Billed by Chevrolet as the "Ultimate Utility Vehicle"
the new 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche is both a full size SUV
and pickup truck. The 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche transforms
from a 4 door 5/6 passenger SUV with a small pickup bed
to a 2/3 passenger truck with a full-sized 8'1" bed.
This transformation is possible by the "midgate"
which acts as a tailgate separating the rear seats from
the cargo bed - to go from SUV to pickup - simply fold down
the rear seats and lower the midgate onto the folded down
seats, the rear window can also be removed and stowed onboard.
The 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
is available in two series - the Avalanche 1500 series and
the Avalanche 2500 series. The most notable difference between
the two lines are the engines. The 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche
1500 series uses a 5.3-litre V8 that supplies 285 horsepower
while the 2500 series comes equiped with an 8.1L V8 capable
of delivering 340 horsepower.
For outdoor enthusiasts Chevrolet
has added The North Face Edition Avalanche to the 1500 series.
It comes with an exclusive green/black leather interior,
white instrument cluster and is available with a Sage Green
The 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche boasts a spacious,
well designed interior that can seat five (with front bucket
seats) or six (with a front bench seat). Other standard
features include air conditioning, cruise control, power
locks with remote keyless entry and power windows.
With it's rugged, striking looks the 2002 Chevrolet
Avalanche will not look out of place whether your in the
heart of the city or out on an off-road adventure. A bedliner
and 3-piece cargo cover come standard with the Avalanche
making the 8'1" cargo box fully protected.
Chevrolet has equiped the Avalanche with powerful engines.
A four speed automotic Vortec 5300 V8 powers the Avalanche
1500, it produces 285hp and 325 lb-ft of torque while the
Avalanche 2500 comes with a four speed automatic Vortec
8100 V8 cranking out 340 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque. The
Chevrolet Avalanche is available in both 2WD and 4WD models.
Safety and Security
The Chevrolet Avalanche is loaded with safety features such
as front air bags, front side airbags, four-wheel ABS brakes,
fog lamps for inclement weather, Electronic Traction Assist
to help control acceleration on wet or slippery surfaces.
4x4 models come standard with Autotrac a system that will
automatically transfer power between the front and rear
wheels whenever rear-wheel slippage is detected.
For peace of mind standard safety features included consist
of power windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, a
theft-deterrent system, and PASSLock a system that disables
the fuel system if the wrong key is used in an attempt to
start the vehicle. A driver lockout protection system will
prevent you from locking the drivers door while the keys
are in the ignition. An OnStar system is available as an
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