Toyota rolls out changes, prices for 2013 Avalon

Live on Oct. 30 from the Toyota Avalon Northwest Region Product Press Preview in Santa Barbara, Calif.:

For 2013, Toyota’s five-passenger flagship sedan is all-new, and available with gasoline V6 and Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrains. Both versions will arrive at dealerships in early December. Toyota today announced the manufacturer’s suggested retail prices, as follows. The company says the price differences between the gas and the hybrid models is the smallest of any other vehicle in Toyota’s entire lineup.

XLE gas model: $30,990. Standard features include power adjustable heated front leather seats, alloy wheels, touchscreen display audio, smart key, heated outside mirrors, and outside mirror turn signals.

XLE Premium gas model: $33,195. That’s the same price as the 2012 Avalon, with additional standard features such as a moonroof and a backup camera. The Hybrid version is an additional $2,360.

XLE Touring gas model: $35,500. A $935 price reduction from the 2012 Limited model, with standard 18-inch alloy wheels, display audio with Entune and navigation, blind spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert, and paddle shifters. Add $1,750 for the Hybrid version.

Limited gas model: $39,650. Premium standard features on this top-of-line trim level include premium perforated leather with heated and cooled front seats, JBL/avn, safety connect, rear seat heater, rear sunshade, three-zone climate control, puddle lamps, HID headlamps, and LED daytime running lights. Add $1,750 for the Hybrid version.

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