The Fully Loaded Series: 2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Safety and technology features are in full supply with this fully-loaded 2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

The 2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid returns this year and comes out of the gate already sprinting. With a price of $32,285, the Avalon Hybrid comes fully loaded and worth every penny. Safety features are through the roof, and comfort was obviously a priority during the model’s creation. With a 3.5 liter six-cylinder engine under the hood, the Avalon Hybrid puts out 268 horsepower and 248 pounds of torque while maintaining 31 miles per gallon.

Premium, leather-trimmed, heated seats match the leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift lever, making driving a whole new experience. Three-zone climate control allows passengers to adjust their temperature settings without affecting anyone else. Paddle shifters are available for the racer in you, letting you take complete control. Have no fear of breaking anything. The vehicle will shift on its own if the gears are at risk of damage.

Safety within the 2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is excellent with five star crash ratings. A radar cruise control adjusts your speed, allowing you to automatically keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you. A backup camera allows you to see everything behind you and automatically comes up on the touch-screen display while in reverse. With Safety Connect, you never need to be worried about getting stuck on the side of the road; help is just a press of a button away. As if all of this wasn’t enough, the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid was awarded Best Resale Value in its class. With the newest model, you’ll get your money’s worth and then some.

How Efficient Are Toyota Hybrids? We’re Not Just Talking about the Prius Anymore


2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Find Out How Efficient the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Really Is

We all know that the Toyota Prius reigns supreme as the flagship Hybrid vehicle; you can’t get much better than 51 mpg city. But what about the other hybrid vehicles that Toyota sells? After all, the Prius isn’t the only hybrid in the Toyota lineup.

From the Camry to the Avalon to the Highlander, Toyota offers a nice assortment of hybrid options for varying car buying needs. If the Prius is too small or maybe you want a more luxurious interior, there is certainly another Toyota hybrid out there for you.

So just how efficient are the other Toyota Hybrids? Let’s do some comparisons and see what each hybrid model has to offer:

Hybrid Engine Hybrid MPG Gas MPG
2014 Avalon Hybrid 2.5-liter 4-cylinder 40/39 21/31
2014 Camry Hybrid 2.5-liter 4-cylinder 43/39 25/35
2014 Highlander Hybrid 3.5-liter V6 27/28 19/25

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The best part about opting for a Toyota hybrid is that you get all of the features and specs of the cars you love, just with way better gas mileage. We still love our king of hybrids, the Prius, but it’s nice to know there are other options out there for the eco-conscious shopper in all of us.

Dick Dyer Toyota has the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid, Camry Hybrid, and Highlander Hybrid in stock. Check out our website for more information or visit our showroom.

Toyota Prius v and Avalon Honored on KBB’s List of 10 Best Family Cars

2013 Toyota Prius v

2013 Toyota Prius v

Families need a family car. It is as simple as that. With that being said, there are tons of family cars out there to choose from. Ok, maybe not literally tons, but you get the point.

So how do you choose? Advice and suggestions from big wigs in the auto industry certainly help and that is where Kelley Blue Book comes in. KBB is a trusted and known name for everything cars so it is only natural that they put out a list of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013.

2013 Toyota Avalon

2013 Toyota Avalon

And is it any surprise that not one but two Toyotas appeared on that list? That’s right – the Toyota Prius v and Avalon got props on their ability to fit perfectly into the crazy life of a family.

The 2013 Toyota Avalon was #6 on the list and was praised for its specious cabin, super comfortable seats, reliability, and fuel economy.

Kelley Blue Book places the 2013 Prius v at the honorable #3 spot, commending it for coming “jam-packed with all the Prius-ness you crave while also offering roughly 50 percent more cargo space.” And since it is a Prius, fuel economy is outstanding compared to other hatchbacks and crossovers.

Looking for a great family car? How about the Prius v or Avalon? Stop by Dick Dyer Toyota in Columbia to get yours today!

Toyota Avalon Wins 2013 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Award

2013 Toyota Avalon Interior

There are a lot of automotive awards out there – some that focus on safety, some on affordability. But what about the portions of the car that you have to see, feel, and experience every time you drive? We’re talking about the interior. 2013 Toyota Avalon DashOf course safety and reliability are important, but buyers also want to know about the aesthetics of the car and the luxurious standard features they can expect.

Enter Ward’s 10 Best Interiors Award. For this award, WardsAuto editors set out to scrutinize and compare the interiors of countless cars, looking for outstanding candidates in the areas of comfort, materials, fit, control layout, ease of use, technology interfaces, safety, value, and overall design.

And is it any surprise that the 2013 Toyota Avalon was among the winners? This full-size sedan was completely revamped for the 2013 model year and features plenty of high-tech features and high quality finishes.

As WardsAuto states, “ The Toyota Avalon takes the traditional full-size sedan interior to a new level with impeccable build quality, advanced connectivity, benchmark materials and a layered instrument-panel design that appears 3-dimensional, with gauges and the center stack seemingly floating in front of the dashboard.”

2013 Avalon DisplayThey even venture to that “the visual effect is exquisite, making the Avalon the most luxurious non-luxury car tested in the competition.”  And you know what? We have to agree.

The 2013 Toyota Avalon is everything you can ever want in a full-size sedan. Stop by Dick Dyer Toyota to see the Avalon’s award-winning interior for yourself! We have a feeling you’ll be impressed.


