2013 Toyota Avalon First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Toyota Avalon - Road Test Specs


Model year2013
Style4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Base MSRP$31,750


Drive typeFront-wheel Drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated V6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,456/211
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.8
Redline (rpm)6,400
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)268 @ 6,200
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)248 @ 4,700
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I = 3.300; II = 1.900; III = 1.420: IV = 1.00; V = 0.713; VI = 0.608; reverse= 4.148; Final drive = 3.238


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.8
Tire typeAll-season, touring
Tire size, frontP215/55R17
Tire size, rearP215/55R17
Wheel size17-by-7 inches front and rear
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front11.7-inch ventilated steel discs with single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear11.1-inch solid steel discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)21 city/31 highway

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,458
Length (in.)195.4
Width (in.)72.3
Height (in.)57.5
Wheelbase (in.)111.0
Track, front (in.)62.6
Track, rear (in.)62.3
Legroom, front (in.)42.1
Legroom, rear (in.)39.2
Headroom, front (in.)37.6
Headroom, rear (in.)37.9
Shoulder room, front (in.)58.2
Shoulder room, rear (in.)57.0
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)16.0


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance2 years/25,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenance2 years/25,000 miles


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front
Head airbagsFront and rear
Knee airbagsDriver only
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsBraking assist, electronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Rollover protectionSide curtain airbag, rollover sensor
Tire-pressure monitoring systemStandard

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