2003 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner Reviews & Problems

Reviews For 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche

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My green machine: has room and power, and functionality.

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I love that it is a truck, but the gas mileage stinks. It is a 2003 Chevrolet avalanche. It is my first truck. The performance is good, but I wish the Chevrolet brand had a better gas mileage. It is a reliable truck and will never get rid of it. The avalanche has a corvette engine, which is cool. I guest I rather be in truck than a small, low to the ground vehicle.

Sheila C
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My trucks back seat can fold down like an SUV.

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My vehicle functions well overall, but once in awhile it breaks down from certain engine problems and sometimes the backlight falls out. Also as a handyman I like space in my truck and the little compartments in the back and the sides make it so I cannot fit an small sized truck toolbox in the back or a lumber rack on the top which is very disappointing.

Cecilia D
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Big red. It is always gotten us from point A to point B.

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I love my truck. We call him big red. We've had since my daughter was born in 2011 and wouldn't trade him for the world. Seats are the best, almost like a recliner. And 4 wheel drive is a plus for this truck. Many beach trips and some off-road attempts. Never had any major problems out if it. Normal maintenances. But overall a great truck!

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

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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
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2003 Chevy avalanche truck.

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

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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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Chevy avalanche his the most luxurious truck ever!

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The Chevy avalanche is a great vehicle! This truck is completely reliable, it drives like a luxury car. Converts to hold any size cargo. Traveling is easy with the huge cargo bed, side storage panels that hold a lot, can be used as a cooler and lock, and the roomy cab that hold six people comfortably.

Mia G
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Good on gas considering it is a beast.

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I love my truck, drives great, went to Huntsville Alabama 70$ -100 mph drove like a dream, sits up so you can look down on others, turns on a dime, I call it the beast, the radio is awesome, big enough back seat for me to sleep comfortably, I love the get up and go it has, and my son loves it too.

Sharon T
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2003 Chevrolet avalanche great for hauling and towing things.

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It is a very good truck for hauling and towing things, it is very powerful, it is comfortable but it takes a lot of gas, my husband tows a utility trailer and a 21 ft travel trailer with it and also hauls things in the bed of the pickup, it is more of a work truck than a passenger vehicle though.

Tamara J
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Chevy avalanche good vehicle.

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The Chevy avalanche that I own I bought used. The previous owner said that the engine would need replacing. Well I have been driving it for almost 3 years and it is still a reliable vehicle every day. Very good vehicle. Highly recommend. Only drawback for me is the cost of fuel.

Jane J
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Good vehicle for everyone.

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The wires in both the gauge cluster and passenger tail light shorts out often. It came with coves for the bed. Aux works great. Automatic headlights. Bench front seat. Seats six people. All with seatbelts. After repairs were made it is very reliable. Never breaks down.

Avery P
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Really good truck. I love it!

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It is a really good truck. I would recommend it to anyone who wants space and dependability in a vehicle. It has been really good to me so far. I feel comfortable behind the wheel and love the size of it. Mine is quite beefy with a custom exhaust that makes it louder.

April D
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Compact enough to find parking in a busy city, but large enough to haul what you need.

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I like that I have the option to lay down the back seat and have a full size bed, but still compact enough to park in a busy city. The ride is very smooth and comfortable. Large enough for the whole family, but still gets good gas mileage.

Timothy G
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It is dependable as well as versatile. It is also a comfortable vehicle to drive.

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I like the versatility of my vehicle, and it is dependability. Also it has required mostly, basic wear and tear maintenance. There's not much about it that I do not like. However there's been a few issues that are costly repairs.

Kenneth J
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Reliable. Good highway mileage.

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Very reliable truck as long as you keep up with general maintenance. I enjoy the spacious inside. Drives very smooth. Even when the truck hits 100, 000 miles. I have not experienced any major problems. I would buy again.

Jennifer W
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It's dependable in any weather condition. From ice to rain, it gets me where i need go.

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I love this truck! I live where we get all kinds of weather conditions. I have had tires that needed to be changed and STILL made it through snow drifts. Plus It's a very comfortable ride.

sharon h
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The most important thing is its reliability. As a vehicle it can do many things and is helpful if you have a family, and do lot of driving as it is comfy.

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The vehicle is very dependable overall. It is not the greatest in any one thing however as a family vehicle it is great. It has not had many problems until it was at least 8 years old.

Fredy G
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It is a spacious vehicle, but it is always having mechanical problems.

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It is not the best vehicle I have ever owned. It seems like every time I turn around, something else has to be fixed on it. I am constantly sinking money into this truck for repairs.

Heather F
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The most important thing about my vehicle that others should know is that with this vehicle you get the best of both SUVs and trucks.

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I love my truck. The sound system is good. I can haul anything when needed. It has a comfortable ride. Only dislike is that it is getting older, so repairs are becoming more costly.

Phil N
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It's a great value for families and gets better gas mileage than you would think for a truck.

