The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the 2013 Toyota Avalon its highest possible overall five-star safety rating.
The 2013 Avalon received both four and five-stars in the various areas of safety testing now utilized by the NHTSA.
It earned four stars in frontal testing, five stars in side-crash testing and a four-star score in rollover tests. The hybrid model received the same scores.
The Avalon, which is Toyota's largest sedan, was redesigned for the 2013 model year with updated styling and a variety of new comfort and convenience features.