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About The Toyota Avalon


The Toyota Avalon sedan has been on the market since 1995, with the most recent fifth-generation model arriving for model year 2019. The redesigned sedan replaces the fourth-generation Avalon, which was in showrooms from 2013 to 2018.

The latest generation of Toyota's largest four-door passenger car sports a striking new design with sharp, angular headlights and a large grille, but both generations give buyers a choice between a robust 3.5L V6 engine or a 2.5L four-cylinder hybrid. If you are in the market for a sedan with an impressive mix of power (especially when choosing the 301-horsepower V6 in the fifth-generation models), as well as stand-out style, the Toyota Avalon should be on your short list!

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Toyota Avalon Trim Configurations

Fourth-Generation (2013-2018) Toyota Avalon Trim Levels

XLE - The base Avalon comes standard with a 3.5L V6 putting out 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. Despite being the base model, the XLE comes standard with great features such as automatic headlights, heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera (2014 models and up), leather upholstery, an eight-speaker audio system, and heated front seats.  

XLE Plus - Specific to the 2017 model year, the Plus was quite similar to the XLE, but added standard features such as an electrochromatic rearview mirror, and universal remote transmitter to operate garage doors, etc. 

XLE Premium - The Premium version of the XLE gives buyers upgraded keyless ignition and entry functionality, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a rearview camera all as standard.

XLE Touring - The Touring model of the Avalon added 18-inch wheels and fog lights to the exterior and an upgraded leather upholstery, 10-way power driver seat, eight-way power front passenger seat, heated rear seats, a navigation system, and Toyota's Entune® smartphone integration complete with nine-speaker audio system on the interior. Models 2015 and newer have a standard blind spot monitoring system.  

XLE Touring SE - New for the 2015 model year, the Touring SE was only available in "Attitude Black," and came standard with HID headlights, dark blue interior trim and stitching, and 18-inch black-painted wheels. 

Touring - The Touring model added exterior features such as LED headlight, a chrome grille with piano-black insert, and cool 18-inch dark gray wheels. On the inside there’s a premium leather-trimmed wheel and a black wood grain interior trim with smoked-chrome accents.

Limited - Find the Avalon Limited and you'll have one of the top models in the lineup in your driveway. The Limited added xenon headlights, auto-dimming side mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, tri-zone automatic climate control, ambient lighting (2014 and up) ventilated front seats, a rear power sunshade, a seven-inch touchscreen display, and an 11-speaker JBL® premium sound system.

Fifth-Generation (2019) Toyota Avalon Trim Levels

XLE - The base model of the 2019 Toyota Avalon lineup features a larger 3.5L V6 than the previous generation Avalon with 301 horsepower, and 267 lb-ft of torque. It still comes loaded with standard equipment like heated front seats, a large nine-inch touchscreen, 60/40 split folding rear seats, and Toyota’s suite of driver-assist features.

Hybrid XLE - Similar in specification to the XLE, the 2019 hybrid version utilizes a 2.5L four-cylinder hybrid engine that produces 176 horsepower and 163 lb-ft of torque, and gets an EPA estimated 43 MPG on the highway and 44 MPG around town. 1

XSE - The sporty XSE Avalon adds a nice dose of attitude with 19-inch black alloy wheels, piano black interior trim with real aluminum accents, a power moonroof, as well as paddle shifters and sport-tuned suspension!

Hybrid XSE - The Hybrid model of the XSE has the same sporty appearance, but with a hybrid synergy drive engine. Choose from EV, ECO, and Sport modes depending on your mood.

Touring - The Avalon Touring model delivers LED headlights and piano black accents on the outside and a JBL sound system on the inside. The Touring trim also features active noise cancellation for a quiet ride as well as an adaptive variable suspension setup to ensure an even higher level of comfort.

Limited - The luxurious Avalon Limited model also features LED headlights as well as premium heated & ventilated leather seating, real wood accents, and a premium 14-speaker sound system.

Hybrid Limited - The top-of-the-line Hybrid Limited features the same features as the Limited, but with the 2.4L hybrid engine.

1 Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates when vehicles sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See for details.

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Q: Is the Toyota Avalon bigger than the Camry?

A: Yes. The most recent generation Avalon is larger than the latest generation Camry, in almost every measurable way. The Avalon has a longer wheelbase (113 inches vs. 111.2 inches) and is wider (72.8 inches vs. 72.4 inches) and longer overall (195.9 inches vs. 192.7 inches). The Camry is slightly taller by about half an inch, but the Avalon has a larger amount of space for rear passengers legroom (by two inches), and features a larger trunk (by one cubic foot).

Q: Does the Toyota Avalon have AWD?

A: No. Toyota offers many of its vehicles with an all-wheel drive option, but the Avalon is not currently one of them.

Q: Is there a Lexus luxury equivalent of the Toyota Avalon?

A: Yes, the Avalon rides on Toyota's new Global Architecture platform and shares its 113-inch wheelbase with the 2019 model year Lexus ES. The previous Avalon generation also shared a platform with the sixth generation (2013–2018) Lexus ES.

Reliability Research


RepairPal gave the Toyota Avalon an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks the Toyota Avalon 1st out of 14 among Fullsize Cars.

  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Toyota Avalon is $358, compared to an average of $453 for Fullsize Cars and $556 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Toyota Avalon owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.7 times per year, compared to an average of 0.8 times for Fullsize Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicle models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 8% for the Toyota Avalon, compared to an average of 11% for Fullsize Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features.

*RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more.


Reviews for Toyota Avalon

Overall Rating

4.6 out of 5 (128 reviews)

Wonderful car for the price

I wanted a sedan with a sporty look, but also with sufficient interior space for 4-5 adults. I was also looking at an Accura TL, but that vehicle is everywhere. The redesigned Avalon looks unique and is not everywhere. It has all the "bells and whistles " - some of which I didn't even know existed. For example, the windshield wiper turns on when there is water on the windshield. Toyota has thought about all the little details. The Avalon gets great gas mileage, has a great repair record, drives smooth, and has incredible acceleration. GREAT VEHICLE!


  • Interior Space: Look at it - it's a first class ride
  • Reliability: Toyota has built that reputation deservedly by designing cars that last a long time.
  • Ride and Handling: It handles like a sports car.

- John Hauber, 2013 Toyota Avalon

The Avalon Limited Hybrid pushes all the right buttons.

It's a full size car with plenty of room for 5 adults and plenty of trunk space even though I have a battery pack in the trunk since my car is a Hybrid. It's now getting 37mpg!!! It's a dream to drive, quiet, and responsive. For such a large car it handles extremely well, easily getting in and out of tight spaces. Fully loaded with technology I savef about $6,000 compared to the Lexus ES 300h and I still have all identical technology.


  • Ride and Handling: It's quiet and absorbs all the road noises and bumps.
  • Technology and Entertainment: I especially like the blind spot alert system.
  • Fuel Economy: 37 mpg.

- Joe Ridky, 2014 Toyota Avalon

Great car low mileage, good trade-in

Great car low mileage, good trade-in our previous Avalon needed some costly repairs so I immediately went on CarMax and found this low mileage Avalon in Kenosha. I mediately called and told him to hold the car for me, drove up there test drove it and bought it on the spot. It’s got some great features that we didn’t have in our previously Avalon. My only complaint is there is more wind noise in the highway than my previous Avalon


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- Woodman Malz, 2015 Toyota Avalon

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