2016 Chevy Avalanche Price and Review
Pickup becomes the raising start on automotive industry and it competes with SUV in sales, though in different segment. 2016 Chevy Avalanche combines both of the cars into one single package of vehicle.
2016 Chevy Avalanche might still use old chassis but have some updates at interior side. Last production of Avalanche was in 2013 where Chevrolet introduces Black Diamond Edition. This car had been on market since 2001 and two generations was released from manufacturer. Pickup truck is the category where Avalanche stays and there are still fewer competitors in that time.
Even though new model is still rumored, automotive industry expects to see the revival of Avalanche from Chevrolet. Previous generation shares the same chassis with Suburban and has the long wheelbase. Suburban is still in production and Avalanche will be the pickup variant of Suburban, though Silverado and Colorado have already produced as pickup.
2016 Chevy Avalanche Whole Design
To see what 2016 Chevy Avalanche will look like, you can look closely on Suburban and Silverado. Most of Chevrolet pickups and SUVs have iconic style on the front. Its bumper is wider with the hardline type headlamp. This design shows the sporty and masculine characters which become the main attraction of Avalanche.
Having open space on backside does not mean Avalanche is the real pickup as similar to Silverado. Manufacturer combines SUV property to make people comfortable for long journey. The space on back is not as much as in pickup and it can only handle the small stuff. You cannot put bicycle on this 2016 car, but it can accommodate more than four people inside cabin.
Two doors are available at left and right side. This car has two-row seats that look exactly like SUV, particularly Suburban because they share the same platform. The wall and floor parts are covered with specific material to reduce the vibration and noise from outside. Each of seats has safety belt to prevent severe injury and it acts as standard safety measure for modern car.
Several features are installed such as traction control, safety airbag, radio, Bluetooth, and internal speaker. Moreover, the complete entertainment system makes this car worth to be revived as 2016 Chevy Avalanche. Manufacturer just change old panel and instrument into more advanced ones, such as touchscreen display and futuristic indicators.
2016 Chevy Avalanche Engine
Analysts predict two engine capacities for 2016 Chevy Avalanche. They are 5.3 and 6.0 liter. The last generation has both engines available for customer. 5.3 liter V8 is capable to exhaust more than 300 HP, but less than 350 HP. This power comes with ability for lifting and towing the load.
Second engine is 6.0 with capability to produce more than 360 horsepower. It still uses the similar V8 engine. For new model, Chevrolet intends to increase the powertrain to match with recent Suburban because Avalanche tends to be car for long journey. The power of this car is expected to reach more than 400 HP at low fuel consumption.
Most of Avalanche variants are petrol-based engine, including Z7I and Black Diamond Edition. It has three trim levels for customers. They can pick LS, LT, and LTZ models with some distinction of features, but still in the same model.
How much new Avalanche? You need at least $47,000 to bring it home. Initial price might be higher than $45,000 because manufacturer puts many upgrades and features. Design, specs, performance, and engine show how much customer should pay. Furthermore, people need to wait until the official release of 2016 Chevy Avalanche.