Toyota has announced the 2013 Avalon will be offered with two different engines: a 3.5-liter V6 and a hybridized 2.5-liter four-cylinder.
Toyota has announced the 2013 Avalon will be offered with two different engines.
The entry-level model features a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 268 hp (200 kW / 272 PS) and 248 lb-ft (336 Nm) of torque. It is connected to a six-speed automatic transmission which enables the car to accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than seven seconds and have an EPA fuel economy rating of 21 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy / 25 mpg combined.
On the other hand, the Avalon Hybrid has a 154 hp (115 kW / 156 PS) 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a 140 hp (104 kW / 142 PS) electric motor and a 245V nickel-metal hydride battery. It enables the model to have a combined maximum output of 200 hp (149 kW / 203 PS) and an EPA fuel economy rating of 40 mpg city / 39 mpg hwy / 40 mpg combined. The car also has an EV mode which enables it to be driven on electricity alone for up to one mile (1.6 km) at speeds up to 25 mph (40 km/h).
Check out the press release for additional information