HIGHLIGHTS
 
The new 2013 Avalon is the result of a North American-focused design and engineering effort.  The new sedan’s dramatic exterior and interior design results in the perfect balance between dynamic performance, vibrant design and a premium driving experience. The new Avalon is 100 per cent designed, engineered and manufactured in North America.
 
SPECIFICATIONS
 
  • 3.5L, V6, Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i), Direct Ignition System (DIS), Acoustic Control Induction System engine
    • Delivers 268 net system horsepower
    • Delivers a combined fuel efficiency  of 8.3 (9.9/100km city, 6.4/100km highway)
  • Offers a drive mode select system with 3 drive modes:
    • Normal , Eco, and Sport
  • Redesigned front and rear suspension systems with stabilizer bars and disc brakes
  • More compact dimensions gives the new Avalon a more athletic stance
 
POWERTRAIN
 
  • Drive Mode Select: The Avalon is equipped with three distinct drive modes that help tailor dynamic performance to the driver’s needs: Normal, ECO, and Sport
    • Normal Mode:  provides the optimal balance of fuel efficiency and engine performance
    • ECO Mode:  moderates the throttle response and climate settlings to help improve fuel efficiency
    • Sport Mode:  throttle response is enhanced and steering effort is weighted from centre to offer a sportier character
 
SAFETY
 
  • Like all Toyota’s, the new Avalon will feature Toyota’s Star Safety System™ including:
  • Prioritizing occupant safety with a 10 airbags system
  • Optional Blind-Spot Monitoring system
  • New Rear Cross Traffic Alert system (RCTA) that alerts drivers of cross traffic when they are backing up
  • Optional Pre Collision System & Dynamic Radar Cruise Control System
  • Passenger knee airbags
  • Rear seat side airbags
    • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
    • Traction Control (TRAC)
    • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
    • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
    • Brake Assist (BA)
    • Smart Stop Technology (SST).
 
FEATURES
 
  • The new 2013 Toyota Avalon offers:
    • New dramatic exterior look: athletic stance and a lower roofline, wide radiator grille, Toyota innovated double-eye Projector Ellipsoid System headlamps (PES), new rear combination lamp cluster and a unique tailpipe design
    • New standard features on all models: Smart key with push-button start, three Drive Select Modes, paddle shifters, 9-speaker audio system, Premium leather steering wheel and shift knob, LED rear combination lamps
 
MODELS and OPTIONS
 
The 2013 Avalon is offered in two models, plus an available Premium Package:
 
Avalon XLE:  9-speaker audio system with integrated XM Satellite Radio, 6.1” audio display screen, text-to-speech and email-to-speech capabilities, advanced voice recognition, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, dual zone automatic climate control, premium leather seat surfaces, 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat with memory system, heated front seats, power door locks with shifter activation, push button start, auto-dimming rear view mirror with integrated compass, power moon roof, redesigned center console with electronic storage tray, and more.
 
Avalon Limited: Standard equipped with many upgrades, including: LED daytime running lamps, 10-way power adjustable perforated leather seats, heated and ventilated front seats, interactive TFT Colour Climate Control Panel, a premium interior illumination package, Toyota’s Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert systems, and more.
 
Premium Package:  Additional to the features offered in the Avalon Limited: Three-zone independent climate controls, an 11-speaker JBL premium audio system, the Toyota Pre-Collision System, dynamic radar cruise control, automatic high beam, heated rear seats, and power rear window sunshade.
 
BASE MANUFACTURER’S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICING
Model
Engine
Transmission
Base MSRP
Avalon XLE
3.5L, 6-cylinder
6-speed automatic, Super electronically Controlled Transmissions (Super ECT)
$36,800
Avalon Limited
3.5L, 6-cylinder
6-speed automatic, Super electronically Controlled Transmissions (Super ECT)
$38,900
 
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