2013 Toyota Avalon Sedan debuts at New York Auto Show (Images)
Toyota finally lifted the cover of its most anticipated sedan model, 2013 Toyota Avalon at the New York Auto Show, the new sedan comes with more space for people in front seat as well as more headroom than its predecessor. 2013 Avalon has also got more stunning and dynamic exterior and interior design than its predecessor.
The Avalon measures at at 195.3 inches (4,960mm) long, 72.2 inches (1,835mm) wide, and 57.5 inches tall (1,460mm) tall) and the key features on styling include crispier lines on the body, large lower front grill and slopping roofline. The 2012 Avalon has kept the same 111 inch (2,820mm) wheelbase as current model. The new Avalon was engineered at the the Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
On the interior side, the 2013 Avalon has got a Leather trim for the seats, gear-knob and features three-color display screens that support the multi-information display, the audio/navigation interface, and the climate control panel and dynamic radar cruise control. There is also “soft white” ambient lighting for key areas of the dash, and a USB port, AUX-in and three 12v power sockets for hooking up and recharging your phone or PMP. The new Avalon also finds more spaces for rear and front passengers and a three-zone air conditioning system.
On outside, you have 17-inch or 18-inch alloy wheels, based on models and features LED combination tail lamps.Toyota said that it has made numerous changes to make sure ride quality, straight-line stability and handling. You have three distinct drive modes that include Normal, Eco and Sport that changes throttle response, A/C power usage and steering settings as needed.
The company is yet to reveal more on the new 2012 Avalon powertrain and expected closer to its release as well as its pricing. The 2012 Toyota Avalon’ll be manufactured at Toyota’s plant Georgetown and expected to roll out by the end of this year.