2020 Toyota Avalon Review

Are you in the market for a sleek, stylish, sophisticated, and powerful sedan? While there are quite a few out there, the 2020 Toyota Avalon certainly ranks high in its class. If you’re trying to determine if this is the right sedan for your treks around San Diego, Chula Vista, and El Cajon, let our team at Norm Reeves Toyota San Diego help you learn more!

Our 2020 Toyota Avalon review will provide you with the details you need to determine if this new Toyota is the vehicle for you!


2020 Avalon Power & Performance

The 2020 Toyota Avalon performance packs quite a punch thanks to the 3.5L V6 under the hood. This engine is mated to a Direct Shift-8AT 8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and Sequential Shiftmatic™ Mode. Due to this powerful pairing, the Avalon can produce an impressive 301 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque.

Eco-minded drivers will be happy to know that this new Toyota Avalon also offers a hybrid version. It comes equipped with a 2.5L Hybrid 4-cylinder engine capable of 176 horsepower. With its electric motor, the hybrid version produces a combined output of 215 horsepower. This engine includes the electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT) with Sequential Shiftmatic™ mode.


In-Cabin Technology & Entertainment

There’s plenty inside the cabin to keep you entertained during the congested commute or while you’re cruising along the South Bay Expressway. The dashboard features the Audio Plus system, which includes a 9-inch high-resolution touchscreen display to provide access to a wide assortment of media options.

The Avalon also includes a USB 2.0 media port, HD Radio™, and a 3-month SiriusXM® Satellite Radio trial for your audio entertainment. The touchscreen includes Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa, so you can stay connected to your phone and your smart device from the road!


Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) Technology

Considering that this new Toyota model comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P), you’ll remain completely at ease during your trips and commutes. These features provide assistance and warnings to help prevent a collision or reduce the severity of one that’s unavoidable. Utilizing exterior-mounted sensors to measure your speed as well as your distance from the vehicle ahead, these features include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/ PD)
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/ SA)
  • Automatic High Beams (AHB)
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)

Experience the 2020 Toyota Avalon on the Road

At Norm Reeves Toyota San Diego, we hope that this 2020 Toyota Avalon review has helped you learn more about this modern and stylish sedan. Drop by our dealership to view our inventory in person and gain an even better perspective.  Of course, getting behind the wheel is always the best way to decide!

Schedule your 2020 Toyota Avalon test drive to see if this is the sedan that’s perfect for your travels around San Diego, Chula Vista, and El Cajon.