Comfortable crossover Toyota Venza

Updated Toyota Venza Crossover was officially presented at the New York Auto Show in April of . According to official information of the Japanese manufacturer’s management decided to start selling the new Toyota Venza in Russia and Ukraine. In our review, a detailed look at the car’s appearance, specify the exact dimensions and specifications of the Toyota Venza will pick up the tires and wheels, consider possible options for color enamel paint finishes, look at the interior and trunk, appreciate the convenience of placing the driver and passengers, the quality of materials and the level of filling car comfort features, entertainment and security systems. Let us fuel consumption and behaviors crossover on asphalt roads and off (test drive). Our assistants will be photo and video materials, analysis and commentary reviews the owners of auto journalists.


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Initially, medium sized crossover Toyota Venza was designed for the North American market in the US, but in the future the sales area of ​​the five-door five-seater crossover with salon has expanded to 21 countries. Here the Russians and Ukrainians will be able to buy the Venza officially. For technical component of responsible professionals Toyota technical center in Ann Arbor (Michigan), and the development of the design of the exterior and interior of the car was headed in Calty design studio in Newport Beach (CA). Produced crossover wagon factory of Toyota – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky in Georgetown, Kentucky.

  • Let’s start with the external marker Toyota Venza , the body dimensions: 4827 mm long, 1905 mm wide, 1610 mm high, 2775 mm wheelbase, 205 mm ground clearance (clearance).
  • The crossover with four-cylinder engine equipped with tires 245/55 R19 alloy wheels to 19 range and go with the V6 tires 245/50 R20 on huge alloy wheels 20 range.

Let’s look at the car from all sides and to identify bright and original nuances crossover appearance. The front part of the body is decorated with a large false radiator grille covered with a stylish frame with three horizontal chrome crossbars, a huge sculpture of bumper with additional air duct, graceful lines and contours of the compact segment protivotumanok round. Headlights deserve close attention and descriptions. Headlights two-faced, on the one hand the strict triangle with LED daytime running lights and propped the hood grille, on the opposite side of the soft line of headlights blocks harmoniously blend in with the surface of the bumper. It looks not only original, but also stylish.

In reviewing body crossover side reveal a long sloping hood, high sill side glass, compact mirror on the legs, a flat roof and a powerful rear rack with rapid slope monumental stern, swollen wheel arches (looks like a muscular thighs sprinter-athlete), large doorways with inflated surfaces.


The back of the body is not as expressive as the front and side. Powerful body bumper, the corresponding overall size of the body, a large tailgate, triangles marker lamps exquisitely flowing on vyshtampovki rear arches.

Total crossover image demonstrates the solidity and a certain heaviness, but on the whole car looks bright and harmonious.

  • To paint finishes Toyota Venza apply strict colors: Blizzard Pearl (pearl white), Classic Silver Metallic (metallic silver), Magnetic Gray Metallic (dark gray metallic), Barcelona Red Metallic (metallic red), Sunset Bronze Mica (bronze sunset) golden Umber Mica (golden), Cypress pearl (gray-green mother of pearl), Cosmic gray Mica (blue) and Attitude black metallic (metallic black).

Salon crossover Toyota Venza – large, with two rows of seats, designed for comfortable accommodation of five passengers. And, of course, corresponds to the full extent of the American understanding of comfort, ergonomics and quality of materials (hard plastic, Skolsky leather inserts under a tree). For buyers from Russia and Ukraine Toyota Venza will be available with the most saturated XLE and Limited trim with leather upholstery chairs.

The front seats are wide and completely devoid of lateral support rollers, driving with electric adjustments in 8 directions and memory settings provisions, the passenger has the electrical configuration in 4 directions. Sitting comfortable, soft cushion, lumbar support and there is a multi-stage heating. Seats in the front row with an enviable margin in all directions, adjustment range is sufficient even for a human growth under two meters.

