1996 Toyota Avalon Overview


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4.85 stars

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Great Car And Extremely Reliable. by PiercedArmor
 — I had a friend who retired and was moving to Hawaii. He didn't want to pay to have it shipped, since it was an older car (91,000 miles), He made me a great deal on it and I retired my Acura Legend and... Read More
Trooper For Sure by THarrod
 — I had this car for over a year so far and put 30,000 hard earned miles on it. It was my first car that I bought myself for 1,000 with the struts shot, and speakers blown with 180,000 miles on it. It i... Read More
Sold On This Avy!!! by tjack
 — Dependable, reliable, descent looking 17 yr. old vehicle. Toyota was spot on with this build. Got it with 255,xxx and 2 yrs. later @ 281,xxx and $2200 in maintenance for suspension parts, my $$ has be... Read More

1996 Toyota Avalon Overview

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1996 Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon had only been on the market a year by the 1996 model year, and consequently did not see any significant changes. The Toyota Avalon is known for its spacious interior and has Toyota’s typically conservative styling.

The 1996 Toyota Avalon comes in two trim levels, the XL and the more luxurious XLS. Both trims come standard with a 3.0-liter, 192 horsepower V6 engine. The XL is nicely equipped, including an AM/FM/cassette sound system and cruise control. The XLS includes a few more niceties, like an upgraded sound system, alloy wheels, and a theft-deterrent system. The XLS also comes with option of front bucket seats or a three-passenger bench seat. Fuel efficiency is 20/28 mpg.

The 1996 Avalon is popular among drivers for its roomy interior, excellent handling, and high-end appointments. Owners say it is a pleasure to drive and feels like a much more expensive car. Many drivers complain about excessive wind noise, and that the cup holders are too small for 20-ounce bottles.


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