Used 2008 Toyota Avalon

2008 Toyota Avalon
List price range
$4,990 - $13,791

Pros

  • Seats five adults in comfort, attractive cabin design with high-quality materials, composed and quiet ride, powerful and efficient V6, available upscale amenities, high crash-test scores.

Cons

  • Expensive for its class, refined nature leaves little room for personality, rear seats do not fold.

Used 2008 Toyota Avalon for Sale

Toyota Avalon 2008 Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
90,466 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
Limited
List$10,750
Est.Loan: $220/mo
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2008 Toyota Avalon Limited Odometer is 42087 miles below market average%2521 CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. If we can be of assistance, please contact us at %28888%29 837-9454.<br><br>MARKET-BASED PRICING%3A<br>Our market-based pricing software scans the market hourly and prices our vehicles based on real-time market supply and demand data. This means you get our best price upfront. No games, just an easy and transparent shopping experience%2521<br><br>ABOUT US%3A<br>Mercedes-Benz of Chantilly is located at 14841 Stonecroft Center Court in Chantilly, Virginia. As an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer, we offer one of the largest new and pre-owned inventories.If you live out of the area, ask us about our door-to-door delivery, or your Washington D.C. Area pickup options.
Toyota Avalon 2008 XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
109,026 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
XLS
List$9,991
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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Toyota Avalon 2008
121,600 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
List$6,965
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!! ALL UNITS MUST LEAVE THE LOT! BRING YOUR DOWN PAYMENT AND DRIVE HOME. WE ARE AN 'A+' BBB AND HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS OVER 11 YEARS. OVER 100+ VEHICLES TO CHOSE FROM AND WE WILL MAKE THE DEAL EXTRA SWEET FOR YOU. COME SEE US TODAY! Internet Prices are based on cash or cashier's check. Our Internet price does not include a $395 Processing fee, Tags, title and FINANCE FEES!
Toyota Avalon 2008 Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
83,323 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
Limited
List$11,990
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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Toyota Avalon 2008 XL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
68,663 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
XL
List$10,496
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Toyota Avalon 2008 XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
145,648 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
XLS
List$6,690
Est.Loan: $137/mo
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Toyota Avalon 2008 Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
111,924 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
Limited
Fox Motors
48 mi away
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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Come TODAY to take a test drive in this EXCELLENT vehicle! The outside appearance of this car is in excellent condition! There are no scratches or dings anywhere on this vehicle! The interior of this vehicle is also in EXCELLENT condition!!! Come in and see for yourself the condition this car is in. WITH 96,924 MILES ON IT .. THIS CAR WONT LAST LONG ON OUR LOT! DON'T MISS OUT!!! FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PICTURES OF THIS CAR AND OTHERS PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT FOXMOTORSVA.NET OR GIVE US A CALL AT (540-899-3322) WE ARE OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY FROM 10AM-7PM AND SUNDAYS FROM 11AM-5PM. PRICES BASED ON PAYMENT OF CERTIFIED FUNDS. FINANCING OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT FOXMOTORSVA.NET. ADDITIONAL FEES SUCH AS PROCESSING ($499), TAXES AND TAGS, ETC NOT INCLUDED. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, MISPRINTS ON PRICES OR EQUIPMENT.TOTAL PRICES ON VEHICLES FINANCED MAY VARY. We work EXTREMELY hard to offer our customers the best in pre-owned vehicles. FOX MOTORS also arranges financing, warranties and service contracts. You can trust FOX MOTORS to take care of YOU!
Toyota Avalon 2008 Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
124,679 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
Limited
List$11,995
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Toyota Avalon 2008 Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
105,638 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
Limited
CarMax
87.1 mi away
List$10,998
Est.Loan: $225/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Toyota Avalon 2008 XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
98,501 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
XLS
(5)
Jones Buick GMC
94.4 mi away
List$9,477
Est.Loan: $194/mo
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This outstanding example of a 2008 Toyota Avalon XLS is offered by Jones Buick GMC.Drive home in your new pre-owned vehicle with the knowledge you're fully backed by the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee. The Toyota Avalon XLS is economically and environmentally smart. Toyota clearly delivers on its promise to provide a fuel-efficient vehicle that has the great qualities you need in a vehicle.The incredibly low mileage and painstaking upkeep on this Toyota Avalon makes it a once-in-a-lifetime deal that won't last long! Call us today to reserve your test drive!More information about the 2008 Toyota Avalon:The 2008 Avalon is Toyota's largest, most luxurious sedan, with generous space for five adults, plus a very soft ride and quiet interior, to compete with large sedans like the Buick Lucerne and Ford Taurus. Plus, the Limited model functions as Toyota's flagship sedan, with some top-tech features that are otherwise found only on Lexus-brand vehicles.Strengths of this model include quiet interior, high-tech features (Limited)., expansive trunk, Smooth ride, and roomy interior for five
Toyota Avalon 2008 Touring 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
120,630 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
Touring
M&M Auto
48.3 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Dealer Notes
Looking for a great 2008 Toyota Avalon Touring ? M & M Auto can accomodate you! Check out all of the equipment and features! Adjust your seat to your liking with the Power Adjustable Driver's Seat. Let them have it their way with a Power Adjustable Passenger Seat! Stay safe with Curtain Airbags! Keep your exterior mirrors frost-free with these Heated Exterior Mirrors! Ride comfortably in this vehicle's Leather Seats! Get everyone to soccer practice with a 3 Passenger Rear Seat! Brake smoothly with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). No more slipping and sliding with this vehicle's Traction Control!
Toyota Avalon 2008 XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
191,442 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
XLS
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Toyota Avalon 2008 XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
56,854 miles
Used 2008
Toyota Avalon
XLS
List$13,791
Est.Loan: $282/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The price of entry may be high, but if you're looking for the most refined, best-built full-size sedan in the under-$40,000 price bracket, your search should begin and end with the 2008 Toyota Avalon.

