Toyota Avalon

2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on February 9, 2016


CARS.COM – Toyota's full-size Avalon was updated for 2016 with minor exterior styling tweaks and more standard equipment. For this Car Seat Check, we tested the Avalon Hybrid with leather seats. It offers the same amount of rear legroom as… Read More

2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on February 9, 2016

CARS.COM – Toyota's full-size Avalon was updated for 2016 with minor exterior styling tweaks and more standard equipment. For this Car Seat Check, we tested the Avalon Hybrid with leather seats. It offers the same amount of rear legroom as… Read More

Should You Buy a Loaded Toyota Avalon Hybrid or Base Lexus ES 300h?

By Joe Bruzek on February 1, 2016

CARS.COM — The Toyota Avalon is a borderline luxury car with its high-quality interior and luxury-like exterior styling. But isn't that what Toyota's luxury brand Lexus is for? The 2016 Lexus ES that's based on the Avalon is a legitimate… Read More

2012-13 Toyota Vehicles Seat Sensor Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on November 25, 2015

Vehicles affected by limited service campaign: 2013 Toyota Avalon 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid 2012 Toyota Camry 2013 Toyota Camry 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2012 Toyota Prius c 2013 Toyota Prius c 2012 Toyota Yaris 2013 Toyota… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid and Lexus ES 350, ES 300h

By Jennifer Geiger on November 10, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 31,000 model-year 2013-15 Toyota Avalon and Avalon Hybrid sedans as well as Lexus ES 350 and ES 300h sedans. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, the precollision system could activate unnecessarily and apply the brakes automatically. This… Read More

Study Reveals the Cars Owners Keep for 10 Years

By Matt Schmitz on October 16, 2015

Looking to buy a used car that, above all else, has been in the faithful, caring hands of just one owner for its entire lifespan? A new study points you to the makes and models most likely to fulfill this… Read More

Eight Cars and Trucks That Fit Three Car Seats Across

By Jennifer Newman on September 8, 2015

When Baby No. 3 comes along, parents are officially outnumbered. This is when many parents think about trading in their smaller car for a three-row SUV or a minivan. Before shopping for a large family vehicle, there are two-row cars… Read More

Has Toyota's Styling Gone Too Far?

By Aaron Bragman on March 2, 2015

  Hey Toyota, I'm very happy for you and Imma let you finish, but we need to talk about where the styling is going on some of your mainstream models. Perhaps it all started with the updated Camry, with its… Read More

2016 Toyota Avalon Video

By Jennifer Geiger on February 16, 2015

Toyota updated its full-size sedan for 2016. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says the 2016 Toyota Avalon got a grille that brings it in line with the updated Camry in terms of styling. Minor interior changes inside round out the car's… Read More

How New Is the New 2016 Toyota Avalon?

By Aaron Bragman on February 13, 2015

Toyota shoppers looking for something a bit bigger and more upscale than the Camry have the Avalon sedan as their premium midsize sedan option, and for 2016 the brand has updated its flagship with some mild changes to keep buyers… Read More

2016 Toyota Avalon: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on February 11, 2015

Competes with: Ford Taurus, Kia Cadenza, Hyundai Azera, Chevrolet Impala Looks like: Toyota turned the grille from a smile to a frown Drivetrain: 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 or 156-hp, 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder hybrid, six-speed automatic transmission or two-speed CVT (hybrid), front-wheel… Read More