2013 Toyota Avalon

I’m Lauren Fix, The Car Coach. The 2013 Toyota Avalon is a full-size vehicle that offers spaciousness, plenty of luxury features, and is completely redesigned both inside and out. Let’s take a closer look.

Model — 2013 Toyota Avalon

MPG — 21 City / 31 Hwy
Engine — 3.5-liter V6 generates 268 hp
Price — Starts at $31,340

We test-drove the 2013 Toyota Avalon and liked the new dynamic design. Safety features include Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, that automatically adjusts vehicle speed to help maintain a preset following distance between you and the vehicle directly in front of you; backup camera, blind-spot monitor; and Safety Connect to name a few.

The 2013 Toyota Avalon is offered in four trim levels: XLE, XLE Premium, XLE Touring and Limited. The XLE comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, full power accessories, cruise control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, leather upholstery, an eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar support, a four-way power front passenger seat and heated front seats. Electronic features include keyless ignition/entry, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 6.1-inch central touchscreen display and an eight-speaker audio system with a CD player, auxiliary audio jack and an USB/iPod interface.

Inside, the Avalon’s standard leather-trimmed seats and soft-touch materials are a nice improvement. The Avalon Limited offers standard power-adjustable, premium perforated leather-trimmed heated and ventilated front seats, and premium leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift lever.

The engine is smooth and powerful and will provide plenty of acceleration to please most drivers.

Competes with many cars including:

• KIA Cadenza
• Hyundai Genesis
• Ford Fusion
• Chrysler 300
• Buick Lacrosse

The 2013 Toyota Avalon is fully redesigned with a dynamic new look, roomy seating in the front and rear, a large trunk, and generous interior storage.

Remember, when shopping for a new car, test drive as many vehicles as you can in that class before making your final decision and for more information, go to our website at twcnews.com. I’m Lauren Fix, The Car Coach.

Learn more at www.toyota.com.

Courtesy of Time Warner Cable News
Aired: 1/02/2014

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