Compare the features, size, and engines of the Toyota Camry and Avalon to get a better idea of which sedan is right for you. Both of these Toyota models include updates for the 2016 model year and come with the same great warranty and award-winning reliability and durability. You simply have to consider how much space, power, and features you want, as well as your budget, if you want to choose between them.
2016 Toyota Camry vs. 2016 Toyota Avalon Interior Differences
The majority of the buttons and switches in the 2016 Toyota Camry and 2016 Avalon are the same. The main difference is the different styling of the center consoles and air vents. The Avalon’s interior seems more futuristic and sleeker than the Camry’s. Passengers in the Camry get slightly more headroom while those in the Avalon get slightly more legroom, although both have spacious interiors. The trunk of the Avalon is also slightly larger, at 16 cubes compared to 15.4 in the Camry.
Camry vs. Avalon Engines and Efficiency
Both the Camry and Avalon are available as hybrids, but the Camry offers two non-hybrid engines while the Avalon only offers one. The base Camry engine is a 178-horsepower, 170-pound-foot, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder. You can also choose a 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V6. Meanwhile, the Avalon comes standard with this 3.5-liter V6. Fuel economy in the 4-cylinder Camry is 25 mpg city and 35 mpg highway*. The V6 engine gets 21 mpg city and 31 mpg highway*. The Avalon gets identical fuel economy with the V6 engine. Essentially, either Toyota is great if you want the V6 engine, but if you want the 4-cylinder, you need to choose the Camry.
Camry vs. Avalon Standard Features and Pricing
If you compare all of the available features in the 2016 Camry and 2016 Avalon, the list is nearly identical. That being said, the Avalon comes with more as standard. Because of this and its more powerful base engine, it starts at $32,650**. Meanwhile, the Camry starts at just $23,070**. You can, however, start adding features to the Camry with minimal upgrades. You should also keep in mind that if you want the Toyota Camry with the V6 engine, you will need to get the XSE or XLE trims, which are the higher options. Because of this and the additional cost of the V6 engine, getting a Camry with the V6 will cost at least $32,205**.
For help making sense of the differences between the 2016 Toyota Camry and the 2016 Toyota Avalon, talk to the team at Miller Toyota. Our Manassas, Virginia, staff can listen to your needs and help you choose between the two models.
*EPA-estimated city/highway mileage. Actual mileage will vary.
**MSRP Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes tax, license, registration, and options. A delivery, processing, and handling fee may be charged separately. Dealer prices may vary.