredible vehicle! I chose this particular truck due to its versatility. i can have all of the comforts of a 5 passenger truck and not have the wheelbase/bed to long. THis has the b... Read More

2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Overview

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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche

The Chevy Avalanche pickup-SUV got touch screen navigation, some minor exterior enhancements, and radio controls in the steering wheel for the 2005 model year.  The Avalanche now comes in 8 trims divided into two groups: LS and LT.  Of the 8, 3 have RWD and 5 have AWD.  You'll have your pick between a 5.3 L, 295 hp V8 or an 8.1 L, 325 hp V8 powertrain.

All trims have 4 doors and seat 6.  On average, expect 15 mpg in the city and 20 on the highway.  Max towing capacity ranges from around 8,000 lbs. to 12,000 lbs.  Passenger capacity reaches 120.2 cubic feet.

Overall, the powerful V8 engines, towing capacity, and solid handling get props from reviewers.  However, compared to other pickups, the Avalanche could use more engine choices and better steering.  In any event, the popular crossover gives you the best of both worlds when it comes to mixing an SUV and a pickup truck.


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