2018 Toyota Avalon vs 2018 Buick LaCrosse

With so many car brands vying for consumer attention with advertisements and data, it can be confusing and frustrating for drivers to choose which vehicle is best for them. There are so many factors at play and such differences in performance and features between models that it can be difficult to keep them straight. That's why we create these model comparison pages, so that you, the consumer, can better understand what each vehicle is going to deliver.

For this exercise, we'll be comparing the 2018 Toyota Avalon and the 2018 Buick LaCrosse, two of the most popular car models available today. To better gauge each cars' value and advantages, we'll be examining their MSRPs, engine specifications, interior passenger volume, and interior cargo volume. We'll be comparing each models' base-level trim, to be as fair as possible.

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2018 Toyota Avalon VS 2018 Buick LaCrosse
$33,500 MSRP $33,665
268 hp/248 lb.-ft. Horsepower/Torque 194 hp/184 lb.-ft.
104 cubic feet Interior Passenger Volume 102 cubic feet
16.0 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 14.3 cubic feet

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As you can see, both cars offer tremendous value within their own class and give solid value when it comes to their performance and their space. However, it becomes clear though that, when compared directly, the 2018 Toyota Avalon holds the edge over its Buick competitor.

Both cars come in at around the same price for MSRP, but the 2018 Toyota Avalon offers more both in the amount of power under its hood and in the amount of space available in the interior for passengers and luggage. It'd be easy to think that the differences between the two are so slight they're negligible. But, when you're investing so much money in a car, wouldn't you want the very best possible value?

The 2018 Toyota Avalon, however, is not just a spacious car with a strong engine, it's also as safe as it gets on the road. This is due to Toyota's commitment to safety and the Avalon's wealth of advanced safety measures that protect you and the cars around you at all times while driving. Available features include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection 
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist 
  • Automatic High Beams 
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control 
  • Backup camera 
  • Blind Spot Monitor 
  • Star Safety System 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Toyota Avalon? Are you ready to get behind the wheel of it and try it for yourself? Contact our staff at Hesser Toyota for more information or to schedule an appointment for a test drive today!

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front driver interior of 2018 toyota avalon

What Awards has the 2018 Toyota Avalon Won?

Toyota has garnered a reputation for creating award-winning vehicles, and the 2018 Toyota Avalon is just the latest example. The car boasts a spacious and refined interior, a powerfully robust engine, smooth steering, and an impressive array of comfort, safety, and technology features that have gotten it recognized as one of the finest in its class.