The Toyota Venza is a midsize crossover SUV (CUV) produced by the Japanese automaker Toyota and unveiled at the North American International Auto Show 2008 in Detroit. Based on the concept car Toyota FT-SX unveiled at the 2005 North American International Auto Show, the Toyota Venza was primarily aimed at Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and designed in studies Calty Design in Newport Beach, California. Its currently slotted in size and price between the Toyota RAV4 compact crossover SUV, and crossover Highlander midsize SUV that has seats in the third row. However, the Venza is longer than the Highlander and for the years 2009-2010 inch model, the Venza base MSRP was $1,000 higher than the base Highlander. The Toyota Venza is built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) in Georgetown, Kentucky, having commenced production on November 10, 2008.
Toyota Venza (GGV10 / 15,2008)
The Toyota Venza is based on the chassis Toyota Camry and is similar to Mark X Zio in the concept. Venza is powered by 3.5-liter 2GR-FE V6 Toyota or all-new 2.7-liter 1AR-FE I4, both mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The front wheel drive and all-wheel drive is available as an option. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that US fuel economy of the city: 21 mpg-US (11 l / 100 km, 25 mpg-imp) highway and 29 mpg-US (8.1 L / 100 km, 35 mpg-imp) with four-cylinder engine. The Venza uses an electric power steering system.
Toyota Venza Features and Price
American models were starting price of $ 25,975 for a front wheel drive model (FWD), 4-cylinder, with a range of up to $29,250 edition V6 All Wheel Drive (AWD) with no options. Unlike other products from Toyota that have different trim levels , Toyota Venza has a single model fit but with a selection of packages and options. Compared to other Toyota vehicles in similar price range (like the Toyota RAV4, Toyota Camry, and Tyyota Highlander) whose base models have few services outside air conditioning and power accessories, the input level Venza has a long list of features standard. These include fog lights, 19 “alloy wheels (I4), 34 lbs 20” alloy wheels (V6), HomeLink, XM satellite radio, 6 CD changer, dual zone climate control, auto-dimming electrochromic rearview mirror, 8 positions power driver seat, steering wheel mounted audio controls, Hill-Start Assist the Toyota Star Safety System control.
Luxury Options include automatic headlights with HID lighting, heated side mirrors, power liftgate, leather seating surfaces, 4-way power passenger seat, panoramic glass sunroof, smart key system, 13-speaker sound system JBL Bluetooth touch-activated DVD navigation voice -Screen system, backup camera and rear DVD entertainment system with 9-inch screen and two wireless headphones. The Touring package and Navigation and JBL package is only available on the V6 AWD. The Premium package containing the sunroof and security camera is available in all but the Venza (I4 FWD), while the leather package is available on all Venzas.
For 2010, the Toyota Venza received a standard USB audio input capability and Bluetooth hands-free phone. Due to this addition, a unit with single-CD player replaced the previously standard CD changer in-dash 6-disc. All US models MSRP $300 raised. For 2011, the only significant change to US models It was a base price bump of $200.
For 2012, the Toyota Venzaa model line debuts a third degree (LE, XLE and Limited) for the US market, which replaces the line of a single degree with several option packages. The LE and XLE models are available with all powertrain combinations: four-cylinder, V6, front wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD), the Venza Limited comes only with the V6 engine, front wheel drive or all wheel configurations units. Canadian models still maintain the line of a single degree, adding just a Convenience package for the four-cylinder FWD trim. All US models get an increase of $ 240 MSRP.
2013 Toyota Venza Facelift
The new 2013 Toyota Venza was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show 2012 went on sale in May 2012. For 2013, the Toyota Venza receive a cycle facelift in mid-model. Four-cylinder models get alloy wheels Restyled nineteen inches. The Toyota Venza will also feature three new exterior colors and interior colors. The Toyota Venza 2013 also adds new Toyota Entune system, which allows owners to connect your Apple iPod, Apple iPhone, BlackBerry, Android or other similar USB devices to your car via a mobile app on your device. This will allow them wirelessly control your device steering wheel of the vehicle and make phone calls handsfree Bluetooth and send and receive text messages without having to physically use your device. The Bluetooth profile also allows users to pair your Bluetooth-enabled wireless MP3 Audio files play through the vehicle’s audio system devices. Is also available through the system is the use of Pandora Radio for wirelessly transmitting radio stations online using a data connection courtesy of your device. Traffic forecasts and climate are also available through this system.
Toyota Venza Production
The Toyota Venza started production at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky (TMMK) on November 11, 2008, with over 70% of the components of the Toyota Venza from US suppliers. Toyota sales of between 75.000 to 100.000 Venzas per year. Although most Toyota vehicles built in the United States and Canada are sold in Mexico, is one of Toyota in North America (built next to Avalon) unless sold in Mexico. Besides Toyota Venza, TMMK produces the Camry Hybrid, Camry and Avalon, Solara and previously occurred. Toyota launched the four-cylinder Venza in February 2009.
Toyota Venza Marketing
During the launch vehicle 2008 Toyota Venza sold under the campaign “You are more than one thing. So Venza. ‘According to Autoblog, the name’ Venza ‘is derived from the words Venture and Monza (racetrack). In Canada, the Venza was offered as a prize at the 2009 Tim Hortons “rrroll to the rim to win” promotion. In 2013 Venza debuted in the Russian and Chinese market.
Toyota Venza Safety
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Venza its Top Safety Pick award in 2009. The Venza also has “good” in the roof strength test, as a result, the Toyota Venza also received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Roads Top Safety Pick in 2010 and 2011, when the strength of the Toyota Venza’s roof became a criterion for the award.