vehicle overview

Although Americans take heat for ordering too many Java Chip Frappuccinos, racking up credit card debt and sustaining the worldwide market for sport-utility vehicles, we have some good habits as well. Driving full-size sedans, for one. As big as these cars are, they're ideally suited for a country where suburban sprawl is rampant and long-distance travel borders on necessity. Further, they typically represent a more efficient solution for carrying four or five people than SUVs. The Toyota Avalon has long been among our favorite large cars in the under-$40,000 price bracket. Not only is it spacious and comfortable, it has a well-deserved reputation for quality and reliability that rivals are hard-pressed to match.

Last redesigned for 2005, the Avalon rides on a stretched version of the previous-generation Camry platform. Even compared to the current Camry, the full-size Toyota Avalon is considerably longer and a bit wider. This extra size provides additional legroom and hiproom in the backseat and more than 5 cubic feet of additional interior volume. Plus, Toyota's careful packaging yields a nearly flat floor in the Avalon's rear, making it a legitimate proposition to seat three adults across. In addition to its extra space, Toyota's full-size sedan offers a larger dose of luxury accoutrements. Convincing faux wood trim is sprinkled liberally throughout the cabin, and premium features like adaptive cruise control, heated and cooled seats, and keyless ignition are available. A fully loaded Avalon Limited could easily pass for a Lexus on the inside.

Although Toyota has never joined the domestic manufacturers in offering a V8 option, the current Avalon is among the quickest big sedans in this price range, thanks to a very potent 3.5-liter V6. For 2008, Toyota has upgraded the previous five-speed automatic transmission to a new six-speed, the result being minimal gains in acceleration and fuel economy -- which were already above average anyway. These qualities, along with a quiet and composed ride, make the 2008 Toyota Avalon an excellent choice for a road trip. The one thing Toyota's full-size sedan doesn't offer is sporty handling, and buyers who revel in back-road travel will probably find Chrysler's 300 Limited or 300C, or the Nissan Maxima, more to their liking. For consumers who cruise the interstates, though, the Avalon's high level of refinement should more than compensate for its lack of athleticism.

trim levels & features

A large sedan, the 2008 Toyota Avalon is available in four trim levels: XL, Touring, XLS and Limited. The base Avalon XL starts you out with 16-inch alloy wheels, electroluminescent gauges, cloth upholstery, a power driver seat, a tilt/telescoping wheel, reclining rear seats, dual-zone automatic climate control and a nine-speaker stereo with an in-dash CD changer and an auxiliary audio input. The Touring model is meant to be more sporting, and to that end it offers firmer suspension tuning, 17-inch wheels, xenon HID headlights, black leather upholstery and faux aluminum interior trim.

The luxury-themed Avalon XLS loses the HID headlights and reverts to softer suspension tuning but gains lighter-color leather and wood-grain interior trim. Additional standard feature content on the XLS includes a sunroof, an eight-way power front passenger seat, heated outside mirrors and auto-dimming capability for the rearview and driver-side mirrors. The top-of-the-line Limited adds keyless startup; rain-sensing wipers; perforated leather seats with memory, heating and cooling; power-adjustable seat-cushion length for the driver; an upgraded 12-speaker JBL sound system; Bluetooth and a power rear sunshade.

