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Toyota’s new luxurious sedan proves itself with new features

2018 Toyota Avalon trim levels and specs

Perfection is hard to achieve. While that may be the case, we look up to those who strive for it. In the auto world, there are a few brands who fight the good fight, but not many who come as close to achieving what Toyota has. The 2018 Toyota Avalon is a prime example of the brand’s commitment to achieving greatness. The model offers a number of trim levels – all of which are combined with impressive specs. To make shopping easier, we’ve broken down the trim levels below, so that you can get a better idea of what each has to offer. 


The XLE is the base trim of the 2018 Toyota Avalon. It begins at $33,500, and offers the following features:

  • Multi-stage heated front seating
  • Smart Key System
  • Entune™ Audio
  • Toyota Safety Sense

XLE Plus

One step up from the XLE trim level is the XLE Plus. The model starts at $35,250, and includes the following options:

  • Items from the XLE
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof
  • Sliding sunshade
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

XLE Premium

Starting at $36,700, the XLE Premium offers even more than its predecessor. The following can be found in the model:

  • 9-Speaker sound system
  • Driver’s seat memory
  • Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging
  • Blind Spot Monitor


Drivers looking for more luxurious features can opt for the Touring, which starts at $37,900. The following items are included:

  • Sporty suspension
  • Black wood-grain interior trim
  • LED headlights with auto on/off feature
  • 18-inch dark gray painted alloy wheels


Getting toward the top, the Limited trim begins at $41,300. This trim level amps up the technology features, and includes the following:

  • Heated and Ventilated front seats
  • Power rear window sunshade
  • Safety Connect®
  • HID Quadrabeam headlights

Hybrid XLE Plus

The XLE Plus trim level begins at $37,500, and includes even more advanced features. The following items are included:

  • Smart Key System
  • Push Button Start
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/ Universal transceiver

Hybrid XLE Premium

The XLE Premium combines some of the best features from the trims before it. Starting at $38,950, the model includes:

  • Entune™ Premium Audio with navigation
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Driver’s seat and mirror memory system
  • Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging

Hybrid Limited

At the very top level, starting at $42,800, drivers can find the best features available. The following items are included in the model:

  • Leather-trimmed heated and ventilated front seats
  • HID Quadrabeam headlights
  • Power rear window sunshade
  • Safety Connect®

new features in 2017 Toyota Avalon

What’s the Difference Between the 2017 Toyota Avalon XLE Plus and XLE Premium?

The 2017 Toyota Avalon is the premium Toyota you don’t want to live without. Packed with high-quality features and luxurious components, the new Avalon rivals luxury brands while giving you the reliability and style you’ve come to know and love from Toyota. For 2017, the Avalon comes in 5 trim grades plus 3 hybrid trims. Take a look below at our comparison of the two middle Avalon grades, the XLE Plus and the XLE Premium.

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