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I have a white chevy avalanche. I like the size of the truck bed, the heated seats, the overall size, and the way it drives. The only thing I dislike is that I'd love a newer model.

Dina J
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It is too expensive, but seems to be a good vehicle.

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There really are not any complaints. My boyfriend bought it used about a year or two ago. He was in a wreck last December and it is damaged so he has not driven it lately.

Selena M
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It was the most versatile vehicle made. It is too bad they don't make it anymore.

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It is one of the most versatile vehicles ever made. It's a SUV when you need one or a truck when you need one. The only thing bad is the gas mileage.

Dan H
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It is relatively good on gas.

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It is getting old, and is starting to break down. The starter has major problems and it is a gas guzzler. It is not going to last much longer.

Elizabeth T
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I take care of my truck and I love it. It helps me with my hobby.

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My truck is roomy. My truck is versatile. My truck gets poor gas mileage. My truck has over 200K miles on it. My truck is dependable.

Terri J
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This model is not made any more.

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I like the bed cover, pass through, stability, room, 4 wheel drive, sunroof, heated seats, fold down rear seats, removable rear window.

Marie Z
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My favorite vehicle 03 Avalanche

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The avalanche is a great vehicle. Comfortable, dependable, rugged, 4x4 Mine came with dual DVD players in the head rest for the kids

Kristina W
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It is one of the safest cars on the market. A+ safety.

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The drive of this vehicle is amazing. There is plenty of room for a family to sit in this car. Reliably gets from point A to point B.

Tyler H
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That it has been a very reliable family and work vehicle.

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Has been a very dependable vehicle. The outside appearance still looks new, but the interior is outdated compared to newer trucks.

Justin G
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It gets around well in all weather

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I like the versatility of the removable rear window for more hauling room. It is a gas guzzler and difficult to change the oil.

Steve H
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It's a very beautiful car and should be your first decision

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I receive the vehicle when my handed to me it was really amazing for my first. I really excited to know its drives very well.

Jonathan D
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low maintenance luxury drive truely an enjoyment for long trips

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drives like a Cadillac never have had a problem with it other than normal maintenance it's perfect for hauling 4x8 size wood

glenn a
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It's great for long trips, and has a lot of storage space

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It's a great vehicle, and is perfect for long road trips. But the fact that it's a large truck can be difficult to maneuver.

Abbie W
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Great mileage. Also goes up to 300, 000 miles.

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Very comfortable and smooth ride, especially for the age. Only problem is body rust by wheels which can mess with shocks.

Hope S
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Comfort and adaptable last very kind with very little upkeep.

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This vehicle drives like truck but rides like a cadillac. One of the most durable and dependable vehicles I have owned.

Michael K
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It is a good truck and I have had it for awhile.

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I like it because it is a truck. It is a big truck not one of the small ones. I sit up high and look down at the cars.

Riley M
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Great gas miles for getting a truck, drives very smooth

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I love my Chevy Avalanche it's great four Mountain Adventures and traveling very spacious! I highly recommend one!

Lauren M
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It gets me where I need to go in comfort, secures any small truckloads with It's standard equipped hard tonneau package.

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Love the body style & 4 wheel drive capability. Easy to maintain. I hate the cost of repair parts. No complaints

Darrell M
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Pretty economic not problematic at all

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It's economic and I haven't had problems at all just the regular ones like oil change and the stereo sometimes

Ana P
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My car is very reliable and has not let me down yet. It has good mileage compared to my other cars.

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This car comes equipped with a t.v. for the kids, saves gas, and has enough room for the whole family.

Nidia J
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We love our Avalanche. It is a great family truck, plenty of room in the back for our son and his car seat, and any passenger for leg room. It is great for hauling things in the bed or with a trailer. The back window and seat fold down to make the bed longer too! We use it a lot for our business to haul wood and furniture. We got lucky and the person before us took great care of it, there is only one small area that has rust on it, and it had low miles for how old it is.

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Great pick up truck, we use it frequently for hauling wood with or without the back wall folded down.

Jessica S
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It runs great, has plenty room and looks good too.

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I like the way it looks. The back being covered is very helpful. Room for whole family.

Vicki D
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400,000 miles and going strong.

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Very comfortable ride. Well built, except for the running gear. Has held up well.

j L
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I like that it is a Chevrolet. I like that it is a truck and an SUV. I don't like that it is rusting at the bottom

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The most important thing is that my Avalanche has never left me stranded.

Gina H
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the space of the truck and the interior inside is nice and comfortable

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it's a okay truck it has a lot of space and has a decent speed to it.

Josh M
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It's just a reliable vehicle. I bought it and haven't had a major breakdown on it. Traded my Dodge Charger for it and got a great deal

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It will take you where ever you need through rain, sleet or snow

chantoun j
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It has a name and has its own personality which is pretty funny.

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I love my car. It is old. But it is super cute and clean.

Katie A
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It's tough and comfortable and gets me where i need to go

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I like the space in it and the ability to haul things.

Robin P
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