2012 Toyota Avalon focused on convenience as well as Lexus-like quality. Most reviewers like the upscale interior, spacious cabin, comfortable seating for five adults, reclining backseat, enjoyable ride, and well visibility. Several lackluster includes pricey in its class, regular exterior styles, and adequate trunk space. Overall, most shoppers in the affordable large cars segment market tend to choose it who bring high safety scores, strong resale values, and also good reliability ratings. To be noted, there was no significant change refers to the predecessor, Avalon 2011 version. Know the two Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) models offered from the base Avalon and Limited for the upper trim level.
Itâ€™s powered by one powertrain: 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) V6 engine that produces 268 hp @ 6200 rpm & 248 lb-ft of torque @ 4700 rpm. The transmission is six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) & sequential shift mode. And has EPA mileage estimates at 19 city/28 highway mpg.
Get the highlight about exterior features from High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps with auto level control and auto on/off feature, wide-angle fog lamps, LED tail & stop lamps, color-keyed heated power auto-dimming outside mirrors with turn signal indicators & puddle lamps, chrome outside door handles, power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade, rain-sensing washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers, High Solar Energy-Absorbing (HSEA) glass, dual chrome-tipped exhaust, and 17″ split 6-spoke/dual 5-spoke alloy wheels.
Next talk about inside features in highlight, such as: dual zone automatic climate control with air filter & rear-seat vents, JBL SynthesisÂ® AM/FM 6-disc CD changer with MP3/WMA playback capability, 12 speakers including subwoofer, SiriusXM Satellite Radio capability (includes 3-month trial subscription to XM Select Package), auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPodÂ® connectivity, hands-free phone capability & music streaming via BluetoothÂ® wireless technology, voice-activated touch-screen DVD navigation system with integrated backup camera display, perforated leather-trimmed ventilated 8-way power-adjustable front seats with lumbar support & seatback pocket, heated front seats with variable heat setting, power driver’s seat cushion extension, driverâ€™s seat and outside mirrors with memory function & 8-way power passenger seat with power lumbar support, 60/40 split reclining rear seats with center armrest with cup holders & adjustable headrests, Smart Key System, power rear window sunshade, auto-dimming rearview mirror (with integrated backup camera display, compass & HomeLinkÂ® universal transceiver), two 12-Volt auxiliary power outlets, and wood-grain-style interior trim.
Pricing list can be found here in MSRP:
But, for more full info about Avalon 2012 and any Toyota automobiles you can get it at local Toyota dealer near your home.
In the class of affordable large cars, there are some rivals that versus Toyota Avalon 2012 competitively. Here are the lists: Ford Taurus, Hyundai Azera, Buick LaCrosse, Chrysler 300, Chevrolet Impala, and Dodge Charger. Youâ€™re able to compare it and find what you feel right for you and/or for your family.