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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche User Reviews

2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"big car" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"storage" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"park" 2 reviews

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Danielle writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 LT 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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can use as a truck or suv, not bad on gas

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not enough people buying them and need more add-ons for them

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My Avalanche — It does everything and it is not as bad on gas as you would think. I love love love my Avalanche!!!! IT accelerates fairly quick handling is like driving a car. Not needed any major repairs and it's been well worth the money. Glad I picked this one over a car.

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hill_ss writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 LS Crew Cab SB Review
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Good Work Truck

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Gas Mileage once its gotten high in miles, but its expected

hill_ss
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05 Avalanche — This is a great truck almost 200K and still running strong. Pulls trailer around most of the time, and still achieves reasonable gas mileage. Overall has been a great truck and hopefully will still get another 100K out of it moving forward.

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

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Tyler writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 2500 LT 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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8.1L V-8, Great for 4-wheeling, 4WD

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MPG and the Price tag

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Avalanche — 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 biggest Literage engine that you can put in a truck at 8.1 L. After having this motor everything else seems to be left in the dust. Downside 14.5 MPG.

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Dr_Ollie writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 LT Crew Cab SB Review
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We really like the over look of the Dodge.  The interior was very comfortable and all of the amenities were easily accessible.

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The gas mileage is our only concern .

Dr_Ollie
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This Was A Very Well Built Suv, I Would Look Into Purchasing One. — 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 smaller SUV. This one has it all. The size just doesn't feel big. It feels like a 5 seater SUV. I love looking at it, driving it, washing it, and packing in the family.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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BroT writes:
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Ride

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Fuel economy poor

BroT
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Extremely Impressed. — Wonderful ride, quite, smooth, compartments for storage, bed cover is nice, never was particularly fond of the style until I became an owner, now I love it. Even the fuel economy is not what I like, I have to argue with myself when it comes to a road trip.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ericcarguru writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 2500 LT 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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5

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Tows,hauls, versatility. Can lock your stuff up in the back. With midgate down you can sleep two comfortabily .

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Only con is milage. But for 3/4 ton truck that can do it all. Thats the sacrafice.

ericcarguru
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Will Buy Another. — I love this truck. Wish I did not have to sell. Buying a house. Most versatile vechicle out there. Only thing I would change is make it a diesel for better fuel milage. With 8.1 you get about 10-13 mpg. Chevy should make this with a duramax and I'll buy another one.

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

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shogan writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 Z71 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Great truck fits our 5 person family with 3 car seats.

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Not great on gas

shogan
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Great Truck All Around — The only thing that I have to complain about the truck is the low MPG's. Everything else is awesome. Handles great when towing, looks and drives good. Lots of cargo room in the back and a large back seat with plenty of leg room.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Robyn writes:
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Best truck ever.

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With the price of gas it is expensive to run.

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Avalanche!!!! — This truck is a great family truck. You can transport the whole family and a moderate amount of cargo. Its has all the power a truck could need. I love driving my avalanche and would recommend it to any of my friends!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Lewisbj writes:
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 4 Dr 1500 LS 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Nice, Big, Spacoious, Great handeling, Good breaks, stearing and accleration. I Love this truck and feel very safe and comfortable when driving. Nice look.

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Since it is a bigger vehicle it's a little harder to park in small spaces and uses more gas.  Replaced the battery once and brakes 3 times. Normal matinence, tune ups and oil changes.

Lewisbj
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Great Truck! — Love this truck and hate to see it go. But due to size and Military move we have to. Great in all weather conditions and very safe and useful. Uses more gas but has great torch and power. Great Family Vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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AutoLover4 writes:
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Great truck with alot of lockable storage space to organize.

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I cant think of any Cons.

AutoLover4
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Mood Vehicle — I love that she has lockable tool boxes on each side of bed. I like the cover and that I can decide how much I want to take off. I like that it has class not just a truck look. I like that the girls can listen to their own music. The bose speakers are awesome!

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2012 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

Exceptional By caddyron

This is my 2nd Avalanche. Always a pleasure to drive. Ride, Braking, Handling are much better than older models. Drives like a car giving all passengers plenty of leg and head room. I made a 3 tri... Read More

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2011 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

Love My Avalanche By Muffinhead

The utility of this vehicle is awesome. Take your family on vacation or build a deck, this truck can handle it. Very comfortable interior. Easy to transition to pickup for hauling stuff. I don't... Read More

Have Never Enjoyed A Car Or Truck As Much As I Do My Avalanche By JustCallMeAndy

Fun to drive and feel safe. Braking, handling, and acceleration good. Don't know what my MPH is and don't care. I did not buy it for fuel milage. Blind spot when backing, but who cares it has a rear c... Read More

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2010 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

Awesome By guitarfinder

I like everything about this vehicle, I prefer it to the Silverado (which I have owned) because of the turning radius as compared to the Silverado and ride comfort. Since it's on the Suburban frame is... Read More

Love It! By BucketRider

The car performs well; no repairs yet. Rides better than many sedans. I get a lot of compliments- good looking vehicle. The leather seats are light grey and are turning yellowish from dirt. I can't se... Read More

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2009 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

The Avalanche By leonard811

This has hands done been myfavorite truck that I have had. The ride and room in the truck are second to none. I would recommend this truck to anyone looking for a high end riding truck with great towi... Read More

The Truck Review By Blanche

Ive done this review twice already so I'm not sure why it keeps asking for another. Bottomline, this truck is loads of fun. Forjust about any occasion. You have the comfort if a large cabin or truck b... Read More

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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

All In One By Coreyxipsi

I like the fact that I had an suv and pick up truck all in one. I'm from the south and everyone in the south needs a truck. With the Avalanche you have that and more. You can't go wrong Read More

Sweet Ride By Travis-Stacy

2nd Avalanche we have owned. We liked our 2003 so much that we had to get another. We upgraded to one with most of the toys. The active fuel management system isn't all it's cracked up to be. The 20" ... Read More

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