New Technology with 2013 Toyota Avalon

December 22, 2012 at 3:28 pm

With its new models Toyota offered its American customers a new interesting option through which the drivers will have a chance to charge their mobile phones in the cabin without any wires and plug-ins. The Japanese company says that it has become the first automaker to offer a similar service in their cars (well, actually, Chrysler can quire with this, but let’s not bring it up here).

2013 Toyota Avalon

2013 Toyota Avalon Model Photo

To try the new technology the Japanese decided on the flagship sedan for the U.S. market Toyota Avalon Limited 2013 model year. Ordering the appropriate option in the package will cost additional $ 1750, customers will be able to charge the battery, just putting it on the slip surface at the bottom of the center console and activating a special switch.

2013 Toyota Avalon

2013 Toyota Avalon Rear View Photo

Feature will be available thanks to Qi, which is the world standard for wireless power and charging. Now wireless charging in the U.S. market is supportted by 34 mobile phones modes and smartphones (including the LG Google Nexus 4, Nokia Lumia 920, HTC Windows Phone 8X), and a number of other devices. New Avalon appeared at U.S. dealers in early December, with prices starting at $ 30,990 for the petrol version and $ 35,555 – for a hybrid. The top Limited equipment is estimated at $ 39,650 (petrol) and $ 41 400 (Hybrid).

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