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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
MSRP
$36,685
Invoice
$33,493
Average Price Paid
$36,685
61 listings nationwide

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Limited FWD
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L AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,486
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,020
6 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Toyota hardly needs any help selling three-row Highlanders. It already sits close to the top of the sales charts for its segment, and few vehicles carry the name recognition as the Hig...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
No User Reviews
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
30
Guru9XQB87 writes:
Enjoying it
Handling Ranked 2021 GMC Acadia SLT AWD worse.
"it has tighter steering"
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 GMC Acadia SLT AWD better.
"I like the body style more"
Cbunn123 writes:
Goid
Power Ranked 2021 Chevrolet Traverse worse.
"Good "
Handling Ranked 2021 Chevrolet Traverse better.
"Goid"
20
EDDIE writes:
Family Car Ranked 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD worse.
"It bigger"
Value Ranked 2021 Toyota Avalon Limited FWD better.
"Both are very good and dependable vehicles so its a toss up for me"

Specs

2022 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 17.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
--
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.8:1
11.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 40.3 in 41 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.1 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 940 lbs 1,605 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 195.9 in 194.9 in
Width 72.8 in 76 in
Height 56.5 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 113 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2022 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Harbor Gray Metallic
  • Ice Edge
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Supersonic Red
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Advanced Safety Package
  • Protection Package (TMS)
2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Four Season Floor Mat Package (TMS)
  • Highlander XP Package (XX1000) (Set)
  • Highlander XP Package (XX1010) (Set)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Protection Package #3 (TMS)
  • Running Boards (RB1100) (Set)
  • Running Boards (RB1200) (Set)
  • Running Boards (TMS)
  • Tow Hitch Kit (TMS)
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Trailer Wire Harness (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000) (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Wheels: 20" Black Gloss (Set)

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