Standard Features

As of November 7, 2003, all 2006 Chevrolet Avalanches come with these standard features:

1500 Series

  • 5.3 liter V-8 fuel injected 5300 Vortec engine that produces 295 horsepower
  • 4 speed automatic transmission
  • Cloth seating for 6 with 40/20/40 front bench and 60/40 rear folding bench seat
  • Six-way driver-side power seat
  • Fold-down center armrest with storage console and drink holders for both front and rear passengers (reduces seating capacity when used)
  • Driver and passenger front airbags
  • OnStar with one year subscription to the Safe & Sound Service
  • Dual zone manual climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Programmable power door locks with keyless entry
  • Power windows with driver's express down, driver lockout switch and retained accessory power 
    Deep tinted second row window
  • Speedometer, tachometer, voltmeter, oil pressure, engine temperature, fuel, trip odometer, engine hour meter, and driver information center with steering wheel controls
  • Illuminated entry including puddle lights, front and rear passenger map lights, visor vanity mirrors with lighting, dome lights, foot well lights, cargo box light on driver side, and top box storage light, driver side
  • PASSlock™ II content theft-deterrent system with remote controlled alarm and panic mode
    Three 12 volt power outlets mounted in-dash
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • AM/FM Stereo CD player with auto tone, RDS (Radio Data System), speed sensitive volume, six speakers, redundant steering wheel controls and retained accessory power
  • Removable non-slip black rubber bed mat
  • Rear step bumper
  • Three-piece removable rigid composite cargo cover with soft holder (can be deleted for a soft cover)
  • Removable PRO-TEC™ tailgate with drink holders
  • Top box storage compartments
  • Cargo tie downs
  • Rear window defogger
  • Fog lamps
  • Daytime running lights
  • Foldaway outside rearview electric, heated mirrors with passenger side convex mirror and integrated turn signals
  • Front tow/recovery hooks
  • Intermittent windshield wipers
  • Foldable midgate with removable rear window to convert the cargo area from a 5'3" bed to an 8'1" bed

2500 Series

Has all of the same features as the 1500 Series and includes:

  • 8.1 liter V-8 fuel injected 8100 Vortec engine that produces 330 horsepower
  • Transmission temperature gauge
  • Transmission oil cooler
  • Trailering package