The 2017 Toyota Avalon
The original appearance of the Toyota Avalon model was all the way back in 2013, however, in this car review we are going to talk about the newest model – the 2017 Toyota Avalon. It combines the efficiency of the previous models but enhances on little details, which makes the drive more comfortable and pleasant. The car is still equipped with a 3.5-litre-V6 engine, which goes up to 268 HP and a six-speed auto transmission.
The enhancements of the model begin with the 2017 Toyota Avalon configurations, mainly in the safety area. The car was awarded the highest possible rating of five stars by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the categories “side-crash” and for a V6 engine. To top it all off the Canadian Black Book decided to award the vehicle with the “2017 Best Retained Value – Full-size Car” Prize, which brings recognition to both the model, and Toyota as a brand.
Safety of a Higher Class
This 2017 Toyota Avalon review is bound to focus on safety, as this is the main advantage the car has over its predecessors. The manufacturer has made it their mission to offer upper-class safety and protection in all aspects- both in terms of the composition of the car, and in the features, it comes equipped with. The 2017 Toyota Avalon received a ranking of “Top Safety Pick+” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which is the highest possible grade for vehicles in terms of damage control mitigation.
The elaborate safety system may cause some trouble in regards to ease of access. The model received an “acceptable” rating in this aspect because of the latch type of seat anchors for children passengers. A good thing to point out is that all collision tests conducted by the (IIHS) were successfully passed, and the Avalon model avoided a collision in all scenarios.
The 2017 Toyota Avalon also comes in a hybrid form with a 2.5-litre I-4 engine connected to an electric motor. This model comes with a Continuously Variable Transmission and is a front powered type of vehicle.
A standard feature of the Avalon model is the Safety Sense P-active system. Other features included in every Avalon model are the standard automatic braking system, a steering assistance system, lane departure warning signals, cruise control, and automatic high beams.
The Avalon Dream Comes True
While Toyota hit tried to create a 2013 Avalon model to no success, the manufacturer decided to make things better in its 2017 rendition. It brought the car to the highest performance requirements and equipped it with an extremely powerful engine so that there is no unconquerable road. The efficiency of the braking system has no match, and when equipped with high-performance tires, the Avalon becomes unbeatable in the aspect of performance. The 2017 Avalon is the accomplishment of a project that began all the way back in 2013, and for those four years, the manufacturer managed to create a jewel in the automobile industry.