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2021 Toyota Avalon vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

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2021 Toyota
Avalon

MSRP*: $36,125 to $43,125
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2021 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

MSRP*: $37,100 to $43,400
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Invoice* $32,513 to $38,813 $33,391 to $39,060
MPG - City 21 - 25 MPG 43 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 34 MPG 43 - 44 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 16.1 ft3 16.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 205 - 301 hp 176 hp
Exterior Length 195.9 in 195.9 in
Exterior Width 72.8 in 72.8 in
Leg Room Front 42.1 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 37.4 - 38.5 in
Rear 37.1 - 37.9 in
Front 37.4 - 38.5 in
Rear 37.1 - 37.9 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Toyota Avalon offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Toyota Avalon and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid in the front seats.

Convenience
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Toyota Avalon, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Toyota Avalon or the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Avalon and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota Avalon is about the same width as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Toyota Avalon takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Handling
The Toyota Avalon has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Avalon has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Toyota Avalon does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Toyota Avalon and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Toyota Avalon as you will in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Warranty
The Toyota Avalon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.