The 2013 Toyota Avalon Columbia SC

2013 Toyota AvalonHow should we describe the 2013 Toyota Avalon? Others are saying things like “one of the most upscale cars in the class,” “well-controlled ride,” “sophisticated,” and “refined, responsive powertrains.” Toyota simply describes it as the “new breed.” We think it speaks for itself.

As you might expect, the new Avalon boasts more modern and eye-catching styling both inside and out. But more than that, the 2013 model is the most American Avalon ever: it was designed in the US and completely assembled at the Georgetown, Kentucky plant. And the new Avalon has something else up its sleeve – a hybrid option. Think you know the Avalon? Think again.

2013 Avalon eBinAs far as features go, the Avalon has the newest and the best. Take the new eBin for example. This forward tilting, non-slip area provides the perfect place to charge your cell phone or MP3 player. It has a wire management system with 2 power outlets, an audio input jack, and a USB port.

When it comes to entertainment, navigation, and convenience, the Avalon has you covered with the Toyota Entune system. This touch-screen interface allows for smartphone syncing, three years of complimentary access to apps, XM data, NavTraffic, NavWeather, and more. It’s like having a personal computer right in your car.

2013 Toyota Avalon InteriorAnd let’s not forget about the IntelliTouch audio and climate controls that require only a touch to operate. Then there’s the power moonroof, backup camera, leather-trimmed multi-stage heated front seats, and Bluetooth voice command. All in all, the 2013 Avalon leads the pack.

Luckily for you, the 2013 Toyota Avalon has arrived in Columbia South Carolina at Dick Dyer Toyota. Stop by the showroom on Killian Commons Parkway to test drive the ultimate full size sedan, the Toyota Avalon.

Wireless Phone Charging Available in 2013 Avalon

Hate hassling with wires when you are trying to charge your phone in the car? Well now with the 2013 Avalon’s wireless inductive charging mat, you don’t have to! The all-new Avalon will feature a mat that will charge Qi-enabled phones without annoying chords, the first vehicle in the world to do so.

Phone ChargingQi technology is revolutionizing the way we now charge our phones. Regardless of brand or manufacturer, any phone that features the Qi system can be charged just by being placed on or near a Qi wireless charging pad. The charging pad will be located in the Avalon’s center console lid. A switch will turn on the system to allow charging whenever the phone is placed on the high-friction surface.

“Pioneering the ability to charge with no wires or connectors by simply putting devices in the car console is an intuitive innovation which reflects Toyota’s continuing commitment to improve the customer experience,” explained chief engineer of Toyota Avalon, Randy Stephens. “We see wireless charging as an important feature that helps enhance the high-technology theme and consumer interface offered by Avalon Limited.”

The all-new Avalon with Qi-wireless charging technology is now available at Dick Dyer Toyota. Swing by the dealership and check out this revolutionary technology today!

The Totally Redesigned 2013 Toyota Avalon

Inspired, local, sleek, innovative, unlike anything done before: these are just some of the things people are saying about the 2013 Toyota Avalon.

When it came to redesigning this popular full-size sedan, Toyota decided to make it personal. The designers of this new model decided to take their own tastes and wants and use them to create the 2013 Avalon. From its sleek and modern exterior to a colorful touch screen display to top of the line leather trim, the new Avalon is a car that simply put, you want to drive.

You might be picking up on the “sleek” and “inspired” side of the Avalon, but you may still be wondering about it being “local.” Let us explain: having been designed in Newport Beach California, engineered in Ann Arbor Michigan, and assembled in Georgetown, Kentucky, the 2013 Avalon is American through and through. This model was made for America.

In order to show off the new features and styling, the Avalon hit the road and visited Dallas’ annual Culinary Event, the New York Auto Show, and even the Fair Saint Louis. People were excited to see its angled exterior design and luxury features. Soon people will be seeing it driving through the streets as well.

While the 2013 Avalon has not reached Dick Dyer Toyota yet, you can find out more about this new sedan, read model highlights, and sign up for updates at the Toyota Avalon Experience website.  Excited to see the 2013 Avalon for yourself? We sure are!

Used Car Sales in Columbia, South Carolina at Dick Dyer Toyota

Are you looking for a used car? One that is affordable and in good condition? Well, you are in luck because Dick Dyer Toyota is currently holding a sale on select used cars at its dealership.

Get a low, sale price on the following used cars:

  • 2009 Pontiac Solstice
  • 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • 2008 Toyota RAV4
  • 2004 Dodge Dakota
  • 2008 Honda Pilot
  • 2010 Toyota Avalon

Stop by the Dick Dyer Toyota showroom or view these specials on their website. Get the affordable used car you’ve been looking for at Dick Dyer Toyota!

Ten Toyota Cars Receive Top Safety Pick Award

Think you know what makes a safe car? Well Toyota sure does. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded ten Toyota models with their coveted Top Safety Pick award.

In order to be declared a Top Safety Pick, vehicles must go through rigorous crash testing of frontal, side, rear, and rollover crashes. Ten Toyota cars managed to do extremely well in all of these areas: the Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, Prius, Prius V, Sienna, Tundra Crew Cab, Venza, and Yaris.

Looking for a safe and secure Toyota? Come to Dick Dyer Toyota today!