2019 Toyota Avalon Review – We are not going to get a new generation Toyota Avalon; at least not for now. The 2019 Toyota Avalon continues for the 2018 model year with barely any changes upgrades. Toyota opted to debut a new generation for the more popular Camry. Despite the lack of new upgrades, the Toyota Avalon has a lot to offer its enthusiasts, particularly the older generation. The model offers a smooth ride with a spacious and comfortable cabin, advanced safety technologies and powerful engines.
2019 Toyota Avalon Review
The completely redesigned 2019 Toyota Avalon Review made its debut at the recent 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Model highlights include an upgraded V6 engine, an active variable suspension, a wealth of standard safety technology, and newly available Apple CarPlay. The Toyota Avalon’s last redesign dates back to 2013. It will enter its fifth generation as a sleeker sedan riding on the same Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform as the all-new 2019 Toyota Camry, which tops our midsize car rankings. While the current Avalon finds itself leading the pack in our large car rankings, closely followed by the Avalon Hybrid, sales are lagging.
The 2019 Toyota Avalon is priced high when compared to other well-equipped, highly ranked large cars like the Chevrolet Impala and Kia Cadenza. 2019 Toyota Sequoia Price And Review. However, the all-new 2019 Avalon’s modernized image, powerful engine, and exceptional interior features may help it more successfully compete with the sportier, more upscale vehicles in the class, which share its higher price point.
2019 Toyota Avalon Engine
Regular 2019 Toyota Avalon Review are powered by a 3.5 L, V-6 that produces 268 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. The engine uses a 6-speed automatic gearbox that sends power to the front wheels. With this engine, the sedan needs 7 seconds to dash from a standing position to 60 mph. The model offers three driving modes (Normal, Eco and Sport). The Toyota Avalon is EPA rated to return 21 mpg, 30 mpg and 24 mpg in city, highway and on combined driveways respectively.
Hybrid models use the Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive, a system that is also used on the Toyota Camry Hybrid, RAV4 Hybrid as well as on the Prius. The system features a 2.5 L, Atkinson cycle mill with a displacement of 4.0 liters; it combines with a high-torque motor to produce 200 hp. The setup is backed by a nickel-metal-hydride battery which is charged via regenerative braking. The hybrid system mates to a CVT system and offers three driving modes (Eco and Sport) as well as EV mode. The hybrid is EPA rated at 40 mpg in the city, 39 mpg on the highway and 40 mpg on combined drives.
2019 Toyota Avalon Exterior
2019 Toyota Avalon Review while all sedans are adopting a sportier look, the 2019 Toyota Avalon still retains a conservative design which I think is still attractive for the older generation. On the sides, the Toyota Avalon features soft creases, straight side lines and faint wheel wells, features that are common with almost all conservative sedans. There are also heated side mirrors that are integrated with turn signals. On the rear, you will find smoked LED tail lamps as well as dual exhaust tips.
I hoped the automaker could have given the model the same treatment as the Toyota Camry. The new generation 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review features a 3D front fascia with a hourglass grille and a sculpted hood; overall it has a curvy body. Touring trims add a chrome grille that features a piano-black insert. The Limited trim adds rain-sensing wipers and windshield as well as auto-dimming side mirrors. All models will ride on a set of 17-inch wheels. The Touring and Limited trim will, however, feature 18-inch wheels while the Limited trim adds super chrome on the wheels to set it apart from others.
2019 Toyota Avalon Interior
The 2019 Toyota Avalon Review offers plenty of space for the five passengers it accommodates as well as for cargo. It offers a cargo space of 16 cubic feet when the rear seats are in position. The cabin also features a wood-grain trim, the automakers Entune infotainment system and dual-zone climate control all as standard features. The XLE Plus trim adds an auto-dimming rear-view mirror and a push-button start. All trims except the XLE and XLE Plus feature a navigation system with top trims featuring a 3-zone climate control and cooled front seats.
It is however still disappointing that the Toyota Avalon does not offer connectivity apps such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. In terms of safety, all models have 10 airbags. All models also feature the automakers Safety Sense P suite as standard. The suite features dynamic cruise control, automatic high beams, lane departure warning and pre-collision mitigation with pedestrian recognition.
2019 Toyota Avalon Release Date and Price
2019 Toyota Avalon Review being a carryover model with minor upgrades over the outgoing version, I don’t expect significant price changes. The Toyota Avalon will arrive in Toyota dealerships in August.