2016 Toyota Avalon changes, review

Toyota Avalon has for a long time remained the Japanese Built full size sedan which has a spacious cabin and a comfortable ride, but very little in terms of style and spottiness. However, this is expected to change with the introduction of the latest Avalon model. In an attempt to appeal as many buyers as possible, Toyota is giving this sedan a redesigned suspension for more responsive handling, accompanied by a thorough restyling which will produce a newly distinctive appearance. In addition, Toyota is making plans to make Avalon highly competitive car by adding a hybrid model in the 2016 Toyota Avalon. This 2016 Toyota Avalon will be offered in four trim levels. They are XLE, Touring, XLE Premuim and the Limited trim level.

2016 Toyota Avalon front


Outside 2016 Toyota Avalon will acquire subtle touches, and a gradually tapering roof line. Its rear windows will be a bit smaller. On its upfront, there will be an attractive Camry inspired grille which will contrast with the huge trapezoidal lower intake which is a representation of this car’s most highlighted element. This version will be 2.7 inches shorter that the current Avalon. There will be a number of additions like the new sound quelling materials, the redesigned exterior mirrors with an ability to reduce road noise and the acoustic glass. In terms of its suspension which consists of struts up front and dual link setup at the rear, it is being redesigned to provide an enhanced ride and handling balance. The expected redesigning will make the 2016 Toyota Avalon to lean less in the corners, thus feeling suitably responsive without tampering with its ride quality.

2016 Toyota Avalon interior

Its cabin space is going to be increased. Inside, the 2016 Toyota Avalon, there will be enough room to conveniently fit five passengers even in a stretched out position. Again, its dashboard has received significant changes in order to make it more modern that the current one. The dashboard includes incredible features like the 6.1 inch touch screen display which contains all the control features and the entertainment system. Still on the inside, there will be numerous fashionable standard features like the leather upholstery, the proximity key and the heated front seats among others.


One characteristic about this coupe` which will not be changed is its’ power train. Fortunately, this 3.5-liter V6 engine is not bad either. It produces about 268 horsepower and 248 lb feet of torque. With this kind of output, it is enough to propel this big sedan from zero to 60 mph in only six seconds. This car will come with a six speed automatic transmission which helps the current Avalon to return 21 mpg within the city and 31 mpg on a highway. The expected Avalon Hybrid shall even provide a better mileage of about 40/30 mpg. Moreover, Toyota is going to offer a gasoline electric version of the 2016 Toyota Avalon which will be propelled by the Hybrid Synergy Drive train like that found in the Camry Hybrid. Avalon drivers will have an option of selecting between three different drive models namely the EV mode, Eco mode and the HVAC energy use.

2016 Toyota Avalon rear

2016 Toyota Avalon: Release Date, Price and Competitors

2016 Toyota Avalon is expected in the showrooms by the end of 2015 but is will be offered as a 2016 model. Its release date is still under cover. However, experts have hinted about a price difference depending on the model’s features and the trim levels. Its base model will cost about $ 32 000. Rivals f 2016 Toyota Avalon on market will be: Ford Fusion and Honda Accord.

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