2018 Toyota Avalon  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#27 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#67 of all 2018 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Toyota Avalon
The Avalon, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 1995, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. The Toyota Avalon has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2018 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 2018 Toyota Avalon has a score of 79, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 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 2018 Toyota Avalon is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 Toyota Avalon is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9369Kia CadenzaNissan MuranoINFINITI Q50Volvo V60Toyota AvalonAcura TLXToyota HighlanderAudi A4Dodge ChargerGMC AcadiaLexus ISLexus ES-350Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Toyota Avalon with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 93. The 2018 Toyota Avalon is safer than the 2018 Kia Cadenza and the 2018 Nissan Murano and less safe than the 2018 Lexus IS, the 2018 GMC Acadia, the 2018 Dodge Charger, the 2018 Audi A4, and the 2018 Toyota Highlander. It is about as safe as the 2018 Volvo V60 and the 2018 Acura TLX.

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