2007 model shown
A 3.5-liter V-6 engine with variable
valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i) and a dual-stage variable intake manifold
is standard on the Avalon once again. It generates 268 horsepower, making it
Front and side curtain airbags are standard in all Avalons, along with a driver-side knee airbag, and anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control.
The XL, XLS, Limited, and Touring versions of the Avalon are available once more. For 2008, all Avalons get a new face with revamped bumpers, headlamps and grille, along with new tint for the taillamps. Touring and XLS models get 17-inch alloy wheels, while Limited models gain chrome door handles. The XLS and Limited models get new woodgrain and a power passenger seat, while the Touring wears metallic trim on its dash.
Remote keyless entry is standard this year, as is a new AM/FM/CD changer with nine speakers, MP3 capability, and an auxiliary port for iPods. Major options include a DVD-based navigation system, a 360-watt JBL premium audio system, Dynamic Cruise Control, heated and ventilated seats, and a remote starter function.
Prices for the new Avalon range from $27,075 for the XL to $34,415 for the Limited.