About This Vehicle
Quiet, supple ride; plush, comfortable interior; back seat space; fuel-efficient large vehicle; top-tier safety; loaded with convenience and tech features
The Avalon has been redesigned for 2011, with a reshaped exterior and completely redesigned interior, as well as a greater safety and technology feature list. Last year's powertrain has carried over unchanged.
The Avalon is Toyota's largest sedan and is configured for shoppers who place interior space, ride, comfort, and safety above all else. The Avalon has one of the smoothest, quietest interiors of any large sedan and is a great choice for those looking for a long-distance highway car. Also, Toyota claims to have the only reclining rear seatback among large sedans. Toyota has been calling...
The lineup for the 2011 Toyota Avalon is relatively simple. All Avalons come with a 268-horsepower, 3.5-liter V6 engine that's very smooth and plenty strong for this big sedan. It's mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission, which shifts almost imperceptibly. With a dual VVT-i variable valve control system, the Avalon is reasonably responsive yet achieves an EPA estimated 20 mpg city, 29...