1998 Toyota Avalon Consumer Review: This car just wont die!

1998 Toyota Avalon Sedan - Consumer Review

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This car just wont die!
By davidvnyc on


1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 4dr Sedan


I purchased my 98 Avalon XLS in 2003 with 150,000 miles on it. At about 180k miles I changed the front two 02 sensors. At 220k miles I changed the timing belt (first time), water pump, struts and ball joints. Other than these itemís Iíve only had to do standard fluid changes, tires and brakes. About 2 years ago, I came too close to a guard rail and scraped the right side of the car. Because the car had 340k miles on it at the time, I chose not to spend the 600 to repair the damage. The car now just broke though 400k and while it doesnít look as good as when I bought it, it still runs perfectly and zero operational issues. I have my eye on a new car, but my wife will not let me pull t

Best Features

Reliability, roominess, gas mileage, acceleration.

Worst Features

Front seats could be a little deeper. Road noise is a little higher than other cars in it's class. It's not the best looking car.
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