The Chevrolet is planning to relaunch one of their best pickups – The Avalanche. After the model was canceled five years ago, General Motors is once again focusing on the pickup segment. The famous American company is the top contender in this class, both in the States and worldwide markets. The 2020 Chevy Avalanche will be a 5-seat pickup with a lot of cabin space and more bulky exterior design.
Moreover, the new model will be slightly lighter and with the similar body shape like Silverado trucks. Under the hood, this pickup will probably have two different type of engines. The Chevy Avalanche is definitely the hot thing in the automotive industry and among the fans. Each rumor or fresh news just increase the buzz on the web, and we just have to be patient for the release to see this vehicle in action.
2020 Chevy Avalanche Redesign
The upcoming 2020 Chevy Avalanche will be a totally new pickup. The previous model was discontinued back in 2013, so we can’t actually compare these two. The new Avalanche will be a lot lighter than before, because of usage the lighter composite materials, aluminum, and high-strength steel. The reduction of weight will be approximately around 200 pounds. The exterior of the new model will be predominantly squarish, with a reasonable aerodynamic design.
The overall shape is quite similar to the Honda Ridgeline, one of the main competitors of the Avalanche. However, some of the details of the exterior may look like the lineup of Silverado trucks as well. The grille will get more unique style, and the front light will run LED technology with the more sharper look. Also, the new bumper will add to a more rugged and bold appearance of the vehicle.
2020 Chevy Avalanche Interior
The new 2020 Chevy Avalanche is a broad vehicle that can accommodate up to five passengers. The four entry doors provide easy coming in or out for the passengers. The new model offers a generous luggage space and a plenty of legroom also. The seats are upholstered with leather and so is the steering wheel. Other interior features include a premium Bose sound system with 4 speakers, dual climate control and the new infotainment system.
The larger 8-inch touchscreen is in the center of the dashboard, with the great range of buttons and controls. The user interface is pretty simple to use and very intuitive. Moreover, the voice-activated navigation and a rearview camera are also part of the standard package. As for the security features, new Avalanche will have pedestrian detection with automatic emergency braking, and rear cross-traffic light. The lane guidance t and blind-spot monitoring are also included.
2020 Chevy Avalanche Colors
The new 2020 Chevy Avalanche will take most of the color options from the 2013 version. There will be nine exterior and three interior color preference to choose between. For the exterior, Black is the most popular and give the pickup more aggressive and bold look. Also, the Victory Red is the one that will surely be trendy when the new model comes out.
The Blue Granite Metallic, Blue Topaz Metallic, and the Imperial Blue will give your car cooler and classy look. Summit White and White Diamond Tricoat are more subtle and give the more gentle feel. And lastly, the Silver Ice Metallic and Graystone Metallic close the exterior color palette. For the inside, new Chevy offers Ebony, Light/Dark Cashmere, and Light/Dark Titanium.
2020 Chevy Avalanche Engine Specs
There are a lot of rumors on the web about what type of engine will be in 2020 Chevy Avalanche. Most likely the American carmaker working on the two different drivetrains – a V8 and a V6. The first one is a V8 3.5- liter powertrain. This unit is capable to boost 360 hp. The amount of torque is yet unknown. The second one is a 3.0-liter engine. We expect that this unit will be able to produce between 280 and 340 hp with 390 lb-ft of torque.
The hybrid type of engine will probably be used as well. On top of that, this drivetrains will come with the ten-speed automatic transmission and optional all-wheel-drive system. Certainly one of the best things on the new model is high-end safety and security features. The new model will include stability control, alert lock system, traction control, intelligent braking system, and lane departure system.
2020 Chevy Avalanche Release Date and Price
The competition on the pickup market is constantly growing. The 2020 Chevy Avalanche will have the hard task to climb to the top in this very popular class. However, one of the things that will help the Michigan based company is quite a competitive price of the new model. Although, the new Chevy won’t come too cheap. The starting price for the 2020 model will be probably around $35,000. This model will have four trim levels and the price will climb higher with each one of them.
The General Motor will want this model to hit the markets when a new version of Ford Ranger comes out. Then again, we don’t know anything yet for sure about this model. The release date of the new 2020 Chevy Avalanche should be expected in the spring of 2020. The New York International Auto Show seems like the perfect place for the debut.