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Vehicle Reviews:
2017 Toyota Avalon

The 2017 Toyota Avalon is a full-sized sedan that offers more than the popular Camry, while hovering just below the Lexus models. It fills a void for buyers looking for a great car, with great luxury, but who just don’t want stretch the budget any further than they must.

The Avalon has a nice style – straight forward, but still distinctive. It has refined performance features, and comes with one of the best safety platforms in the business.

Additions for 2017 are safety features, previously seen only in higher trims, now being standard on all Avalon models.


The Avalon comes with a powerful 3.5L V6 engine generating 268hp and 248lbs of torque. While a hybrid engine is not in the cards right now, the 2017 Avalon still produces a very respectable fuel economy rating. Independent suspension increases handling and ride comfort, and two drive modes, Normal and Sport, automatically adjust to different road conditions. Steering is aided with Electronic Power Steering, and in Sport mode, steering and throttling get quicker.

Specially designed diffuser panels underneath the Avalon reduce turbulence and increase handling and damper wind noise.


Sleek and sculpted, the Avalon exterior is powerful and refined. It possesses a bold grille with Toyota’s signature pronounced black fin fascia. Chrome accents provide a nice contrast in the body to make the Avalon standout. Dual exhaust adds a sport dimension to the ear of the Avalon, and available LED head and taillights, and available black wheels increase the powerful look of the Avalon.


The 2017 Toyota Avalon’s interior is unique and attractive. The instrument panel has wood trim accents and the control button area and touchscreen reach out to the driver and are angled forward for better sighting. Standard leather trim seats with French stitching and soft touch materials add luxury to the interior. The backseat area is spacious with rear flat door adjusting. Heated seats in the front and back are available. Toyota’s quiet cab engineering create a near soundless environment.


Toyota improves its safety platform even more on the 2017 Avalon. This year, Toyota Safety Sense™ is standard on a

ll Avalon models. Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and a Pre-Collison System are features of TSS. The Avalon has an industry best 10 advanced airbags with side curtain. Crumple zones and an energy absorbing steering wheel are added active safety features. Also, standard on the Avalon is the Star Safety System™ that includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology.


Audio Display and Back up camera are standard. The Multi-Information displays all the information in easy to view gauges with brightly lit symbols and numbers. The Available Entune™ is a hub of technology features. It has integrated Navigation and App Suits. And all can be accessed with Bluetooth® hands free communication.

Stop into a Toyota dealership today and explore the 2017 Toyota Avalon

The 2017 Toyota Avalon is a sedan that delivers buyers most of what they want in terms of luxury and performance. Stop into a Toyota dealership today and explore the 2017 Toyota Avalon.