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2016 Toyota Avalon: Elegance Reimagined

The 2016 Toyota Avalon is a world-class sedan with an elegant and refined design. One of the most upscale cars in the class, the Toyota Avalon has an array of sophisticated touches that draw attention. Beginning from the premium design alloy wheels and leading up to redesigned upper & lower front grille, the Avalon is adorned with redesigned bumpers with turn signals. Complimenting it are the eye-catching rear bumpers with chrome garnish. The newly designed rear combination lamps set these off. Overall, the newly redesigned and expressive front-fascia makes for the Avalon's graceful presence.

Avalon's exterior lighting complements the design lines. The industry-first Quadrabeam™ headlight cluster utilizes a sleek and compact double-eye PES headlight design with two square glass condenser lenses that have been adopted for the low beams and offer outstanding lighting performance.

Indeed, there is a lot to love in the refined masterpiece by Toyota; about whom it is quoted that, "The Avalon is one of Toyota's best offerings, with truly attractive styling, a high-quality interior, plenty of room and an immensely enjoyable driving experience."

The Avalon's interior elaborates on the exterior's elegant, refined theme to create a premium interior experience that combines high technology and artisanship with an artistic level of sculpted surfaces. This panel is covered in supple, hand-stitched premium soft-touch material with the seam adding some creative flair as it goes across the dash panel.

The driver is engaged by an Optitron-type combination meter, which produces a sharp, high quality display and 3.5-inch Thin-film Transistor (TFT) colour multi-information display. Furthermore, the Avalon's interior surfaces are finished in premium materials such as soft-touch materials for the dash panel, unique smoke chrome trim surrounding the centre panel, and high-quality glossy panel trim around the shifter. All of this attention to detail to touch surfaces and subtle enhancements to texture and visual appeal are aimed at elevating the overall interior experience for driver and passengers.

The Avalon's seats are available as 10-way power adjustable for the driver's seat, and 8-way adjustment for the front passenger seat. The driver's seat incorporates a seat-cushion length extender; a four-way lumbar support is built into the driver's seat and a two-way lumbar support for the passenger. An electric seat heater and seat ventilation system have been adopted to help enhance driver and passenger seat comfort.

The Avalon utilizes a 3.5-litre, six-cylinder V6 engine that features Dual VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with intelligence) to help offer superior power and efficiency by optimizing the intake and exhaust valve timings to increase engine performance across the entire range.

The Avalon features an automatic transmission that has been optimized for improved fuel economy and performance. Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters help activate fast & responsive shifts while keeping both hands on the wheel. The Avalon offers three drive modes: Eco, Normal & Sport.

The Avalon offers a long list of convenient, user-friendly technologies as one would expect with the Toyota's flagship sedan. The Avalon features 7" navigation display audio system with Bluetooth compatibilityrear camera display and operation of iPod® and USB devices.

Toyota Avalon is equipped with a remote engine starter, which is a smart key system that locks and unlocks the front doors and enables opening of the doors when the key is within a short distance of the door handle. The key's transmitter also allows the engine to be started with the push of a button. The Avalon is equipped with a rear window power shade that blocks direct sun rays for the rear passengers, the shade adopts an auto-down function when shifting into reverse. A lighter weight power sunroof design has been adopted to help reduce vehicle weight.

Avalon has a total of ten SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) airbags providing enhanced safety. It also features Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA).

All specifications listed above are standard Toyota equipment. Safety kit (fire extinguisher, warning triangle, tyre pressure gauge & first aid kit) is a dealer installed non Toyota item provided on Toyota models as standard equipment. The vehicle specifications may change without prior notice. Pictures and colours may differ from actual specifications of the vehicles. For further details & to ascertain availability of stocks, please visit your nearest Toyota showroom.

In Oman, Toyota's outstanding product quality is supported by the nationwide parts and service network of Saud Bahwan Automotive. No wonder then that today, Toyota is one of the most trusted and well-known brands.

05/01/2016
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