A pleasure to own
By Chris on
2004 Toyota Avalon XL 4dr Sedan w/Bucket Seats (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I was looking for a large car for me and my family. The Avalon has a good rep for reliability (so far well deserved) and is a pleasure to ride in. While it is quick - it is not a sports car - it's more of a highway cruser of old. I have had this car for close to two years and still look forward to driving it. What a pleasure to have a car put together and so well thought out as this one. Even with the bottom package, all the stuff is included - the V-6, power windows, locks, ABS, premium sound and comfort. I looked at smaller cars with all the options added - the price is not much different.You want a large smooth comfortable car? Get the Avalon!
The ride! If you don't need to drive like you are in a race - this is a great car. Also the power of the V-6 is nice to have when you need it. This car has the resume of a Lexus at the price of a top end Toyota. The car has been reliable - turn the key and go.
Not much room for improvement. It would be nice to have it handle better and traction control on the XL trimline would also be good.