For buyers looking for a comfortable, reliable, and stylish large sedan, the 2017 Toyota Avalon is one of the best choices in the automotive market. It delivers a quiet, upscale interior with lots of space for passengers to stretch out. In addition to this, buyers have a wide range of options to choose from.
The Avalon has an attractive exterior styling and comes well-equipped even on the base XLE trim. Buyers will find standard features on that trim, including 17-inch alloy wheels and keyless entry. The XLE Plus trim adds a sunroof and the Touring trim comes with 18-inch wheels, LED headlights and taillights, and a sport-tuned suspension.
Inside, drivers can appreciate the upscale look and feel with features like dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seating, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated and adjustable front seats, a 7-inch touchscreen with Toyota’s Entune system, and an eight-speaker sound system. The XLE Plus trim adds an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
With the XLE Premium trim, buyers will also get a driver memory seat, Qi wireless phone charging, built-in navigation, and a nine-speaker sound system.
Every 2017 Toyota Avalon is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination delivers 268 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque, which is plenty of power for the Avalon. The Toyota Avalon can accelerate to 60 mph in as little as 6.4 seconds. It offers reliable braking force, even under heavy braking. Drivers can also appreciate its drivability and user-friendly handling.
Standard safety features for the Avalon include airbags, antilock brakes, and traction and stability control. Along with this, the 2017 Avalon also comes packaged with Toyota’s Safety Sense, which includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and intervention, forward collision warning, automatic pre-collision braking, and automatic high-beam headlights. The XLE Plus model adds blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.