2014 Toyota Venza Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$27,950-$39,570
$25,575-$36,008
19 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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What's New for 2014:

  • Power-folding exterior mirrors added to XLE and Limited
  • Front and rear park-assist sensors added to Limited

Introduction
The 2014 Toyota Venza is a 5-passenger crossover SUV that competes against the Dodge Journey, Ford Edge, Jeep Cherokee, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Murano, and Subaru Outback.

Models and Features
Venza buyers choose between LE, XLE, and Limited trim levels. Choose the XLE for its standard leather seats, heated front seats, Smart Key passive entry system and push-button ignition, navigation system, and subscription-free Entune App Suite technology. Additionally, this version of the Venza is equipped with a power rear liftgate, memory for the driver's settings, power-folding side mirrors, satellite radio, HD Radio, iTunes song tagging capability, an upgraded trip computer, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and an anti-theft system with an engine immobilizer.

The Venza Limited adds a V-6 engine plus 20-inch aluminum wheels, front and rear park-assist sensors, a premium audio system, hard-drive navigation system with a 7-inch display screen, panoramic sunroof, and automatic headlights with automatic high-beams and LED running lights.

Options and Packages
A Convenience package adds a power liftgate and a reversing camera to the Venza LE, while the Preferred package includes a panoramic glass sunroof, navigation system, and Entune AppSuite technology.

The Venza XLE can be upgraded with a Premium package containing a panoramic glass sunroof, premium audio system, and a hard-drive navigation system with a 7-inch display screen.

The Venza Limited is offered with a Tow Prep package that gives the crossover SUV a 3,500-lb. towing capacity.

A V-6 engine is available for the LE and XLE trim levels, and Active Torque Control all-wheel drive (AWD) is an option across all versions of the Venza. Additional options are limited to dealer-installed accessories.

Under the Hood
A 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine making 181 horsepower is standard equipment for the 2014 Venza LE and XLE. A 268-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine is optional for the LE and XLE, and is standard for the Venza Limited.

Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and a choice between front-wheel drive and AWD. Toyota includes free scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years or 25,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Venza LE and XLE are rated to return 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway with the 4-cylinder engine. Select the V-6 engine and the Venza gets 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Venza earns an overall rating of 5 stars--the highest score possible. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2014 Venza's crashworthiness as this overview is written.

Every 2014 Venza is equipped with Toyota's Smart Stop Technology, which is designed to make it impossible for the SUV to accelerate as long as the driver is stepping on the brake pedal. Additional safety-related technology is limited to a knee air bag for the driver, reversing camera, and park-assist sensors.

What's New for 2014:

  • Power-folding exterior mirrors added to XLE and Limited
  • Front and rear park-assist sensors added to Limited

Introduction
The 2014 Toyota Venza is a 5-passenger crossover SUV that competes against the Dodge Journey, Ford Edge, Jeep Cherokee, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Murano, and Subaru Outback.

Models and Features
Venza buyers choose between LE, XLE, and Limited trim levels. Choose the XLE for its standard leather seats, heated front seats, Smart Key passive entry system and push-button ignition, navigation system, and subscription-free Entune App Suite technology. Additionally, this version of the Venza is equipped with a power rear liftgate, memory for the driver's settings, power-folding side mirrors, satellite radio, HD Radio, iTunes song tagging capability, an upgraded trip computer, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and an anti-theft system with an engine immobilizer.

The Venza Limited adds a V-6 engine plus 20-inch aluminum wheels, front and rear park-assist sensors, a premium audio system, hard-drive navigation system with a 7-inch display screen, panoramic sunroof, and automatic headlights with automatic high-beams and LED running lights.

Options and Packages
A Convenience package adds a power liftgate and a reversing camera to the Venza LE, while the Preferred package includes a panoramic glass sunroof, navigation system, and Entune AppSuite technology.

The Venza XLE can be upgraded with a Premium package containing a panoramic glass sunroof, premium audio system, and a hard-drive navigation system with a 7-inch display screen.

The Venza Limited is offered with a Tow Prep package that gives the crossover SUV a 3,500-lb. towing capacity.

A V-6 engine is available for the LE and XLE trim levels, and Active Torque Control all-wheel drive (AWD) is an option across all versions of the Venza. Additional options are limited to dealer-installed accessories.

