2015 Toyota Avalon

Intelligent Elegance

FOR 2015, AVALON RETURNS WITH EVEN MORE ADVANCED FEATURE AVAILABILTY TO COMPLEMENT ITS BOLD LOOK AND DYNAMIC FEEL.

What's New for 2015

Packaging

* New model: Avalon XLE Touring Sport Edition.

* Key equipment includes:

• Unique 18-in. black-painted machine-finished alloy wheels

• HID headlights, LED DRLs

• Aluminum scuff plate door sills

• Attitude Black exterior

• Dark blue interior trim and stitching

• Touring Sport Edition badge, floor mats and splash screen logo

Performance

• Paddle shifters and Sport, ECO and Normal Drive Modes have been added across the gas model lineup

Exterior

• Classic Silver Metallic (1F7) and Cypress Pearl (6T7) replaced with Celestial Silver Metallic (1J9) and Cosmic Gray Mica (1h3)

Interior

• Steering wheel-mounted Bluetooth® hands-free voice command controls now included on XLE and XLE Premium models

In-Cabin Technology

13CY Entune Audio systems have been introduced to the Avalon lineup as follows:

Entune Audio Plus (T2) - standard on Avalon XLE, XLE Premium, Hybrid XLE Premium

Entune Premium Audio with Navigation and App Suite (T3) - available on XLE Premium, Hybrid XLE Premium; standard on XLE Touring, Hybrid XLE Touring, XLE Touring Sport Edition

Entune Premium JBL Audio with Navigation and App Suite (T4) - standard on Limited, Hybrid Limited13CY T2 systems will receive a 6.1-in. high-resolution touchscreen 13CY T3 and T4 systems will receive a 7-in. high-resolution touchscreen with split screen display

Safety & Security

• Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) is now standard for Avalon XLE Touring (gas and Hybrid)

Quick Facts

Driveline

• Front-Wheel Drive Engines

• 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i)

• Hybrid engine: 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) Transmissions

• 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and sequential shift mode

• Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT) (Hybrid)

Key Selling Points

Avalon receives even more refinement for 2015, introducing 13CY Entune Audio systems to the entire lineup as well as paddle shifters and Sport and ECO Drive Modes to all gas models. Plus, the 2015 Avalon lineup features a special edition Avalon Touring Sport Edition with unique aggressive styling, complementing Toyota's benchmark full-size sedan.

Bold And Athletic Styling

Avalon's sleek exterior attracts lots of welcome attention, appearing both athletic and elegant, with a low and wide appearance creating an aggressive stance. Quadrabeam headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs), color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn signal indicators and manual folding feature, and LED taillights all add to a strong presence and express innovative identity.

Excellent Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2015 Avalon holds EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 21 city, 31 highway and 24 combined; Avalon Hybrids hold EPA-estimated ratings of 40 city, 39 highway and 40 combined. And with Normal, Sport and ECO Driving Modes as well as paddle shifters now standard on all Avalon gas models, Avalon provides an exciting blend of fun-to-drive performance and efficiency.

High-Quality Interior

A combination of available premium leather on the steering wheel, shift knob and seat upholstery, along with wood grain-patterned and smoked chrome accents create an environment that is both pleasing to the eye and to the touch. Decorative stitching on the steering wheel, as well as the dashboard and door panels, add to the interior's luxurious feel.

Top-Class Fuel Economy Estimates

Utilizing a proven combination of technologies like Toyota's Dual VVT-i and the award-winning Hybrid Synergy Drive System, Avalon sets the bar with frugal fuel economy and large car performance all in the same package.

Key Features

Performance

• 3.5L DOHC 24-valve SEFI V6 with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i)

• 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (6ETC-i)

• 4-wheel MacPherson strut suspension with gas-pressurized shock absorbers, stabilizer bars, anti-vibration cradle sub-frames and dual links at rear

• Hybrid models: 2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder SEFI with Dual Variable Valve Timing (VVT-i), Hybrid Synergy Drive® and Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT)

• Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, Normal/Sport/ECO Drive Modes standard on all gas models (new for 2015)

Exterior

• Quadrabeam halogen headlights with auto-on/off feature

• Standard wide-angle fog lights (XLE Touring, XLE Touring Sport Edition and Limited)

• LED taillights

• 18-in. anthracite-painted alloy wheels standard on XLE Touring; 18-in. silver painted alloy wheels standard on Limited; 18-in. Black-Painted Machine-Finished alloy wheels standard on XLE Touring Sport Edition

• Standard rain-sensing washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers on Limited models, XLE Touring Sport Edition

• Dual chrome-tipped integrated exhaust

• Power tilt/slide moonroof standard on XLE Premium, XLE Touring, Limited,

Interior

• Steering wheel-mounted Bluetooth® hands-free phone and voice command controls now included on XLE and XLE Premium models

• Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control with air filter and rear-seat vents (XLE models)

• Intelligent Touch switches for climate control and audio system

• Available Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) (Limited Only)

• Standard backup camera

• Standard heated front seats, heated rear seats available

In-Cabin Technology

• eBin sliding electronic device holder

• CY13 Entune Audio systems: Entune™ Audio Plus on XLE, XLE Premium and Hybrid XLE Premium; Entune Premium Audio with Navigation and App Suite available on XLE Premium and Hybrid XLE Premium and standard on XLE Touring, Hybrid XLE Touring and XLE Touring Sport Edition; Entune Premium JBL Audio with Navigation and App Suite standard on Limited and Hybrid Limited

• Available Qi wireless charging

• Standard SiriusXM All Access Radio with 3-month complimentary trial standard on all models (new for 2015)

Safety & Security

• Star Safety System™

• Ten airbags

• Whiplash-Injury-Lessening (WIL) front seats

• Standard Safety Connect® (Limited models only)

• Available Pre-Collision System (PCS) as part of the Technology Package for Limited models only

• Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) standard XLE Touring, XLE Touring Sport Edition, Hybrid XLE Touring, Limited and Hybrid Limited)

Value

• ToyotaCare for 2 years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first

• Roadside Assistance for two years, unlimited miles