According to the latest reports, we will see this truck again, as 2018 Chevrolet Avalanche. This is a full-size six-passenger pickup truck, which is designed to provide both plenty of space for many passengers, and also a large-dimension bed. Because of that, this truck uses the chassis of extra long SUV Suburban. Original model came in 2001, and it was in production since 2006. Company produced second generation since 2013. After that, we saw a brake, and it looks like new model will come finally next year, completely redesigned. So far, we don’t know the exact changes, but there should be many improvements, compared to previous model. New model should arrive by the end of next year.
2018 Chevrolet Avalanche redesign
Company prepares a complete redesign for this truck. Although we are going to see a completely new model, we expect that the general idea of truck will remain the same. This means that company will once again offer a model, which will provide excellent characteristics in many ways. So, we will see a six-passenger truck, which will also offer a lot of space beside the cabin. When it is about improvements, we will see a lot of them. Compared to previous model, 2018 Chevrolet Avalanche should be much lighter. We will see use of lightweight materials such as aluminum and HSS, which will surely make a huge impact on overall performances.
When it is about styling, we expect to see a completely new vehicle, both inside and outside. New model should follow the latest design language of the brand. Same thing should be inside, where 2018 Chevrolet Avalanche should borrow many parts from models like Silverado and Suburban.
2018 Chevrolet Avalanche engine
When it is about powertrain, we expect that 2018 Chevrolet Avalanche will use the same engine as Suburban. It is a large and powerful 5.3 liter Flex Fuel V8 engine, which will come in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission. Total output will be around 350 horses, and that huge amount of power will be sent to rear wheels in base variant. AWD model will be optional. When it is about fuel consumptions. This model should be good for about 15 mpg in city and 22 mpg on highway.
2018 Chevrolet Avalanche release date
Exact date of launch we still don’t know, but 2018 Chevrolet Avalanche should come somewhere late next year. Main competitors should be models like Toyota Tundra etc.