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2013 Avalon Marketing Campaign Introduces Consumers to New Face of Toyota

January 07, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 7, 2013) – When Toyota set out to market its all-new 2013 Avalon, the automaker had to find an interesting way to showcase the vehicle’s modern styling, improved performance, innovation and elevated level of craftsmanship to help reposition the flagship sedan in the highly competitive premium mid-size segment. No small task.... more

Toyota’s 2013 Avalon to Offer World’s First Application of Qi Wireless In-Car Charging

December 19, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 – The 2013 Toyota Avalon Limited will be the first vehicle available in the world that offers in-console Qi wireless charging for Qi–enabled mobile phones and devices as part of a Technology Package, available for both the gasoline and hybrid version of the new Avalon Limited, which also includes Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Automatic High beams and a Pre-Collision System.
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Toyota Named Best Resale Value Brand for 2013 by Kelley Blue Book

November 26, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 – Toyota has earned Kelley Blue Book’s Best Resale Value Brand Award for the 2013 model year.  This is the second year in a row that Toyota has received the Best Resale Value Brand Award from, and it has received this top honor in three of the last four years.... more

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Product Information

October 31, 2012

2013 Toyota Avalon Product Information

October 31, 2012

Toyota to Offer Unique Fleet Models of All-New 2013 Avalon

October 31, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 – With the all-new 2013 Avalon, Toyota will offer a pair of unique livery models to meet the needs of fleet operators. The new fleet-focused models will also mark the introduction of the first Avalon Hybrid that promises to help reduce livery operator’s fuel costs.... more

All-New 2013 Avalon Combines More Emotional Styling, Improved Dynamic Performance, and Greater Refinement to Help Reposition Toyota’s Flagship Sedan Within the Segment

October 31, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 – For 2013, Toyota has dramatically altered the chemistry of Avalon’s formula, creating a new potent and persuasive sedan that helps shift the product’s generational appeal while symbolizing Toyota’s exciting new design and product direction for future sedans.... more

Toyota Produces 25 Millionth North American-Built Vehicle

October 30, 2012
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (Oct. 30, 2012) – Toyota celebrated the 25 millionth vehicle manufactured in North America today at a ceremony at its Georgetown, Ky. plant coinciding with the start of production for the all-new 2013 Avalon. The milestone vehicle – a Classic Silver Hybrid Avalon – represents 26 years of manufacturing, a direct investment of nearly $24 billion in North American operations and 365,000 jobs created in the U.S.


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Toyota Announces Pricing for 2013 Avalon

October 30, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the all-new 2013 Avalon premium mid-size sedan. For 2013, this five passenger flagship sedan is available with gasoline V6 and Hybrid Synergy Drive power. The V6 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid arrive in dealerships at the beginning of December.... more

DUB Magazine Builds an Avalon with Attitude for the SEMA Show

October 25, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 — DUB Magazine, a name synonymous with incredible wheels on cool custom cars with inner-city influence, has rendered its urban touch to the newest car in the Toyota lineup: the 2013 Avalon. In creating its latest ride, DUB has taken the new Avalon where few, if any, have gone before. The magazine's unique take on the Avalon makes its debut on Oct. 30 at the Toyota booth in the 2012 SEMA Show.
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New Toyota Avalons Built for SEMA Take Divergent Paths Toward Similar Goals

October 25, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 — Toyota's recently introduced 2013 Avalon is set to enter the market this fall with a radically new design that moves the styling needle distinctly toward passion and excitement. To demonstrate the possibilities of the new premium mid-size sedan, the company created two new concepts that are scheduled to bow on Oct. 30 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.... more

Toyota Brings Hybrids to the Living Room as First Automaker on HSN

October 08, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 – Toyota introduced its all-new Avalon Hybrid and its hybrid vehicle lineup into millions of living rooms across America on Sunday, Oct. 7, with a “Discover Toyota” showcase that aired on multichannel retailer HSN at 12 noon, 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. EDT.... more

Toyota Maintains Industry-Leading Fuel Economy by Putting Cars on a Diet and 2013 Avalon Will Be Lightest in Segment

September 05, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2012) – While powertrain developments such Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive have helped enhance fuel economy, many of the vehicles across the Toyota product line have improved their efficiency because of a focused effort on weight reduction, and the 2013 Avalon is a prime example.... more

All-New 2013 Toyota Avalon Features Both Gasoline and Hybrid Powertrains

June 25, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif. (June 26, 2012) – When the all-new, North American designed and engineered 2013 Avalon goes on sale later this year, consumers can choose between a powerful V6 gasoline powertrain and Toyota’s proven Hybrid Synergy Drive.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation Outperforms Industry in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality Study

June 20, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., June 20, 2012 – Toyota and Lexus vehicles captured five segment awards and five Toyota manufacturing facilities in Japan and North America won plant awards, including one Gold, in the 2012 Initial Quality Study (IQS), more than any other automaker in both categories.
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Toyota Earns Three 'Top Scoring Car Awards' in First Annual Total Car Score Rankings

May 23, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., May 23, 2012 - - Toyota was named the winner in three automotive categories in the first annual Total Car Score “Top Scoring Car Awards” rankings. 
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2012 NY Auto Show - 2013 Toyota Avalon Reveal

April 05, 2012
TMS Group Vice President and Toyota Division General Manager Bob Carter reveals the 2013 Toyota Avalon at the New York International Auto Show, April 5, 2012.... more

The Sensational New 2013 Toyota Avalon Makes World Debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show

April 05, 2012
NEW YORK, (April 5, 2012) – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. revealed the all-new 2013 Avalon premium mid-size sedan today at the 2012 New York International Auto Show.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation Vehicles Dominate J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Vehicle Dependability Study

February 15, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., February 15, 2012 – Eight Lexus, Toyota, and Scion models captured segment awards in the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study, a performance equal to all other vehicle brands combined and more than twice as many as the runner-up nameplate.
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Fifteen Toyota, Lexus and Scion Vehicles Earn Top Safety Pick Awards

December 15, 2011
December 15, 2011 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today announced that 15 Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles earned Top Safety Pick awards for the 2012 model year, more than any other automaker.
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Toyota Announces Pricing for 2012 Avalon

November 09, 2011
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2011 – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2012 Avalon sedan.
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2012 Toyota Avalon Product Information

October 05, 2011

2012 Toyota Avalon Blends Luxury, Elegance and Efficiency in the Full-Size Segment

October 05, 2011
The Toyota Avalon, redesigned and made more efficient for the 2011 model year, moves into 2012 unchanged, still offering a unique combination of full-size room with understated luxury.
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Toyota Motor Sales Announces Price Increase for 2011 Toyota, Scion and Lexus Models

March 31, 2011
TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2011 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) increases today for most 2011 Toyota, Scion and Lexus models.... more

Toyota Takes 10 Vincentric 'Best Value in America' Awards Including Best Overall Passenger Car

March 01, 2011
Toyota led all manufacturers with 10 winners in the 7th annual Vincentric’s Best Value in America awards for the 2011 model year.  Toyota’s award total was twice as many as the runner-up brand and represented nearly one-quarter of all awards selected.
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