Compare 2016 Chevrolet Impala vs 2016 Toyota Avalon

2016 Chevrolet Impala
2016 Toyota Avalon
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4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Impala 4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS 22 31 $26,146 $27,095
Impala 4-Door Sedan LS w/2FL 17 25 $36,255 $37,570
Impala 4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 22 31 $28,134 $29,460
Impala 4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 19 29 $29,065 $30,435
Impala 4-Door Sedan LT w/3LT 17 25 $38,973 $40,810
Impala 4-Door Sedan LTZ w/1LZ 22 31 N/A N/A
Impala 4-Door Sedan LTZ w/2LZ 19 29 $33,585 $35,540
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4-Door Sedan Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon 4-Door Sedan Limited 21 30 $36,406 $40,450
Avalon 4-Door Sedan Touring 21 30 $33,346 $37,050
Avalon 4-Door Sedan XLE 21 30 $29,385 $32,650
Avalon 4-Door Sedan XLE Plus 21 30 $30,960 $34,400
Avalon 4-Door Sedan XLE Premium 21 30 $32,266 $35,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,146
$36,406
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,095
$40,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$674 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Chevrolet Impala scores big wins in styling, handling, connectivity, and safety. The 2016 Toyota Avalon gets some minor fillips as it vies again for our top rating among large sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.90 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105 102.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.80 39.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.90 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
54.10 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.90 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.40 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.90 57
Front Leg Room (in)
45.80 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.00 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.70 111
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.00 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.20 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
201.30 195.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.90 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.8 16
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.9 11.1
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.73 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 37.4
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
QCL NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18 P225/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QGK NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50R18 P225/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QGK NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3583
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 575
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4400 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
196 @ 6300 268 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
Trans Order Code
MHG NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.30
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.42
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 1.90
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Impala Toyota Avalon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.1 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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