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Selected Style 2WD Crew Cab LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Crew Cab LS 15 21 $33,461 $35,980
2WD Crew Cab LT 15 21 $35,921 $38,625
2WD Crew Cab LTZ 15 21 $41,459 $44,580
4WD Crew Cab LS 15 21 $36,297 $39,030
4WD Crew Cab LT 15 21 $38,757 $41,675
4WD Crew Cab LTZ 15 21 $44,533 $47,885
4WD Crew Cab RT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD Crew Cab RT 15 21 $26,936 $29,450
4WD Crew Cab Sport 15 21 $27,615 $30,195
4WD Crew Cab RTS 15 21 $29,403 $32,155
4WD Crew Cab RTL 15 21 $32,025 $35,030
4WD Crew Cab w/Navi RTL 15 21 $34,169 $37,380
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,461
$26,936
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,980
$29,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$600 / month
$491 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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7.4
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TCC's Bottom Line The clever, useful Chevy Avalanche takes a final bow largely unchanged; we like the idea, but not enough truck buyers were into its short bed or its fold-down midgate.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 21 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 40.00 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 62.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 40.8
Front Hip Room (in) 60.30 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 39.10 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 41.10 40.7
Second Hip Room (in) 62.30 57.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 63.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 112.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 221.30 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 9.10 -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 76.60 70.3
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 52.90 -
Wheelbase (in) 130.00 122.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 9.10 -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.10 77.8
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.00 -
Overhang, Front (in) 38.80 -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 66.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Track Width, Front (in) - 67.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.2
Length, Overall (in) - 206.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 22.50 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 45.5 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 50.00 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.00 49.5
Tailgate Width (in) 50.00 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 63.30/98.20 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 50.00 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 60.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 8.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 79.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x 0.78 13.1 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.18 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.5 22.0
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Rail -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 42.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.38
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 18.5
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/65TR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear N/A -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 T165/901R17
Front Tire Order Code QAN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front N/A -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P245/65TR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4100 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2812 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2893 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4504
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.6 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 145 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Engine
Displacement 5.3L/325 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5400 250 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 247 @ 4300
Engine Order Code LMG NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 17 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15 (Est)
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.5 1.071
Trans Type 6 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.9 0.538
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.1 1.888
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.4 1.606
Trans Order Code MYC NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.2 0.766
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.7 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.0 2.697
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.533
Summary
Body Style Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Avalanche Honda Ridgeline
Body Code 130" WB -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42 0.9
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3500 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46.0 N/A
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3450 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.12 1.0
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4100 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46.0 N/A
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Over Shock MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Body on Frame -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.7 11.0 (2012)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 (2012) 2 (2012)
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 4WD Standard Pickup Truck
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
-
 
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