ALL NEW FEATURES 2016
Meticulously reimagined, the Avalon’s exterior exudes a sophisticated confidence others only aspire to. Its sculpted lines and curves create a stunning profile. While the redesigned grille and stylish new available LED headlights make it more striking than ever.
Available LED headlights:
At night you’ll truly shine with available LED (light-emitting diode) headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) that switch on and off automatically.
Bold, new front grille:
The attention-grabbing redesigned grille with chrome accents gives Avalon an unmistakable look.
Available 18-in. alloy wheels:
A complement to the already stylish exterior, the available 18-in. dark gray painted alloy wheels9 take Avalon Touring to the next level.
Leave ordinary behind with an integrated dual chrome-tipped exhaust with chrome-accented cover.
Darkness never had a chance. Avalon’s standard smoked LED taillights create a look that is as powerful as it is efficient.
Avalon has a fully independent suspension with a stabilizer bar for a smoother, more comfortable ride. And Touring’s unique suspension adapts to the road for a more dynamic driving experience.
Underneath the chassis, specially shaped diffuser panels reduce turbulence, resulting in enhanced control and reduced wind noise.
268-hp V6 engine:
Step on the gas and feel the rush of the 3.5-liter V6 powered by 268 hp and 248 lb.-ft. of torque. Even with all this power, the engine is still incredibly efficient with an EPA-estimated 31 mpg highway 23 and Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) certification.
A true driver’s car inspired by racing—available steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters provide for a more hands-on driving experience by letting you control when you shift and matching each rev for seamless downshifts.
Avalon’s Sport Mode increases throttle response and quickens the Electric Power Steering (EPS) for livelier handling when desired.
Electric Power Steering (EPS):
Avalon offers a choice of two steering modes: Normal, for everyday driving; and Sport, for when the road begins to twist. It’s all about a more connected driving experience.
Avalon’s standard leather-trimmed seats, soft-touch materials and French stitching add up to an environment that feels as if it was made just for you. Subtle design touches make sure that the interior of Avalon stands out.
Premium heated and cooled seats:
Avalon’s cockpit is tailored to you, the driver. Its available 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat is a near-custom fit. It also features an available power seat extension for added leg support. Avalon Limited adds Black perforated leather-trimmed heated and ventilated front seats for added comfort.
Spacious second row:
Your rear-seat passengers ride in comfort as well. The spacious available heated rear seats of Avalon offers plenty of leg room thanks to a near-flat rear floor.
Ambient lighting throughout the cabin of Avalon Limited lends a touch of warmth and elegance and also makes it easier to locate frequently used items like cup holders and door pulls when it’s dark.
When you step inside Avalon, you turn off the world around you. An acoustic noise-reducing windshield and driver and front-passenger side windows soundproof the cabin, creating a quiet retreat.
Power rear sunshade:
A luxurious ride for everyone: Avalon Limited is equipped with a power rear sunshade to help keep rear-seat passengers cool and comfortable when the sun is at full strength.
Avalon’s MID shows you everything you need to know. See how much fuel you have left, check your current mpg and, on Avalon Limited, get turn-by-turn directions14 to your favorite spot—all on one display.
HD predictive traffic:
Avalon’s available HD predictive traffic helps you avoid traffic jams before others even see them. Now you can get real-time traffic updates on accidents, traffic and construction—all displayed on the available onboard Integrated Navigation 14 in the center console.
Entune® App Suite:
With Avalon’s available Entune® App Suite, 31 you can access Pandora® 30 for music, make restaurant reservations with OpenTable® and buy movie tickets with MovieTickets.com. Plus, get sports scores, stocks, traffic and weather—even fuel prices.
Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging:
No charger? No problem. With Avalon’s available wireless charging system, simply place your Qi-compatible smartphone on the nonslip surface in the integrated eBin™ and charge up wirelessly. 33
At your beck and call is Avalon’s standard touch-screen. Use the touch-screen controls to access available navigation, 14 your connected smartphone and even the local weather.
The backup camera 24 with available projected path helps guide you into or out of tight spots with ease. The camera guides you by showing what the camera sees on the touch-screen display.
Three-zone automatic climate control:
The available three-zone automatic climate control allows a custom level of comfort. Rear passengers can adjust the air temperature for the rear seats without affecting the front, which ensures maximum comfort for everyone traveling. Only found in Limited as standard equipment.
Intelligent Touch capacitive controls:
Technology should simplify, not complicate. Avalon is equipped with Intelligent Touch capacitive controls for the audio systems and climate control. These sleek, low-profile controls allow the driver to adjust the environment in Avalon with ease.
Entune™ Premium JBL® Audio:
The available Entune™ Premium JBL® Audio with Integrated Navigation 14 and App Suite 31 on Avalon Limited offers a concert-hall experience with 11 JBL® GreenEdge™ speakers in nine locations, including a subwoofer and amplifier. This is the sound of luxury.
Smart Key System:
When you’re within a few feet of your Avalon with the Smart Key 17 fob in your pocket or purse, the interior lights will automatically turn on, the front doors* and trunk can be opened with a touch of a door handle, and once you’re inside, the engine can be started and stopped with the push of the start/stop button.
*Only the driver’s door unlocks on the XLE.
While you can’t control the weather, this might be the next best thing. Avalon’s available rain-sensing wipers automatically adjust to match the amount of rain hitting the windshield and the speed of the car. Just set the wipers to “auto,” and Avalon does the rest.
Avalon comes standard with a total of ten airbags, 29 including a driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System, driver and front passenger seat-mounted side airbags, driver and front passenger knee airbags, rear seat-mounted side airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags.
Blind Spot Monitor:
The available Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) 5 and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) 32 helps identify vehicles that you may not see when changing lanes or backing out of a parking space by illuminating a warning signal on the correct outside mirror.
Star Safety System™:
Avalon comes standard with the Star Safety System™, a suite of six advanced safety features designed to help keep you out of harm’s way. The system includes Vehicle Stability Control, 16 Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist 10 and Smart Stop Technology®. 7
Avalon’s front seats are engineered to yield in a controlled manner in certain rear-end collisions, helping to reduce the risk of neck injuries. 6
With available Safety Connect®, 20 emergency Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator and Automatic Collision Notification are available when you need them through Toyota’s 24/7 call center.