2011 Toyota Avalon Consumer Review: Good Car But

2011 Toyota Avalon - Consumer Review

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Base Sedan (3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)

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6 of 11 people found this review helpful
Good Car But
By jlm on


2011 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


There are two design deficiencies I have noted so far. Foremost, there is a severe glare of the dash on the windshield when driving into the sun or with the sun on your left shoulder and hitting the dash. The "hump" over the instrument panel reflects onto the windshield directly in the drivers view. I have not experienced anything of this magnitude in my 73 yrs. Secondly, and a minor flaw, when the sun shines on the digital clock the white numbers become red and you don't see the actual time. For example, at 3:43 pm I was seeing "1388" in red numbers. I blocked the sun and saw the correct time with white numbers. I would not have bought had I been aware of the reflection.

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Redesign the dash to correct problems caused by the sun.
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