Many of the upscale features on the XLS and Limited are also available as options on the lower trims. Other options, depending on trim level, include a navigation system, satellite radio and laser-based adaptive cruise control.

performance & mpg

The front-wheel-drive Toyota Avalon is motivated by a 3.5-liter V6 rated at 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard. For 2008, the EPA estimates the Avalon will deliver 19 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway, with a combined average of 22 miles per gallon.

safety

Standard safety equipment on the 2008 Toyota Avalon includes antilock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags for front and rear passengers and a driver-side knee airbag. Stability and traction control are optional across the board. In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Toyota Avalon earned a perfect five stars in all frontal- and side-impact categories. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing, the Avalon earned the top score of "Good" for its protection of occupants in frontal-offset and side-impact crashes.

driving

Not surprisingly, the 2008 Toyota Avalon is at its best on the open highway. The cabin remains quiet, the ultra-smooth V6 engine has plenty of passing power and the suspension never feels harsh, even with the Touring model's firmer calibrations. The Avalon is no athlete, but this full-size Toyota carries itself with reasonable composure on winding roads. The steering is too light to feel sporty, but it responds to driver input in a precise, fluid manner. Additionally, a tidy turning circle makes the Avalon feel unexpectedly nimble on tight city streets.

interior

Although the metallic-trimmed Touring model can come across as a bit austere, any Toyota Avalon feels upscale and inviting, thanks to its glowing Optitron gauges, attractive and ergonomic control layout, and high-quality materials. Movable panels conceal the radio and navigation controls when they're not in use, and this gives the dash a sleek appearance. The front seats are wide and accommodating, particularly in the Limited, which offers both ventilated seats and a seat-cushion length adjuster. The rear seats are quite comfortable as well. Legroom is abundant even by full-size sedan standards, and a manually reclining back cushion allows passengers to stretch out on long trips. A 6-footer can sit in back with more than enough knee and headroom, and with a nearly flat floor, getting three across on carpool day is no problem. One minor annoyance is the inability to fold the rear seats, though the 14.4-cubic-foot trunk offers plenty of usable space.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2008 Toyota Avalon.

It is what we thought it would be...
iknowhatikno, 10/17/2012
If you are looking for a used Avalon, this is the year to start from. The revised 6 speed transmission is a marked improvement in smoothness, gas mileage, and reliability over the 5 speed autos from 2005-07. There are numerous websites and complaints about thse tranys). Also, the car was freshened on the exterior and has an Ipod plug. The one issue with the '08 model year is the headlamp assemblies, which are a well-documented problem. The good news is that Toyota extended the warranty for the headlamp assemblies for 5 years and 75000 miles from the original in service date. But you have to call Toyota because many dealers will rip off the unsaavy. The Avalon is otherwise a great car.
Great Car Except Float Handling
rfcn2, 11/30/2012
When I went shopping in 2008 I really wanted a Caddy CTS or an Acura RL. CTS could not be ordered with blue tooth for phone or laser cruise control. CTS by far drove the best. My Dad passed away about this time and left me a 2001 Avalon. It was a basic one but was very comfortable and got great MPG. So as almost an afterthought I went to Toyota dealer. They had the features I wanted and the car was 15 grand less than Acura. I really planned to hate the Toyota. I now think it is one of the best cars I have owned. Still is floaty and poor on curvy roads. Still overpowers the front wheels if too much gas is given. A great value IMHO. Amazing MPG for something this fast.
Love it!
ksgirl1, 10/30/2012
I bought this car used in 2/11. It now has 101,000mi on it. I have it serviced at Toyota and it always checks out fine. So far I have been nothing but pleased. I have put 22,000 miles on it and have taken it on several long 2 day road trips. It is very comfortable. I have two small children and the backseat has tons of space for both of them and all of their stuff. Love the reclining back seats and built in sunshade. Trunk is huge. I have all the bells and whistles and love the navigation, built in Bluetooth etc. We just recently replaced the battery, other than that no issues. Would highly recommend.
2008 Avalon Limited not perfect
patrick59, 4/3/2011
I purchased an '08 Avalon Limited with 28,000 miles on it four months ago. So far, I'm only somewhat satisfied. Unfortunately, the dashboard rattled and squeaked as if it had 180,000 miles, although I didn't notice that when I test drove it. I had to jam coins down the sides of the dash where it meets the windshield columns in order to tighten it up. The workmanship of the assembly is poor. Also, the front seats would not heat or cool, but the dealer fixed that problem before I took posession. I like the bluetooth connectivity, but the sound of the phone only comes out of one speaker and it distorts pretty badly if you turn it up enough to hear the other person at highway speeds.
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Features & Specs

MPG
19 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
268 hp @ 6200 rpm
MPG
19 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
268 hp @ 6200 rpm
MPG
19 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
268 hp @ 6200 rpm
MPG
19 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
268 hp @ 6200 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    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
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2008 Toyota Avalon
Used 2008 Toyota Avalon Overview

The Used 2008 Toyota Avalon is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include XLS 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), XL 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and Touring 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Toyota Avalon?

Save up to $192 on one of 13 Used 2008 Toyota Avalon for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $4,990 as of08/17/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Toyota Avalon trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Toyota Avalon XLS is priced between $4,990 and$13,791 with odometer readings between 45031 and232122 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Toyota Avalon Limited is priced between $6,995 and$11,995 with odometer readings between 83323 and124679 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Toyota Avalon XL is priced between $10,496 and$10,496 with odometer readings between 68663 and68663 miles.

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