(4.6) 20 reviews
MSRP: $1,161$7,625
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 25
Engine: 210-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2001 Toyota Avalon

Our Take on the 2001 Toyota Avalon

Our Take

Toyota’s nearly full-size sedan was restyled and gained more interior room last year, but it stands pat this year. The front-drive Avalon is based on the Toyota Camry, and both are built at Toyota’s Georgetown, Ky., plant.Because the Avalon was styled and built in the United States, it... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

A "tranquil ride" is how Toyota describes the behavior of its luxury flagship, Avalon. And tranquil it is indeed, as well as quiet, roomy and very, very comfortable. Avalon is a near-luxury car that tries to lure customers from Buick and Mercury, rather than Mercedes or Volvo. The overall feeling is that of an American-style boulevard cruiser, soft and cushy. Avalon was revamped for 2... Read full review for the 2001 Toyota Avalon

Consumer Reviews


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One of the best auto's I have ever owned, bar none

by Woody from Barton, NY on May 22, 2008

My 2001 Toyota Avalon has been the best car I have ever owned considering all around comfort, ride and gas milage. I have maintained the car and had frequent oil changes and had the transmission fluid... Read Full Review

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.


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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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