2017 Toyota Avalon  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#31 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#73 of all 2017 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Toyota Avalon
The Avalon, part of Toyota's lineup since 1995, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The Toyota Avalon provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The Avalon has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 Toyota Avalon is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Toyota Avalon has a score of 79, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Toyota Avalon has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0437% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.992%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0437% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.992% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Toyota Avalon is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Toyota Avalon is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

8864Hyundai AzeraNissan MuranoKia CadenzaNissan MaximaINFINITI Q50Chrysler 300Buick RegalLexus ES-350Toyota AvalonCadillac ATSVolkswagen CCAcura TLXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Toyota Avalon with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 88. The 2017 Toyota Avalon is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Azera, the 2017 Nissan Murano, the 2017 Kia Cadenza, the 2017 Nissan Maxima, the 2017 INFINITI Q50, the 2017 Acura TLX, and the 2017 Volkswagen CC and less safe than the 2017 Chrysler 300.

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