2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

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SPECIFICATIONS

Overview | Engine | Transmission | Chassis/Suspension | Brakes | Wheels/Tires | Dimensions | Capacities

Overview

Models:

Chevrolet Avalanche LS, LT and LTZ

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport utility vehicle/pickup, front-engine, 2WD or 4WD, half-ton models

Construction:

Body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

Half-ton truck

Manufacturing locations:

Silao, Mexico

Key competitors:

Ford Super Crew, Dodge Ram Quad Cab


Engine

 

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel
(LMG)

Vortec 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel
(LC9)

Type:

5.3L V-8

5.3L V-8

Displacement (cc / cu in):

5328 / 325

5328 / 325

Bore & stroke (mm / in):

96 x 92 / 3.78 x 3.62

96 x 92 / 3.78 x 3.62

Block material:

Cast iron

Cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

Cast aluminum

Cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing, Active Fuel Management

Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing, Active Fuel Management

Ignition system:

Coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

Coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/ iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

Sequential fuel injection

Sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.9:1

9.9:1

Horsepower (hp/ kW @ rpm):

320 / 239 @ 5400* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)

320 / 239 @ 5400* (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300* (E85)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

335 / 454 @ 4000* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)

335 / 454 @ 4000* (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400* (E85)

Fuel:

Regular unleaded or E85

Regular unleaded or E85

Max. engine speed (rpm):

6000

6000

Emissions controls:

Close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O²sensor

Close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Estimated fuel consumption:

 

 

Mi/imp.gal (city / hwy / combined)

2WD
20 / 30 / 23

4WD
20 / 30 / 23

L/100km (city / hwy / combined)

2WD
14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1

4WD
14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1


Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

     First:

4.03

     Second:

2.36

     Third:

1.53

     Fourth:

1.15

     Fifth:

0.85

     Sixth:

0.67

     Reverse:

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.08 (std.); 3.42 (opt.)


Chassis / Suspension

Front:

Independent, coil over shock; Autoride real-time damping (std. on LTZ)

Rear:

Five-link with coil springs; Autoride real-time damping (std. on LTZ)

Traction assist:

All-speed traction control

Steering type:

Power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.75:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft):

13.1 / 43.0


Brakes

Type:

Four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS

Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in):

front:
330.2 x 30 / 13 x 1.18
rear:
345 x 20 / 13.5 x .787


Wheels / Tires


Wheel size and type:

17 x 7.5-inch cast aluminum (LS, LT)
18 x 8.0-inch aluminum (Z71)
20 x 8.5-inch polished aluminum (opt. LT, std. LTZ)
20 x 8.5-inch chrome aluminum (opt. LTZ)

Tires:

P265/70R17 all-season
P265/65R18 all-terrain
P275/55R20 all-season


Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (mm / in):

3302 / 130

Overall length (mm / in):

5621 / 221.3

Overall width (mm / in):

2009 / 79.1

Overall height (mm / in):

1946 / 76.6

Track (mm / in):

front:
1732 / 68.2
rear:
1702 / 67.0

Minimum ground clearance (mm / in):

2WD:
230 / 9.1
4WD:
9.1 / 230

Step-in height (mm / in):

2WD:
21.9 / 555
4WD:
563 / 22.2

Ground to top of cargo floor (mm / in):

2WD:
819 / 32.2
4WD:
825 / 32.5

Approach angle (deg):

2WD:
16.78
4WD:
16.64

Departure angle (deg):

2WD:
20.05
4WD:
20.31

Curb weight (kg / lb):

2WD:
2588 / 5705
4WD:
2632 / 5803

Weight distribution (% front / rear):

2WD:
51 / 49
4WD:
52 / 48

 

Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Headroom (mm / in):

1043.2 / 41.1

1014.9 / 40

Legroom (mm / in):

1048.9 / 41.3

1048.9 / 39.1

Shoulder room (mm / in):

1657.9 / 65.3

1657.3 / 65.2

Hip room (mm / in):

1636.7 / 64.4

1570.1 / 61.8

 

Cargo box

Cargo length – bed, Midgate closed (mm / in):

609.1 / 63.3

Cargo length – behind 1st row, Midgate open (mm / in):

2493 / 98.2

Cargo width at wheelhouse (mm / in):

1270.4 / 50.0

Cargo height – max. inside w/ Midgate open (mm / in):

1204.7 / 47.4

Cargo height – open bed (mm / in):

634.7 / 25.0

Cargo height – w/bed cover (mm / in):

574.5 / 22.6

Cargo volume, open bed, Midgate closed (L / cu ft):

1289.1 / 45.5


Capacities

Seating capacity (6 total):

First Row: 2 / 3
Second Row: 3

 Cargo length behind 1st row, Midgate closed (mm / in):

806.8 / 31.8

Cargo volume (L / cu ft)

First Row:
1537.3 / 54.3 (Behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, Midgate closed)
Second Row:
2859.1 / 101 (Behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, Midgate open)

GVWR: (kg / lb):

2WD:
3175 / 7000
4WD:
3266 / 7200

Payload, base (kg / lb):

2WD:
587 / 1295
4WD:
634 / 1397

Trailer towing maximum (kg / lb):

2WD:
3674 / 8100
4WD:
3629 / 8000

GVWR: (kg / lb):

2WD:
3175 / 7000
4WD:
3266 / 7200

Payload, base (kg / lb):

2WD:
587 / 1295
4WD:
634 / 1397

Fuel tank (L / imp.gal):

119.2 / 26.2

 

*SAE certified.

Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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