The Toyota Avalon Hybrid is offered Axle Premium, Axle Touring Limited trim levels. The Toyota Avalon Hybrid Axle Premium emerged with 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic lights, power sunroof, heated mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, the full power accessories, steering tilt and telescoping wheel, cruise control, leather upholstery, heated front seats, an eight-way power driver seat and four-way power front passenger seat. Toyota Avalon Hybrid features include ignition key-less and entry, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, camera rearview and Antun Audio Plus setup Toyota that includes a 6.1 inch touchscreen display, satellite radio, voice controls and eight speaker audio system with CD player, auxiliary audio jack and USB / iPod interface.
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid Axle Touring adds foglights, driver memory settings, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and Antun Premium Audio with Navigation App Suite, which includes a 7-inch touchscreen display, nine speakers, navigation system and smartphone app integration.
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited includes all the above plus Xenon headlights, automatic wipers, the upgraded leather upholstery, auto-dimming side mirrors, ten-way power driver seat, an eight-way passenger power seat, front seats, heated rear seats, tri- zone automatic climate control, rear power sunshade, ambient lighting, Toyota’s Safety Connect system and 11-speaker premium sound system JBL. The Limited offers an optional Technology package with adaptive cruise control, the automatic high-beam headlight control, Qi wireless charging system and the impact of a warning.
Toyota Avalon Hybrid Interior
Inside The Toyota Avalon Hybrid is spacious and elegant, and high-quality materials throughout. The front seats are comfortable and adjustable, plenty of side bolstering lumbar support for both driver and front passenger. As you’d expect for this class of vehicle, rear seats Avalon’s popular open.
All Avalons come standard with Antun infotainment system Toyota, and Touring Axle and Limited come standard with additional smartphone app integration and a larger screen. Toyota and has updated Antun for 2015, adding swipe capability, a customizable home screen, voice recognition training and radio cache that can back up 20 minutes.
Storage cubbies provide enough space for drinks and personal effects, and the centre console is great. The front section of the center console acts as a “bin” simple power wires through a sliding panel two cell phones auxiliary and USB connection. This area is available Qi wireless charging system. Toyota is among first automakers to offer wireless charging cell phones. We like its easy, but does very quickly. Toyota Avalon Hybrid trunk offers 14 cubic feet of space, which is less than Avalon, but it is still above the standard is available from midsize hybrid sedan.
Toyota Avalon Hybrid Engine
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid powered by a 2.5-liter-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor that’s a battery pack trunk-mounted. Combined, the two power units are good for 200 hp. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) delivers power to front wheels.
According to EPA estimates, the Hybrid Avalon returns 40 mpg combined (40 city / 39 highway). In Edmunds testing performance, the Hybrid Avalon Limited accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds. This is about a second slower than the regular, Avalon V6-powered or other large conventional sedans, but really Peppy for a hybrid sedan.
Toyota Avalon Hybrid Safety
Standard safety features include traction and stability control, the front and rear seat side airbags, antilock disc brakes, the side curtain airbags and front knee airbags. The Touring Axle and Limited come with blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. And standard on the Limited Toyota’s Safety Connect service, including road assistance, stolen vehicle location and automatic collision notification. Optional Technology package The Limited includes the warning of a frontal system pre-collision. In brake testing, the Toyota Avalon Hybrid stood 132 feet and 60 mph 5 feet needs to be a part of.
In government crash tests, the Toyota Avalon Hybrid five received five stars for overall crash protection, four stars for frontal-impact protection stars five for side-impact protection. In tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, otherwise similar the non-hybrid Avalon score a “Good” rating, the maximum possible in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof-strength crash tests. The Avalon’s head to prevent seat design was not doing the “Good” for Whiplash protection in rear impacts.