2016 Chevy Avalanche price, news
2016 Chevy Avalanche is yet another pickup truck expected to make a big comeback onto the market. It is a four door sport utility truck capable to accommodate up to 6 passengers. Last generation was ended back in 2013, when Chevy decided to withdraw the Avalanche from the market and end its production. In its production life this model had completely 2 generations, and upcoming 2016 Chevy Avalanche is expected to start a new, third gen.
2016 Chevy Avalanche DESIGN
The look of the model will be significantly changed. Even though only two years went by, the progress in automotive industry is big, so Avalanche will be made in order to meet the standards of the current market demands. This includes significant alterations in design but also in construction of the model. More light-weighted materials will be used, in order to save weight of the model, and provide better performance and fuel efficiency.
Starting from the front end, 2016 Chevrolet Avalanche is expected to feature new grille, as well as new headlight design. It will include new lighting technologies, such as LED, and more chrome details which now separate modern trucks from the outdated ones. Rear end will also be refreshed with new taillights and bumpers.
On the inside, we can expect more luxurious upholstery as well as better features. Each segment of the model is expected to get an upgrade. Big touchscreen and numerous connectivity, entertainment and safety features are expected to be available. Trim levels will probably stay the same, so expect 2016 Chevy Avalanche to be available in LS, LT and LTS versions.
2016 Chevy Avalanche ENGINES
Previous Avalanche offered a choice of two petrol engines. Both of those two will probably contine to be available. One thing which is expected to be new is diesel powertrain. Still the info about potential diesel is not available yet, so we can only speculate about its displacement and power output.
Smaller and base engine will continue to be a 5.3-liter Vortec 5300 V8 with Active Fuel Management, capable to deliver up to 320 horsepower. Second unit is a 6.0-liter VortecMAX V8 also with Active Fuel Management, and VVT. Output rate of this unit is 367 hp.
2016 Chevy Avalanche PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
Price of the model is expected to stay in the same range as before, with increase that matches today’s economics. This means we can expect new Avalanche to start somewhere between $25,000 and $30,000. Release date of the model is not expected before early 2016.