Toyota
Avalon
1997
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1997 Toyota Avalon Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Toyota Avalon specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Toyota Avalon warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$23,608
Invoice *
$20,668
Engine
3.0L V-6 200 HP 214.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
20.9 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
31.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.0L V-6 200 HP 214.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
heavy duty
Battery
heavy duty
Axle Ratio
3.62
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent strut
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " steel
Front Tires
P205/65HR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel / full-size
Seating Capacity
5 / 6
Front Seat Type
bucket / 50-50 split-bench
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way / (6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way / (6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth w/carpet lower / leatherette w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Trim
leather
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc / single / 6-disc
Speakers
4 / 6 / 7
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid / window grid diversity / power retractable diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Electrically Heated Windshield
electrically heated glass windshield
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
190.2 "
Exterior Width
70.3 "
Exterior Height
56.7 "
Wheelbase
107 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
18.7 '
Curb Weight
3,263 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.31
Front Legroom
44.1 "
Rear Legroom
38.3 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
37.8 "
Front Hiproom
55.8 "
Rear Hiproom
57.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Passenger Volume
105 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.4 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote / dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Accessories Months/Miles
96/80,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Toyota Avalon safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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