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Toyota Avalon, Sedan
#1523 of 1539 Re: Buying '11 Avalon Limited SoCal (MSRP $38645) [bwia]
Aug 15, 2012 (10:56 am)
no knee room and also too many trips to gas station
#1524 of 1539 2013 XLE Premium cost
Feb 21, 2013 (10:06 pm)
I'm looking for a Avalon '13 XLE Premium. What would be a good price to buy. I live in the Midwest. TruVar estimate for a BASE model is $30,400. Premium's MSPR is $33,195 ($2,200 more than the base). Does $32,000 + tax sound like a fair price? What have others been paying here. I found it surprising that no one has shared their buying experience and prices here yet- maybe I'm not in the right forum?
#1525 of 1539 Re: 2013 XLE Premium cost [cricfan777]
Mar 09, 2013 (8:49 am)
I was wondering the same thing... I'm interested in the 2013 Avalon as well and was hoping to find information on what others have paid. Is there another forum somewhere else?
#1526 of 1539 Re: 2013 XLE Premium cost [spratman]
Apr 04, 2013 (7:36 pm)
FWIW i just paid 25500 for a 2011 limited fully loaded with 20k miles. kbb is 32k on it. i think i got a really good deal on it. the thing is in awesome shape/condition.
#1527 of 1539 Re: 2013 XLE Premium cost [cricfan777]
Apr 07, 2013 (9:53 pm)
I suspect one reason there are so few comments on this forum is the availability of the new Avalon. In Northern California, until just recently, you were pressed to find anything except overloaded Limiteds for sale. I would think $32,000 + tax is a reasonable offer, and I would walk if the dealer balked at it.
#1528 of 1539 Re: 2013 XLE Premium cost [wonderwarthog]
Apr 08, 2013 (1:58 pm)
FYI: Just spent 30 minutes with the general manager of a local dealership here in GA and more time with a salesman.... It was time for a service appointment and the manager and his top sales guy were in the service department. Manager is on his 3rd personal demo in 6 days, salesman gets a Camry as Avalons are selling too fast. They had 4 available today, down from 8 a week ago, should get 4 more this week. The dealers here want more regular models and cannot get anything except the Limited with everything on it. Why, no one knows. Again, just FYI in GA....
#1529 of 1539 Re: 2013 XLE Premium cost [fin]
Apr 21, 2013 (4:40 pm)
Dealer wants $32,300 + tax and title, pretty decent deal. I think I'll counter with $31,300 and split the difference with him ($500) if he won't go for it.
#1530 of 1539 Was pre paid maintenance a mistake
Apr 29, 2013 (2:59 pm)
Just bought an avalon limited hybrid. Ended up buying the prepaid maintenance plan and now I am concerned I made a mistake. Are they worth it or should I cancel. First 2 years are already free so I got years 3-5 for about 1500.
#1531 of 1539 Re: Was pre paid maintenance a mistake [adler223]
Apr 29, 2013 (7:18 pm)
What does it include? We bought our 1st one with our 2005 Mazda3s and it cost about $420. But it included 15 oil changes, 7 rotations, 2 radiator antifreeze changes and 1 tranny service by 45k. On paper, it seemed worth it and I truly think it has helped the vehicle last so long...it's now at 119k and the a/c is acting up again. Don't think I'd do it again but we'll see when she purchases her 2014. I am pretty anal about the maintenance though on all 4 vehicles since we tend to keep our vehicles longer now.
I think most folks do not buy these things though.
#1532 of 1539 Re: 2013 XLE Premium cost [cricfan777]
Apr 30, 2013 (3:33 pm)
I purchased a 2013 avalon base for 200 over invoice. Use True car and you should be OK. You will need to remain solid as there are not many avalons available