2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid – efficient midsized luxury

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2014 Toyota Avalon – efficient midsized luxury

The Avalon Hybrid is a premium-level sedan that offers one might expect from a large sedan with the bonus of hybrid efficiency. Hybrid Synergy Drive to the Avalon means 40 mpg combined without compromising space, or drive.

The manufacturer says

is in the details. The 2014 Avalon everything we love about This is design that never go out of style.


When most people of the word hybrid they think Toyota or Prius. The is basically the Prius’ big brother, in a much prettier package a lot more space and on-road The Avalon in any trim level or train option is a beautiful

The base model XLE Hybrid at $35,555 while the top-trim Limited we drove topped For that, though, you get some luxury without paying for the nameplate, including beautiful treatments with four tones and soft leather.

For the premium here, which is not you get a return of 40 mpg combined (EPA, city/highway) and that economy is not to achieve. In a week’s worth of in inclement weather with Wyoming crosswinds and mile-high we managed an average of 33 mpg overall. was with a fully loaded (car seats and adults), driving on many occasions, and use of Sport mode to make onramps and highway passing a more fun.

A more seriously eco-minded could easily approach or 40 mpg in the 2014 Avalon Hybrid.

all of that efficiency, the Limited includes creature comforts quickly become indispensable. The seats, self-adjusting seat and wheel — they back and up when the engine is off, to make getting in and out and return when started – and other little amenities this premium package it hard to imagine the car without

On the road, the 2014 Toyota Hybrid is a sure-footed, confident with an added bit of sportiness to excellent steering dynamics the class) and the added electric it includes. The engine and drivetrain are the as that found in the Toyota Hybrid, which itself is a than capable midsize so this sportiness is not a surprise.

There are few things to dislike the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, in that upper trim It’s very comfortable, drivable, and easy to fall in with. Although its premium tag for the hybrid option is a bit steep, the gains in fuel economy easily spell a return on investment for many buyers.

In using that metric, it beats many midsize with smaller footprints and MPG when compared on a usability and measurement.

What we like

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Beautiful interior and stylish overall, even at lower levels. While we would chosen a different color inside for our test drive, we did many complements from on its look, so that preference is as mere personal opinion.

and unsurpassed fuel economy for the You will not find another sedan with the same Period.

What we don’t

clunky Toyota infotainment plagues all of the company’s models. is long overdue for an upgrade and is our complaint about many models.

Not totally kid-friendly . Toyota did think of many like the plastic backing on the seats to combat foot from the kiddos and easy-to-clean and real leather options for the Door handles and other spots are within reach of in safety seats, however.


The beautiful 2014 Avalon Hybrid in any package is a great buy for any family that the usability of a full-sized sedan. stylish, includes very color options, and offers a comfortable drive and ride the former granny factor of the Avalon models with thick suspensions and heavy roll. For those who can justify the premium with a fuel-saving ROI will be many, if not most), an excellent bargain overall.

Period Length and Limitations

Our was a test drive offered as a loan from the manufacturer for a as an everyday driver. Our drive us through city, highway, and situations in both sunny and weather in Southeastern Wyoming. A of over 390 miles were put on the during our test period.

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