All fees and programming subject to change. It has plenty of room, looks great, rides even better and not too bad to operate daily. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized. Also, avoid the temptation to lift your truck. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5. The truck runs a little better too.
The interior of the Avalanche is well-appointed with cloth seats standard and optional leather seating in premium trim levels. These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Lots of room and I love that this truck had built in saddle tool boxes and a bed cover that can be locked. A three-piece cargo cover is standard, though it's difficult to remove and even harder to stow. To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years.
The 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche is all muscle with a surprising amount of finesse and a considerable appetite for fuel. Over rough roads, the swallowed potholes and other bumps with little cabin disturbance. You can do a number of things which altogether will get you small mileage increases. The bed offers a non-slip mat that even held bags of ice in place. Interior Features The interior of the new-generation Avalanche breaks with Chevy tradition much more than the exterior does.
We also put in a BedRug bed liner to prevent any more scratches on the metal. For a four wheel drive full sized truck 20 plus mpg is actually very good. The Midgate is what separates the Avalanche from other pickups. To be precise, it's 1. The side aspect is mightily spruced up, with a faster, more laid-back windshield leading to smooth, gracefully sculpted flanks topped by understated, flush-mounted windows.
Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles'. The truck handles bad weather like a champ and being able to quickly change from 2-wheel drive to 4-wheel drive is a great feature and one we use often. The driver's seat offers a commanding perch. The cabin is impressively quiet, even at highway speeds. Google YouTube Some articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner's Manual. The 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche earns great safety scores and carries a long list of safety features as standard equipment.
From its debut as a 2002 model, the Avalanche's trump card has been its trick midgate. Ford plans to cut production by 50,000 units in the fourth quarter and says the total market will be on the low end of its earlier 14-14. Fold the seats down and the trunk gets even bigger. HubPages Google Analytics This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. Amazon Web Services This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. I did end up purchasing a 2007 Silverado 1500 4X4 Extended Cab in August 2007 thinking that the bed of the truck was more useful. The seats are wide and comfortable.
Lifting a truck one inch can translate to a half a mile per gallon loss of fuel mileage. He got so stressed over his truck that he got this additive called Fuel-Maxx from www. Facebook Ads This is an ad network. Apple CarPlay and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. Available in two-wheel and four-wheel drive models, the Chevy Avalanche features a 5.
American cars have come a long way in the last decade. When I first purchased the truck it only got around 17 miles per gallon on the highway. Maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Facebook Login You can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. When packed with the family you never feel cramped. By the way, I use regular unleaded, not premium fuels. Buyers can also opt for keyless remote starting and rearview cameras for added safety.
The cabin is so spacious. Hopefully we will see some hybrid trucks that are more than just marketing gimmicks come on the market. When your windows are down, drag is created, which can reduce fuel mileage by a mile per gallon or more. Where the 2008 Chevy Avalanche falls short is in visibility, as Edmunds reports the truck's size and large rear-quarter blind spots can be a hindrance in tight parking maneuvers. Steering is now instead of the previous and somewhat archaic recirculating-ball type that has more parts and usually provides little steering.