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Toyota Avalon (X30)

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Toyota Avalon (GSX30/XX30). 2005–12 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. F/F, 3456 cm³ (V6 DOHC). Launched 2004 for 2005 US model year. No more bench seat this time, and an upgrade to a larger, smoother 3·5 V6 shared with Camry. Ian Cartabiano-styled body, now exceeding 5 m in length, had Cd of 0,29. Comfortable ride, as before, with smart cabin, and very refined. Front strut suspension with L-shaped lower arms, and multi-link–struts at rear. More connectivity with DVD-based sat-nav. Minor facelift for 2008 model year, then a more substantial one for 2011 with revised audio system. Part of the mass recall in 2009–10 after there were reports of braking problems, and 2011 and 2012 models had a brake override system.

Manufacturing location: Georgetown, Kentucky, USA

Marque: Toyota | Model: Toyota Avalon | Predecessor: Toyota Avalon (X20) | Successor: Toyota Avalon (X40)

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