4th Generation (2013—2018) Avalon Problems

Avalon owners with a 2013—2018 model year have the most problems with the interior (51%), hvac (9%), and the electrical (7%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Sudden Acceleration 2 complaints at an average of 783 miles in the 2014 Toyota Avalon.
  2. A/C Stopped Working 1 complaints at an average of 14,444 miles in the 2014 Toyota Avalon.
  3. Seat Backs on Front Seats Falling Off 9 complaints at an average of 22,134 miles in the 2013 Toyota Avalon.

What Avalon Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 2 0 49 1.56
2017 2 1 64 1.07
2016 3 2 114 1.45
2015 14 1 166 7.19
2014 32 3 298 31.1
2013 30 3 350 10.1

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