New all-wheel-drive capability
Take the striking design of Avalon even further with the capability and performance of All-Wheel Drive. By sending up to 50% of the torque to the rear wheels, you'll not only find more grip, but also more confidence, on every road.
3.5L V6 engine
Feel a rush with every step on the pedal. The 3.5-liter V6 engine unleashes 301 hp while still maintaining efficiency with an impressive EPA-estimated rating of 32 hwy mpg. Equipped with the latest technology, like Variable Valve Timing-intelligent Wide (VVT-iW) and D-4S direct injection paired with a smooth Direct Shift 8-speed transmission, Avalon can deliver whenever you feel the urge.
Toyota Racing Development (TRD) applies its track-tuning expertise to Avalon for greater handling, thrilling performance and bold styling. It's time to crank up your commute and turn heads wherever you go.
Avalon features tangential vents on the sides of its front bumper, an available rear spoiler, an available rear diffuser and even underbody panels to help shave its coefficient of drag to 0.27, increase fuel efficiency and improve vehicle quietness.
Adaptive Variable Suspension
Avalon Touring's Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) provides virtually instantaneous damping adjustments to help maximize handling. This is furthered in Sport Mode with a higher range of damping force—for more stability on every road.
Found on Avalon Touring and available on XSE Nightshade Edition, Engine Sound Enhancement (ESE) bumps up the engine's voice through the vehicle's audio system. The Intake Sound Generator (ISG) and sport exhaust will also produce an aggressive note during acceleration.
Avalon XSE Nightshade Edition
The newest member of the Nightshade Edition family puts an emphasis on exterior style with black accents all around. Black-painted 19-in. wheels, window trim, door handles and shark-fin antenna let you bring more attitude to every commute.
Avalon Touring exterior
Standing out with a style of its own, Avalon Touring features gloss-black accents for a clean, modern look. From the sport mesh front grille all the way to the exhaust diffuser, the subtle details hint at its aggressive side.
Signature lighting with sequential turn signals
Intricately designed LED front headlights and rear taillights on Limited and Touring feature sequential turn signals that shine a light on Avalon's premium feel.
19-in. sport wheels
Take on corners in style. Avalon Touring's 3-D machined and gloss-black-finished 19-in. wheels have been manufactured with depth and precision to complement its distinctive design.
Quad exhaust tips
Beneath the rear bumper, a gloss-black rear diffuser sits between the dual exhausts, further adding to Avalon Touring's aggressive look.
Avalon Limited interior
Authentic materials and available Cognac leather-trimmed seat surfaces welcome you inside the refined interior. Even road noise has been suppressed, for a quieter cabin.
Graphite leather-trimmed interior
Highlighting Avalon's premium look and feel is its available Graphite leather-trimmed interior. Thoughtfully placed on the dash, center console and door inserts, the cool-gray-color leather adds warmth to its modern interior design.
Heated steering wheel
With the press of a button, Avalon's available heated steering wheel warms up to help you withstand the cold.
Real wood trim
Adding more warmth and luxury to Avalon Limited is real wood trim. Running across the dash and door panels, the wood accents highlight the quality that goes into this Toyota flagship vehicle.
Floating center stack
The large center instrument panel gives Avalon's interior a distinctive look. The 9-in. touchscreen display stands out and appears as if it were floating in front of the dash.
Real aluminum trim
The sporty look of Avalon Touring continues inside, where real aluminum is used to sweep across the dash.
Toyota Racing Development
At Toyota Racing Development (TRD), we've been helping performance enthusiasts extract more performance from their Toyotas since 1979, and we have no intention of slowing down. We've put Avalon through the paces to make sure it deserves the TRD badge.
TRD 19-in. alloy wheels with red-painted brake calipers
Unique looks that perform. Matte-black alloy wheels on Avalon TRD not only look good; they also reduce weight and enhance steering responsiveness. Large 12.9-in.-diameter front rotors and red-painted dual-piston front calipers give you impressive stopping power for every twist and turn.
Avalon TRD takes handling and striking design even further. TRD-tuned shocks help enhance body control, handling agility and steering precision. Thicker underbody braces increase torsional rigidity, and unique coil springs not only drop the vehicle .60 inches for a lower center of gravity, but they also enhance the aero kit for an unmistakable, menacing look.
TRD cat-back dual exhaust
Press the start button, hit the gas and enjoy the aggressive sound of Avalon TRD's cat-back dual exhaust. Specially tuned to reduce back pressure, this system helps optimize efficiency and power. Polished stainless steel TRD exhaust tips finish off its athletic look.
The amplified look of Avalon TRD will not go unnoticed. A new, available Ice Edge exterior color, a gloss-black front grille, aerodynamic TRD-tuned body kit with red pinstripes and rear spoiler are just some of Avalon TRD's unforgettable details.
