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2013 Toyota Venza

2013 Toyota Venza

At a Glance

Pricing $27,700 - $38,870
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.7l I4, 3.5l V6
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 18-20 (city), 25-26 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 58

Overview Information

The Toyota Venza is a Camry-based 5-passenger crossover. Although it is arguably a Camry station wagon, the Venza offers optional AWD and a five-inch taller profile to appeal to the SUV crowd. The inside features front bucket seats, a pronounced center console and a 60/40 split rear seat to expand the cargo area. Toyota offers the Venza with a choice of four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines each mated to a standard six-speed automatic. The Venza is offered in three trim levels: LE, XLE and Limited. There are few direct competitors, but the Venza has a price advantage over similarly sized wagons offered by Acura and Audi.

What Changed:

The 2013 Venza wears minor styling changes to the front end. The most visible difference is a three bar grille and new fog lights with a chrome surround. The 2013 carries forward the LE, XLE and Limited trim levels introduced on the 2012 model.

Official Word:

The Toyota Venza crossover now offers enhanced exterior styling, added value through several new standard convenience features and updated option packages that include the Entune(TM) multi-media system for 2013 model year. Venza's aerodynamic shape has been tastefully modified with a new upper and lower grille, fog lamps and rear taillights. The updated styling is complemented by a new 19-inch wheel design and three new exterior colors: Attitude Black, Cypress Pearl, and Cosmic Gray Mica. The 2013...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Venza LE 2.7l I4 (181-bhp) A6 FWD 20/26/23 45 $27,700
Venza LE 2.7l I4 (181-bhp) A6 AWD 20/26/23 52 $29,150
Venza LE 3.5l V6 (268-bhp) A6 FWD 19/26/22 57 $29,520
Venza LE 3.5l V6 (268-bhp) A6 AWD 18/25/21 58 $30,970
Venza XLE 2.7l I4 (181-bhp) A6 FWD 20/26/23 45 $31,360
Venza XLE 2.7l I4 (181-bhp) A6 AWD 20/26/23 52 $32,810
Venza XLE 3.5l V6 (268-bhp) A6 FWD 19/26/22 57 $33,180
Venza XLE 3.5l V6 (268-bhp) A6 AWD 18/25/21 58 $34,630
Venza Limited 3.5l V6 (268-bhp) A6 FWD 19/26/22 57 $37,420
Venza Limited 3.5l V6 (268-bhp) A6 AWD 18/25/21 58 $38,870