Last post on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:44 PM
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Toyota Avalon, Toyota, Sedan
#376 of 571 Re: Ordered a second Avalon for me. [luckyme1]
Feb 13, 2013 (1:15 pm)
Is there an on/off switch for the sun shade? Or does it go up and down every time you use the car? I believe I would only want to use it on special occasions. I think of the sun shade as just something else to break. Would appreciate your input.
#377 of 571 Re: Ordered a second Avalon for me. [geo123]
Feb 13, 2013 (1:20 pm)
there is a on and off button
#378 of 571 Re: Avalon --> Lexus [djrc08861]
Feb 13, 2013 (7:25 pm)
I got something called a Luxury Package which includes "perforated leather-trimmed interior, heated & cooled front seats." The option I like the most is the heated steering wheel which I really missed on the Avalon. Only those of us living where it gets cold in the winter can appreciate that happiness is not a warm puppy, but rather a toasty seat and steering wheel.
#379 of 571 Re: Avalon --> Lexus [iamknott]
Feb 14, 2013 (12:05 pm)
nice.what color interior you get?
#380 of 571 Re: Ordered a second Avalon for me. [geo123]
Feb 14, 2013 (12:13 pm)
On long trips, my passengers REALLY like the sun shade. It keeps it cooler in back, and makes it easier to relax and sleep not getting beat on by the sun.
PS Beware, IF the car is sitting any length of time, and it gets REAL hot - the rear shade should go up automatically, which is a blessing for when you do get in the car.
#381 of 571 Re: Ordered a second Avalon for me. [ncee]
Feb 14, 2013 (2:00 pm)
Thanks, for the input. We get a lot sun down here so I can see where it will be of use especially in the summer. Glad to know it has an on/off switch. Most of the cars that I have considered have this feature. Skip, thought about you during the snow. Told my wife that I thought you were getting plenty of snow. Hope you are making it OK.
I appreciate your input and others to the forum. Makes for great info.
#382 of 571 Avalon Limited Audio System
Feb 14, 2013 (4:07 pm)
Where do you insert the CD on the Limited Audio system. No Limited in my area to go sit in and cannot see the CD slot in the interior pictures. Is it a 1 CD system compared to the 6 CD system on my 2011 Limited.
How does the Limited Audio system compare to 2011 or 2012 Audio systems? My 2011 Limited has 12 speakers and 660 W while the 2013 has 11 speakers and 495 W
#383 of 571 Re: Avalon Limited Audio System [douglas1]
Feb 14, 2013 (4:50 pm)
There is a button (up arrow...same as most cars) to the right of the Nav screen. When you press it, the NAV screen opens up and tilts down allowing access to the discs. The notice on the player says to only insert one disc at a time, so I assume you can put more than one in there, but have not tried it yet. Press the button again, and the NAV screen repositions itself.
You know, with the AM/FM, XM Radio, Bluetooth streaming from your phone, I don't think I will every need any CD's. There are 36 pre-set buttons and you can mix am, fm, and xm all right next to each other.
#384 of 571 Re: Avalon Limited Audio System [trespinosranch]
Feb 14, 2013 (5:28 pm)
Douglas, I forgot to mention the '13 Avalon Limited has the best sound system of any vehicle I've ever been in. I can't comment on the comparison between it and the 2011.
#385 of 571 Re: Avalon Limited Audio System [trespinosranch]
Feb 14, 2013 (5:29 pm)
Thanks trespinosranch, from what I read you can also play music, or books I guess too, from a flash disk. Just copy a few songs or books from your computer onto a flash disk and plug it in. That sounds very cool, even for an old guy like me.
Seriously considering the Limited now instead of the Touring.