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2003 Toyota AvalonReview
Lisa writes:
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This car has a well earned reputation for reliability and comfort and quality.

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2003 Toyota AvalonReview
Drew writes:
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I picked one up in the summer of 2020 with 106kmi for $2500 and that car was easily one of my favorites to drive. It had an in-dash 6-disk CD changer, heated seats, dual power seats and was comfy as get out all while averaging about 23mpg. I sold it for about $4K after fixing a couple things with it but miss that car sorely. Cost of maintenance is low besides the essential timing belt service and because of the Toyota Tax, local shops were asking $1200 for what should be at most an $800 job. But these vehicles routinely make well over 200,000 miles provided you take care of their maintenance items. Toyota knocked it out the park w/ this early 2000s American-styled big sedan. If you can find one, you wont regret it.

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2003 Toyota Avalon XLSReview
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Like Riding On A Cloud — While this car was primarily a commuter, we also used it for long road trips and it was these road trips where I really loved this car. The cabin was roomy, quiet and the car felt solid, I really like the waterfall dash and we never had a problem with it (we traded at 75,000 miles). One of the features which was handy was the power plug on the back of the console where we could plug our gadgets (laptop) into. We didn't use it very often but it's the only car we ever had with an outlet and it would be nice to have one again. If you are looking for reliable transportation that is comfortable, this is your car. If you are looking for sporty handling, go to the 2005 or newer Avalon as that will give you a more sporty feel with the large cabin, comfortable ride and all kinds of bells and whistles. It was this car that has made us Toyota Avalon loyalists.

Pros: Very comfortable ride, decent mileage, reliable

Cons: Rides like the wheels are marshmallows so handling isn't "sporty".

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2003 Toyota Avalon XLSReview
jensyl writes:
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Fine Transportation Vehicle — I don't have anything bad to say about this car. I have put on nearly 150,000 miles and the only non-routine maintenance on this car has been rear wheel bushings for $120 and shocks and struts for about $900, everything else has been by the book. I am pleased with it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Well made family car, comfortable, reliable, fuel efficient for its class and size

Cons: could use more power

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2003 Toyota Avalon XLSReview
nosmo writes:
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Best Bang For Your Buck. — best car ever made. I got it for a steal .Some philipeano guy sold it to me for $2000. The interior is in great shape so is the exterior. Has great sound and much more. You have to get one ! My car gets around 30 mpg in the city and 50 mpg on the high way. beter than a prius right.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: very good car . great gas milage and great sound system.

Cons: nothing at all

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2003 Toyota Avalon XLReview
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Wish They Would Smooth Out The Lines On Future Models. The Box Desing Is Lame. — I've been a Toyota fan since my first Avalon (97). Great performance. High quality. Low cost maintenance. Good looking and fun to drive the family around. Put an aftermarket leather kit in it and thinking about an Inalfa sunroof if I keep it for a few more years.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Quality and comfort for the price

Cons: Your a girly man

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2003 Toyota Avalon XLSReview
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One-hundred Percent Grandpa's Car; But I Loved It — The Toyota Avalon has tight body lines, and predictibally over-boosted steering. The car's image is regarded as being a car for people over 60 years old, but at least people will excuse your scary driving.

Pros: Silky smooth; solid quality

Cons: my grandpa has one.

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Very Happy With 2003 Avalon — I bought my 2003 Avalon new and overall I've been very happy with it. Other than taking the car in for scheduled maintenance, I've only had a few minor problems (e.g. dead battery 9 months after buying the car). I have 34000 miles on it now and there are still no rattles or squeeks (even though I drive in a city full of potholes). The car still drives smoothly and the interior is roomy and quiet.

Owner for 4 years, 5 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,500

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2003 Toyota Avalon XLSReview
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Smooth Car, Poor Performance And Reliability — The car performs ok, but its steering is way to light with absolutely no feel or response. It has a very smooth and quiet ride, but its transmission sometimes shifts abruptly and is slow to downshift when more power is needed. The interior is very comfortable with a decent but very easy to use sounds system with 6 disc changer. The reliability of my particular car was good for the first 5 or so years, but lately has had its check engine light come on about once a month, which is way to high for any vehicle, yet alone a Toyota, which is known for its excellent reliability reputation.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Smooth ride, ease of use, size

Cons: performance, steering feel, reliablity

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Very Smooth Ride And Fuel Efficient — Bought new and have enjoyed the smooth ride, great mileage and the automatic wipers are amazing. Heated seats have also been nice. Storage in trunk is good and the doors open wide so that it is easy to get in and out of all seats.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: GREAT RIDE CLEAN LOOK HEATED SEATS WIPERS ACTIVATE AUTOMATICALLY

Cons: NOT AN SUV

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The car is great, though I wish the trunk opened completely when opening truck activated. My front drivers left turn signal needed to be addressed, other than that I couldnt be happier. Read More

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