Toyota Avalon 2013 now in UAE showrooms
The all-new 2013 Toyota Avalon full-size sedan has been launched in the UAE, at an event in Abu Dhabi.
The American-built Avalon now shares its front-wheel-drive platform as well as several mechanical bits with the Lexus ES, including the engine. Tuned for 273 hp, the 3.5-litre V6 is mated with a 6-speed automatic with tiptronic functionality.
The base Avalon S model comes with 17-inch alloys, smart key, 8-speaker CD/MP3 stereo with Bluetooth, USB/AUX ports, 6.1-inch touchscreen, auto a/c, auto-dimming mirror with compass, power front seats, cruise control, leatherette seats, halogen auto headlights with fog lamps, 10 airbags, ABS, stability control and dealer-installed front-rear parking sensors. It is priced at Dhs 128,000.
The Avalon SE model adds a 7-inch touchscreen, HDD navigation, rear camera and an 11-speaker stereo with voice-control. It is priced at Dhs 134,000.
The Avalon SE Plus model further adds further-adjustable power front seats with ventilation, premium leather, remote starter, paddle shifters, mirror puddle-lamps, HID headlights, and a power rear sun-shade. It is priced at Dhs 149,000.
The Avalon Limited additionally comes with adaptive cruise control and a pre-crash safety system. It retails for Dhs 154,000.
Keep track of further updates in the Toyota Avalon buyer guide.