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2005 Toyota Avalon Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Toyota Avalon

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2005 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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2005 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.
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...
The motor for the rear window sunshade in the Toyota Avalon is known to fail. When this occurs, the sunshade will not extend down the window, and a grinding noise is heard until the motor fails as ...
I'm wondering if a light was left on or something. I drove it on Saturday and it was fine. This m...
Have not used the car for 4 months. Should I expect some problem.
Had it checked out and that wasn't it. Also had transmission checked. I was told that's not it. Y...
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2005-2011 4Runner, Highlander, Sequ...
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 AVALON, MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 HIGHLANDER, MODEL Y...
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMP...
Overall (8 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
February 22, 2014
2005 Toyota Avalon
2005 Avalon XL; purchased it used in 2007 with 17K miles. Currently 111K and drives like the day we bought it, great car. Very comfortable, reliable, and problem free. We have serviced it regular...
July 31, 2013
I have had this car from 2007. Gets great mpg and has a lot of power. I have done all the recommended service to car and tires and brakes that's it. Very fun to drive and lot of run.
October 17, 2012
2005 Toyota Avalon
Bought Avalon new and have 140,000 miles on it and only have changed oil, wipers and tires at regular intervals, brakes twice and spark plugs at 100,000 miles ... nothing else. Need to get in f...