Comparison - Toyota Avalon Limited Hybrid 2018 - vs - Lexus GS 300 F Sport 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
42,800
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
51,100
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.00gals
17.40gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is smooth and sumptuous, and it leads the full-size-car field while getting great fuel economy to boot.

Pros
Elegant interior with top-notch materials
Lots of standard comfort, tech, and safety features
Comfortable ride and spacious seats
Outstanding fuel economy

Cons
Less trunk space than many large cars and hybrids
Some droning when accelerating

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid carries over unchanged.

PROS
Interior is quiet and upscale, with roomy seating front and rear
Returns exceptional fuel economy for a large sedan
Trunk is among the largest among full-size hybrid sedans

CONS
Infotainment system lacks operational smoothness

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Supportive front seats
Power
Low wind noise at highway speeds
Ride quality
Roomy backseat

Cons
Backseat doesn't fold down
Touch-sensitive controls
Control layout
Interior materials and design
Trunk space
Price

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Lexus GS ranked #6 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lexus GS has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
High-class, spacious, quiet interior
Rich array of standard safety and tech features
Above-average predicted reliability rating
Engaging handling, smooth ride

Cons
Distracting infotainment controller

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Lexus GS is a worthy rival to its German foes in terms of luxury and handling, but its engine lineup is falling behind the competition.

Pros
Handling and poise
Voluptuous sheet metal
Comfortable, supportive front seats
Crisp F Sport steering
Connectivity complete with Enform

Cons
F Sport's stiffer ride
Responsiveness in GS 300
Mediocre mileage for GS 350
Tight back-seat knee room
Cabin's plastic trim

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 GS 300 is a new name for last year's GS 200t. Otherwise, the car is unchanged.

PROS
Comfortable and spacious interior is generously appointed
Turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers high fuel economy

CONS
Acceleration is nothing special
Trunk not expandable because rear seatbacks do not fold down
Entertainment and navigation system controller is hard to use

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
40.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
39.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 650rpm
Horsepower: 
200hp
at 5 700rpm
241hp
at 5 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
40.00Feet
36.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Adaptive Cruise Control

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
195.30in
192.10in
Width: 
72.20in
72.40in
Height: 
57.50in
57.30in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
5.10in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.60
38.00
Front Hip Room: 
55.10in
54.50in
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
42.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.20in
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
54.60in
54.10in
Rear leg room: 
39.20in
36.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.00in
55.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
14.00cu.ft
14.30cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.00cu.ft
14.30cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3638.00lbs
3805.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
12 -Way Power Passenger Seat
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
JBL Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
11 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0
19 X 9.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Chrome Alloy Wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Preferred Accessory Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
Protection Package
Navigation Package
F SPORT 19" Split Nine-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Navigation System
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards
Special Color
Wheel Locks
Body Side Moldings
Rear Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Film
Lower Door Moldings
One-Touch Power Trunk
Alloy Wheel Locks
Rear Spoiler
Orange Brake Calipers
Door Edge Guard
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Moldings
Black Brake Calipers
Premium Triple Beam LED Headlamps
Premium Paint
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Tote
All-Weather Liners Package
Carpet Mat Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup
Hideaway Cargo Net
F SPORT Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Key Glove
Color Heads-Up Display
Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System
Carpet Trunk Mat
F SPORT Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
All-Weather Floor Liners