The 2020 Toyota Avalon works best as a stylish, comfortable cruiser, and not as a wannabe sports sedan.
The 2020 Toyota Avalon is Toyota’s grown-up sedan, and yet we’re not sure it knows what it wants to be when it reaches adulthood. Ordered in XLE and Limited trims, it’s a relaxed highway cruiser ready to soak up long distances. In hybrid guise, it’s as thrifty as a subcompact sedan but with a spacious interior. And this year’s sporty Avalon TRD hankers for a winding road.
Overall, we call the multi-personality car 7.0 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.)
Avalon comes in XLE, XSE, TRD, Limited, and Touring, with a choice of 301-hp V-6 or 215-hp hybrid that sends power to the front wheels. Unlike some rivals, the Avalon isn’t…