The all-new 2021 Chevy Avalanche could cause a splash in the pickup truck segment. Chevrolet plans to bring back the model that has been discounted eight years ago. The reason is poor sales and the arrival of the Escalade EXT model. Now, pickups and trucks are a “thing” once again and reviving old models showed as a very popular move.
Chevy is no different so we can anticipate Avalanche pickup to go on sale in one-year time. FCA is doing a similar thing with the Dakota pickup but we don’t know yet if the Avalanche will arrive as a mid-size model. Anyway, here’s what you can expect from the comeback of Avalanche.
2021 Avalanche Redesign
The upcoming 2021 Chevy Avalanche won’t look anyway near its predecessor. The time has changed and the markets are demanding a more modern appearance. Chevrolet can bring back some old styling cues and apply it to the new Avalanche but that is a big risk. Instead, Avalanche pickup will feature a very premium exterior design. Whatsoever, this model will most likely arrive as a luxury model. For that reason, don’t expect a rugged look with old-school features. Avalanche will provide an SUV-like design with a sportier look.
For now, the exact details are not available. However, Avalanche will be a four-door pickup truck. Moreover, it will wear a recognizable Chevrolet’s grille with a bowtie logo. Expect a cleaner design with a couple of aggressive bits. Trim levels are another mystery but range-topping trim will surely deliver premium appearance with body-colored features.
There will be four or at least four trim levels, according to different reports. New 2021 Chevy Avalanche will look premium in its regular base trim level. The plan is to deliver a luxury pickup truck. Of course, upper trims will surely provide more luxury. Chevrolet will surely deliver a very unique interior design with plenty of modern features on the inside. The interior should be practical and spacious, like basically every Chevrolet’s pickup.
Avalanche will offer standard features such as Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Furthermore, dual-zone climate control and numerous USB ports will also become available. 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, leather upholstery, ventilated-heated seats, and similar premium features will be optional on the base trim level. Upper trims will offer the same features as standard and will add more safety systems.
Two Reliable Engine Options
You can’t enter a luxury segment will a solid powertrain option. However, at least Chevrolet does not have to worry about it. New 2021 Chevy Avalanche has so many options but there are two most likely candidates. A well-known 5.3-liter V8 will be a standard engine and it will produce 360 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque.
A larger 6.2-liter V8 is the optional engine with 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of twists. Diesel and hybrid variants are not in the plans, unfortunately. Avalanche will ride on the unibody structure and it will offer a 4WD system. Moreover, 8-speed automatic transmission will be offered as standard. Don’t expect good off-road ability from Avalanche but expect strong performance with great towing capacity.
2021 Chevy Avalanche Price and Release Date
While it is not official yet, the new 2021 Chevy Avalanche will arrive as a full-size pickup truck. For that reason, the price will start at around $50,000 at least. Avalanche pickup will provide a lot of luxury and the price should perfectly reflect this model. Chevrolet will release its new model later in 2020.