2014 Toyota Avalon Gets Price Increase on Base Model
- The base 2014 Toyota Avalon starts at $32,150, reflecting a $350 price increase over the 2013 model.
- For 2014, a back-up monitor is now standard equipment on all Avalons.
TORRANCE, California — The base 2014 Toyota Avalon starts at $32,150, including an $810 destination charge, reflecting a $350 price increase over the 2013 model, Toyota announced on Friday.
The 2014 Avalon goes on sale in November. It is a carryover model. The Avalon got a new look and new features for the 2013 model year.
For 2014, a back-up monitor is now standard equipment on all Avalons.
The top-of-the-line 2014 Avalon Limited starts at $40,460, including shipping.
Prices have not increased on the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The 2014 Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium starts at $36,365, including shipping.
The base 2014 Avalon is more expensive than one of its chief Japanese competitors, the 2014 Nissan Maxima. The 2014 Maxima 3.5 S starts at $31,810, including an $810 destination charge.
The Avalon is also more expensive than one of its chief domestic rivals, the 2014 Ford Taurus. The 2014 Ford Taurus SE FWD starts at $27,495, including a $795 destination charge.
However, the 2014 Taurus is cheaper than one of its chief Korean competitors, the 2013 Hyundai Genesis sedan. The 2013 Genesis 3.8 starts at $35,095, including an $895 destination charge. Pricing on the 2014 Genesis has not been announced.
Edmunds says: You'll pay a bit extra for that standard back-up camera on the 2014 Avalon.