2nd Generation (2007—2013) Avalanche Problems

Avalanche owners with a 2007—2013 model year have the most problems with the engine (40%), interior (32%), and the body (4%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Excessive Oil Consumption 92 complaints at an average of 72,135 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche.
  2. Cracked Dashboard 60 complaints at an average of 165,258 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche.
  3. Engine Failure 12 complaints at an average of 128,937 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche.

What Avalanche Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2013 15 1 944 4.58
2012 7 1 942 1.96
2011 12 3 930 6.92
2010 21 1 908 5.39
2009 21 2 857 6.88
2008 61 2 841 18.11
2007 210 3 852 38.24

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