Toyota has confirmed that production of the Avalon will conclude right after the 2022 design yr. Though the massive sedan isn’t particularly going out with a bang, it can be not remaining unchanged for its closing design yr. It gains an visual appeal package deal called Nightshade Version and loses a trim level.
If the Nightshade identify appears acquainted, it can be probably mainly because the package deal is presently accessible on a number of customers of the Toyota line-up, like the Prius, the Camry, and the Sequoia. It was included to the Avalon array in 2021 but it was paired with the XSE trim. For 2022, only the XSE Hybrid is qualified to receive the Nightshade cure, which provides a black complete on the grille, the mirror caps, exterior door handles, exterior trim, emblems, and 19-inch wheels. Potential buyers who want an all-black sedan can get the Nightshade Version in Midnight Black Metallic, but the palette also involves Wind Chill Pearl and Celestial Silver Metallic. Black upholstery arrives common.
Nighthshade designs come common with a moonroof, an 8-speaker audio program, and a nine-inch touchscreen with navigation. And, like each variation of the Avalon, the Nightshade positive aspects from the Toyota Security Method two.5+ suite of electronic driving aids. It involves a pre-collision warning program with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise manage, and automatic high beams, among the other functions.
Toyota is making the Avalon accessible in 6 trim ranges for its closing design yr the TRD is gone. They’re called XLE, XLE Hybrid, XSE Hybrid Nightshade, Limited, Touring, and Limited Hybrid. Pricing starts at $37,four hundred for the entry-level design, a figure that involves a obligatory $1,025 place demand. The other five trims are priced at $38,375, $forty one,725, $43,seven hundred, $forty four,one hundred, and $forty four,675, respectively.
It is “final contact!” for the Avalon. The nameplate launched in 1994 will retire right after the 2022 design yr and a successor isn’t planned.