Saturday, February 6, 2010

2010 Toyota Avalon: Overview

Vehicle Highlights
The 2010 Toyota Avalon sees no major changes. This large car is a front-wheel-drive, five-passenger sedan offered in XL, XLS, and top-line Limited trims. It has a 268-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Available safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, curtain side airbags, and front side airbags. Exclusive to Limited are keyless entry/engine start and heated and ventilated front seats. All models have rear seatbacks with adjustable recline. A navigation system is available for XLS and Limited.

Consumer Guide Automotive places each vehicle into one of 18 classes based on size, price, and market position. Large Cars comprise the biggest passenger sedans. Large inside and out, they offer lots of metal for the money and are dominated by domestic brands.

Our Best Buys include the Buick LaCrosse, Ford Taurus, and Toyota Avalon. New or significantly redesigned models in the class include the Buick LaCrosse and Ford Taurus.