2021 Toyota Avalon Front Exterior in a Snowy Driveway

Differences Between the 2021 Toyota Avalon and 2020 Toyota Avalon

What’s New for the 2021 Toyota Avalon? 

Toyota-brand luxury is headlined by the 2021 Toyota Avalon. With the debut of the next-generation Toyota Avalon, many car shoppers want to know – what’s new for the 2021 Toyota Avalon? Find the perfect fit with this guide to the differences between the 2021 Toyota Avalon and 2020 Toyota Avalon created by Downeast Toyota. 


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2021 Toyota Avalon vs 2020 Toyota Avalon: Trim Levels and Prices 

Toyota Avalon entries will provide drivers with plenty of trim level options to choose from at Downeast Toyota. Updated 2021 Toyota Avalon models are available in five grades – XLE, XSE Nightshade, TRD, Touring and Limited – that will start at $35,875. Toyota Avalon XSE Nightshade Editions are a welcome addition to the lineup that will add an intense, blacked-out style to the Toyota Avalon portfolio. The 2020 Toyota Avalon is available in five trim levels – XLE, XSE, TRD, Touring and Limited – with a price tag that starts at $35,875 

Toyota Avalon XSE Nightshade Edition Features 

  • Black Toyota Avalon XSE Nightshade Edition Badges 
  • Black 19-Inch Alloy Wheels 
  • Black Grille 
  • Black Mirror Caps 
  • Black Rear Spoiler 
  • Black Window Trim 
  • Black Door Handles 
  • Midnight Black Metallic Exterior 
  • Wind Chill Pearl Exterior 
  • Celestial Silver Metallic Exterior 
Black 2021 Toyota Avalon Nightshade Edition in a Driveway

2021 Toyota Avalon vs 2020 Toyota Avalon: Engine Options, Specs and Features 

Are you looking for a luxury sedan that can handle the winter weather in Maine? With the addition of available Dynamic Torque Control AWD, the 2021 Toyota Avalon is more capable than ever. Dynamic Torque Control AWD is available for Avalon XLE and Avalon Limited trim levels and is paired with a 205-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine. Front-wheel drive Toyota Avalon models are powered by a 301-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine that is married to a Direct-Shift eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport Mode and paddle shifters.  

Infotainment in the 2021 Toyota Avalon is provided by a 9-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system that will provide access to Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa capabilities. The 2021 Toyota Avalon will add Android Auto smartphone integration to the equipment list. Toyota Safety Sense™-P technology will help keep Bangor-area families safe on the road with a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and Automatic High Beams.  


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Find the perfect Toyota Avalon for you and your family with this comparison that highlights the differences between the 2021 Toyota Avalon and 2020 Toyota Avalon and will help answer the question – what’s new for the 2021 Toyota Avalon? Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a Toyota to match your style!