This is the 3rd best-selling large sedan in the American automobile markets and Toyota has been remodeling it since 1994 release. But, if rumors are anything to go by, the Japanese automakers will introduce more changes into the 2018 Toyota Avalon to cash in on the dropping crude prices and increasing automobile sales.
2018 Toyota Avalon Exterior Changes
The 2018 Toyota Avalon will look to win over its loyal buyers and new ones alike with its silky smoothness and subtle grandeur. And the Japanese design for go-to production cars has always been sleek than aggressive.
Design elements are expected to be followed up with this new model with a few modifications here and there to make it look sportier. This is something that every new car needs to be nowadays with buyers avoiding run-of-the-mill designs.
This new 2018 Toyota Avalon may be a bit larger as rumors go. Expect a more dynamic grille and LED cluster. Sharper air intakes up front with quietly contoured wheel arches are expected to don this new model.
A more shapely overall body structure with the hood following smoothly to the rear end is expected. 17” or even 18” alloys on either side of the body which is to a sport a more visible power-line leading all the way to the rear-lamps.
In-cabin experience has always been among the best-in-class with Toyota aiming to keep up with their streak of innovation throughout. Rumors are to expect quaint luxury with umpteen quality leather, plastics and wooden touches mixed and matched. Infotainment will sport the latest tech if not more with the Japanese manufacturers always adding that bonus package of techs and assists for any willing buyer.
Although there is no specific information from Toyota, rumors are that this model will get it all as far as infotainment is concerned. Trims may continue from the previous models sporting 6.1 or 7 inch touchscreens. Top trims will have a 6 speaker Entune premium audio system with Toyota Sat-Nav, Apple Car Play, Google Earth etc. among other features.
The Toyota Avalon, ever since its 3rd generation, has been producing quite nifty performance stats both on paper and tarmac. And they look to continue from the 2017 Toyota Avalon with a few modifications thrown in here and there.
- Engine Type – 5 L V6.
- Maximum Output – 270 HP.
- Maximum Torque – 250 lb-ft.
- Fuel Economy – 21/27/25 mpg. [City/Highway/Combined.]
- Transmission – 6-Speed Automatic CVT. [Continuously Variable Transmission.]
Paddle-shifts and the CVT make sure that this 2018 Toyota Avalon has quite a nice purr through the gears in the city and can hold its own against the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Jaguars and other European power sedans on the highway. EPA will continue to be among the best-in-class.
Price and Release Date
- Estimated Pricing – $35,000 to $42,000.
- Release Date – Q1 2018.
This 2018 Toyota Avalon looks to check all the boxes while giving a typical Japanese high-tech and quaintly suave sleekness. Stay tuned for more info and reviews.