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1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan

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302K and Still Going
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By Jim
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1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan XL 4dr Sedan


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I purchased this car new in 1996. It was driven daily over the past 14 years. Only replaced brakes, and normal wear stuff. Just recently replaced transmission with one that had 145k miles. Just replaced both knock sensors to get the engine light off. It has been a great pleasure to drive. Just wondering if I can get it up to 400K miles. Due to the great experience I've had with this vehicle, I'll probably buy another one when this one stops running.


Favorite Features

roomy interior, smooth ride, powerful engine


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Great car
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By kevin nguyen
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1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan XLS 4dr Sedan


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I love this car now i have 200,500 miles on it and still run like charm . thanks Toyota


Favorite Features

nice and great car


Suggested Improvements

no complaints


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Very dependable
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By Rasheedb4
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1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan XL 4dr Sedan


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I bought the car when it was 120K miles and it is still riding strong at 199K miles. This car is tough and is GREAT on gas, especially for its size.


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Very Reliable & comfortable
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By love toyota
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1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan XL 4dr Sedan


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Purchased the car with 143k miles, it's been a great family car. It's never let us down. Car fits 3 upfront if you need too with plenty of room upfront & in the back. Very smooth ride!


Favorite Features

reliability


Suggested Improvements

none


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Toyota is the Best
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By Best, Reliable Car
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1996 Toyota Avalon Sedan XLS 4dr Sedan


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I bought the XLS brand new in 96 when I was single. I've since married and had 2 children and today at 189,000 miles my baby is still kickin. I agree with everyone that the maintenance is about $5,000.00 or less because I've spent around $3,000 so far. What I love the most is the reliability to start in 10-20 degree weather and I've never had a breakdown ever. It's roomy enough for the kids to hop in/out of their booster seats and at 5'2" I can adjust the seat forward or up/down to match my body length. I also love the lumbar that adjust nicely. The only thing I miss is a CD player because it was not that big in 96 but I have a personal CD player that kicks when I connect it to my car stereo.


Favorite Features

Seat adjustments Lumbar support Smooth ride Color/body style


Suggested Improvements

I wish the stereo system was a bit more powerful but I hear the ones in the newer models are.


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