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Chicago 2015: Toyota reveals updated Avalon

Chicago 2015: Toyota reveals updated Avalon image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Toyota | posted February 13, 2015 16:37

Engine details are yet to be released

After releasing a teaser photo last week, Toyota has revealed the updated Avalon at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.

Up front, the 2016 Avalon gets a wider lower grill, a redesigned bumper, revamped LED daytime running lights and vertical fog lamps. It also comes with restyled headlights, new turn signals and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Rear of the 2016 Toyota Avalon

Design updates continues at the rear as the 2016 Avalon features refined LED taillights and chrome accent seen on the bumper.

Interior of the 2016 Toyota Avalon

Inside, the vehicle features a light gray interior theme along with chrome accents and wood grain finish. It also has a three-spoke steering wheel, a push start button as well as an 7-inch Entune Audio Plus screen with navigation and App Suite features for the top trims.

However, there's no official word yet in regards to the engine specifications of the 2016 Avalon. As a review, the previous model is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that delivers 272 PS and 336 Nm of torque.