It's performance you can see and feel. Settle into the comfort of Black/Red heated sport SofTex®-trimmed front seats with Ultrasuede® trim inserts, and bring Avalon TRD to life with the press of a button. Look around and let the subtle red accents, from the TRD embroidered headrests to the seatbelts and stitching on the steering wheel, inspire you to take it to the next level.
Available JBL® Premium Audio system
Experience the sound of luxury through Avalon's available JBL® audio system. With the system's 1200 watts, 14 speakers, 7.1-channel surround sound, and high-quality hardware, software and structural engineering, phenomenal sound is delivered to amp up every drive.
Bring along a familiar face. With Apple CarPlay® compatibility, you can use your compatible iPhone® with Avalon's audio multimedia system to get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, while staying focused on your commute. Screen depiction accurate at time of posting.
Remote Connect gives you amazing control of Avalon, all from your wrist. Through your compatible smartwatch, use touch or voice commands to locate your vehicle, lock or unlock the doors, or even start the vehicle.
By pairing your compatible Android™ phone with Avalon, you can access your Google Assistant™ get real-time traffic alerts, make and receive phone calls, listen to your favorite soundtrack or find a place to eat—all with just your voice. Screen depiction accurate at time of posting.
7-in. Multi-Information Display
Get all the vital info you need at a glance. Avalon's 7-in. Multi-Information Display within the instrument cluster is easy to use and can be customized to show you how much fuel you have left, check your current mpg, get turn-by-turn directions, and more—all on one display.
No wires? No worries. Avalon features available Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging. Simply place your Qi-compatible device underneath the center stack's nonslip surface to easily charge it up. For more convenience, four USB 2.0 ports let anyone find a connection from any seat.
Avalon Hybrid exterior
Avalon Hybrid is smarter and more rewarding, with a design that makes no compromise. Take your adventures even farther and create an undeniable presence wherever you go.
Avalon Hybrid interior
Authentic materials and available Cognac leather trim welcome you inside the refined interior. Even road noise has been suppressed, for a quieter cabin during every drive.
From its compact battery and lightweight power control unit to its manual-like Sequential Shiftmatic™ shifting and an EPA-estimated rating of 44 combined mpg, Avalon Hybrid's 2.5-liter Dynamic Force Engine delivers amplified fun.
Maximize fuel efficiency in ECO Mode or switch to EV Mode to run entirely on the electric motors, under certain conditions, to help reduce noise and emissions. You can even keep track of your ECO Score on the Multi-Information Display.
Standard Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P)
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) is designed to help detect a vehicle or a pedestrian in certain situations. Using both a camera and radar, PCS w/PD can provide an audio/visual alert to warn you of a possible collision under certain circumstances. If you don't react, the system is designed to automatically brake.
Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Intended for highway use, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) lets you drive at a preset speed. The system is designed to function between 0-110 mph and uses vehicle-to-vehicle distance control, helping maintain a preset distance from the vehicle ahead of you.
Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
By detecting visible white/yellow lane markings at speeds above 32 mph, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA) is designed to issue an audio/visual alert if an inadvertent lane departure is detected. If the driver does not take corrective action, the Steering Assist function is designed to provide gentle corrective steering.
Automatic High Beams
The Automatic High Beams (AHB) safety system is designed to help you see more clearly at night at speeds above 25 mph. The AHB system can detect the headlights of oncoming vehicles and taillights of preceding vehicles, then automatically toggles between high and low beams accordingly.
Bird's Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan
Avalon's available Bird's Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan uses front-, side- and rear-mounted cameras to display a composite view as seen from above.
Avalon AWD gives you more peace of mind for every drive. Its advanced system can sense slippage in the front wheels and can automatically send up to 50% of power to the rear wheels to give you more traction when needed.
Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Rear Cross-Traffic Braking
Avalon's available Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) warns you both audibly and visually when it detects nearby pedestrians or vehicles. Rear Cross-Traffic Braking (RCTB) is designed to reduce engine power and apply the brakes if necessary.
Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
The Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) is designed to warn you when a vehicle in the next lane enters Avalon's blind spot on either side of the vehicle. When you're in Reverse, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) helps detect vehicles approaching from either side, warning you with side mirror indicators and a warning tone. When equipped with the available Bird's Eye View Camera, visual alerts are also shown on the multimedia display.
When the unexpected occurs, Safety Connect® is ready to help. Drivers can be connected to our 24/7 response center at the touch of a button. In case of an accident or emergency, an agent can notify local emergency services to request dispatch to the vehicle's location. You also get 24/7 Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Locator to give you peace of mind that help is on the way, so you can be on yours. One-year trial included.
No cost maintenance plan and Roadside Assistance
Every new Toyota comes with ToyotaCare, a maintenance plan that covers normal factory scheduled service for 2 years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first, and 24-hour Roadside Assistance for 2 years, unlimited mileage.
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