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Toyota Avalon (2018) review: 37 facts and highlights

Toyota Avalon (2018)
Toyota Avalon (2018)

Why is Toyota Avalon (2018) better than the average?

  • better fuel economy (city)
    11.2l/100 kmvs12.33l/100 km
  • better fuel economy (highway)
    7.84l/100 kmvs8.28l/100 km
  • greater cargo volume
    453lvs440.44l
  • Height
    1.46mvs1.47m
  • better fuel economy (combined)
    9.8l/100 kmvs9.84l/100 km
  • more airbags
    10vs7.43
  • more headroom (rear)
    962.7mmvs949.79mm
  • more valves
    24vs20.12

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General info

1. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

100000km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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2. longer basic warranty (km)

60000km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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96561km

3.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Toyota Avalon (2018)

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

4. smaller turn radius

12.2m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

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Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

10m

5. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

5yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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10yrs

6.Has front-wheel drive
Toyota Avalon (2018)

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

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Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume

453l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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894l

2. more headroom (front)

978mm

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

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1.08m

3.height

1.46m

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1.41m

4. more headroom (rear)

962.7mm

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

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1.05m

5. longer wheelbase

2.82m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.57m

6. shorter length

4.96m

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Subaru Impreza 5-Door 2.0i (2014)

4.42m

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Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag

0.28Cd

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

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0.24Cd

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Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

11.2l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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1.87l/100 km

2. higher maximum torque

336.2Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

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10000Nm

3. better fuel economy (highway)

7.84l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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2.28l/100 km

4. more horsepower

268hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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585hp

5. better fuel economy (combined)

9.8l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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2.06l/100 km

6. more valves

24

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

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48

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Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
Toyota Avalon (2018)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

2.Has smart key as standard
Toyota Avalon (2018)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

3.Has in-car system
Toyota Avalon (2018)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

4.Has Bluetooth
Toyota Avalon (2018)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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2

6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Toyota Avalon (2018)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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