>Toyota Avalon has been awarded a best overall value of the year for the last six years in a row by intellichoice.com. And when you consider that 90% of all Avalons sold since 1995 are still on the road, you might want to take another look at this reliable and full-size sedan.
The Avalon usually don’t stand out, but it deserves to be noticed by a broader public than those in their middle age phase. The Toyota flagship is quiet, roomy, comfortable-riding and dependable. It also gets good fuel economy for a car of its size. According to intellichoice.com it has the lowest fuel costs in its class.
The 2012 Toyota Avalon will give you a 268-horsepower V6 engine, a six-speed automatic transmission and an EPA highway estimate of 29 miles per gallon. It is available in two grades, Avalon and Avalon Limited. Both are equipped with leather-trimmed interior, eight-way power driver’s seat, back-up camera, dual zone automatic climate control with air filtration, moon roof and 17-inch alloy wheels.
The tech freaks will like the Bluetooth hands-free phone and the music streaming technology. They will also find SiriusXM satellite radio capability, USB and 1/8-inch auxiliary connections for iPod, and other audio devices. Three available audio systems can control iPods seamlessly using switches located on the steering wheel.
Avalon is eco-friendly, assured by the certificate of ULEV (Ultra Low Emission Vehicle).
Avalon continues to be one of the strongest offerings among full-size sedans. $33,195 MSRP might not be expensive when you consider that Toyota has the greatest durability of any full-line automotive manufacturer and that they earned the most 2011 best overall value awards of any brand.