2012 New York: 2013 Toyota Avalon gets totally redesigned inside / out

And the name of the mystery Toyota sedan is… the Avalon. That’s right all that build-up before the debut of the 2013 Toyota Avalon was just to hype the car up for its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show and the Japanese automaker never really decided to change the name of its top-end model Nonetheless, the 2013 Toyota Avalon does receive a beautiful new redesign and inside out.

“When it arrives to dealerships late this year, the new Avalon will offer improved dynamic performance, a greater degree of refinement, and a highly spacious, comfortable interior experience with an abundance of outstanding convenience technologies,” Toyota said in a statement.

The company heavily researched the American consumer to keep the 2013 Avalon as appealing as possible to customers in the United States.

While no powertrain details were released, Toyota says that the 2013 Avalon receives numerous structural and chassis improvements. The new model gets MacPherson struts with advanced valving and rebound springs, coil spring rate and front and rear sway bar stiffness was increased from the current model and the Electronic power steering (EPS) system has been retuned to improve controllability.

The 2013 Toyota Avalon also offers three drive modes including Normal, Eco, and Sport.

More details will be announced closer to launch date.
Key Dimensional Comparison

2013 Avalon
2012 Avalon
Overall Length
195.3 in. (4960 mm)
197.6 in. (5020 mm)
Overall Width
72.2 in. (1835 mm)
72.8 in. (1850 mm)
Overall Height
57.5 in. (1460 mm)
58.5 in. (1485 mm)
Wheelbase
111 in. (2820 mm)
111 in. (2820 mm)
Front Tread
62.6 in. (1590 mm)
62.2 in. (1580 mm)
Rear Tread
62.2 in. (1580 mm)
61.6 in. (1565 mm)
Front Overhang
38.8 in. (985 mm)
39.4 in. (1000 mm)
Rear Overhang
45.5 in. (1155 mm)
47.2 in. (1200 mm)
Curb Weight
3,497 lbs. (estimated)
3,616 lbs. (Avalon model

2012 New York Auto Show

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