Under the Hood
A 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine making 181 horsepower is standard equipment for the 2014 Venza LE and XLE. A 268-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine is optional for the LE and XLE, and is standard for the Venza Limited.

Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and a choice between front-wheel drive and AWD. Toyota includes free scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years or 25,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Venza LE and XLE are rated to return 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway with the 4-cylinder engine. Select the V-6 engine and the Venza gets 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Venza earns an overall rating of 5 stars--the highest score possible. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not rated the 2014 Venza's crashworthiness as this overview is written.

Every 2014 Venza is equipped with Toyota's Smart Stop Technology, which is designed to make it impossible for the SUV to accelerate as long as the driver is stepping on the brake pedal. Additional safety-related technology is limited to a knee air bag for the driver, reversing camera, and park-assist sensors.

Available Trims for the 2014 Toyota Venza
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27950.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29770.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29770.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33630.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29770.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33630.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27950.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27950.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31810.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31810.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38120.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31810.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33630.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38120.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38120.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29400.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31220.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31220.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39570.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29400.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35080.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33260.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35080.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33260.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35080.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29400.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39570.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33260.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39570.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31220.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
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INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: seatback pockets, 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, power lumbar support and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 5 Person Seating Capacity
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Compass
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Fuel
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Carbon Fiber Door Panel Insert, Simulated Carbon Fiber Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Vinyl Door Trim Insert
  • Simulated Carbon Fiber Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering
  • Plastic Floor Trim
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Roll-Up Cargo Cover
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Analog Display
  • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: seatback pockets, 8-way power adjustable driver's seat w/memory function and power lumbar support and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • Driver & Passenger Seat Heater
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel
  • Smart Key Package -inc: Option 3
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Leather/Simulated Wood Gear Shift Knob
  • Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Backup Camera -inc: Guideline displayed on audio head unit
  • Includes Power 2-Way Lumbar Support
  • Anti-Theft System -inc: alarm and immobilizer
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 19" x 7.5J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P245/55R19 103S AS
  • Wheels w/Locks
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Chrome Side Windows Trim
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Metal-Look Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Wheels: 20" x 7.5J Aluminum Alloy
  • Tires: P245/50R20 102H AS
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Power Folding Outside Rearview Mirrors
  • Power Lift-Gate w/Jam Protection
  • Panoramic Tilt & Slide Sun Roof & Power Moon Roof
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps -inc: daytime running lights, auto high beam headlamp and Smart Beam Package Option 3
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 2.7L I-4 DOHC SMPI
  • Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Automatic w/OD -inc: sequential shift
  • 4.356 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 4,960 lbs
  • Transmission w/Oil Cooler
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 582CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 1165# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 17.7 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Strut Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Engine: 3.5L V6 DOHC SMPI
  • 4.398 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,095 lbs
  • 1065# Maximum Payload
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • GVWR: 5,160 lbs
  • Automatic Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 1180# Maximum Payload
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • GVWR: 5,270 lbs
  • 1050# Maximum Payload
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
    • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM CD Player/MP3/WMA Capability -inc: Display audio includes a 6.1" touch screen, 6 speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB port w/iPod connectivity and control, hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Window Grid And Roof Mount Antenna
    • Radio: Display Audio w/Navigation & Entune -inc: 6.1" touch-screen w/integrated backup camera display, AM/FM CD player w/MP3/WMA playback capability, 6 speakers, SiriusXM Radio w/90-day all access trial, HD radio w/iTunes Tagging, auxiliary audio jack, USB port w/iPod connectivity and control, vehicle information, hands-free phone capability, phonebook access, advanced voice recognition, music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology and roof-mounted SiriusXM antenna, See Toyota.com/Entune for details
    • Radio: Premium HDD Navigation w/Entune and JBL -inc: 7" touch screen w/split-screen capability and integrated backup camera display, AM/FM CD player w/MP3/WMA playback capability, 13 JBL Synthesis speakers including subwoofer, SiriusXM Radio (includes 90-day trial subscription) and SiriusXM Radio w/NavTraffic, NavWeather, Fuel and Sports & Stocks (includes 3-month trial subscription to XM Select Package), HD radio w/iTunes Tagging, auxiliary audio jack, USB port w/iPod connectivity and control, vehicle information, hands-free phone capability, phone book access, advanced voice recognition and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology
    • 605w Regular Amplifier
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Navtraffic Real-Time Traffic Display

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