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The 2019 Toyota Avalon Starts at $36,395

When Toyota originally revealed the 2019 Avalon, the massive grille got a lot of attention. But as we found in our first drive, the redesigned Avalon also offers a luxurious interior and a long list of standard features. Now, we also know pricing. The base model, the Avalon XLE, starts at $36,395 including destination. For buyers who […]

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Kick Back and Enjoy the Northern Lights in the Volvo S90 Ambience Concept

Many automakers attempt to enhance the sensory experience on their top luxury cars with features like cabin perfume atomizers and ambient lighting, but Volvo is kicking it up a notch on a special S90. Although just an interior concept for now, the Volvo S90 Ambience Concept is a preview of features that will come to production. Based […]

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How to Add CarPlay and a Reverse Camera on the Cheap

I drive new cars every day, so I’m spoiled by the latest gadgets, gizmos, and safety gear. My other half doesn’t care a lick about cars (opposites attract!), but appreciates the finer features rolling out in the new cars I drive—especially Apple CarPlay and reverse cameras. So when we purchased an extremely high value (read […]

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2019 Toyota Avalon First Drive: A Flagship Split in Two

Toyota’s past and future collide in the 2019 Avalon, a flagship full-size sedan that must regain the trust of buyers put off by the outgoing model’s stiff ride quality, yet Toyota must also attract younger buyers with a car that’s sportier than any of its previous four generations. So does the Avalon return to its […]

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PHOTOS! A Visual History of the Toyota Avalon

Entering its fifth generation for the 2019 model year, the Avalon has served as Toyota’s flagship sedan for more than two decades. Back in 1995, the Avalon nameplate was introduced to take the place of the Cressida, which had been discontinued a few years earlier. The Avalon was focused on comfort and even offered a […]

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