New and Used Toyota Avalon for Sale in Nigeria
The Toyota Avalon is a full-sized sedan manufactured by the Toyota Motor Co. Toyota Motor Co. started manufacturing the Avalon in 1994 and is the flagship sedan of Toyota Motor Co. in the US. The Toyota Avalon is also popular in other markets such as Canada and South Korea, as well as Nigeria. After 20 years of production Toyota Motors Co. has no plans of discontinuing this stunning vehicle. In 2012, the fourth generation was released, which is amazingly designed and provides a comfortable and classy drive. The predecessor of the Toyota Cressida, the Toyota Avalon is available for sale in the Nigerian auto market, and Carmudi, Nigeria’s leading car site has a variety of brand new, foreign used and locally used Toyota Avalon for sale.
What to know when Buying Toyota Avalon
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Avalon
Toyota Avalon comes in different specifications and trims but specially availabe for the Nigerian market include:
- The Toyota Avalon available in 2 different cylinder volumes. The 3.0L inline four cylinder engine and the 3.5L engine for more power which comes in a V6 cylinder configuration.
- The Toyota Avalon is available in both the petrol and diesel versions.
- It has a front engine front wheel drive.
- The Toyota Avalon is available in 4, 5 and 6 speed automatic transmission.
- The fuel economy of the Toyota Avalon achieves a distance of 23 miles to the gallon.
How is the design of Toyota Avalon
Toyota Avalon Interior Design
The Avalon is Toyota Motor’s main full-sized sedan, and comes with 4 doors and seats five passengers with a trunk for storage. It comes with lots of interior space, upscale design, have consistently been among the best choices available for a large sedan.
Complementing the ample interior space, the standard Toyota Avalon XLE model happens to be fitted with leather upholstery, power and heated front seats, keyless ignition and entry, Bluetooth and an eight-speaker audio system. The Toyota Avalon XLE Premium adds a sunroof and a few other minor perks, while the Touring edition provides a navigation system and a smartphone app integration system. The Avalon limited edition features include xenon headlights, upgraded leather upholstery, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats and an 11-speaker JBL premium sound system.
Toyota Avalon Exterior Design
When he fourth generation of the Toyota Avalon was released in 2012, for the 2013 year, it offered a very new and smaller body design. This did not affect its passenger and storage space in any way, and gave the vehicle an even more appealing look. Come 2015, the design of the 2016 Toyota Avalon has taken an entirely new face. The most evident change would be the all new grille, which basically looks like the old grille turned upside down. Other exterior changes are the inclusion of vertical turn signals which replace the previous generation’s fog lamps, a redesign of the insides of the headlamps and the addition of dual-wing LED running lamps. The rear tail lamps with chrome details which add to the overall design of the very stylish bumper.
What are the stand out features of the Toyota Avalon?
With a reputation for reliability, what makes the Toyota Avalon stand out amongst the vehicles in its league is Safety. The older model Toyota Avalon standard models come with anti-lock brakes, electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist, dual front airbags, front row torso airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags and a driver's knee airbag. The 2009 Avalon added Vehicle Stability Control, traction control and made them standard features while active head restraints were added. In 2010, the Star Safety System was included for the 2011 models. With Safety topping the best feature of the Toyota Avalon, the vehicle is also noted to provide a smooth drive combined with a classy feel while driving.
2016 Toyota Avalon Review
The 2016 Toyota Avalon has not changed with regards to its engine performance and specifications. The 2016 Toyota Avalon carries over the same engine it has had for a few years, which are a 3.5 liter V6 that delivers 268 horsepower and 248 pound feet (lb.ft), and a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder. When this 4 cylinder engine is mated with electric motors to make it a hybrid version, an expected 200 hp is delivered. Other trim levels, such as the XLE Plus, XLE Premium, and Limited also have a hybrid version which makes them deliver better performance. The four cylinder 2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid can go from 0 – 60mph in a little under 8.2 seconds, with a combined fuel efficiency of 40 miles per gallon (mpg).
The cabin of the 2016 Toyota Avalon has remains relatively unchanged, although there are now gray accent stitching for the light gray interior, while higher trims such as the XLE and XLE plus have an all new woodfrain dashboard trim. A 7 – inch Entune Audio Plus Multimedia screen with a tire-specific tire-pressure monitoring system are also available. On the XLE premium, there is an Entune Premium audio with a navigation system which includes the Toyota app suite, including Qi wireless charging coming as a standard feature. Safety features which could be found with upgrades include; automatic high-beam headlights, radar 0 based dynamic cruise control lane departure alert and a collision warning system
Nig Used and Tokunbo Toyota Avalon in Nigeria
A brand new Toyota Avalon costs a lots of millions of Naira and therefore private sellers and dealers try to reach customers with a lower budget who are interested in buying Avalon by offering both Nigerian used and foreign used versions at reasonable price. Below are a few cities and areas to find well priced used Toyota Avalon for sale from trusted dealers in Nigeria;
The Best Toyota Avalon year to Buy
The 2014 Toyota Avalon is well designed and has a ranking of “Good” by the U.S Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Previous models also come with safety options and provide a smooth drive as found in the 2013 model. The 2004 Toyota Avalon – 2007 Toyota Avalon are also a very good choice, and most of the features were included in the 2014 model.
Toyota Avalon Price in Nigeria
The Toyota Avalon is a very popular choice in Nigeria, and Carmudi is a platform that makes it easier to search for this full sized Sedan available locally. The price of the Toyota Avalon in Nigeria fall within the price range depending on the year of manufacture and condition of the vehicle. Car dealers in Nigeria however rate used Toyota Avalon according to it being (tokunbo) foreign or (year of registration) locally used.
- 2013 Toyota Avalon – 2015 Toyota Avalon: ₦5,000,000 – ₦12,000,000
- 2012 Toyota Avalon – 2006 Toyota Avalon: ₦2,000,000 – ₦6,000,000
- 2005 Toyota Avalon – 2002 Toyota Avalon: ₦1,000,000 – ₦2,500,000
Overall impression of Toyota Avalon
The Toyota Avalon happens to be one of the top end sedan models produced by Toyota Motors. It is normally the type of sedan that high salary earners choose because it’s known in Nigeria to be an executive car. Choosing the Toyota Avalon over competitors such as the Hyundai Genesis and the Nissan Teana is something top Nigerian officials or business men will do when they want to buy an executive sedan.