Is the Toyota Avalon the Best Big Car Value?
The Toyota Avalon is one of the Best Used Cars
I’ll admit it… I don’t like small cars. I like big roomy comfortable quiet luxury sedans. I don’t have a Budget for a BMW 7 Series so I’ve been reading reviews on what the car industry magazines are saying about today’s cars. I know General Motors and Ford have been flooding our TV Screens with images of their new models and claims about improved quality, buyer protection, and reasons why we should jump on board. I’m not convinced.
So I started digging into what is important to me and the Toyota Avalon came out on top. Now to scrape together the down payment… nah I’m looking for a good used car. And because I don’t drive much I’m not terribly concerned about mileage. For a car of this size 28 Highway and 19 City is actually not too bad! And now here in Nevada you don’t have to pay sales tax on private party transactions so that’s a big bonus!
Here is what convinced me to look for a Good Used Toyota Avalon
Its price of entry may be higher than it’s rivals’, but if your’e looking for the most refined, best-built full0size sedan in the $30,000 price bracket, you need lok no further than the 2009 Toyota Avalon.
Not surprisingly, the 2009 Toyota Avalon is at its best on the open highway. The cabin remains quiet, the ultra-smooth V6 engine has plenty of passing power and the suspension swallows up road imperfections without drama.
Car and Driver
Little more than a plus-sized Camry, the Avalon lures luxury aspirants with Toyota quality and Lexus-like serenity.
Road and Track
- Lexus-Like Quality
- Smooth Powertrain
- Spacious Interior
- Yawn-generating style
- Pillow-soft Ride
- Conservative demeanor
Its seems like in all the reviews I’ve read everyone is playing up the roominess, quality, and smooth ride. Sure it’s not a sports machine, but I am not an indy driver. And if the worst thing people in the automotive industry have to say is it looks plain I’m okay with that.
What I Check Before I Buy a Used Car
After reading reviews of the model years I’m interested in I head over to MSN Autos and look for the reliability records. This is the Toyota Avalon Ratings done by MSN Autos. Across the board clear back to 1995 the Toyota Avalon appears to be one of the highest rated cars you can buy!
What do you think? Comments Welcome.
A look at the Toyota Avalon Interior
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