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Nice car but that darned sun roof
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By Bug-Man
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2008 Toyota Avalon XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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Other than problems with the sunroof its a great car, 36 mpg on the interstate, plenty of room and a huge trunk, smooth ride, handles great..


Best Features

36 mpg's, smooth ride


Worst Features

Sunroof rattles and leaks more than it should for the price, dealer can't seem to fix it.


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My First Toyota--What a Rush!
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By Scott_in_CA
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2008 Toyota Avalon Touring 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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After 2 decades of Chrysler products that have great engines but rotting interior and exteriors I have decided to take the plunge...in the 3 weeks I have owned it I love it!!! Great comfort...awesome gas mileage and classy exterior looks.


Best Features

Luxurious interior, audio system, screen display.


Worst Features

7 speed transmission.


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Great Car
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By Funeral Director
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2008 Toyota Avalon XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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Love this car, navigation is a pain with the little wheel, should be touch screen. Metal is a little cheap got stuck in snow went to push on trunk by Toyota name and trunk bent in tow spots was $100 to get dents taken out. Got nitrogen in tires and during summer I average about 42.5 mpg on highway. Exterior does scratch at the slightest touch. Trunk was scratched by a box touching the trunk.


Best Features

Voice activated navigation. The ride of the car, feels as if you are riding on air.


Worst Features

Get touch screen navigation, cooled seats should be standard on XLS model, and you should be able to order XLS without sunroof, I hate it and never use it, cuts down on head room as I'm 6'6, could do without such a big console next to your legs would be better if it was open and could be used as seat.


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Uncomfortable seats
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By acheback
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2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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Both my husband and I are having a terrible time with the seats. We both get terrible backaches. I have been to the chiro twice, husband once. We love the car, but can't stand the pain.


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I am so very happy with our choice!!!!!!
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By Wines
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2008 Toyota Avalon XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


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We spent many months studying what was available in full-size sedans (I wanted a Cadillac). After 18 months of ownership, we are so pleased about our beautiful Avalon! We get compliments all the time. We live in mountains, but still maintain mid-20 mpg; a road trip easily gets us 35 mpg! I get the comfort of a Cadillac, but for considerably less cost, and definitely better mpg! I'm still not sold on leather upholstery, but that is just me. We would recommend this car to anyone looking for a full size car: beauty, great gas mileage, comfort, luxury feel but for less money; A great car!!!!


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