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1996 Toyota Avalon Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Toyota Avalon

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Toyota Avalon is between $350 and $427 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1996 Toyota Avalon
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$388
Annual Repair Cost
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The 6 cylinder engines have a tendency to leak oil from the valve cover gaskets, especially the one near the firewall.
The Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P044...
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to b...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 17, 2013
1996 Toyota Avalon
595547 klms and still going. Amazing car. Balanced, comfortable and well thought out. One of the best vehicles I have ever owned. Just change the fluids every 5K
August 30, 2010
1996 Toyota Avalon
I bought my Avalon used. It had 76,000 miles on it. It now has 257,000 miles. I love this car. Have never done anything but replace struts. I have a Lexus also and would take my Avalon over it agai...
July 21, 2010
1996 Toyota Avalon
Original owner of '96 Avalon.. It now has 240,000 miles on it and it still runs smooth.. I have replaced the struts at 175k miles and the power steering rack at 200k (due to road debris damage).. ...