2003 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,646 - $10,227
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
285-340
Seats
5-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,646 - $10,227
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
285-340
Seats
5-6

Ranks #9 By Owner Reviews

Chevrolet Avalanche Models & Trims

1500 5dr Crew Cab 130" WB $5,646 - $8,443*
Horsepower: 285 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7, 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
1500 5dr Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD $5,646 - $8,443*
Horsepower: 285 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7, 17 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
2500 5dr Crew Cab 130" WB $6,998 - $10,227*
Horsepower: 340 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
2500 5dr Crew Cab 130" WB 4WD $6,998 - $10,227*
Horsepower: 340 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 16 x 7 in. - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.32

47 Reviews

49% 34% 17% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

It's reliable, versatile and quite comfortable. Relatively low maintenance.

Comfortable, reliable vehicle. I like it for its functionality and versatility. This I don't like which seem to be common among similar recipes by the same manufacturer, daytime running lights one seems to keep burning out, and issues with the dual cabin climate control, it heats on only one side due to diverter door sticking

- Kenneth J

2003 Chevy avalanche truck.

Great for driving on the beach. Good on gas. Very roomy. My husband is tall and has plenty of leg space to sit comfortable for long periods of time. Seats 4 grown adults and a car seat with no problem. Drives nice, wish that the sound system were newer but what do you expect from a 2003? Otherwise it is a great truck.

- Kimberly W

Nice dependable full dive truck with a little extra to it.

It is very reliable and has plenty of power. Does not have major issues and it gets ok gas mileage for a v8. I love the fact that it has power seats and a functioning sunroof. The heated seats come to good use. It has plenty of room in the cab for passengers with plenty of cup holders. I simply love the truck.

- Joshua B

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,646 - $8,443
$5,646 - $8,443

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 hp
285 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI (285 HP [212.6 kW] @ 5200 rpm 325 lb.
VORTEC 5300 V8 SFI
Vortec 5300 V8 SFI (285 HP [212.6 kW] @ 5200 rpm 325 lb.
VORTEC 5300 V8 SFI
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.7 in.
40.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.9 in.
38.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.6 in.
38.6 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
41.0 Min cu. ft.
41.0 Min cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 6
5 - 6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Standard
Standard

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/70R17
P265/70R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
130 in.
130 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43.3 ft.
43.3 ft.

Width

Width
79.8 in.
79.8 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 hp
285 hp

Torque

Torque
325 ft. lbs.
325 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
600 .lbs
600 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
31 gal.
31 gal.

Combined

Combined
16 mpg
15 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
18 mpg
17 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Overdrive

Overdrive
Standard
Standard
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Standard
Standard

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional
Not Available

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall

  • Front

  • Side

  • Rollover

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
Not Available

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Available

*JD Power Circle Ratings