2013 Chevrolet Avalanche – Review

Although, this will be the last Chevrolet Avalanche in the market but Chevrolet is making sure that they incorporate some of the top features that would allow them to offer something better to the consumers. The all new 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche is certainly a no-compromise no-nonsense full size SUV that offers superior performance and better style factors. Let’s take a quick look at the top features of the vehicle in the 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche review below.



On the outside there are no major changes made because Chevrolet has decided to keep the overall feel similar to the 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche. The front side of the vehicle sports the similar front grille with big headlamps that offer more functionality and style factor. The chrome front grille makes the entire car look more sophisticated and sporty at the same time. However, there is one minor change made to the vehicle and that is that all 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche cars get the Black Diamond badges on the flying buttresses.


Under the hood, 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche gets the similar 5.3 liter V8 engine that has the ability to churn out 320 horsepower and 335 lb feet of torque. This is very identical to the 2012 Chevrolet Avalanche engine performance. The engine is combined with six speed automatic transmission which is standard in all Chevrolet Avalanche vehicles.
However, the 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche gets Active Fuel Management that can shut down some of the cylinders to cut down the performance when not required. GM claims that AFM technology improves the fuel economy of the vehicle. The fuel economy of the vehicle is also very identical to the earlier 2012 version with the car offering 14 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway in both 2WD and 4WD. The car also has the towing capabilities up to 8100 pounds like any other earlier models.


GM has also considered to incorporate the car with lot of safety features like antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front side impact airbags, full length curtain airbags, GM’s OnStar emergency communication systems and Hill Start Assist.

Interior Points

GM has made sure that there is no compromise for the interiors as well and therefore the dashboard is neatly done and offers lot of style. The interior layout looks similar to Ford F-150 but the controls and knobs are easy and simple to use. The seats are very supportive and comfortable for all the passengers’ front and rear side. There is ample leg space, headroom and back rest options that make this car one of the most comfortable full size SUVs in the market.


2013 Chevrolet Avalanche is available in the market for $51,295.


The all new 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche is really impressive in many ways and therefore it offers wide range of features that can impress many SUV buyers. The car also offers various extra features that consumers can look out for and use it to improve the overall productivity of the vehicle. With better interiors the car definitely offers lot of comfort but from performance point of view the car is almost identical to 2012 version which is available for $36,800 and that offers similar performance at low price.

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Published on: January 24, 2013

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