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Used 2014 Toyota Avalon

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Combined Fuel Economy
25 MPG
Horsepower
268 HP
KBB Expert Rating
4.2 
KBB Consumer Rating
4.4 
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Pros

If you’re looking for a big sedan that delivers economy-car fuel economy, the full-size 2014 Toyota Avalon is it. Class-leading resale value and reliability are also pluses in the Avalon’s favor, as are its sleek good looks.

Cons

The Avalon is plush, but not sporty. If you consider yourself an enthusiast driver, the Ford Taurus SHO, Nissan Maxima or Hyundai Genesis delivers a more spirited driving experience. Those seeking all-wheel drive will have to look to the Taurus or Chrysler 300.

What's New For 2014

A rearview camera is added to the base XLE, prompting a slight price increase for the trim. The XLE Premium now offers the display audio unit with navigation and Entune Apps suite, while a blind-spot monitoring system is made optional on the Touring trim.

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Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Expert Review

The full-size sedan has been on a slump as of late, replaced by bigger crossover SUVs that offer more interior room and versatility. But, there is still a large set of the population who likes the low stance, comfortable ride and easy-to-park characteristic of a sedan. For them, Toyota builds the 2014 Avalon. Its striking exterior is further bolstered by a premium interior befitting the finest Lexus sedan. Taut driving dynamics, a smooth ride and a silent cabin are also mainstays of Toyota’s flagship, as are the cutting-edge yet user-friendly in-vehicle audio and navigation systems. Alongside the potent V6 is a hybrid model delivering a slightly less robust 0-60 time but much better fuel economy

Driving the Used 2014 Toyota Avalon

The 2014 Toyota Avalon delivers a thrill ride, but not in the traditional sense. While not intended to deliver a BMW-like ride, the Avalon nevertheless is a competent sedan that will impress with its smooth ride and sedate driving experience. Compared to the last-generation car, the newest Avalon benefits greatly from better feel in the steering and brakes. There’s also an available driver-selectable Sport mode that adds more weight to the power steering response and improves upshift times. Toyota may have gone a bit overboard adding features like paddle shifters and downshift rev-matching, but it’s nice to have them onboard just the same. The V6 is a true star, but it’s the hybrid powertrain that won our hearts, delivering excellent performance while returning a 40-mpg combined city/highway figure. On the road, the Avalon shuts out almost all wind and tire noise to create a cocoon-like environment.

Favorite Features

CAPACITIVE TOUCH SWITCHES
Using the same principle that controls your smartphone, the Avalon’s capacitive touch switches require only the slightest touch to perform their function. Reacting to minor fluctuations in electrical current when contacted by your finger, these switches are more efficient and require less moving parts than traditional buttons and knobs.


REAR CROSS TRAFFIC WARNING
Parking lots filled with big SUVs often block a driver from noticing cross traffic at the rear of the vehicle. Toyota’s Rear Cross Traffic Warning system eliminates this problem by alerting the driver with a warning signal and indicator light when a vehicle is approaching from the side.

Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Interior

The 2014 Toyota Avalon offers perhaps the finest cabin in its class, with first-rate materials, user-friendly controls and impressive fit and finish. The general design is the same regardless of trim level, which only sweetens the Avalon’s attractive $31K starting price. Toyota’s latest batch of infotainment options such as advanced voice recognition, mobile application integration and hard-drive-based navigation should appeal to tech-savvy buyers. And, unlike the Ford Taurus, the Avalon’s capacitive touch switches for the audio and climate-control functions are responsive and straightforward. In terms of comfort the rear-seat passengers are treated to an abundance of legroom and headroom

Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Exterior

The Avalon’s masculine stance and sculpted bodywork were conceived by Toyota’s Southern California-based Calty Design studio. The forward-raked C-pillar and sweeping roofline impart an almost coupe-like silhouette. Although it seems counterintuitive, this aggressive design actually improves rear-seat headroom. The headlights incorporate a pair of stylish square-shaped projector lenses, which Toyota calls Quadrabeams. This contemporary look is finished off with a set of 17-inch or optional 18-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights and dual chrome-tipped exhaust outlets.

Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Standard Features

The 2014 Toyota Avalon is offered in XLE, Premium, Touring and Limited trim levels with hybrid variants available in the last three. In base form, the Avalon includes heated outside mirrors, rearview camera, leather-trimmed seats, smart-key access and push-button start, dual-zone climate control and a 6.1-inch audio touch screen and eight speakers. Premium models add a moonroof, while Touring trims include creature comforts like navigation, driver’s-seat memory control and Toyota’s Entune infotainment system. Occupant protection consists of 10 airbags, a comprehensive suite of electronic stability aids, and front seats designed to help reduce the severity of whiplash-related injuries

Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Options

Since the majority of feature content is tied to trim level, the 2014 Toyota Avalon offers only a few option packages. Available exclusively on Limited models, the Tech Package includes a pre-collision system that prepares the car for impact when it senses a crash about to happen, automatic high beams, and an adaptive cruise-control system that maintains a pre-selected distance behind the vehicle ahead. The Premium trims can upgrade to the navigation radio with Entune Apps suite.

Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Engine

The new Avalon gets its motivation from the tried-and-true 3.5-liter V6 or new Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder hybrid powerplant – the same system used in the latest Camry Hybrid. The conventional engine churns out a healthy 268 horsepower through a 6-speed automatic gearbox, while the hybrid system sends its 200 horsepower to the front wheels via a gearless continuously variable transmission. To the dismay of those living in the Snow Belt, the Toyota Avalon does not offer all-wheel drive.

3.5-liter V6
268 horsepower @ 6,200 rpm
248 lb-ft of torque @ 4,700 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 21/31 mpg

2.5-liter inline-4 hybrid
200 net hybrid system horsepower
Engine: 156 lb-ft of torque @ 4,500 rpm
Battery: 199 lb-ft of torque @ 0-1,500 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 40/39 mpg

How Much Does the Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Cost?

In an effort to bolster its value quotient, the 2014 Toyota Avalon carries a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of just over $32,000, just $350 more than the 2013 model. The Avalon Hybrid starts right around $36,000, with range-topping Limited models opening closer to $41,000. The Chrysler 300 shares a similar starting price with the Avalon, while the Nissan Maxima, Hyundai Azera and Buick LaCrosse begin in the $33,000 range. Although it offers a shorter list of standard equipment, the Ford Taurus undercuts the Avalon’s base price by roughly $3,000. To ensure you get the best deal on your 2014 Toyota Avalon, take a look at KBB.com’s Fair Purchase Price at the bottom of this page. When it comes to the other side of the pricing equation, the 2014 Avalon is expected to retain one of the highest resale values in the segment.

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Used 2014 Toyota Avalon Consumer Reviews

4.4 

Overall Rating

5 star

66%

4 star

21%

3 star

5%

2 star

3%

1 star

5%

Value
4.5 
Performance
4.4 
Quality
4.5 
Comfort
4.4 
Reliability
4.7 
Styling
4.4 

SabC
07/08/2019
2016 Toyota Avalon

"Love my pearl v6 touring"

All good
No back up sensors unableto talk text with system
Beautiful car inside and out. Very comfortable. Only cons wish I could talk to text and had back up sensors, other then that perfect!over the pearl with large black rims. Sporty and sleek and very quick!
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Elias
06/06/2019
2013 Toyota Avalon

"Faulty PCS - Even Toyota tech couldn't figured out"

Nice and smooth cruising except the PCS control - even Toyota service team (Mechanics) has no clue how to resolve the defective sensor. After four times attempt to get the issue resolved I gave up complaining. I'm now driving with the PCS warning light flashing. The reset button doesn't work.
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Merr
05/05/2019
2015 Toyota Avalon

"Excellent Car"

Reliable, smooth
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Bought it used 2 years ago. It’s a nice ride and has been very reliable. Low maintenance costs so far.
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MSharma Go Blue
04/25/2019
2016 Toyota Avalon

"Great value in this luxury car"

A great value car with loaded features (Limited). Some annoying features 1. Difficult to cancel destination once the GPS is set 2. Text message comes in loud (need to figure out how to change) 3. The center console heats up if the rear cabin is set for hot air (heater is on). Figured this out by actual experience. The front was set to 69 and rear (by rear passengers was set to high) and the entire center console was hot. Realized it later and changed the rear cabin heat setting. Car drives smooth with soft suspension that smooths out bumps nicely. Not a great handling car like BMW or Mercedes E350 (which I own). I average around 29 MPG on freeway. Sports mode is better than ECO mode for merging and accelerating that gives good response. Everything else in the car is perfect. I am returning to Toyota after 25 years and cannot complain. Ride is luxurious and 268HP is good but the MB E350 with 302 HP is more responsive (cannot really compare). I bought this for $27K with 11K miles on it June 2018, so for the money that I paid, it is great value.Read less
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butch
03/27/2019
2017 Toyota Avalon

"happy motoring"

it's a driving machine that has all you need to travel from point to point smoothly, safely and comfortably. won't break the bank.
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2014 Toyota Avalon Specs & FeaturesBased on lowest-priced style.

