2018 Toyota Avalon


Thanks to its serene and upscale interior, wide array of optional features, voluptuous trunk, adequate front and rear accommodations, and an above-average fuel economy, the new 2018 Toyota Avalon is perhaps one of the best full-size sedans on the market. It also offers a perfect combination of a solid performance, overall refinement, and comfort. The 2018 Avalon release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2018, at least according to preliminary industry reports.

If you’re shopping for a full-size sedan, you’re probably looking for a vehicle that, among other things, offers a controlled ride quality, serene ride, a spacious cabin, and a long list of creature comforts. Apparently, those qualities are some of the hallmarks that define the new 2018 Toyota Avalon.

What about the 2018 Toyota Avalon interior? Well, it comes with plenty of comfortable features, latest technologies, and soft-touch materials. All of these features are stuffed in a vast, airy cabin that affords is occupants lots of interior space both at the rear and at the front. The seats well-bolstered and provide ample comfort and lateral support. The result of this is the Avalon is extremely comfortable even for long distance cruising. Additionally, there’s also soft-touch plastic and Lexus-like wood trimmings.


Unlike in the previous model, the new model doesn’t transmit road, tire, and wind noise to the cabin. In fact, the noise is none-existent. Some of the convenient features available include a power rear sunshade, automatic tri-zone climate control, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, and adaptive cruise control.

Although the Avalon is an undoubtedly a standout in its segment, there are other well-equipped models in the segment that offer paralleled performance. Such rivals include the Chrysler 300, the Hyundai Azera, 2018 Kia Cadenza, Nissan Maxima, and the Chevrolet Impala 2018.

2018 Toyota Avalon Trims

The five-passenger 2018 Toyota Avalon is offered in six trims: Touring, Limited, XLE Plus, XLE, XLE Premium, and Hybrid. However, the 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited review is offered elsewhere on this blog.

2018 Toyota Avalon Interior Changes & Exterior Pictures

Exterior 2018 Toyota Avalon colors include Sizzling Crimson Mica, Crème Brulee Mica, Ooh La La Rouge Mica, Cosmic Gray Mica, Midnight Black Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Parisian Night Pearl, and Celestial Silver Metallic. Slight changes shouldn’t come as a surprise on its release date.


2018 Toyota Avalon XLE accessories offered include an automatic dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an eight-speaker audio system, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering, automatic headlights, a seven-inch touchscreen interface, a rearview camera, a four-way front passenger seat, HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack, Siri Eyes Free connectivity, keyless ignition and entry, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, a CD player, and LED taillights.

The 2018 Toyota Avalon XLE Plus adds a rearview auto-dimming mirror, a panoramic sunroof, cruise control, and additional functionality to the keyless entry system.

Those who opt for the XLE Premium get a blind-spot monitor, driver memory settings, smartphone integration, Qi wireless charging, a navigation system, and a Bose premium audio system.

The Avalon Touring upgrades you with a distinct interior trim, LED headlights and taillights, eighteen-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension system, and a tri-zone automatic climate control.

At the totem pole is the well-equipped 2018 Toyota Avalon Limited model that adds automatic wipers, an eleven-speaker JBL premium sound system, a 10-way power adjustable driver seat, xenon headlights, a rear power sunshade, a rear power sunshade, ambient cabin lighting, and the Safety Connect system.


Technologies offered by the optional Toyota Safety Sense package include automatic pre-collision braking, adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam headlight control, frontal collision control, and a lane-departure warning system.

2018 Toyota Avalon Engine Specs

A power output of 268 hp and 248 lbs. ft. of torque is offered by the 3.5L V6 engine offered under the hood of the 2018 Toyota Avalon. The mill comes paired to a six-speed auto and a FWD system.

The 2018 Toyota Avalon 0-60 mph takes 6.4 seconds with the XLE model.



Wheelbase: 9 ft. 3 in. (111 in.)
Length: 16 ft. 3.3 in. (195.3 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 0.2 in. (72.2 in.
Passenger volume: 102-104 cu ft
Cargo volume: 16.0 cu.ft
Curb weight: 3461 lbs.
Top Speed: 129 mph
0-60: 6.4 sec
MPG: 21-40/31-39 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Cosmic Gray Mica, Blizzard Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic, Creme Brulee Mica, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Ooh La La Rouge Mica…
Towing Capacity: 1000 lbs


2018 Toyota Avalon Release Date & Price

The Avalon will probably be offered for sale sometime in the first half of 2018, according to multiple sources in the know. As for the 2018 Toyota Avalon price, the same sources quote a starting MSRP of $32,650, and $36,650 for the Avalon Hybrid Sedan.

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