The Avalon’s sculpted styling, luxuriously modern interior, and surprising agility give even pricier rivals a run for their money. A 268-hp 3.5-liter V-6 and six-speed automatic are smooth and responsive. An efficient hybrid version is also offered, pairing a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor and sending 200 hp through a CVT. For long-distance cruising in style and comfort, the Avalon is hard to beat—and its dashing looks will charm more than just the AARP set.
KEY SPECS & FEATURES
Gas Mileage: 21 mpg City/30 mpg Hwy
Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6, 3.5 LEPA
Class: Mid-Size Cars
Style Name: XLE (GS)
Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity: 5
Body Style: 4dr Car
Transmission: 6-Speed ECT-i Automatic (U 660E)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal): 17
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM: 268 @ 6200Displacement: 3.5 L/211
Trans Description Cont.: Automatic w/OD
Steering Type: Rack-Pinion
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