Tag: TOYOTA AVALON

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Farewell to the Toyota Avalon, Acura NSX

So long, farewell to two more models. The number of car models available continues to shrink, as manufacturers prioritize other…

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Introducing the Toyota Avalon TRD

Toyota’s flagship sedan now offers a TRD option. We may be looking at crossovers more than ever before, but there…

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Toyota: Camry, Avalon Sedans Gain An All-Wheel-Drive Option

Just as some manufacturers are embracing crossover utility vehicles at the expense of sedans, others are doubling down on the…

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Toyota Avalon: Premium Value Sedan

Twenty-five years of Avalon history brings with it an all-new fifth-generation model. The sedan market may be shrinking, but Toyota…

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The Premium Nissan Maxima Sedan

The Nissan Maxima is a premium sedan, a midsize model powered by a V6 engine and loaded with amenities. It…

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The All-New Toyota Avalon Hybrid Combines Luxury With Efficiency

Toyota launches the latest generation Avalon Hybrid sedan. The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is a large, five-passenger front-wheel-drive sedan that’s…

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These Car Models May Soon Get the Axe

Sharply declining sales may spell the end for several car models. The U.S. automotive market, indeed the entire global market…

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About the 2019 Chevrolet Impala

The 2019 Chevrolet Impala represents one of a small cohort of full-size mainstream sedans. Its bold style is just as…

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First Look: 2019 Lexus ES

The seventh-generation Lexus ES arrives this summer. When Toyota launched its Lexus brand in 1989, it had two products to…

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First Look: 2019 Toyota Avalon

The fifth-generation Toyota Avalon steps up its game. Flagship sedans are a thing of the past, right? After all, the…

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New Toyota Avalon Demonstrates Commitment to a Languishing Segment

The Road to Avalon comes paved with handsome intentions. Sales of large sedans have tanked in recent years, falling faster…

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Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class & Toyota Avalon Pace Large Car Crash Safety Testing

The IIHS tests six large sedans. Three earn the institute’s highest safety grade. The larger the vehicle the safer it…

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7 Models Deserving a Mercy Killing

The auto industry is filled to the rafters with models and in the US alone, there are nearly 300 of…

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Refreshed Toyota Avalon Set for 2016

The segment for traditional, large sedans is a small one, yet important to manufacturers nonetheless. For Toyota, the Avalon has…

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Grand and Efficient Sedan: Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Latest edition Toyota Avalon hits all the right marks. After three consecutive weeks of driving hybrid electric vehicles, little did…

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Where Was My Car Manufactured?

From time to time I am asked about the manufacturing status of a particular make/model. No, not whether the vehicle…

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On the Way: 2016 Ford Taurus

Lighter full-size sedan expected in summer 2015. Large sedans may no longer carry the status they once did, but to…

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The Five Top Selling Large Sedans of 2013

You need to go back at least three decades to find large sedans among the top selling models in the…

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Skip the Lexus: 2013 Toyota Avalon XLE Touring

Should I choose the Toyota Avalon or the Lexus ES? That question was posed to me recently via Twitter and…

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