Technology

  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Hands Free Phone
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Proximity Sensing Keyless Entry
  • Push-Button Engine Start
  • Remote Engine Start
  • USB Port

Entertainment

  • AM/FM Radio
  • iPod Connector
  • MP3 Player
  • Auxiliary Input Jack
  • Bluetooth Streaming Audio
  • CD Player

Seating

  • Folding Rear Seat
  • Dual Power Front Seats
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Power Driver's Lumbar Support Seat
  • Power Driver's Seat
  • Power Passenger's Seat

Comfort & Convenience

  • Front & Rear Air Conditioning
  • Front Air Conditioning
  • Power Locks
  • Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Air Conditioning

Fuel Economy

  • EPA City - 21 mpg
  • EPA Class - Midsize Cars
  • EPA Hwy - 31 mpg
  • EPA Combined - 25 mpg

Performance

  • Horsepower - 268 hp
  • Horsepower RPM - 6200 rpm
  • Stroke - 3.27 inches
  • Torque - 248 foot pounds
  • Torque RPM - 4700 rpm

Interior

  • Cup Holder
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Window Defroster
  • 12V Power Outlet
  • Power Outlet
  • Steering Wheel Controls
  • Tilt Steering Wheel
  • Tilt/Telescoping Steering Wheel
  • Wood Interior Trim

Exterior

  • Alloy Wheels
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Limited Use Spare
  • Number of Doors - 4 doors
  • Power Mirrors
  • Spare Tire Type - Limited Use
  • Tires / Wheel Size - P215/55R17
  • Wheel Type - Alloy
  • LED Tail Lights

Security

  • Alarm System

Warranty

  • Basic Miles - 36000 miles
  • Basic Years - 3 years
  • Corrosion/Rust Through Miles - Unlimited miles
  • Corrosion/Rust Through Years - 5 years
  • Powertrain Miles - 60000 miles
  • Powertrain Years - 5 years
  • Roadside Assistance Miles - Unlimited miles
  • Roadside Assistance Years - 2 years
  • Scheduled Maintenance Miles - 25000 miles
  • Scheduled Maintenance Years - 2 years

Mechanical

  • Axle Ratio - 3.24
  • Brakes: Front - Disc
  • Brakes: Rear - Disc
  • Braking System - Anti-Lock
  • Drivetrain - FWD
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Engine Type - Gas
  • Power Steering
  • Tachometer
  • Transmission Type - Automatic
  • Cylinders - 6 cylinders
  • Displacement - 3.5 liter
  • Bore - 3.70 inches
  • Compression Ratio - 10.8
  • Fuel Induction - Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Total no. valves - 24 valves
  • Valve Train - Dual Overhead Cam
  • Engine Configuration - V
  • Emissions Rating - ULEV
  • # of Speeds - 6 speed
  • CID - 211 cubic inches
  • Recommended Fuel - Regular
  • Manual Mode - Sequential Shift
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • Anti-Lock Brakes

Dimensions, Weights & Capacities

  • Curb Weight - 3461 pounds
  • EPA Passenger - 103.6 cubic feet
  • Fuel Capacity - 17.0 gallons
  • Head Room: Front - 37.6 inches
  • Head Room: Rear - 37.9 inches
  • Height - 57.5 inches
  • Leg Room: Front - 42.1 inches
  • Leg Room: Rear - 39.2 inches
  • Max Seating Capacity - 5
  • Minimum Ground Clearance - 5.5 inches
  • Overall Length - 195.3 inches
  • Shoulder Room: Front - 58.2 inches
  • Shoulder Room: Rear - 57.0 inches
  • Standard Seating Capacity - 5 passenger
  • Towing Capacity, Maximum - 1000 pounds
  • Trunk or Cargo Capacity - 16.0 cubic feet
  • Turning Diameter - 40.0 feet
  • Wheel Base - 111.0 inches
  • Width with mirrors - 72.2 inches
  • Hip Room: Front - 55.1 inches
  • Hip Room: Rear - 54.6 inches
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2014 Toyota Avalon Safety

5.0
Crash Test Rating
Frontal Crash
4 
Side Barrier
5 
Rollover Rating
4 
Side Crash
5 
Provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
2014 Toyota Avalon Safety Technology
  • Child Door Locks
  • Child Seat Anchors
  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Rear Side Airbag
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Front Head Curtain Airbag
  • Front Knee Airbag
  • Front Side Airbag
  • Rear Head Curtain Airbag
  • Rear View Camera

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2014 Toyota Avalon Rankings

Horsepower
268 HP
MPG Combined
25 MPG
Consumer Ratings
4.4 Rating
Rank
Vehicle
HP
#11
2014 Toyota Avalon
268 HP

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