2012 Toyota Avalon, 2013 MY US

The Toyota Avalon is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power through the front wheels. Powering the Toyota Avalon is a double overhead camshaft, 3.5 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 268 bhp (272 PS/200 kW) at 6200 rpm and 336 N·m (248 lb·ft/34.3 kgm) at 4700 rpm respectively. A 6 speed automatic gearbox delivers the power to the wheels. The claimed kerb weight is 1570 kg.

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Key facts

2012 Toyota Avalon, 2013 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4958 mm
How heavy?
1570 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3456 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
272 PS / 268 bhp / 200 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
336 Nm / 248 ft.lb / 34.3 kgm @ 4700 rpm
How economical?
21/31 US MPG EPA city/highway

Toyota Avalon models

Toyota Avalon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3456 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1620 kg

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2012 Toyota Avalon data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2820 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Length 4958 mm 195.2 inches
Width 1834 mm 72.2 inches
Height 1461 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1570 kg 3461 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64.4 litres 14.2 UK Gal 17 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.28
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code 2GR-FE
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3456 cc
(210.898 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 83 mm
3.7 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
272 PS (268 bhp) (200 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
77.5 bhp/litre
1.27 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
336 Nm (248 ft·lb) (34.3 kgm)
at 4700 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
97.22 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1221.7 kPa (177.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 576 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 173.07 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
127.29 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
170.7 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.86 kg/kW
13.12 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 21/31 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km11.2/7.6 l/100km city/highway
km/litre8.9/13.2 km/l city/highway
UK MPG25.2/37.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG21.0/31.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.850
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.0 x 17
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 17
Tyres front P215/55 R 17
Tyres rear P215/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 297 mm
Rear brake diameter 282 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.61
Final drive ratio 3.24
general
Carfolio.com ID299541
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Toyota Avalon added 2012-12-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.