2010 Toyota Avalon Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$27,945-$35,285
$25,246-$31,401
19 /CITY / 28 /HWY
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The front-wheel-drive Avalon, the largest sedan in Toyota's model lineup, is now in its third generation. It was last redesigned for the 2005 model year. In 2008, the Avalon received a minor refresh and was fitted with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Touring model was dropped for 2009. With the exception of a new exterior color, the Avalon is a carryover for 2010.

  • Carryover for 2010
  • New exterior color: Sandy Beach Metallic

Toyota's flagship sedan, the Avalon is a full-size model that seats 5 occupants. It offers a well equipped base trim and a wide range of options. Save for a redesigned gas pedal and automatic up-down functions on the rear windows, the 2010 model is a carryover from the previous year. Its selling points include its safety ratings, roomy interior, and quiet ride, according to Toyota. The Avalon's main competitors include the Ford Taurus and Buick LaCrosse.

The entry-level Avalon XL trim features 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, automatic headlights, reclining rear seats, and a 9-speaker sound system. The Avalon XLS trim provides 17-inch wheels, leather upholstery, sunroof, and upgraded mirrors and lights. The Avalon Limited trim takes the windows and lights to another level (including Xenon headlights) and adds keyless entry and ignition, heated and ventilated front seats, more power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 12-speaker JBL stereo, plus optional adaptive cruise control. Various option packages and stand-alone enhancements are available, including a voice-activated navigation system. The Avalon's trunk provides 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space, according to the manufacturer.

The 2010 Toyota Avalon's standard power plant is a 268-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that delivers 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. A 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are also standard.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Toyota Avalon include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front side air bags, driver's knee air bag, and side curtain air bags. In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Avalon received 5 (out of 5) stars in all front- and side-impact tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Avalon the highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in frontal-offset and side-impact tests.

Starting MSRPs for the 2010 Toyota Avalon ranged from $27,945 to $35,285.


The front-wheel-drive Avalon, the largest sedan in Toyota's model lineup, is now in its third generation. It was last redesigned for the 2005 model year. In 2008, the Avalon received a minor refresh and was fitted with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Touring model was dropped for 2009. With the exception of a new exterior color, the Avalon is a carryover for 2010.

  • Carryover for 2010
  • New exterior color: Sandy Beach Metallic

Toyota's flagship sedan, the Avalon is a full-size model that seats 5 occupants. It offers a well equipped base trim and a wide range of options. Save for a redesigned gas pedal and automatic up-down functions on the rear windows, the 2010 model is a carryover from the previous year. Its selling points include its safety ratings, roomy interior, and quiet ride, according to Toyota. The Avalon's main competitors include the Ford Taurus and Buick LaCrosse.

The entry-level Avalon XL trim features 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, automatic headlights, reclining rear seats, and a 9-speaker sound system. The Avalon XLS trim provides 17-inch wheels, leather upholstery, sunroof, and upgraded mirrors and lights. The Avalon Limited trim takes the windows and lights to another level (including Xenon headlights) and adds keyless entry and ignition, heated and ventilated front seats, more power accessories, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 12-speaker JBL stereo, plus optional adaptive cruise control. Various option packages and stand-alone enhancements are available, including a voice-activated navigation system. The Avalon's trunk provides 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space, according to the manufacturer.

The 2010 Toyota Avalon's standard power plant is a 268-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that delivers 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. A 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are also standard.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Toyota Avalon include anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front side air bags, driver's knee air bag, and side curtain air bags. In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Avalon received 5 (out of 5) stars in all front- and side-impact tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Avalon the highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in frontal-offset and side-impact tests.

Starting MSRPs for the 2010 Toyota Avalon ranged from $27,945 to $35,285.

