2009 Chevrolet Avalanche Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$11,721 - $46,700
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
310-366
Seats
5-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$11,721 - $46,700
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14 City / 19 HWY
Horsepower
310-366
Seats
5-6

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

You'll Like The 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche If...

If you regularly pull a boat or trailer and also need the cargo capabilities of a pickup truck, along with abundant passenger space and comfort, remember that a properly-equipped Avalanche can tow up to 8,000 pounds. With its versatile Midgate configuration, the 2009 Avalanche can be set up to carry long loads (including four-by-eight-foot plywood sheets) or, with rear seatbacks raised, to hold a full complement of passengers.

Chevrolet Avalanche Models & Trims

LS $11,721 - $15,384*
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 20 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
LT w/1LT $11,721 - $15,384*
Horsepower: 310 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 20 x 8.5 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
LT w/2LT $13,584 - $17,439*
Horsepower: 310 hp - 366 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating:
Standard Wheels: 17 x 7.5, 20 x 8.5 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
LTZ $43,650 - $46,700*
Horsepower: 310 hp - 366 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: Leather
Standard Wheels: 20 x 8.5 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

4.6

15 Reviews

67% 27% 7% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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

Chevrolet Avalanche, The Truck That Can Haul It All!

We LOVE our Avalanche. The main selling point for our family is the three plates that cover the back bed of the truck. Great for rainy days when carrying grocery and shopping bags. Or longer items and then we can fold down the back seat to extend the bed. And roomy to seat our family of five.

- Becky C

All leather avalanche with plenty of extras like heated seats.

Reliable, comfortable, gas pedals move up, heated leather seats, electric seats and windows, sunroof, family friendly, pretty, sturdy, durable, not bad on gas, black outside, black leather interior, back up camera, great highway mileage, comfortable, cozy, all around a great vehicle.

- Dee M

It's just a most cool looking versatile truck. And it's a CHEVROLET Avalanche.

I like that my front row is capable of seating 3. I love the fact that I can haul things in the back and have it covered. Plus the fact that the back row of seats lie flat for even longer pieces. And you can use the sliding back cover plates to help hold up taller objects.

- Rebecca C

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Front Drivers side wheel at profile.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$11,721 - $15,384
$11,721 - $15,384

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
310 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI
Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI FlexFuel
Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI
Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI FlexFuel
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

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
Not Available
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
41.1 in.
41.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.1 in.
39.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
45.5 cu. ft.
45.5 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
6
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/70R17
P275/55R20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
130 in.
130 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43 ft.
43 ft.

Width

Width
79.1 in.
79.1 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 hp
310 hp

Torque

Torque
335 ft. lbs.
335 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
750 .lbs
750 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
31 gal.
31 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 mpg
17 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
14 mpg

Highway

Highway
20 mpg
20 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

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

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

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
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings