Toyota completely redesigned the Avalon Hybrid for the 2019 model year, giving it new bodywork, a new face, and a better interior. These cosmetic differences just get started, though, with the Avalon also seeing significant changes to its chassis and hybrid powertrain. Which prove the hybrid out.
The future of automotive is electrification, but today’s battery-electric vehicles aren’t for everyone. There are a lot of reasons for this, from cost to range anxiety to uncertainty about their lifespan. Whatever the reason given, the vast majority of those buying new vehicles aren’t buying a BEV. There are significant numbers of them, however, who are buying hybrids. Many of those hybrids are Toyota models and the Avalon Hybrid remains one of the most popular hybrid sedans on the market.
Significantly, the 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid has three things going for it: the Toyota nameplate, a huge real-world MPG return, and an easy to calculate return on investment (ROI).
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Aaron is an automotive journalist living in Wyoming, USA. His background includes technology, mechanics, commercial vehicles, and new vehicle evaluations. Aaron is a member of several automotive media groups and writes for many well-known publications.