2018 Toyota Avalon Overview

Prospective car buyers in the market for their next new vehicle may have a hard time finding the information they need to help them make a decision. If you’ve shopped for a new car before, you know firsthand just how challenging it can be to track down all the information you need. That’s where we come in. Our team here at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto is working to provide detailed research information each and every Toyota model to give drivers a better idea of what to expect from these vehicles.

This time around we’re focusing on the 2018 Avalon, which is largest, most equipped sedan on the Toyota lineup. Drivers will have the choice between five gas models and three hybrid models, depending on personal preference. Let’s dive in to learn more!


The gas models are set standard with a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 engine that pumps out 268 horsepower. The hybrid models come with a smaller, more efficient 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine.



Drivers who choose the gas models will get a six-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence, and the hybrid drivers will have a CVT.



The 2018 Toyota Avalon gas models average 21 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. The hybrid models take it a step further with 40 mpg in the city and 39 on the highway.

Test drive the 2018 Toyota Avalon in Palo Alto, CA

When it comes to picking out the perfect vehicle, drivers often times start by looking at the safety features that are included. The 2018 Toyota Avalon has quite a few standard safety features that are designed to keep drivers, passengers and pedestrians safe at all times. All models come with the Star Safety System as well as Toyota Safety Sense P. With ten airbags throughout the cabin and the ToyotaCare no cost maintenance plan with roadside assistance, drivers who choose the Avalon are set!

With seating for five, there is about 103 cubic feet of passenger volume. Drivers will find 16 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk of the gas models and 14 cubic feet in the hybrid models. We’re going to highlight some available features below to give drivers a better idea of what’s included:

  • Entune Audio System
  • Smart Key System with Push Button Start
  • Wireless smartphone charging dock
  • Smoked LED taillights
  • Heated power outside mirrors with turn signals
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade

Those interested in learning more about the 2018 Toyota Avalon are encouraged to contact our team here at Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto for more information. Drivers can get behind the wheel by scheduling a test drive online today!

2018 Toyota Avalon dashboard
2018 Toyota Avalon wheels
2018 Toyota Avalon Entune Audio
2018 Toyota Avalon front grille

2018 Toyota Camry Palo Alto, CA
2017 Toyota Corolla Palo Alto, CA