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2012 Toyota Avalon

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2012 Toyota Avalon
Available in 2 styles:  2012 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan shown
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19 city / 28 hwy


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2012 Toyota Avalon 4.8 11
$ 13,131-24,091
August 30, 2011
Vehicle Overview

The full-size five-seat Avalon tops off Toyota's sedan lineup. It's powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 that works with a six-speed automatic transmission. Avalon competitors include the Ford Taurus, Buick LaCrosse and Hyundai Azera. It's available in two trim levels: base and up-level Limited.

New for 2012
There are no significant changes for the 2012 model year.

A wide grille connects the headlights, while the front bumper has a wide air dam. The side mirrors include turn-signal indicators. They fold in and, on the Avalon Limited, include puddle lamps. In back, the taillights feature LED light pipes. Exterior features include:

  • Standard 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Standard moonroof
  • Standard dual chrome exhaust tips
  • Optional high-intensity-discharge headlights

Front bucket seats and a rear bench provide seating for up to five people. The split rear backrest reclines, enhancing occupant comfort.

The base sedan is fairly well-equipped. It comes with leather upholstery, a nine-speaker CD stereo with iPod connectivity and dual-zone automatic air conditioning. Additional interior features include:

  • Standard tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Standard cruise control
  • Standard simulated wood trim
  • Optional heated and ventilated front seats
  • Optional push-button start
  • Optional touch-screen navigation system

Under the Hood
The Avalon is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 that drives the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission. Mechanical features include:

  • V-6 makes 268 horsepower
  • Four-wheel independent suspension

Standard safety features include:

  • Driver's knee airbag
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags for both rows
  • Antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system
  • Active front head restraints


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