2011 Toyota Avalon
With 2011 Avalon, Toyota’s designers have created an automotive expression of subtle elegance. Clean sweeping lines and balanced proportions give it a sophisticated, yet unpretentious presence. Upon introduction, both trims are equipped with a standard 3.0-liter, V6, 210-horsepower engine that achieves 21-mpg in the city and 29-mpg on the highway. A 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard. The 2011 2011 Toyota Avalon is a carryover from 2003. Avalon XL and uplevel XLS models are offered, both with a 3.0-liter V6, automatic transmission, antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, and front side airbags.
Both offer front bucket seats or a front bench for 6-passenger capacity. In the one change for 2011, an antiskid system with traction control and full-power brake assist is available for XL as well as XLS. Exclusive to XLS is an optional DVD navigation system with dashboard screen and remote control for use by passengers.
The 2011 Toyota Avalon offers Toyota’s Vehicle Skid Control (VSC) is an electronic system designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control under adverse conditions. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether VSC will be effective in preventing a loss of control. Also 2011 Toyota Avalon’s Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of ABS. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake-system maintenance and tire and road conditions. Engine and chassis vibration has been minimized with a sophisticated active control engine mount. Road anomalies have been masked by gas-filled twin-tube shock absorbers. Power rack-and-pinion steering adjusts the amount of assist relative to speed. Gears have been precision-machined, heat-treated and machined again for smooth, fluid meshing. Separate anti-vibration sub-frames in the front and rear reduce ride harshness while adding rigidity for more precise handling. Enhanced control is achieved through a Vehicle Skid Control (VSC) system with Traction Control (TRAC) and Brake Assist. The power and the streamline look that The 2011 Toyota Avalon offers is incredible. 2011 Avalon as rewarding to look at as it is to drive. Whichever model you choose, you’ll be greeted by elegant lines, highlighted with a wide front grille and 16″ alloy wheels. All of which make a fine complement to the VVT-i V6 engine with its smooth, responsive power and outstanding fuel efficiency….because the way we see it, it’s time you drove exactly what you deserve! Combining confident handling characteristics with a luxurious ride is a delicate balancing act. Through exhaustive testing Toyota has arrived at Avalon’s unique blend of luxury and agility.