The 2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is offered Axle Plus, Axle Premium, and Limited trim levels. The 2016 Toyota Avalon Limited includes all the above plus Xenon headlights, auto-dimming side mirrors, automatic wipers, upgraded leather upholstery, a 10-way power driver seat, an eight-way passenger power seat, front seats, heated rear seats , roll- zone automatic climate control, a power rear shade, ambient lighting, Toyota’s Safety Connect system and 11-speaker premium sound system JBL. The Limited provides optional Toyota Safety Sense package with a suite of active safety systems.
2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Interior
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid interior is spacious, elegant, and high-quality materials throughout. Chairs in front of the best and most adjustable, with plenty of side bolstering and support lumbar for both driver and front passenger. As you’d expect for this class of car, Avalon’s rear seats are quite open.
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid storage cubbies provide enough space for keys and wallets, and the center console is large. The front section of the center console is a simple ‘bin “power cords passing through a sliding panel and cell phones and auxiliary and USB connections. The area is also home to Qi wireless charging system standard on the Premium and Limited trims. Toyota is among the first automakers to offer wireless charging for Qi-compatible cell phones. We like its easy, but it does very quickly. All trims also have an additional 12-volt outlet in regular storage compartment center console. 2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid’s trunk offers 14 cubic feet of space. That’s much less than standard sedans, but still enough for most situations.
Toyota Avalon Hybrid Engine
The 2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-liter-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor that’s fed by a battery pack trunk-mounted. Combined, the two power units are good for 200 hp. A transmission (CVT) delivers the power of the front wheels. According to EPA estimates, the Hybrid Avalon returns 40 mpg in combined driving (40 city / 39 highway). In performance testing, the Toyota Hybrid Avalon Limited accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds. This is about a second slower than ever, Avalon V6-powered or other conventional sedans, but really Peppy for a hybrid sedan.
Toyota Avalon Hybrid Safety
Standard safety features include traction and stability control, greenhouse disc brakes, front and rear seat side airbags, side curtain airbags and front knee airbags. The Axle Premium and Limited come with blind area monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. And standard on the Limited Safety Connect, Toyota’s service, including roadside assistance, stolen vehicle location, and automatic crash notification. Optional Toyota Safety Sense The Limited package includes pre-collision warning and mitigation, a frontal system with access to the pedestrian, lane departure alert and steering assist, adaptive cruise control and auto high-beam control. In brake testing, the Hybrid Avalon stopped from 60 mph in 132 feet, nearly 5 feet of the needs for the part.
In government crash protection ratings, the 2016 Avalon Hybrid received four five stars for frontal crash and rollover protection. Previous model year Avalon Genres, built on the platform of the same, and five received five stars for overall crash and side crash protection. In tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, this is not the same as the non-hybrid Avalon points the highest rating in moderate overlap directly offset, small-overlap directly offset, side-impact and roof- crash tests. The Avalon’s seat head and self-restraint design are not doing god by the IHS whiplash protection in rear impacts.
2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Specification
Type: Luxury vehicle
Rating: 8.2/10 The Car Connection | 8.3/10 Kelley Blue Book
MPG: 40 city / 39 highway
MSRP: From $36,650
Horsepower: 200 HP
Towing capacity: 1,000 lbs
Battery: 245 V nickel-metal hybrid
2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Configurations
Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE $36,650
Toyota Avalon Hybrid XLE Premium $38,100
Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited $41,950