2019 Toyota Avalon: Everything You Need to Know

The fifth generation of the All-New 2019 Toyota Avalon goes on sale next month with plenty of new features like Apple CarPlay and available Toyota-First Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS).

April 23, 2018

The fifth generation of Toyota’s premium sedan is garnering much excitement for fans of the Avalon as Toyota introduces a variety of ‘firsts’ for the 2019 edition. Features like standard Entune 3.0 with Wi-Fi Connect, Toyota Remote Connect with Smartwatch and Amazon Alexa Connectivity, and Apple CarPlay Compatibility. Plus, available Dynamic Auxiliary Turn Signals, available authentic Yamaha wood and aluminum cabin accents, and Engine Sound Enhancement. In addition, drivers will appreciate the standard passive and active safety benefits through Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P), as well as athletic handling thanks to its available Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), also a Toyota first, that, quite positively, has Avalon out-performing its peers.

The Avalon is built on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) sedan platform with multi-link rear suspension and powered by a fuel-efficient 3.5-liter V6 or Toyota Hybrid System (THS II) powertrain. The 2019 Toyota Avalon embodies consumers’ overarching desire for high-caliber, design-centric, technologically-savvy modes of attainable, premium transportation.

The Avalon will be available in four grades: the athletic XSE (all-new) and Touring, as well as the more opulent XLE and Limited. Hybrid grades include XLE, Limited, and XSE. The four-cylinder Dynamic Force Engine is married to an all-new Toyota Hybrid System II powertrain that’s been engineered to inspire both spirited driving and fuel consciousness. The hybrid system’s net power output is an impressive 215 horsepower – up 15 horsepower versus the outgoing version. New for 2019, the highly compact battery pack now resides under the rear passenger seat (instead of the trunk), as a result of improved TNGA packaging and for the betterment of a lower center of gravity.

For over two decades, Avalon’s sole manufacturing home has been Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) in Georgetown, KY. All Avalons sold in America and around the globe are assembled in Georgetown by about 8,000 proud American team members.
 
With Avalon as a cornerstone of its U.S. operations, Toyota has been part of the cultural fabric of America for over 60 years. With over $23 billion in direct U.S. investments, including 10 manufacturing facilities, over 1,200 Toyota dealerships, and 136,000 people working across the U.S., Toyota has produced 25 million vehicles in the U.S. over the last 30 years.

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Toyota Tundra TRD Sport

The New 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport

Haul more than just stuff.

There’s a new king of the streets: the 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD Sport. This truck brings the attitude with exclusive exterior features like LED headlights with smoked housings, a powerful hood scoop and a black mesh grille. The 20-in. alloy wheels with black-accent finish keep it all looking stylish, too. Underneath it all is a sport-tuned suspension featuring upgraded sway bars and Bilstein® dampers—all tuned by the gurus at TRD. Best of all, every 2018 Tundra comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P), 12 an advanced suite of technologies designed to give you the ultimate in on-road peace of mind.

Detroit Auto Show Debut: 2018 Toyota Camry

I promised you last week I’d keep you updated should any news break at the Detroit Auto Show this week.  And here we are!  Toyota unveiled the eighth generation of America’s best-selling car and the design is sleek, sporty, cutting-edge, and fun.

Best-selling car in America… assembled in America, by Americans, for Americans.

Here’s what you can expect from the 2018 Toyota Camry.

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