According to some rumors, General Motors has in plans to bring back this interesting SUV after few years of brake, as 2017 Chevrolet Avalanche. This is a full-size six or five-passenger SUV, which was produced in two generations. Original model came in 2001, while second generation came in 2006, and it was produced until 2013. Both model were closely related to models like Chevrolet Suburban and Cadillac Escalade, and it is expected that new model will continue in the same manner. The 2017 Chevrolet Avalanche will come with new platform, and with plenty of other novelties. It is expected to come late this year.
2017 Chevrolet Avalanche specs
This full-size SUV is expected to come completely redesigned by the end of year. Those are still just a rumors, but latest reports indicate that this is very possible. The 2017 Chevrolet Avalanche is expected to come completely new in all aspects. Just like previous models, it will be related to models like Suburban and Escalade. It will ride on company’s new platform, extended K2XX, which is already used for latest generations of related SUVs. Also, new Chevrolet Avalanche will come with completely new appearance. It is expected to come in variants with two and three rows of seats.
2017 Chevrolet Avalanche redesign
In visual aspect, we will see design which will be adapted to company’s latest corporative look. Front end is expected to share many similarities with Suburban, including front fascia, headlights, grille, bumper etc. On the other side, back part of the vehicle will continue in the same manner as previous model, featuring that truck-ish shape. When it is about interior, less is known for now. We can only presume that 2017 Avalanche will come with the similar design of the cabin as Suburban. On the other side, new model is expected to be more luxurious than previous models, and to be much better equipped with various advanced technologies.
2017 Chevrolet Avalanche under the hood
Exact details about engines for 2017 Chevrolet Avalanche are still unknown. Most likely, new model will be available with two V8 engines in offer. The first of all is 5.3 liter EcoTec engine with 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. The other one is 6.2 liter V8, which will probably come with max output of around 420 horses and 460 pound-feet of max torque. Finally 2017 Avalanche will probably come with company’s new 8-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Chevrolet Avalanche release date
Finally 2017 Chevrolet Avalanche is expected to come by the end of year. More precise details about launch date and price will be known soon.