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Toyota Avalon vs. Toyota Highlander Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending September 30, 2017. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2017 Toyota Highlander Reliability by Generation2017 Toyota Highlander
0% Best 27% Worst
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2014 - 2016 Toyota Highlander Reliability by Generation2014 - 2016 Toyota Highlander
9.42857142857% Best 54% Worst
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2013 - 2015 Toyota Avalon Reliability by Generation2013 - 2015 Toyota Avalon
10.5714285714% Best 56% Worst
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2008 - 2013 Toyota Highlander Reliability by Generation2008 - 2013 Toyota Highlander
6% Best 48% Worst
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2005 - 2010 Toyota Avalon Reliability by Generation2005 - 2010 Toyota Avalon
20.8571428571% Best 74% Worst
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2004 - 2007 Toyota Highlander Reliability by Generation2004 - 2007 Toyota Highlander
28.2857142857% Best 87% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Toyota Avalon

Toyota Avalon Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very reliable and appears to be well made. No problems or repair issues to speak of. full 2009 Toyota Avalon review
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Only one cosmetic issue in eight months of ownership. full 2008 Toyota Avalon review
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I had the Avalon for a short period, but as with previous Avalons and Toyotas in general, they are reliable and they sustain years of heavy use. full 2008 Toyota Avalon review
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So far after 14k miles no problems. The dealership has been great for service. full 2008 Toyota Avalon review
2007 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
No problems to date full 2007 Toyota Avalon review
2003 4dr Sedan 210-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Toyota, enough said full 2003 Toyota Avalon review
2000 4dr Sedan 210-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I have owned this car since the spring of 2000 and outside of normal maintenance it has never failed to start or allow me to arrive safely to my destination. Currently, I have some 120,000 miles on this car and plan to use it until my end of life. full 2000 Toyota Avalon review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Toyota Avalon

Toyota Avalon Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very reliable and appears to be well made. No problems or repair issues to speak of. full 2009 Toyota Avalon review
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Only one cosmetic issue in eight months of ownership. full 2008 Toyota Avalon review
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I had the Avalon for a short period, but as with previous Avalons and Toyotas in general, they are reliable and they sustain years of heavy use. full 2008 Toyota Avalon review
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So far after 14k miles no problems. The dealership has been great for service. full 2008 Toyota Avalon review
2007 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
No problems to date full 2007 Toyota Avalon review
2003 4dr Sedan 210-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Toyota, enough said full 2003 Toyota Avalon review
2000 4dr Sedan 210-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I have owned this car since the spring of 2000 and outside of normal maintenance it has never failed to start or allow me to arrive safely to my destination. Currently, I have some 120,000 miles on this car and plan to use it until my end of life. full 2000 Toyota Avalon review