Available Trims for the 2010 Toyota Avalon
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name XL (4dr Sdn (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27945.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name XL (4dr Sdn (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27945.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name XL (4dr Sdn (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27945.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name XLS (4dr Sdn (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32245.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name XLS (4dr Sdn (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32245.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name XLS (4dr Sdn (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32245.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Limited (4dr Sdn (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35285.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Limited (4dr Sdn (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35285.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
Name Limited (4dr Sdn (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35285.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
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INTERIOR
  • Multi-adjustable front bucket seats -inc: driver pwr lumbar
  • Cloth seat trim
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/lumbar support
  • 60/40 split reclining rear seats
  • Adjustable headrests for all seating positions
  • Front center console storage area -inc: sliding armrest, dual cup holders, coin holder
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/audio & climate controls
  • Anti-theft system w/engine immobilizer
  • Optitron instrumentation -inc: tachometer, coolant temp
  • Multi-function information display -inc: message, audio, climate control, outside temp, trip computer
  • Direct tire pressure monitor system
  • Digital clock
  • Pwr windows -inc: front auto-touch control, jam protection, retained pwr
  • Pwr door locks w/anti-lockout feature
  • Remote keyless entry -inc: panic alarm, illuminated entry, trunk release
  • Pwr trunk & fuel-filler door releases
  • Cruise control
  • HD rear defogger w/timer
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control w/air filtration, rear seat vents
  • (2) 12-volt aux pwr outlets
  • Silver metallic-style interior trim
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Front/rear reading lamps
  • Illuminated entry w/fade-out exit system
  • Leather seat trim
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Anti-theft system w/engine immobilizer -inc: alarm
  • HomeLink universal transceiver
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Woodgrain style interior trim
  • Aluminum door scuff plates
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
  • Trunk cargo net
  • Perforated leather seat trim -inc: driver pwr cushion extension, driver memory
  • Heated front seats w/variable setting
  • Woodgrain & leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Anti-theft system w/engine immbolizer -inc: smart alarm
  • Smart Key system -inc: push-button start, remote illuminated entry w/puddle lamps
  • Woodgrain & leather-wrapped shift knob
EXTERIOR
  • 16" aluminum wheels
  • P215/60R16 tires
  • Full size spare tire w/alloy wheel
  • Color-keyed bumpers
  • Auto on/off headlamps
  • Multi-reflector headlamps
  • High solar energy-absorbing (HSEA) glass
  • Color-keyed pwr mirrors
  • Washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • 17" aluminum wheels
  • P215/55R17 tires
  • Pwr tilt/slide moonroof -inc: sliding sunshade
  • Integrated fog lamps
  • Heated exterior mirrors -inc: driver-side electrochromic mirror
  • Pwr tilt/slide moonroof -inc: pwr sliding sunshade
  • Auto-leveling high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps
  • Heated exterior mirrors
  • Electrochromic exterior mirrors -inc: mirror memory, integrated puddle lamps, turn signals
  • Rain-sensing washer-linked windshield wipers
  • Chrome door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 3.5L DOHC EFI 24-valve V6 engine
  • Dual variable valve timing w/intelligence
  • 6-speed automatic ECT-i transmission w/OD & sequential shift
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery saver
  • MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Dual-link MacPherson strut rear suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Engine speed-sensing variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • Dual rear exhaust
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)
    • Vehicle stability control
    • Traction control
    • Daytime running lights
    • Front/rear crumple zones
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags -inc: occupant sensor
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
    • Front & rear side curtain airbags
    • Driver knee airbag
    • 3-point seatbelts for all passenger seating positions w/front adjustable shoulder belt anchors
    • Outboard front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters
    • Child restraint system w/rear seat lower anchors, tether anchor brackets
    • Child protector rear door locks
    • Internal trunk-release handle
    • Energy-absorbing collapsible steering column
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: MP3/WMA capability, aux input jack, (9) speakers
    • In-glass diversity antenna
    • JBL Synthesis stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3 changer -inc: 360-watt amplifier, subwoofer, (12) speakers, Bluetooth, satellite radio capability, in-glass antenna, FM diversity reception, aux audio input

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