1997 Toyota Avalon

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11 reviews
Available Price Range $163-$5,635 Trims2 Combined MPG 25 Seats 5-6

Our Take on the 1997 Toyota Avalon

Our Take


Our Expert Reviews

Ask a fan of English folklore what Avalon is, and the response could well be: the place where King Arthur is buried. Ask a car fan what Avalon is and the response will be: a car that's just as quiet. Because when Toyota implores you to "Feel The Tranquility" in their ad copy, they speak the truth. The overall driving experience of Toyota's Avalon XLS is: quiet. Start with the styl... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.8 out of 5

Based on 11 reviews

1997 avalon owner

by Avalon Lover! from on April 7, 2009

I own a 1997 toyota avalon & love it! drove it to colorado, michigan, louisiana, maine, hilton head, texas, runs well, protected me in an accident, helped my back pain b/c of the smooth ride

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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