The exterior of the car is very attractive and at a first glance it seems like a luxury car. The car features a sloping and sleek roofline, large doors for easy entry and exit, LED tail lights, narrow yet stylish headlamps, automatic headlights, standard 17 inch alloy wheels and the car is very low in height. All these things will make you a bit confuse about the car as it is not like the cars of Toyota and carries a unique body language and styling.
The Interior of the 2013 Toyota Avalon employs lots of interesting things for the buyers and gives a feel exactly like a luxury car. The car features a striking center stack with a large 6.1 inch touch screen and responsive touch controls, enhanced and pleasurable high quality materials, superior quality standard leather upholstery, good room for five adults, eight way power driver seat, four way power front passenger seat, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, eight speaker audio system with CD player, dual zone automatic climate control, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, full power accessories and cruise control. The 2013 Toyota Avalon comes in four different trim levels, the base XLE, XLE Premium, XLE Touring and Limited. As moving up to the trim levels, the list of interior standard features goes long with the addition of some higher quality and appealing features. Toyota offers an optional package, Tech Package for the buyers of the car.
Under The Hood
Under the hood, the 2013 Toyota Avalon employs a 3.5 liter V6 engine that produces 268 horsepower and 248 b ft of torque. The engine is mated with a six speed automatic transmission. The EPA estimated fuel economy is 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway and the car accelerates from 0-60 mph in 6.0 to 7.7 seconds. The steering wheel is accurate as well as the car offers a smart and responsive quick handling that make it easy to drive on crowded roads. All the controls of the car are highly responsive that are not very sensitive and not very slow.
The 2013 Toyota Avalon is equipped with a full dose of high tech safety features that makes it a secure car for the whole family. The standard safety features of the 2013 Toyota Avalon include antilock disc brakes, blind spot monitoring system and cross traffic alert (Touring and Limited trims only) front seat side, rear seat side and full length side curtain airbags, traction control, stability control and an optional pre collision warning system.
Pricing and Availability
The 2013 Toyota Avalon comes in a range of prices for different trim levels, the base model XLE is priced at a base price of $30,990, the XLE Premium at $33,195, the XLE Touring at $35,500 and the Limited at $39,650. The car is available for sale in the market. The 2013 Toyota Avalon is backed by an impressive warranty of 5 year/60,000 mile warranty.
- Improved and aggressive exterior
- Luxury like interior
- Enough room for front and rear
- Spacious trunk
- No cheaper options for buyers
- Too firm ride for conventional Avalon buyers
- Low power generation in the comparison with top rivals of the 2013 models
The new 2013 Toyota Avalon is an exciting addition to the segment with lots of notable improvements that can offer a tough competition for lots of its rivals.