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Chevrolet Avalanche LS AWD

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS AWD

4-door 6-seater pickup truck, 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5300 cm3 / 323.4 cu in / 323.4 cu in, 231.0 kW / 309.8 hp / 309.8 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 454.3 N·m / 335.0 lb·ft / 335.0 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 18.1 l/100km / 15.6 mpg-UK / 13.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelAvalanche LS AWDIssued until
SerieAvalancheNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typepickup truckNumber of seats6
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)400 l / 14.13 cu ft / 14.13 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5630 mm / 221.7 in / 221.7 inTotal (curb) weight1261 kg / 2780 lb / 2780 lb
Width2020 mm / 79.5 in / 79.5 inDry weight
Height1950 mm / 76.8 in / 76.8 inLoad capacity1371 kg / 3023 lb / 3023 lb
Wheelbase3310 mm / 130.3 in / 130.3 inGross (max.) weight2632 kg / 5803 lb / 5803 lb
Track frontTowing weight3629 kg / 8001 lb / 8001 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity117 l / 25.7 UK gal / 30.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.35 m2 / 36.0 sq ft / 36.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement5300 cm3 / 323.4 cu in / 323.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power231.0 kW / 309.8 hp / 309.8 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque454.3 N·m / 335.0 lb·ft / 335.0 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)92.4 kW / 123.9 hp / 123.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output43.6 kW/l / 0.958 bhp/cu in / 0.958 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.7 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio249.0 kW/ton / 188.7 bhp/ton / 188.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)21.4 l/100km / 13.2 mpg-UK / 11.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)15.7 l/100km / 18.0 mpg-UK / 15.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)18.1 l/100km / 15.6 mpg-UK / 13.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range646 km / 402 mi / 402 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle14.0 m / 45.9 ft / 45.9 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front265/70-R17Tyres rear265/70-R17
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Avalanche LS AWD

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