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    Specs, Warranty & Reliability

    The table below shows all 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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    2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LS 4x22008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LTZ 4x22008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT 4x2
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    • Overview
      MSRP *$33,435$34,305$34,305
      Invoice *$30,593$31,389$31,389
      Engine5.3L V-8 320 HP 340 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmStandard:5.3L V-8 320 HP 340 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.0L V-8 366 HP 380 ft.lbs. @ 4,300 rpmStandard:5.3L V-8 320 HP 340 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.0L V-8 366 HP 380 ft.lbs. @ 4,300 rpm
      Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
      Fuel Economy City14.0 mpg14.0 mpg14.0 mpg
      Fuel Economy Hwy20.0 mpg20.0 mpg20.0 mpg
      Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    • Powertrain
      Engine5.3L V-8 320 HP 340 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmStandard:5.3L V-8 320 HP 340 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.0L V-8 366 HP 380 ft.lbs. @ 4,300 rpmStandard:5.3L V-8 320 HP 340 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpmAvailable:6.0L V-8 366 HP 380 ft.lbs. @ 4,300 rpm
      Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
      Alternator145 amp145 amp145 amp
      Battery600 amp heavy duty with run down protection600 amp heavy duty with run down protection600 amp heavy duty with run down protection
      Axle RatioStandard:3.73Available:4.10Standard:3.73Available:4.10Standard:3.73Available:4.10
      Recommended Fuel TypeStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:flexibleStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:flexibleStandard:regular unleadedAvailable:flexible
      Fuel Tank31.0 gal.31.0 gal.31.0 gal.
      Exhauststainless steelStandard:stainless steelAvailable:stainless steel with polished tailpipe finishstainless steel
      Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
      Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
      Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
    • Steering and Suspension
      Electronic StabilityStabiliTrakStabiliTrakStabiliTrak
      RidetouringtouringStandard:touringAvailable:off-road
      Ride ControlN/AAvailable:Autoride automaticAvailable:Autoride automatic
      Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AAvailable:rearAvailable:rear
      Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
      Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
      Front Springscoilcoilcoil
      Front ShockspremiumpremiumStandard:premiumAvailable:heavy duty
      Rear Suspensionrigid axle multi-linkrigid axle multi-linkrigid axle multi-link
      Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
      Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
      Rear ShockspremiumStandard:premiumAvailable:airStandard:premiumAvailable:airheavy duty
      Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
      Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
      Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
      Wheels17.0 " machined aluminumStandard:17.0 " machined aluminumAvailable:20.0 " chrome aluminum20.0 " polished aluminumStandard:17.0 " machined aluminumAvailable:20.0 " painted aluminum18.0 " polished aluminum20.0 " polished aluminum
      Front TiresStandard:P265/70SR17.0BSW touring ASAvailable:P265/70SR17.0OWL touring ASStandard:P265/70SR17.0BSW touring ASAvailable:P275/55SR20.0BSW ASStandard:P265/70SR17.0BSW touring ASAvailable:P265/65SR18.0BSW ATP275/55SR20.0BSW ASP265/70SR17.0OWL touring AS
      Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
    • Seating and Interior
      Seating Capacity65Standard:5Available:6
      Front Seat Type40-20-40 split-benchbucketStandard:bucketAvailable:40-20-40 split-bench
      Heated Front SeatsN/AAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
      Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
      Front Armrestscenter w/storagecentercenter
      Front Driver Seat Direction Controls8-way (6-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:(8-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:(8-way power)
      Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-wayStandard:8-way (6-way power)Available:(8-way power)Standard:8-way (6-way power)Available:(8-way power)
      Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
      Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
      Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
      Seat Trimpremium clothStandard:premium clothAvailable:leatherStandard:premium clothAvailable:leather
      Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
      Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
      Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
      Dashboard Insertmetal-looksimulated woodsimulated wood
    • Comfort and Conveniences
      SunroofN/AAvailable:express open/closeAvailable:express open/close
      Roof FeaturesAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rack
      Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
      Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
      Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
      Dome Lightfadefadefade
      Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
      Floor ConsoleN/Afullfull
      Overhead Consoleminiminimini
      Cup Holderfrontfront and rearStandard:front and rearAvailable:front
      Interior Concealed Storagelocking interior concealed storageN/AAvailable:locking interior concealed storage
      Seatback Storage222
      Door Binsdualdualdual
      Front Air Conditioningdual zone front manualStandard:dual zone front manualAvailable:dual zone frontStandard:dual zone front manualAvailable:dual zone front
      Climate ControlN/AAvailable:automatic air conditioningAvailable:automatic air conditioning
      Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
      RadioStandard:XM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:XM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:XM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:XM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanStandard:XM AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scanAvailable:XM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
      Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
      CDStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 6-discStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 2-discin-dash mounted 6-discStandard:in-dash mounted singleAvailable:in-dash mounted 2-discin-dash mounted 6-disc
      MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
      Speakers6Standard:6Available:7 BoseStandard:6Available:7 Bose
      AmplifierN/AAvailable:amplifierAvailable:amplifier
      Radio Theft DeterrentTHEFTLOCKTHEFTLOCKTHEFTLOCK
      Antennafixedfixedfixed
      Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
      Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
      Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
      Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
      Power Outlets23Standard:3Available:2
      Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
      Garage Door OpenerN/AAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control System
      Emergency SOSOnStar Safe & SoundOnStar Safe & SoundOnStar Safe & Sound
      Adjustable PedalsAvailable:powerAvailable:powerAvailable:power
      Entertainment CenterN/AAvailable:entertainment system with DVDAvailable:entertainment system with DVD
      Internet Accessinternet accessinternet accessinternet access
      Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
      Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
      Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
      Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
      Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
      Compasscompasscompasscompass
      Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
      Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
      Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
      Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
      Park Distance ControlAvailable:UltraSonic rearAvailable:UltraSonic rearrear with cameraAvailable:UltraSonic rearrear with camera
      Navigation SystemN/AAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation system
      Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
      Steering Wheel MaterialleatherleatherStandard:leatherAvailable:leather/metal-look
      Front Windowspowerpowerpower
      Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
      1-Touch Opendriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
      Tinted Windowsdeepdeepdeep
      Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
      Heated Front WipersN/AAvailable:reservoirAvailable:reservoir
      Rain Detecting WipersN/AAvailable:RainsenseAvailable:Rainsense
      Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
      Rear Windshield Typeremovableremovableremovable
    • Safety
      Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
      Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
      Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
      Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
      Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
      Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
      Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
      Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
      Ignition DisablePASS-Key IIIPASS-Key IIIPASS-Key III
      Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
      Tracker Systemtracker systemtracker systemtracker system
      Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
    • Dimensions and Capacities
      Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
      Exterior Cargo Length63.3 "63.3 "63.3 "
      Exterior Length221.3 "221.3 "221.3 "
      Exterior Width79.1 "79.1 "79.1 "
      Exterior Height76.6 "76.6 "76.6 "
      Wheelbase130 "130 "130 "
      Front Tread68 "68 "68 "
      Rear Tread67 "67 "67 "
      Turning Radius21.5 '21.5 '21.5 '
      Gross Vehicle Weight Rating7,000 lbs.7,000 lbs.7,000 lbs.
      Curb Weight5,556 lbs.5,556 lbs.5,556 lbs.
      Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,400 lbs.3,400 lbs.3,400 lbs.
      Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating4,100 lbs.4,100 lbs.4,100 lbs.
      Payload1,444 lbs.1,444 lbs.1,444 lbs.
      Max Trailer Weight7,200 lbs.7,200 lbs.7,200 lbs.
      Max Trailer Tongue Weight13,000 lbs.13,000 lbs.13,000 lbs.
      Front Legroom41.3 "41.3 "41.3 "
      Rear Legroom39.1 "39.1 "39.1 "
      Front Headroom41.1 "41.1 "41.1 "
      Rear Headroom40.0 "40.0 "40.0 "
      Front Hiproom64.4 "64.4 "64.4 "
      Rear Hiproom62.3 "62.3 "62.3 "
      Front Shoulder Room65.3 "65.3 "65.3 "
      Rear Shoulder Room65.2 "65.2 "65.2 "
      Exterior Cargo Width50.0 "50.0 "50.0 "
      Exterior Cargo Volume45.5 cu.ft.45.5 cu.ft.45.5 cu.ft.
    • Exterior Features
      Running Boardsrunning boardsStandard:running boardsAvailable:powerrunning boards
      Skid PlatesN/AN/AAvailable:2
      Pickupregular compositeregular compositeregular composite
      Bumpersbody-coloredStandard:body-coloredAvailable:front body-colored with 2 front tow hook(s)Standard:body-coloredAvailable:front body-colored with 2 front tow hook(s)front body-colored with metal-look insert
      Rear BumperAvailable:body-coloredAvailable:body-coloredAvailable:body-colored
      Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
      Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
      Bodyside InsertN/AAvailable:chromeN/A
      Fender FlaresN/AN/AAvailable:colored
      Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundStandard:black w/chrome surroundAvailable:chromeblack w/chrome surround
      Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
      Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heatedStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:dual power remote w/tilt down heatedStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:dual power remote w/tilt down heated
      Traileringclass IVclass IVclass IV
      Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
      Trailering Hitchtrailering hitchtrailering hitchtrailering hitch
    • Warranty
      Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
      Major Components Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
      Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
      Roadside Assistance Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
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    Safety Rating

    Below is the 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
    StyleFrontal Rating
    Side Rating
    LS 4x2
    DriverFront Seat
    PassengerRear Seat
    LS 4x4
    DriverFront Seat
    PassengerRear Seat
    LT 4x2
    DriverFront Seat
    PassengerRear Seat
    LT 4x4
    DriverFront Seat
    PassengerRear Seat
    LTZ 4x2
    DriverFront Seat
    PassengerRear Seat
    LTZ 4x4
    DriverFront Seat
    PassengerRear Seat

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