Used 1997 Toyota Avalon Pricing


Consumer Rating
(55)

1997 Highlights

More power, more torque and added standard features make the Avalon one of the most appealing full-size sedans


Pros

  • Toyota reliability, powerful V-6 engine, fit and finish

Cons

  • Snoozeville, but still more enticing than, say, a Buick LeSabre

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Used 1997 Toyota Avalon for Sale

Toyota Avalon 1997 XL 4dr Sedan Blue Velvet Pearl 220,103 miles
Used 1997Toyota AvalonXL
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Features & Specs

XLS 4dr SedanXL 4dr Sedan
MPG2222
SeatingN/AN/A
Transmission4-speed automatic4-speed automatic
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower200 hp @ 5200 rpm200 hp @ 5200 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    M
    Marginal

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 1997 Toyota Avalon

(55)

Consumer Rating


257,233 miles and going strong
Bought this car when it had 85,409 miles on it. Have replaced struts, brakes, tires, keep the oil and all fluids changed according to Toyota specs/timings. This has been a great car, so much so I just gave it to my youngest daughter for college and I went out and found another great 97 Avalon XL with leather and sunroof. These cars will go the miracle mile if you do everything on a regular schedule, this is especially true of the timing belt--don't push past the 90K mile interval.
Not so reliable
Owned since new. Many disappointing problems. Very expensive considering the number of amenities. 60k - transmssion leaks. <100k, all steering components had to be replaced. Power steering pump had to be replaced twice. Tire wear is a huge problem! This car wears out tires in 20k miles, even top rated tires.
Best full-size
This model is known to have power steering and front end rattle problems, but if you can get past that, it's a great car to own. Rear seat is quite roomy for adults. This car gets you full-sized car features with the quality of a Japanese made car. The 200 HP 3.3l engine has plenty of power. The rear suspension is a bit flat with a full load, though.
Used 1997 Toyota Avalon Overview

The Used 1997 Toyota Avalon is offered in the following submodels: Sedan. Available styles include XLS 4dr Sedan, and XL 4dr Sedan. The Used 1997 Toyota Avalon comes with front wheel drive, . Available transmissions include: 4-speed automatic, .

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