2015 Toyota Venza Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,065-$39,940
$26,594-$36,345
19 /CITY / 25 /HWY
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What's New for 2015:

  • Standard reversing camera
  • Next-generation Entune infotainment systems
  • Simplified powertrain selections based on trim level
  • Vehicles with a V-6 engine get standard towing preparation equipment

Introduction
The 2015 Toyota Venza is a midsize, 5-passenger crossover SUV. It competes against the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Edge, GMC Terrain, Honda Crosstour, Nissan Murano, and Subaru Outback.

Models and Features
Toyota offers the 2015 Venza in LE, XLE, and Limited trim levels. Upgrading to the Venza XLE adds leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, upgraded instrumentation, expanded infotainment system functions including navigation and Entune App Suite technology, and Smart Key access with push-button engine starting. Additionally, the XLE includes power-folding side mirrors, chrome door handles, power rear liftgate, and an anti-theft system.

The Venza Limited is equipped with automatically illuminating HID headlights with automatic high-beam operation, LED running lights, front and rear park-assist sensors, and 20-in. aluminum wheels. A V-6 engine is installed under the hood, while the cabin features premium audio speakers and a panoramic glass sunroof.

Under the Hood
Select the Venza LE or XLE if you'd prefer to have a 181-horsepower, 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine. The Venza Limited includes a standard, 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6. Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. An all-wheel-drive (AWD) system is optional with either power plant.

Like all 2015 Toyota models, the Venza comes with free scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years or 25,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
With the 4-cylinder engine, the Venza is expected to get 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, regardless of whether or not the crossover is equipped with the optional AWD system. Choose the V-6 engine and the range dips to 18 mpg in the city with AWD and 26 mpg on the highway with FWD.

Safety and Technology
An aging model, the Venza offers a short list of safety features. Aside from a knee air bag for the driver, standard reversing camera, and the park-assist sensors that are available only on the Limited version, Toyota offers none of its modern safety technologies for this model.

All 2015 Venzas include a touch-screen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and music streaming, USB 2.0 port, voice-recognition technology, satellite radio, HD Radio, and HD traffic reports. Choose the XLE for Toyota's Entune App Suite system, which uses a paired smartphone to display applications on the center touch screen for easier reference and use. This system also includes a navigation system, traffic and weather conditions, and more. Optional for the XLE and standard for the Limited, the top Entune system adds a 13-speaker JBL Synthesis audio system.

What's New for 2015:

  • Standard reversing camera
  • Next-generation Entune infotainment systems
  • Simplified powertrain selections based on trim level
  • Vehicles with a V-6 engine get standard towing preparation equipment

Introduction
The 2015 Toyota Venza is a midsize, 5-passenger crossover SUV. It competes against the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Edge, GMC Terrain, Honda Crosstour, Nissan Murano, and Subaru Outback.

Models and Features
Toyota offers the 2015 Venza in LE, XLE, and Limited trim levels. Upgrading to the Venza XLE adds leather seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter, upgraded instrumentation, expanded infotainment system functions including navigation and Entune App Suite technology, and Smart Key access with push-button engine starting. Additionally, the XLE includes power-folding side mirrors, chrome door handles, power rear liftgate, and an anti-theft system.

The Venza Limited is equipped with automatically illuminating HID headlights with automatic high-beam operation, LED running lights, front and rear park-assist sensors, and 20-in. aluminum wheels. A V-6 engine is installed under the hood, while the cabin features premium audio speakers and a panoramic glass sunroof.

Under the Hood
Select the Venza LE or XLE if you'd prefer to have a 181-horsepower, 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine. The Venza Limited includes a standard, 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6. Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. An all-wheel-drive (AWD) system is optional with either power plant.

Like all 2015 Toyota models, the Venza comes with free scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years or 25,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
With the 4-cylinder engine, the Venza is expected to get 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, regardless of whether or not the crossover is equipped with the optional AWD system. Choose the V-6 engine and the range dips to 18 mpg in the city with AWD and 26 mpg on the highway with FWD.

Safety and Technology
An aging model, the Venza offers a short list of safety features. Aside from a knee air bag for the driver, standard reversing camera, and the park-assist sensors that are available only on the Limited version, Toyota offers none of its modern safety technologies for this model.

All 2015 Venzas include a touch-screen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and music streaming, USB 2.0 port, voice-recognition technology, satellite radio, HD Radio, and HD traffic reports. Choose the XLE for Toyota's Entune App Suite system, which uses a paired smartphone to display applications on the center touch screen for easier reference and use. This system also includes a navigation system, traffic and weather conditions, and more. Optional for the XLE and standard for the Limited, the top Entune system adds a 13-speaker JBL Synthesis audio system.

Available Trims for the 2015 Toyota Venza
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29065.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30515.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34150.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39940.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34150.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30515.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35600.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29065.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33560.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35600.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29065.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32110.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32110.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33560.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35600.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32110.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name XLE (4dr Wgn V6 FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34150.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name LE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30515.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39940.00 Engine 3.5 L/211 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name XLE (4dr Wgn I4 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33560.00 Engine 2.7 L/163 City/Hwy MPG 20/26
Name Limited (4dr Wgn V6 AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39940.00 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 w/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 w/power lumbar support
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • 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
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate
  • Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Driver & Passenger Seat Heater
  • Smart Key Package -inc: Option 3
  • Leather & Memory Package
  • Anti-Theft System -inc: alarm and immobilizer
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 19" x 7.5J Aluminum Alloy -inc: 10-spoke
  • 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 -inc: 5-spoke
  • Tires: P245/50R20 102H AS
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Panoramic Tilt & Slide Sun Roof & Power Moon Roof
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps -inc: LED daytime running lights and auto high beam headlamp
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Power Folding Outside Rearview Mirrors
  • Power Lift-Gate w/Jam Protection
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
  • GVWR: 5,160 lbs
  • Automatic Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • 1180# Maximum Payload
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Engine: 3.5L V6 DOHC SMPI
  • 4.398 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,095 lbs
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • HD Alternator
  • 1065# Maximum Payload
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • 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
    • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: Entune Audio Plus -inc: a 6.1" high resolution touch-screen display, AM/FM CD player, MP3/WMA playback capability, 6 speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology, SiriusXM Radio w/90-day complimentary trial, HD Radio, HD traffic and weather in major metro areas and integrated backup camera display w/projected path
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Window Grid And Roof Mount Antenna
    • Radio: Entune Premium Audio w/Nav & App Suite -inc: a 6.1" high resolution touch-screen w/split screen display, AM/FM CD player w/MP3/WMA playback capability, 6 speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, phonebook access, music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology, Entune App Suite, HD Radio, HD predictive traffic and doppler weather overlay, AM/FM cache radio, SiriusXM Radio w/90-day complimentary trial, Gracenote album cover art and integrated backup camera display w/projected path
    • Radio: Entune Premium JBL Audio w/Nav & App Suite -inc: a 6.1" high resolution touch screen w/split-screen display, AM/FM CD player w/MP3/WMA playback capability, 13 JBL Synthesis speakers including subwoofer, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, phone book access, and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology, Entune App Suite, HD Radio, HD predictive traffic and doppler weather overlay, AM/FM cache radio, SiriusXM Radio w/90-day complimentary trial, Gracenote album cover art and integrated backup camera display w/projected path
    • 605w Regular Amplifier
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Navtraffic Real-Time Traffic Display

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