The Toyota Avalon competes in a shrinking class of full-size sedans.
The Nissan Maxima is the volume leader and thought-leader—the Avalon’s sporting approach takes on the Maxima.
The Avalon has better interior room, although we may prefer the Nissan’s exterior more.
The Buick Lacrosse has a mild-hybrid system that attempts to compete with the Avalon Hybrid, although its mileage isn’t as impressive.
The 300S’s sheet metal is just as sharp as the Avalon’s—in sportier trims—although its V-6 and interior are dated.
The Lexus ES was related to the Avalon, until this year, and is a more traditional take on luxury.
The Taurus is a full-size sedan, and sporty in SHO variants, but is comparatively aged.
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|XLE (SE)||4-Door Sedan FWD||Touring RWD||SE FWD||ES 350 FWD||S 3.5L|
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