The 2019 Toyota Avalon is sportier than any of its previous four generations, both figuratively and literally. This new car is an excellent choice for younger buyers interested in a flagship large-mid size sedan.
Toyota is offering two distinct styles: The Premium and Hybrid models get a more traditional design with sizable chrome grilles at the front, while the Sport XSE V6 and Touring V6 models have a more aggressive look that comes with blacked-out grilles and quad tailpipes.
The conventional 3.5-liter V6 model makes 301 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. 8-speed automatic transmission powers the front wheels.
0.6 inch longer, 1.0 inch lower, and 0.6 inches wider than its predecessor the 2019 Toyota Avalon debuts terrible exterior design.
With a new hybrid system, the HV features Toyota’s new 2.5-liter “Dynamic Force” four-cylinder engine that makes 176 horsepower and 163 pound-feet of torque. It also includes a pair of electric motor-generator units, capable of sending 118 horsepower. The electric and gasoline motors together make a total of 215 horsepower.
Toyota’s newest version of Entune tech features screen-sharing connectivity with the Scout GPS app, providing you a navigation option and connectivity with Apple CarPlay for iOS devices.
You will find an improved version of the 9-inch touchscreen system as well as new Toyota Connected Services along with remote access and allows monitoring via smartphone, smartwatch, and Amazon Alexa.
The base XLE packs safety standard including pre-collision auto-brake assist, lane departure alert with lane keeping steering assist, radar adaptive cruise control, pedestrian detection, and automatic high beams and radar adaptive cruise control.
The XLE V6 starts at $35,500 and the Touring V6 at $42,200. On the Hybrid side, the Avalon HV starts at $36,500, and the Limited HV at $42,800.