Classified as a pickup truck, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalance ls is much more than that – it is a unique combination of a sports utility vehicle and a pickup truck in an attractive package. Chevrolet has seemingly cornered the market in this area, and the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche will most certainly keep the lead for years to come. With a starting price of only $36,410 for the 2 wheel-drive, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche gets 14 miles per gallon in the city and 20 miles per gallon on the highway. This is very good mileage when considering the power and capabilities of this vehicle.
The performance of the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche is outstanding due to the 5.3 Liter, V-8 gasoline engine with active fuel management. This rear wheel drive vehicle has a 310 Horsepower output at 5,200 RPM’s, and a Hydra-Matic six speed automatic transmission with overdrive. The 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche has 4 wheel anti-lock disc brakes, coil-over-shock front suspension with a stabilizer bar, and multi-link rear suspension with coil springs. A trailer hitch platform on the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche with a seven wire harness make hooking up a trailer a breeze.
The interior of the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche is made for comfort, with a keen eye for style. A premium cloth split bench front seat offers a 6 way power adjustable drivers seat. The audio system consists of an AM/FM CD player with MP3 capabilities, a XM Radio package with 3 trial months, and steering wheel mounted audio and cruise controls for ease of use.
Featuring the classic Chevrolet style, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche is easily recognized as a member of the Chevy family, even at a distance. Available in victory red, inferno metallic orange, gold mist letallic and 8 other lively colors, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche gives a buyer a considerable number of appearance options. Offering a three piece rigid composite cargo cover that is stow-able on board, and a foldable door between the cargo box and cab, the Avalanche has a special and unique design.
The safety package of the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche is consistent with the quality of this fine vehicle in every aspect. Driver and front passenger front and side airbags are supported by an electronic stability control system with proactive roll avoidance. Also, standard on the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche is an ONSTAR one year safe and sound plan for added protection.
Overall, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche ranks well against the competition in every significant category. From the prospective of a quality purchase, the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche is a bargain at the manufacturers suggested retail price.