Industry buzz is that the company will also re-launch few popular trucks of yesteryears. The Avalanche model, which was a vehicle sold under the Chevrolet brand may soon be re-launched by the company with the name 2019 Chevrolet Avalanche. However, no official confirmation is available on the topic.
GM, the popular US carmaker is also a top contender in pickup truck sector, both in the USA and other markets. The company is focusing on the pickup segment and that explains why it is sprucing up the truck portfolio for 2019. While the GMC and Chevrolet lineup of trucks are being revamped, the company also has plans to launch a few new models in 2019.
Chevrolet Avalanche Background
The first generation Chevy Avalanche was launched by GM back in 2001 as a 2002 model. It was then sitting on the company’s GMT 800 platform. The model received a number of design and technological revamp in the following years. However, GM decided to stop the production of Chevy Avalanche in 2013 following meager sales reports.
2019 Chevrolet Avalanche Changes
While it is not known how the company will style the upcoming Chevy Avalanche truck, rumor sites are hinting at some possibilities. The exterior styling may look like the lineup of Silverado trucks.
However, it will still get distinctive design traits. The grille style may be unique and same may be the case with lights at the front and rear side. The mode may have a few trims and there can be several exterior color choices.
2019 Chevrolet Avalanche Cabin
Not much is clear about the cabin of upcoming 2019 Chevrolet Avalanche. However, it may have design elements taken from GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado lineup. However, we expect cabin to be really stylish and spacious. There will be space for 4 to 5 adults and enough options for storing small items and gadgets.
Safety and Amenities
The upcoming Chevy Avalanche pickup truck is likely to be laden with several safety technologies and it will get enough amenities too. The company may use sensor-based technologies to alert the driver and evade accidents in it.
The model will come with amenities like a sunroof, sound system, and automated climate control. GM may also use special sound insulating materials in the cabin to ensure the ride is noise free.
2019 Chevrolet Avalanche Engine Rumors
The details of the powertrain that will be under the hood of Chevy Avalanche truck are uncertain. However, it may be possible that GM will use any of the engines used in the new GMC Sierra lineup or one of those used in 2019 Silverado lineup.
The truck may get both gasoline and diesel engine choices. However, the possibility of the company using a hybrid powertrain is there too.
Towing Capacity and Gearbox
Towing capacity of the 2019 Chevrolet Avalanche will be on par with mid-range pickup models, as per the rumors. GM may use its 10-speed automatic transmissions gearbox for this truck.
2019 Chevrolet Avalanche Price and Availability
The 2019 Chevrolet Avalanche pickup is at a stage of speculation and so nothing can be said with certainty about price and release date. However, a base price tag of $30.000 seems viable.