Moderate condition, reliable, stylish, and drives great!!
The year of my Toyota Avalon is 2000 and is mint green. It is a luxury addition XLT all leather, sunroof, heated seats and a very comfortable ride. The car is an automatic transmission. It has weathered many storms including accidents and continued to be after repairs and maintenance a reliable vehicle. The problems currently is that the radio/cd buttons are not working. The electronic board that reads the stats of the day are incorrect.
My cars performance is that it has good speed on the highway and is light and agile to turn. The steering is very smooth. It has a new battery, struts, and all new tires are on its way. The appearance of the car shows some. The driver's side view mirror does not rotate but stays put in one place. A few years ago I hit a frozen snow pile near a curb I was trying to pull into a parking spot and caught the front end below of my car and broke a piece of it. The front bottom right side of my car is split yet still appears intact. The gas tank door does not close anymore and remains ajar. The interior of the car has coffee stain in multiple areas of the carpet. The leather is worn in multiple areas on the seats. The trunk is clean and in good condition with a spare tire and associated tools in the trunk area. The mileage on the car is 259, 000 and I am planning on driving it until it does not care to drive anymore. I love driving Toyotas and plan on getting more Toyotas.
Toyota Avalon. This car is for older people who like comfy seats.
My Toyota Avalon was bought used. It runs okay given the year. The seats are leather which makes the comfort very nice for passenger. Everything is electrically powered, so the seats and windows are adjusted automatically. The seats sometimes take a long time to adjust but it can be done very specifically which is nice. It has a lot of electrical problems with the stereo system. You cannot play any CDs or tapes. When it is dark outside you can not read the screen. There is no backlight. The speakers are all blown out so the sound quality is pretty bad.
There is a power outlet available to the back seat. There is also one drink holder available for the back seat.
Ride is supremely comfortable.
350, 000 miles and still running great. Original engine, original spark plugs. I have driven this car back and forth to work each day ( 75 ) miles daily and it still gets over 25 miles to the gallon. The paint job still looks good and I have only had one small tear in the leather. My only complaint is the letter on the steering wheel. It began to peel off a couple of years ago so I had to put a cover over it. We were able to find one on line with the Toyota colors so it does not look too bad.
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Moderate Overlap FrontG
Driver-side Overlap FrontN/A
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) *
Driver & front outboard passenger airbag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
Driver & front outboard passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
3-point front shoulder belts w/pretensioners, adjustable anchors *
3-point front outboard shoulder belts w/pretensioners, adjustable anchors *
Front center lap belt *
3-point rear shoulder belts
Child-protector rear door locks
Side-impact door beams
Collapsible steering column
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Safety Recalls (1)
On certain passenger vehicles, due to improper heat treatment, the rear axle may not have adequate strength in some areas. The rear axle shafts could fail or break after extended use of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will inspect and replace the rear axle hub assemblies. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification will begin during July 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
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