Guess what folks! One of the best full-size sedans will once again be one the market. We are talking of the mildly redesigned 2017 Toyota Avalon. With its time-tested solid performance, comfort, and overall quality, it is without a doubt it will be a favorite for many. Read the review and find out more about the release date, price, specs and more details!
Other worthwhile features include laudable fuel economy ratings, spacious front and rear seating, a hush and upscale interior, and a voluptuous trunk. Below is a comprehensive review that will bring you up to speed with the latest developments pertaining the newest Avalon.
Nowadays it is a known fact that automakers have a standard criteria for abuilding a sedan which includes a controlled ride, creature comforts, a spacious cabin, and serene ride quality. And these expectations are ostensibly embedded on the minds of the designers and engineers if the newest model is anything to by.
There is plenty to like inside and out of the Avalon ranging from the spacious and ambient cabin, to the supremely comfortable seats that offer a memorable driving experience regardless of the distance travelled. In between, you’ll also notice the conspicuous soft-touch plastic and Lexus-like wood trim. Wind-and road noise is literally unheard of.
The latest technology features includes a four-zone climate control, heated front and rear ventilated seats, and an electronic aft sunshade. These features notwithstanding, there list of competitors worth considering is relatively few. They include the 2017 Chrysler 300, the 2017 Nissan Maxima, the 2017 Chevy Impala, 2017 Hyundai Azera, and the 2017 Kia Cadenza.
Trims Available – Toyota Avalon
Five trims are available for the 2017 Toyota Avalon: XLE Plus, Touring, XLE Premium, the Limited trim, and the base XLE. The Hybrid is covered under a different review.
Interior Colors & Exterior Pictures – 2017 Toyota Avalon
The XLE’s list of standard accessories and features includes adaptive cruise control, power front four-way passenger seat, automatic dual-zone climate control, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, voice controls, a rearview camera, keyless entry and ignition, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather upholstery, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, a 7″ touchscreen interface, a premium 8-speaker sound system, an auxiliary audio jack, USB port, a CD player, and Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users.
Steeping up to the XLE trim gets you additional functionality to the sunroof, keyless entry, and rearview auto-dimming mirror.
Upgrading to the Premium version of the XLE, you get a blind-spot monitoring, a nine-speaker audio system, memory driver settings, a navigation system, Qi wireless charging, rear-cross traffic detection, and smartphone app integration.
The Touring gets a unique interior trim, LED taillights and headlights, 18″ wheels, and a sport-tuned suspension system.
The Limited trim gets you automatic wipers, a leather upgraded upholstery, xenon headlights, adjustable front passenger seat, an 11-speaker JBL audio system, a rear power sunshade, a power adjustable eight-way driver seat, automatic tri-zone climate control, and auto-dimming side mirrors.
A slew of safety features are available on the Toyota Safety Sense package. It bundles automatic high-beam headlight control, a lane warning departure system, adaptive cruise control, automatic pre-collision braking, and lane-keeping assist and warning system.
The driver and front passenger are afforded a plenty of lumbar support, comfortable seats, and side bolstering. Additionally, the cabin is littered with elegant, high-quality materials throughout. And unlike some of its rivals, its backseat offers plenty of space. The trunk also trails behind with its voluptuous 16 cubic feet.
Exterior colors to expect include Crème Brulee Mica, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, Midnight Black Metallic, Parisian Night Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic, Cosmic Gray Metallic, Sizzling Crimson Mica.
Engine Specifications – 2017 Toyota Avalon
Just as before, a 3.5L V6 engine will come under the hood of the 2017 Toyota Avalon. The power generated – 268 horsepower and 248 lbs. ft. of torque is then transferred to the FWD via the six-speed auto transmission system.
A time of 6.4 seconds is required to zoom past 60 mph with the XLE according to various online sources.
Wheelbase: 9 ft. 3 in. (111 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 3.3 in. (195.3 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 0.2 in. (72.2 in.
Passenger volume: 102-104 cu ft
Cargo volume: 16.0 cu.ft
Curb weight: 3461 lbs.
Top Speed: 129 mph
0-60: 6.4 sec
MPG: 21-40/31-39 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Cosmic Gray Mica, Blizzard Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic, Creme Brulee Mica, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Ooh La La Rouge Mica…
Towing Capacity: 1000 lbs.
Price & 2017 Toyota Avalon Release Date
Its release date should be expected in April 2017. When we come to the price, a window sticker bearing a base MSRP $32,650 is forthcoming. The 2017 Toyota Avalon Brochure isn’t available yet, but should be expected in the coming weeks.