2008 Toyota Avalon Overview

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2008 Toyota Avalon Overview

The Toyota Avalon gets a complete exterior makeover and some sweet new features for 2008. This year, you get a 9-speaker CD changer/radio and a place to plug in your iPod. New options include DVD navigation and heated/ventilated seats.

The Avalon has 4 trims: Limited, Touring, XL, and XLS. All four use a 3.5-liter, 268-hp V6 engine with 6-speed automatic transmission. Gas mileage comes out to 19 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway.

With a name that harkens back to a mythical island revered for its apples, the Avalon builds on Toyota's sterling reputation for quality vehicles. The solid V6 powertrain, solid gas mileage, and smooth ride should appeal to anyone looking for an upper-tier foreign sedan. Look for Toyota to add even more to the Avalon in the years to come.

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    Why Is My Avalon Leaking Oil At The Bank Two Seal?

    I recently took my 2008 Toyota Avalon to the dealer for a check engine light and they told me that the timing gear was failing. This repair cost some $3,500.00 and the car had only 42,000 miles on it....

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

    Blinkers Not Working

    I have a 2008 Toyota Avalon. My blinkers are not working. Fuse is fine and hazard lights are working please help!

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    2008 Avalon. When Starting Car, Engine Feels Like It Shakes Before Engine ...

    14 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    Leaking Coolant.

    I have a 2008 Toyota Avalon that the coolant system was just replaced including radiator, water pump and thermostat. Couple of days after repair coolant tank was empty, took it back to mechanic sa...

    25 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    2008 Avalon Trunk Release

    How does one open the trunk on this vehicle when there is a complete power failure?

    14 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)