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Toyota Avalon: Best Hybrid To Buy 2020
Toyota Avalon: Best Hybrid To Buy 2020

Believe it. It's not the Prius or the best-selling RAV4 Hybrid that does best what Toyota does best. It is the Toyota Avalon full-size sedan, prized by drivers who prefer life in the slow lane, that tops The Car Connection's rating at 7.0 out of 10 to make it the Best Hybrid To Buy 2020. Redesigned...Read More»

2020 Toyota Camry TRD
First drive review: 2020 Toyota Camry and Avalon TRD inject fun into the family sedan

It’s 102 sweltering degrees at Texas Motor Speedway and I’m driving a 2020 Toyota Camry family sedan on an autocross. Not only that, but the next car I’ll toss from sharp, chalk-outlined corner to corner is a 2020 Toyota Avalon, a car with a famously elderly audience. What world...Read More»

2019 Toyota Avalon
Toyota recalls 168,000 pickup trucks, SUVs, and sedans over airbag defect

An improperly programmed control unit that may prevent airbags from going off in a crash prompted Toyota last week to issue a recall for 168,000 vehicles. The recall covers 2018 and 2019 Toyota Tundra, Toyota Sequoia, and Toyota Avalon vehicles in the U.S. The automaker will notify owners of the...Read More»

2012 Toyota Avalon
19,400 2012 Toyota Avalons recalled over faulty seat belt

A faulty seat belt component prompted Toyota on Tuesday to recall about 19,400 2012 Avalon sedans. Toyota said in government filings that it discovered a magnet may be missing in either of the front seat belt buckles of the 2012 model full-size sedans. The missing magnet causes a seat occupant...Read More»

2019 Toyota Avalon
2019 Toyota Avalon, 2018 Mazda 6 earn good crash-test scores, mixed headlight results

It all boils down to headlights when it comes to earning the IIHS' Top Safety Pick+ award. Certain versions of the 2019 Toyota Avalon improved to a Top Safety Pick+ designation thanks to better headlights that augment its strong crash-test results, the IIHS said Thursday. Conversely, the latest...Read More»

2019 Toyota Avalon
2019 Toyota Avalon first drive: full-size sedan with a sassy chassis

First, the Toyota Avalon came for old luxury buyers with old-school ideas. It had stretch-out space, comfortable ride, and it was quiet like the No. 17 tee box at Sawgrass. Then it came for the rest of us. Lagging racier competitors, including the Nissan Maxima, the Avalon looks to shed a stodgy...Read More»

2019 Toyota Avalon, 2018 Detroit auto show
2019 Toyota Avalon video preview

If you're going to have a flagship, it had better be your best and brightest. Enter the 2019 Toyota Avalon, which further blurs the line between mainstream and luxury. The 2019 Avalon is available with either V-6 or a hybrid engine options and it's still a large four-door sedan, albeit a much more...Read More»

2016 Toyota Avalon
2016 Toyota Camry, Avalon recalled for safety system glitch

Toyota is recalling the 2016 Toyota Camry and 2016 Toyota Avalon to address a problem with the cars' safety systems. The automaker estimates that nearly 59,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The issue with the two models is rooted in the Occupant Classification System, which uses...Read More»

2014 Toyota Avalon
2013-2015 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES300h, ES350 Recalled To Fix Auto-Braking Problem

Toyota is recalling roughly 31,000 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES 300h, ES 350 vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, the automated braking systems in some of those vehicles may malfunction, increasing the risk of accidents and...Read More»

2016 Toyota Avalon launch at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Toyota Avalon Video

The Toyota Avalon may be the cousin of the best-selling Camry--but for many drivers it's the better choice. Since it was redesigned in 2013, the Avalon's been the better-looking of the duo, with more cabin space and premium features to boot. ALSO READ: 2016 Toyota Avalon Preview The Avalon gets a...Read More»

Inflated airbag
2.1 Million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, Toyota Cars Recalled (Again) To Fix Airbag Glitch

Yesterday, while many of you were gearing up for the big game, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was rolling out a massive series of recalls affecting more than two million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, and Toyota owners in the U.S. The problem? An electrical glitch can...Read More»

2011 Toyota Avalon
2011-2012 Toyota Avalon Recalled For Fire Risk Linked To Audio System

Toyota is recalling approximately 52,000 Avalon sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years. According to Detroit News, an electrical problem could cause the vehicles to catch fire. READ: 'Switchgate' Death Toll Hits 50; GM Declines To Extend Claim Deadline Past Saturday The problem with the Avalon...Read More»

2014 Toyota Camry
2014 Toyota Camry, Avalon Recalled For Suspension Problem

Toyota is recalling more than 5,000 Camry and Avalon vehicles from the 2014 model year. According to a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), the recall stems from a problem with the cars' suspension -- specifically, the left-side front suspension lower arm -- which...Read More»

2015 Lexus RX 350
2014 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna; 2015 Lexus RX Recalled

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. is recalling 2014 models of the Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Sienna and 2015 models of the Lexus RX. READ: 2015 Toyota Camry: First Drive According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a fuel leak, which could increase the...Read More»

2014 Toyota Avalon
2014 Toyota Avalon Video Road Test

The Toyota Avalon has been accused by some of stepping into Buick’s old shoes—catering to the crowd shopping for their final car. But Toyota’s given this latest Avalon some ambition. They're calling it a flagship now. Are interesting looks and advanced tech enough to fend off the...Read More»

2013 Toyota Prius liftback
Consumer Reports Dubs The Toyota Prius Best New-Car Value; Nissan Armada The Worst

It's December, and by now, nearly every automaker has rolled out its 2014 models, giving new-car shoppers lots to look at. And right on cue, Consumer Reports has just named its best and worst new-car picks. To determine where models fall in the rankings, Consumer Reports compiles data on each car...Read More»

2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius
2014 Toyota Avalon & Prius Pricing Announced

If you're in the market for a new Toyota, listen up, because the automaker has just announced pricing for 2014 models of two popular sedans: the Avalon and the Prius. On the whole, prices for the Avalon will remain flat, with two significant exceptions. The base model XLE will edge up $350...Read More»

2013 Toyota Camry
2012-2013 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Venza Recalled for Airbag Flaw; 803,000 Vehicles Affected

It seems like just yesterday that Toyota was issuing recalls for the 2013 Camry and Avalon -- but in fact, it was Monday. How time flies. Way back then, Toyota was concerned about problems with the vehicles' windshield wiper system. Today's recall concerns something arguably more serious: airbags...Read More»

2013 Toyota Camry
2013-2014 Toyota Camry, 2013 Avalon, 2014 Corolla Recalled

Toyota is recalling several conventional and hybrid vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. The official list includes the 2013-2014 Camry and Camry Hybrid; the 2013 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid; and the 2014 Corolla. The recall stems from a problem with the wiper switch installed on those models...Read More»

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