Used 2003 ToyotaAvalon XLS Sedan

  • VIN: 4T1BF28B53U331903
  • Stock: 48178A
Located at
Germain Lexus of Dublin
Location Details
Odometer
137,826 miles
Fuel Economy
21.0/29.0 mpg City/Hwy
Exterior Color
Desert Sand Mica
Interior Color
Ivory
Body/Seating
Sedan/5 seats
Transmission
4 speed automatic
Drivetrain
front-wheel
Engine
3.0L V-6 cyl
Toyota Avalon
  • Carfax One Owner

Highlighted Features

  • Front dual zone A/C
  • Fully automatic headlights

Included Packages & Options

Included Options
  • Tachometer
  • CD player
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heated Seats
  • Fully automatic headlights
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Leather Trim Package w/Heat & Memory
  • Illuminated entry
  • Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror
  • Outside temperature display
  • Auto-dimming door mirrors
  • JBL 3 in 1 Premium Combo
  • Power windows
  • 1 Owner Perfect Car Fax
  • Rear anti-roll bar
  • Power driver seat
  • Rear seat center armrest
  • Front anti-roll bar
  • Rear reading lights
  • 16 x 6JJ Aluminum Wheels
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Bodyside moldings
  • Trip computer
  • Power door mirrors
  • Front dual zone A/C
  • Bumpers: body-color
  • 7 Speakers
  • Cassette
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Front reading lights
  • Overhead console
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Front Center Armrest
  • Panic alarm
  • Radio data system
  • Power passenger seat
  • Speed control
  • Power steering
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Front fog lights
  • ABS brakes
  • Passenger door bin
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • AM/FM radio
  • Garage door transmitter: Homelink
  • Variably intermittent wipers
  • Rear window defroster
  • Premium Luxury Package w/Heated Seat
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Security system
  • Compass
  • Driver door bin
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes

Detailed Specifications

Dealer Notes

GERMAIN VALUE VEHICLE, PRE AUCTION SPECIAL!!!! PERFECT 1-OWNER CARFAX, LOCAL TRADE IN, NAVIGATION PACKAGE, AND SUNROOF!!!!

***VIEW THE "MY CAR PEDIGREE" FOR ORIGINAL BUILD SHEET AND SERVICE HISTORY***

2003 Toyota Avalon XLS Desert Sand Mica 3.0L V6 SMPI DOHC 1 Owner Perfect Car Fax, 16 x 6JJ Aluminum Wheels, Heated Seats, Leather Trim Package w/Heat & Memory, Premium Luxury Package w/Heated Seat.
21/29 City/Highway MPG

** 27 CONSECUTIVE YEARS "ELITE OF LEXUS" AWARD WINNER ** FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1947 **

KBB.com Consumer Reviews

Kelley Blue Book - KBB.com
Overall4.8Out of 5
  • The Avalon is one of the best cars I have ever own

    By David on Thursday, November 15, 2012

    5.0
    I have had an Avalon since 1995. I have always purchased a lease trade back in from the dealer. Always around 45,000 to 50,000 miles and at that age is like buying a new car. The Avalon is not what a youngster would buy, so usually an older person who would take car of the vehicle is the type of buyer for this great vehicle. I just found a 2008 Avalon Limited ( the top of the line) with 6,900 miles on the odometer.......fabulous find, and I love it. It rides as good as a Lexus or any Benz. If you like a bigger luxury type car with 29 miles to the gallon.......get one today. You won't be sorry if the one you get was cared for by the previous owner or a Toyota Certified Dealer.
  • First (Foreign) vehicle and best one I ever owned

    By Larryc on Monday, December 30, 2013

    5.0
    Until 2002, I had almost owned nothing but GM's, Chevy's and Buicks and Chevy Pick Ups. Did some research on internet and talked with friends who owned other cars. Determined Toyota to be best buy and stopped by dealer. Was impressed with Avalon and since it was for my wife and she liked it, we bought it. Had to replace battery once, one oxygen sensor, tires and have serviced regularly, including minor brake job. Absolutely no other problems ever. It never even acted like it didn't want to start. I am so satisfied, I bought a 2014 Avalon, just like it, same color even, plus other bells and whistles. We both love our TOYOTA. Selling the 2002 to my daughter after having 100,000 mile service. Dealing with Toyota (dealers) is much more pleasant than with all "American car" dealers. Plus, Toyota is made in America, so I don't feel guilty about buying foreign products.
  • Better than expected

    By GringoViejo on Friday, December 02, 2011

    5.0
    I bought a new 2000 XLS in December 1999 after having ordered an Acura TL and found I couldn't get comfortable in the driver's seat. So: across the street to the Toyota dealer. For the first few years, I looked for excuses to get rid of it: it seemed too geriatric, with the Buick Roadmaster ride, large fonts on the center display, etc. But, of course, as I got older while driving it, those features began to look better and better. Seriously, the only flaws worth mentioning have to do with the overly soft suspension. If you have one of these, especially if you buy a low-mileage used one, I recommend you do what I did: Replace the shocks with stiffer, aftermarket ones, like KYB, upgrade all the suspension bushings, and upgrade both the size and quality of the tires. I've got a set of Continental W-rated M/S tires now that improve the handling tremendously; Michelin Exalto A/S, either H- or V- rated, are also excellent, and you can buy them at Costco, which means free rotation and rebalancing for life. Go at least one size over (I'm using 2 sizing), you won't regret it. Upgrade the brakes whenever you have a chance; at least, use Akebono brake pads. What's worn out after 12 years and 130,000 miles? The catches on the center console and the sunglasses holder. The JBL stereo is good, but at some point, the rear deck speaker blew out, and the part alone is over $200 (it requires more than that in labor to install) so it's now just disconnected. Also, an oxygen sensor was expensive to replace and there are three more of them sitting there waiting to cost money. But: It's fast, economical (although the trip computer is wildly optimistic about mileage), and very spacious and comfortable. The suspension upgrades have stopped it from wallowing on bumpy roads and leaning too much on turns, but the ride is still very smooth. When I first got it, it was in spite of the exterior design; I though I was driving a great white whale! But now it looks like a classic -- simple, clean, and not too big compared, let's say, to the current Avalon. If this car were any better, it would be an ES350, but then my clients would think they were paying for my Lexus.

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