Sitting behind the wheel of the Avalon reveals that comfort and convenience are top priorities. A six-speed automatic transmission comes standard, along with four-wheel ABS disc brakes, traction control, brake assist system, and stability control. Front, side and curtain airbags keep occupants safe, while leather seats, steering wheel audio controls, heated exterior mirrors, dual-zone climate control, power seats, rearview camera, and Bluetooth phone capability keep them comfortable. The nine-speaker audio system includes a six-disc CD changer and is mp3 and USB compatible. A touch screen navigation system is optional. All the comfort isn’t reserved for the front seats – even the rear seats recline in the Avalon (although they don’t fold down, which limits cargo capacity somewhat).
The 2012 Avalon is a car designed for comfort. With plentiful amenities and spacious seating, it’s the perfect for long-distance drives or daily commutes spent sitting in traffic. Toyota has announced a full redesign of the Avalon for 2013, with a more aggressive exterior, a number of new trim lines, and a hybrid variant. It will retain most of the safety features found on the 2012 Avalon, but will be slightly smaller.
The basic Avalon comes with so many standard features that there aren’t many options packages – just the navigation system, voice activated controls, heated seats and a rear spoiler. While the Avalon’s main attractions are luxury and comfort, it also has a reputation for reliability.
The Avalon Limited is very similar to the base model, adding xenon headlights, a power rear sunshade, keyless entry, heated seats, and an upgraded sound system (12 speakers instead of just nine). There is no difference in the power train, and both versions have identical horsepower and mileage ratings, although the Limited weighs slightly more.
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|Build & Price|
2013 Toyota Avalon$30,250 | 8,848 mi
2013 Toyota Avalon$31,988 | 14,622 mi
2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid$33,988 | 20,534 mi
2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid$36,987 | 7,959 mi
2012 Toyota Avalon$22,994 | 39,796 mi
2012 Toyota Avalon$24,981 | 40,285 mi
2012 Toyota Avalon$26,841 | 34,592 mi
2012 Toyota Avalon$28,999 | 34,688 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$20,988 | 34,531 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$21,495 | 52,766 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$24,590 | 45,292 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$24,795 | 36,410 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$24,988 | 34,162 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$25,995 | 34,799 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$25,999 | 22,038 mi
2011 Toyota Avalon$26,990 | 24,065 mi
2008 Toyota Avalon$14,974 | 70,658 mi
2007 Toyota Avalon$12,000 | 112,369 mi
2007 Toyota Avalon$12,590 | 105,639 mi
2007 Toyota Avalon$15,900 | 85,379 mi
2007 Toyota Avalon$17,995 | 64,848 mi
2007 Toyota Avalon$18,687 | 44,284 mi
2006 Toyota Avalon$16,500 | 37,890 mi
2006 Toyota Avalon$17,999 | 10,736 mi
2005 Toyota Avalon$11,890 | 104,550 mi
2005 Toyota Avalon$12,000 | 126,273 mi
2003 Toyota Avalon$11,451 | 88,441 mi
1999 Toyota Avalon$3,974 | 204,029 mi
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