2005 Chevrolet Avalanche User Reviews

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Z71 4WD Review
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    Versatile Vehicle — 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 ton of tools and safety gear. Really versatile, well designed vehicle. Very bummed they stopped making them.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Best vehicle I have ever owned. Really fits our lifestyle

    Cons: Very difficult to see when backing up

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LS Review
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    Avalanche/suburban Lover — 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 the same frame. The truck runs great and still is. The only issue I really have is all the plastic they put around the bottom of the truck and bed of the truck. I guess they all are now but it doesn't take much to scratch it or bend it. The 4 wheel drive and traction control are great.

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

    Pros: Great drive, built off the suburban frame which I owned previously and loved. The cargo hauling is great and towing.

    Cons: Gas and all the plastic around the outside body now is a pain.

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Z71 4WD Review
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    My Favorite To Date — 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' trailer full of motorcycles. Versatility of the rear window and seats to open the cargo area is awesome! The two built-in toolboxes that double as coolers for tailgating is absolutely genius.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: No major issue after 9 years and 125k miles!

    Cons: Bed is small

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LS 4WD Review
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    It Is A Sleek Work Horse — I've owned this vehicle for going on 2 years and it has never let me down. I've done quite a few upgrades and made it look and sound just like I want it to but I am now looking for a diesel to tow with.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a truv a truck/SUV and it does anything and everything in between

    Cons: Only problem I have is that it can only tow 8k pounds I need more

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT Review
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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

    Pros: We really like the over look of the Dodge.  The interior was very comfortable and all of the amenities were easily accessible.

    Cons: The gas mileage is our only concern .

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT Review
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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

    Pros: Ride

    Cons: Fuel economy poor

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LS Review
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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.)

    Pros: Good Work Truck

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

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 LT 4WD Review
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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.)

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

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

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Z71 4WD Review
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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

    Pros: Great truck fits our 5 person family with 3 car seats.

    Cons: Not great on gas

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    2005 Chevrolet Avalanche Z66 Review
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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

    Pros: Best truck ever.

    Cons: With the price of gas it is expensive to run.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2012 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

    Clear; No Liens By Sammar

    It looks good, runs good, comfortable ride. Grandkids were comfortable and had cup holders they can reach for their drinks. Stops well and straight. Power seats have many positions; Sound system is ... Read More

    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

    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

    2010 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

    Insert Title Here By styx08

    I like it. Other people like it. It draws looks everywhere I go. Can't ask much more than that. Has the bells and whistles I wanted, plus more I didn't know I wanted. I love spoiiling this truck a... Read More

    Awesome By John

    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

    2009 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

    Great Luxury Suv By 57cushman

    a lot of lockable storage, great in the winter driving on the snow terrible fuel economy even with the variable valve timing 5.3 engine very nice comfortable ride, great for taking trips on highway ... Read More

    Inferno Orange Avalanche By justin

    Great all around suv. Go anywhere in style with the convenience of a small pickup truck bed. The DVDs keep the kids quiet and the navigational gps gets you to your destination with ease. I don't feel ... Read More

    2008 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews

    Great Vehicle By Clark1378

    Loved this vehicle. Reliable and roomy. Also drove great as in it felt like you were driving on pillows when on the road or even when you drive over bumps in the road. Gas mileage was my only compl... Read More

    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

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