Absolutely fantastic vehicle. Room for family and friends n comfort and luxury, especially with the DVD system. Loads of room for all your stuff to go with you without the confines of an SUVs cargo space limitations. Very practical truck for pleasure, work or whatever. Excellent fuel economy, even with well over 200k KM on the odometer, still seeing almost 800km per tank mixed city/highway driving. Very reliable and easy to service engine and mechanicals. Feels like driving a big couch. Fantastic seats for long highway drives, soaks up the bumps and cruises along effortlessly. In my opinion it rides better than most pick up trucks because of the unibody construction being more rigid than having a seperate cab and bed. It's like a Silverado, but more practical. It's a wonder GM stopped making these trucks. They are just fantastic and would highly recommend an Avalanche be on your shopping list when looking for a crew cab pick up. You won't regret it.