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Here's how the 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche, 2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT, 2011 Chevrolet Suburban and the 2011 Chevrolet Colorado measure up.
2WD Crew Cab 130" LS
$35,460
Starting MSRP
$62,160
Starting MSRP
2WD 4dr 1500 LS
$41,335
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
$17,145
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 2-door
Seats
6 5 8 3
Engine

310.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

310.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

403.0-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

320.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
16 14 17 21
Size
221.3" length, 76.6" height 222.0" length, 74.5" height " length, 76.8" height 192.4" length, 67.6" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Titanium w / Dark Titanium Accents

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Cashmere

Cashmere

Ebony

Ebony w / Ebony Accents

Cashmere

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

Rear Door Type
- - Liftgate -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 18 x 8 in 17 x 7.5 in 16 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size
17 in 17 x -TBD- in 17 x -TBD- in Compact in
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 18 x 8 in 17 x 7.5 in 16 x 6 in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 145 160 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 N/A 600 590

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4400 417 @ 4300 335 @ 4000 190 @ 2800
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5200 403 @ 5700 320 @ 5400 185 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas 4-Cyl
Displacement
5.3L/325 6.2L/376 5.3L/323 2.9L/177

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 18 MPG 21 MPG 25 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 MPG 14 MPG 17 MPG 21 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 MPG 13 MPG 15 MPG 18 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
620.00 mi 558.00 mi 661.50 mi 475.00 mi
Cruising Range - City
434.00 mi 403.00 mi 472.50 mi 342.00 mi
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-link Coil springs 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Over Shock Coil springs Coil springs Coil Springs
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent Independent Independent
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Semi-floating Semi-Floating

Frame

Frame Type
Body on Ladder Ladder Ladder

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 x 1.18 in 13.0 x 1.2 in 13.0 x 1.2 in 11.2 x 1.6 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.5 x .78 in 13.6 x 0.8 in 13.6 x 0.8 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
31 gal 31 gal 31.5 gal 19 gal

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.0 ft 39.0 ft 43.0 ft 39.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
- N/A N/A -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17 P265/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/65R18 P265/70R17 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/65R18 P265/70R17 P215/70R16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
750 lbs 760 lbs 765 lbs 360 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A 7600 lbs N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
750 lbs 500 lbs 500 lbs 240 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 5000 lbs 5000 lbs 2400 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 7600 lbs 5100 lbs 2400 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - - -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - - -

Weight Information

As Spec'd Curb Weight
5476.00 lbs 5858.00 lbs 5607.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
2654 lbs 2834 lbs 2811 lbs 1478 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
2822 lbs 3024 lbs 2796 lbs 1888 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maximum Payload Capacity
1524.00 lbs 1342.00 lbs 1593.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
11000 lbs 14000 lbs 11,000 lbs 6000 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
7600.00 lbs 7900.00 lbs 7700.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight
5476.00 lbs 5858.00 lbs 5607.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
1524.00 lbs 1342.00 lbs 1593.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
7000.00 lbs 7200.00 lbs 7200.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs

Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room
65.2 in 65.3 in 65.2 in N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.1 in 79.1 in 79.1 in 67.6 in
Overhang, Front
38.8 in N/A N/A 33.9 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
22.5 in N/A 41.4 in 18.6 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
50.0 in N/A N/A 57.2 in
Wheelbase
130.0 in 130.0 in 130.0 in 111.3 in
Front Hip Room
64.4 in 60.5 in 60.3 in 53.3 in
Ground Clearance, Front
9.1 in N/A 10.5 in 7.7 in
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 39.1 in 39.5 in N/A
Front Shoulder Room
65.3 in 65.2 in 65.3 in 57.1 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
63.0 Min, 98.2 Max in 63.3 in - 72.8 in
Second Head Room
40.0 in 40.0 in 38.5 in N/A
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A 222.4 in N/A
Second Hip Room
62.3 in 62.3 in 61.8 in N/A
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
221.3 in 222.0 in - 192.4 in
Height, Overall
76.6 in 74.5 in 76.8 in 64.9 in
Tailgate Width
N/A N/A N/A 52.4 in
Cab to End of Frame
- N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
6 5 9 3
Front Head Room
41.1 in 41.1 in 41.1 in 39.3 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
9.1 in N/A 9.1 in 7.7 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
52.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Ground to Top of Load Floor
31.0 in 31.9 in 31.8 in 33.0 in
Front Leg Room
41.3 in 41.3 in 41.3 in 44.0 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.0 in N/A 49.1 in 42.6 in
Cargo Volume
45.5 ft³ 60.3 ft³ N/A 44.0 ft³
Third Head Room
- - 38.1 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- 108.9 ft³ N/A -
Third Shoulder Room
- - 64.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- - 35.6 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- - 69.6 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
- - 31.8 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
50.0 in N/A N/A -
Third Leg Room
- - 34.9 in -
Third Hip Room
- - 49.4 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- - 101.8 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- - 90.0 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- - 137.4 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- - 45.8 ft³ -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- - N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
- - N/A -

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