Avalon Limited... almost a perfect car
By jordanfl on
2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
I have owned this car for three weeks now, and I have to say it is the finest automobile I have ever owned. My last car was a 2002 BMW 530i with sport package. Other than handling, the Avalon Limited beats the beemer in every category. Those 268 HP really get you moving when you need them...in a car that oozes luxury. The premium JBL sound system is also super. I like it a lot.
The car is so quiet I have to look at the tach to see if the engine is running while at a stop and it continues that silence while operating on normal paved roads. The seats are also very comfortable.
The navigation system does not come close to portable units like the Garmin Nuvi 350. It lacks many navigable routes and points of interest. The voice recognition system also misunderstands many commands and executes without recourse. These are serious handicaps in an otherwise amazing machine.