The redesigned 2019 Avalon will roll into Toyota showrooms this May featuring a new V6 engine and Toyota Hybrid System Powertrain plus a bevy of new features.
The fifth-generation, mid-premium sedan will include Toyota-firsts such as Apple CarPlay and Dynamic Auxiliary Turn Signals. Coming standard with Toyota Safety Sense P, the Avalon has a starting MSRP of $35,500.
Toyota touts the Avalon received an all-encompassing makeover that includes four available grades: the all-new XSE as well as Touring, XLE and Limited. The model joins the TNGA platform and has slightly smaller dimensions that previous the previous generation. The multilink rear suspension on the new Avalon is available with an Adaptive Variable Suspension.
The cockpit offers wood-trim and aluminum accents and the leather trim now comes in Cognac. Toyota also offers gray, beige and black in other models. The new Avalon comes standard with Entune 3.0 with Wi-Fi connect, Toyota remote connect with smartwatch and Amazon Alex connectivity. Apple users won’t be left out with CarPlay compatibility.
The Avalon HV is the most fuel-efficient Avalon ever built by Toyota. The new TNGA 2.5-liter four-cylinder Dynamic Force engine delivers an estimate fuel economy of 43 mpg city and 44 mpg highway. The gasoline counterparts get an estimated 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the freeway.
Toyota will continue to build the Avalon at its plant in Georgetown, Kentucky.