Love My First New Car
By vince on
2011 Toyota Avalon Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
I've never bought a new car but when my 1998 Q45 clipped over 200K miles it was time. Looked at the SHO, but too bulky for my taste. Avalon Limited was an easy choice, lots of great features and a very economical price. Immediately took it on a 2K road trip and got great gas mileage, wonderful handling. I love this car. Clean and simple.
The design - really big improvement over earlier Avalon's. Like the interior quality, vented seats are great. Manual shift option is nice when I need that extra oomph.
Wish it had a V8. Blind spots are really bad, doing a lot of mirror adjustments to figure out. Nav system is too confusing.