1997 Toyota Avalon Consumer Review: Dependable with great value

1997 Toyota Avalon - Consumer Review

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Dependable with great value
By CISinger88 on


1997 Toyota Avalon XLS 4dr Sedan


My mother bought hers used at 34,000
miles. Now has 167,000, and have had
very few problems. Car handles
reasonably well for a large car. Toyota
12 disc CD Changer in trunk stopped
working at 45,000 after living on a
gravel road, laser was scratched.
Dealer warrenty was expired on
electronics. I used the car for several
road trips and was always comfortable -
the climate control is great. Keyless
entry stopped working at 99,000 -
dealer had to recode the system for new

Best Features

Dual-power seats. Performance shift availability. Smooth powertrain. Large center console for storage. Sound system is great! High beam power.

Worst Features

Panic button on keyless remote. Full- size spare. In-dash changer. Heated front seats.
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