- The Toyota Avalon is classified as a full-sized sedan, a species currently occupied by such stalwarts as the Ford Crown Victoria and Chevrolet Impala. The Avalon manages to look smaller and sleeker than those slab-sided vehicles, thanks to a crisply creased character line that runs the length of the car and a handsome front fascia that extends to a sculpted hood. Like most big four-doors, the rear overhang seems excessive, especially considering that its trunk volume of 14.4 cu.-ft. is puzzlingly small for this class.
- Three bound bodies have been found inside the trunk of a car in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said this morning.
The bodies, all adults, were found by police in a Toyota Avalon slightly before 7 a.m. near 48th and South Whipple streets in an industrial area, police said.
The discovery comes a little less than a month after three other bodies, all men, were found in a Pontiac Grand Prix about two miles away in the McKinley Park neighborhood with their hands bound behind their backs.
By the way, the Grand Prix has 16 feet of trunk space and the rear seats fold down for more