When it comes to a pick-up truck, the first name that come to the mind is the trend setter Chevrolet Avalanche. This year the manufacturer has decided to launch the final model of these really outstanding trucks celebrating its 11 years of success. Since 2001 the Chevrolet Avalanche has received lots of awards and the company has sold over 580,000 cars of the lineup.

2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

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2013 Chevrolet Avalanche – Review

The marketing manager of Chevrolet Mr. Mark Clawson stated in an interview, that the sales of their popular most pick-up truck Chevrolet Avalanche was reduced in the past few years because of the growing sales of “Dominate Silverado” but still there are lots of lovers showing their loyalty to the Avalanche.Finally the company decided to say thank you to all the lovers of Chevrolet avalanche by launching its final and unique model, 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche. For many it is a good news but still many chevy enthusiasts want to have more models of an Avalanche in the future. Though, this would be the last model of the Chevrolet Avalanche however, the company declared that they will launch a special edition of the lineup somewhere in the future.

Let’s have a look into the stunning details of the 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche.

Exterior and Interior

The new 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche has received lots of improvements for its exterior and interior. The exterior of the car is very stunning with body colored bed surrounds, fog lights, 17 inch alloy wheels and all models of the 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche carry a black diamond badge on the sail panels. The truck is available in three trim levels and a fairway metallic color made its entry as a new exterior color.

For the interior of the 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche, the manufacturer used some really good quality of the materials in this model as compared to the most of Chevy lineup. The interior is equipped with  6 way power driver and front passenger seat, height adjustable driver and front passenger seat, premium cloth, folding split rear seat, rear ventilation ducts, remote power door locks, heated mirrors, two one touch power windows, adjustable pedals, power steering, turn by turn navigation system, hands free calling, USB connection, 6 speakers, cargo rear light and dual zone air conditioning.

Engine and Performance

The 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche is equipped with a 16 valve 5.3L V8 engine, producing 320Hp at 5400rpm with a torque of 335 lb ft at 4000rpm. The engine is mated with a 6 speed shiftable automatic transmission box. The fuel efficiency of the 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche is 15 city and 21 highway. The ride and handling of the new 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche are quite smooth and is allowing the driver to enjoy an adventurous ride.

Safety

The 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche is enriched with some really stunning safety features including ABS, electronic brake force distribution, traction control, child seat anchors, rear door child safety doors, stolen vehicle tracking, tire pressure monitoring system, front and rear headrest and front and passenger airbags.

Pricing and Warranty

The trim levels of 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche is available at a base price of $35,980 to $47,885 with a warranty of 3 year 36000 mile.

Competitors

The 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche has to compete with Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500.

Pros

  • Strong chassis
  • Innovative midgate
  • Comfortable interior space with 5-6 passenger seat
  • Ride and handling

Cons

  • Low workhorse as compared to traditional pickups
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Headroom in sunroof models is not suitable for taller people

Conclusion

The 2013 Chevrolet Black Diamond Avalanche is a really nice pickup Truck as compared to the previous models of Avlanche and the manufactured added some really stunning features and material in the production of this special “Thank You” model.

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