2005 Toyota Avalon Overview


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Lexus In Toyota Clothes by Steve
 — I"ve owned several cars in my day and this is one of those cars I shouldn't have sold. I bought this car used with 60K miles on it and didn't think twice. When I bought all service records where in th... Read More
If You Don't Mind The "old Man's Car" Image You Will Love It. by Hawaii50
 — It was going to be Lexus or Avalon. And after comparing year to year features the Avalon won. What stood out: the 05 & 10 Avalon body styles are the same. Not so with the Lexus. 05 to 05 the Aval... Read More
I Love My Avalon by Diana
 — My Avalon is awesome! It is an amazingly comfortable traveling car. The rear seats have more room than any other car I've owned or driven. Three car seats fit comfortably. The car has power and pic... Read More

2005 Toyota Avalon Overview

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2005 Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon was redesigned for 2005. Toyota was apparently tired of the Avalon being labeled as an “old person’s car,” and made a goal of dropping the average age of the Avalon buyer from 67 top 60. To meet this goal, they redesigned the body to have a more aggressive, but still conservative, appearance, increased the horsepower, and offered a touring edition. The option of a front bench seat was eliminated, leaving only two power bucket seats.

The 2005 Toyota Avalon is available as an XL, XLS, Limited, or Touring. All share a 3.5-liter, 280 horsepower V6 engine, which is a slightly smaller version of the 4Runner’s. The base XL is well appointed, but the XLS and Limited come with high-end features like leather seating and faux-wood trim. The Touring is the Avalon’s attempt at a sport edition, and has stiffer suspension for a less floaty ride. Fuel economy is 21/33.

Drivers like the 2005 Toyota Avalon for its comfortable ride, generous amount of leg and headroom, power, and luxury amenities. Many drivers wish the rear seat would fold down for more trunk room, and many find the shifter to be overly complicated.


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2005 Toyota Avalon Making Funny Noise

2005 Toyota Avalon is making a funny noise, I know not funny haha but funny odd. It is coming from engine and is best as I can say is a ticking, or clicking. My hubby always takes care of my car but ...

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When Does One Have The Rack And Pinion Serviced On A 2005 Avalon Limited?

I am thinking about buying a 2nd Owner Avalon with 92K miles. The car has rack and pinion not a timing belt. I want to know when to have this service, changed, or whatever?

38 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)

I Hava A 2005 Toyota Avalon Can I Turbocharge It?

So I have A 2005 Toyota Avalon and I want to turbocharge it just for fun , however I do have A budget of 7K so I came to ask firstly if it would work and second which I doubt if anyone has done th...

20 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

Why Do The Dash Guages Jump Back And Forth On A 2005 Toyota Avalon

put in a new battery. The battery light stays on. the dash, and radio lights went dark and the guage needles jumped back and forth and the car quit.

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Power Windows Don't Work One Day They Were Fine And Next Day Nothing

I have 2005 Toyota Avalon and the power windows will not go down. None of them front or rear. Drivers switch or individual on each door, nothing. I have made sure they are not locked from driver door...

195 views with 5 answers (last answer 5 months ago)