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Hello guys! have a question regarding to 2020 Avalon limited model. does Avalon have a electric fold in mirrors feature?? my friend's bmw series 3 does. thanks
 

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Hello guys! have a question regarding to 2020 Avalon limited model. does Avalon have a electric fold in mirrors feature?? my friend's bmw series 3 does. thanks
Not available at any level on the Avalon, but they are available on the 2020 Lexus ES, but that will cost you at least $5k more..
 

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Not available at any level on the Avalon, but they are available on the 2020 Lexus ES, but that will cost you at least $5k more..
wow!! thats mind blowing:::(( Avalon considered " LUXURY " No?? don't get me wrong, i love my Avalon. been driving toyota long time>
 

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Would have liked this feature but not a deal breaker.
 

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For america, it's more for looks than actual usage. Maybe some areas might need it in america but the majority, it's just not needed. It does look cool though. You can just manually fold them and say they automatically fold.
 

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For america, it's more for looks than actual usage. Maybe some areas might need it in america but the majority, it's just not needed. It does look cool though. You can just manually fold them and say they automatically fold.
Looking at pictures of the Avalon, by the time you need to fold side mirrors you are already hitting whatever you are close to. As long as you understand the difference in body width to side mirror width I find it relatively hard for someone to "accidentally" hit them or for you to hit a wall with them.
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To me the fold in mirrors decrease the chances of the cars next to you opening their doors into the mirrors and damaging them, especially in close parking spaces. The auto function is a convenience feature and certainly makes it easier when it is time to drive away.
 

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Lol! That
For america, it's more for looks than actual usage. Maybe some areas might need it in america but the majority, it's just not needed. It does look cool though. You can just manually fold them and say they automatically fold.
That’s thoughtful. Lol
 

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Yeah some places have tight parking spots but not a lot. europe and asia ,specifically japan and U.K., have a lot of tight spots and it's useful. If it was an option, i would definitely add it on but just because it looks cool.
 

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To me the fold in mirrors decrease the chances of the cars next to you opening their doors into the mirrors and damaging them, especially in close parking spaces. The auto function is a convenience feature and certainly makes it easier when it is time to drive away.
True that::)) I was hoping Avalons have that feature considering a luxury sedan. Just a little bummed.
 

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True that::)) I was hoping Avalons have that feature considering a luxury sedan. Just a little bummed.
Not even the Lexus ES had folding mirrors in the states until the 2020 lexus es. I believe some Lexus IS models had it but not anymore. Lexus RX, 2017+. Toyota tends to add features specific to the country. Example, I've talked to someone who worked with Toyota for 25 years and worked at different factories around the world and he said that countries where they have frequent floods, toyota will make the cars floor thicker to witstand the water, and etc.
 

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Toyota also sets feature levels availability by model, for instance, you can't buy a Camry at any trim level, with memory seats, at least not from Toyota.

Kind of like the no we don't have a power seat for the front passenger in any trim level of the RAV 4 (at least through the 2018 model year).

I'm 5' 11" and my wife is a tall 5' 2", so these kind of features or lack of them is important to us, and one of the deal breakers on particular models/brands..
 

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Looking at pictures of the Avalon, by the time you need to fold side mirrors you are already hitting whatever you are close to. As long as you understand the difference in body width to side mirror width I find it relatively hard for someone to "accidentally" hit them or for you to hit a wall with them.
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But the side mirrors are about the same height as bicycle handlebars, I have seen in the city bicyclers smashing side mirrors by accident (and then running away).
 
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