Want to get to know the 2021 Toyota Avalon? Despite being the top-selling large sedan, Toyota presented a ground-up redesign for 2019.
And they kept all the characteristics that make the Avalon a top-seller: quiet, comfortable ride quality, impeccable workmanship and one of the most intuitive, but advanced, interior cabins on the market. Read on to learn more about one of the best new cars of the year.
The 2021 Toyota Avalon will be available in XLE and XSE trim levels, and more luxurious Limited and Touring levels. In addition, a Hybrid model available at every trim with the exception of Touring. The XLE and XLE Hybrid sedans have an MSRP of $35,500 ($36,500 Hybrid), with an MPG of 22/32 (43/44 Hybrid). The 2021 Toyota Avalon XLE will be powered by a 3.5liter V6, with an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the XLE Hybrid moves with Toyota’s ECVT Hybrid drivetrain, supplemented by a 2.5liter 4-cylinder gas engine. At XLE trim, drivers and passengers enjoy a standard 9inch touchscreen with Toyota Connected Services’ Entune 3.0 system, compatible with Apple CarPlay, which features Sirius satellite radio and a Verizon-powered wifi hotspot (each subject to subscription past a trial period).
The 2021 Toyota Avalon XSE and XSE Hybrid’s MSRP starts at $38,000 ($39,000 Hybrid) with MPG of 22/31 (43/43 for Hybrid). Visible upgrades on the outside of the XSE trim include 19-inch black-painted, machined-finish alloy wheels, smoked-chrome bezels around the LED reflector headlights, piano-black exterior accents, as well as a spoiler. Inside, there are genuine aluminum interior accents, including pedal covers, as well as paddle shifters, and optional Entune 3.0 with the addition of JBL Clari-fi premium audio.
The 2021 Toyota Avalon Touring’s MSRP starts at $42,200. It carries the same 3.5 liter V6 as the gas-powered XLE and XSE trims, with MPG of 22/31. Performance-wise, the Touring trim features a 4-mode performance switch (Eco, Normal/Custom, Sport and Sport+), as well as Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS). On the outside, Touring buyers gain direct LED headlights, LED taillights in a laser-ablated design and a sport-tuned exhaust. Inside, enjoy an upgraded, 14-speaker audio system with subwoofer and 1200W amplifier; and of course, a heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel. At the Touring trim, buyers have the option for the Advanced Safety Package, with features a Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan, Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) and Rear Cross-Traffic Braking (RCTB).
The 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited and Hybrid Limited’s MSRP starts at $41,800 ($42,800 Hybrid). Engines and MPG are identical as for XLE / XSE and related Hybrids. What Limited buyers gain on the outside are distinctive 18-inch SuperChrome wheels and a dual exhaust with chrome tips. Inside, aluminum interior accents from the lower models are replaced with genuine wood, all seating is trimmed in leather and both front seats are 8-way power-adjustable, with 4-way lumbar support.
For all trims, drivers and passengers of the 2021 Toyota Avalon will enjoy distinctive touches like the Avalon’s unique noise-reducing windshield. Perhaps more importantly, all Avalons also come with the Toyota’s wide selection of standard safety features, including Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), 4-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST).
Offers & Incentives
Currently, the Toyota Avalon has some great deals going on. Right now you can get .9% APR for 60 months that applies to all trims. Plus they are currently offering $2,000 Customer Cash that applies to all trim models and customers can get a Bonus Cash of $1,000 that applies to certain trims. That’s a big savings of $3,000 off MSRP for select models. For those who are looking to lease, you can get into an Avalon XLE for $531 per month for $36 months with $0 due at signing, or if you want to put down $2,399 at signing you can get $459 per month for 36 months.