2020 Toyota Avalon  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#38 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#94 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Toyota Avalon
The Avalon, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 1995, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Toyota Avalon has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The Avalon provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The Avalon has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Toyota Avalon has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Toyota Avalon has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0423% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8294%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0423% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8294% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Toyota Avalon is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Toyota Avalon is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8968Cadillac CT5Lexus ES-350Acura TLXToyota AvalonKia StingerNissan MaximaHyundai Genesis G70Volvo S60Lincoln MKZChrysler 300Dodge ChargerINFINITI Q50Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Toyota Avalon with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 89. The 2020 Toyota Avalon is safer than the 2020 Cadillac CT5 and the 2020 Lexus ES-350 and less safe than the 2020 Lincoln MKZ, the 2020 Volvo S60, and the 2020 Hyundai Genesis G70. It is about as safe as the 2020 Acura TLX, the 2020 Kia Stinger, the 2020 Nissan Maxima, and the 2020 INFINITI Q50.

Find another model