Drivers will appreciate the convenient workspace multifunction steering wheel of a small diameter, adjustable steering column height and depth, Optitron instrument panel. A powerful array of front panel is crowned with a 3.5-inch TFT display, which is displayed on the screen a lot of useful information on fuel consumption readings to the climate control settings. At the top of a large center console version XLE placed 6.1-inch color touch screen (navigation, rearview camera, radio with CD MP3 USB Bluetooth 6 speakers). Rich Limited grade is equipped with a 7-inch color touch screen (navigation, rearview camera, premium audio system with JBL 13-Tew speakers including subwoofer). Multimedia systems are able to recognize voice commands and provide a connection and understanding with all now produce smartphones. The inclined center console becomes a powerful and high tunnel, automatic transmission knob located in not convenient location (high on the console, the driver has to reach for it).

In the second row – with an enviable stock of legroom over the head and cabin width without difficulty and sit comfortably will accommodate three adult males far rather big body. Split back seats changes the angle of inclination, there are ventilation vents for second-row occupants. The rear seats are easily transformed with the addition of a huge cargo space with a flat floor. The roof rack Toyota Venza, even with a full passenger cabin can accommodate 870 liters of cargo, folding the second row of its cargo capabilities increase until 1982 liters.

In addition to multimedia devices, leather upholstery and electric drive of the first row of seats available dual-zone climate control, cruise control, keyless access to cars Smart Key, power windows and central locking, power mirrors heated and folding function, panoramic glass roof hatch, 7 airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, VSC, Traction Control, Hill-Start Assist Control and Smart Stop (SST).

Specifications: Toyota Venza Crossover release sedan built on the platform of the Toyota the Camry . The suspension is independent front and rear mounted MacPherson struts and stabilizer bars, Electric Power Steering (EPS), disc brakes. Auto may have front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive transmission All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with the function of the active torque control is used 6 Automatic – Automatic transmission with intelligent control (ECT-i). All-wheel drive is only available for cars with 3.5-liter engine.
Two petrol engines are available for the Toyota Venza :

  • The four-cylinder 2.7-liter (182 hp) accelerates the car weighing 1705 kg to 100 mph in 10.5 seconds, top speed 187 km. Fuel consumption is claimed at the level of 8 liters on the highway, to 11.2 liters in the city.
  • The six-cylinder 3.5-liter V6 (268 hp) is able to disperse a crossover weight from 1830 kg to 100 mph in 8 seconds and dial 205 mph top speed.

Fuel consumption on the passport is from 9.4 liters in the city and 13 liters in city mode. In actual use 182-horsepower engine consumes an average of 10-13 liters of petrol, a more powerful 268-horsepower requires a minimum of 13-15 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
Reviews owners (Toyota Venza previously it was possible to buy from the “gray” dealers) to elucidate the features of the car behavior on the road (test drive). On asphalt, despite his crossover appearance, Toyota Venza behaves as a donor platform passenger Camry sedan – comfortable, soft suspension is indifferent to the quality of the coating. Huge wheels and elastic suspension elements are capable of digesting even openly large pits, body roll in the corners there are, but they are not critical. The whole machine is stable, predictable and obedient. You should not of course demand from large cars Instant sharp steering response and try to attack the next turn at high speed. Venza Purpose in another – comfortably and safely deliver the driver and his passenger from point A to point B.
With a light off-road four-wheel drive Venza cope effortlessly, connected electronically rear wheels help to overcome a difficult stretch of road in a muddy coats, virgin snow or sand dune, but for the serious off-road at Toyota there are other cars, these SUVs Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 150 series and Toyota Land Cruiser 200.

How much will Toyota Venza in Russia – a key issue. According to preliminary information to buy Toyota Venza crossover in showrooms with the initial 2.7-liter engine will be for the cost of 1 570 000 rubles. A sale price of Toyota Venza with a 3.5-liter engine and four-wheel drive starts at authorized dealers to 2 million. Rubles.