Toyota Venza Hybrid

Toyota Venza Hybrid: The yin to the Honda Crosstour's yang, Toyota's Venza gets in 2013 with gently changed exterior styling, a number of brand-new common comfort features, as well as a smattering of updated alternative plans.

Toyota Venza Hybrid


Up front, the Venza's grille is a bolder, cleaner analysis of its original chrome arrangement. The reduced inlet professions egg-crate mesh for a more standard crosshatch pattern and is currently ringed in chrome. The haze lamps remain established right into the reduced fascia, today showcase changed chrome surrounds.

Three new shades-- Attitude Black, Cypress Pearl, and also Planetary Gray Mica-- sign up with the Venza's choices for 2013, with a collection of newly made 19-inch wheels completing the exterior updates. The V-6 geared up design has 20-inch, five-spoke alloys as requirement.


The big news in Venza modern technology for 2013 is the arrival of the Entune multimedia system. Targeted at incorporating smart phones as well as the cars and truck's navigating, home entertainment, and info services, Entune supports a host of mobile apps, including Bing,, Pandora, and iHeartRadio.


Toyota claims the getting process has been streamlined and worth enhanced for 2013 with the addition of many basic features to all three trim degrees: LE, XLE, as well as Limited. The Venza LE consists of a blind-spot mirror as well as external mirror turn-signals with pool lights. A dual-zone automatic climate control system with second-row-seat vents, a 3.5-inch LCD multi-information display screen, a 6.1-inch touch-screen infomercial user interface, an auxiliary audio jack, a USB port, a six-speaker stereo, as well as Bluetooth connectivity complete the LE's features.

The XLE includes nav and also Entune, leather-trimmed as well as warmed pole positions, pushbutton beginning, a power liftgate, a back-up video camera, as well as an anti-theft system. The Minimal expands the 6.1-inch infomercial screen to a full seven inches and also adds an updated nav system, a breathtaking glass roofing, and CONCEALED headlamps.

LE as well as XLE models are available with either of the two engine alternatives: a 181-hp, 2.7 litre four-cylinder or a 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 with either front- or four-wheel drive. The Limited is powered exclusively by the V-6 engine in either front- or all-wheel-drive arrangements.

Calling the 2013 Venza "brand-new" would be a stretch, and Toyota concurs: It refers to the changes as "significant updates," a declaration with which we could concur in good conscience.

Toyota Venza Generations Explained

Significant redesigns occur every five years or two; not much modifications in between. Splitting them right into generations gives even more significant distinctions in the purchasing procedure.