The entry level Hybrid XLE starts at $37,420 and is well equipped with standard driver assisted safety and interior technology features. The base Avalon Hybrid rides on 17-inch alloy wheels, includes LED headlights and taillights, dual-zone automatic climate control, eight-way heated front seats, a smart key system with push-button start, and four drive mode switches (EV, Eco, Normal, and Sport). A nine-inch infotainment system is paired to an eight-speaker audio system that includes five USB ports (three up front and two in the rear), along with App Suite and Apple CarPlay integration. Standard safety features include blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. There are eight exterior color choices and three interior Softex® color patterns to select.
There are three package options offered with the XLE. The JBL Audio Upgrade ($680) brings a 14-speaker JBL audio system that includes Entune 3.0. The Moonroof Package ($1,000) adds a power tilt/slide moonroof, a sliding sunshade, and wireless smartphone charging. The Moonroof Package with options ($1,680) combines the features of the two other equipment packages.