2012 Toyota Venza  -  $28,270


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $28,270
Base Invoice: $25,940
Destination Charge: $845
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Wgn I4 FWD LE (Natl)
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 23 | City: 21 | Hwy: 27
Body Style: 4dr Wgn I4 FWD LE (Natl)
Transmission: 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
Engine: 2.7L DOHC SFI 16-valve I4 engine w/dual VVT-i

Pros

SUV styling with passenger-car comfort; choice of engines and available all-wheel drive; spacious interior


Model News

The 2012 Venza revamps their trim lineup pretty extensively. This year, there are LE, XLE and Limited trims as well as two powertrains and front wheel and all-wheel drive options as well. The base level Venza's equipment and price point stay about the same, however.


Value Writeup

With three trim levels for 2012, the Venza offers a wide range of possibilities. The Venza successfully combines the comfort and refinement of the Camry with the cargo-carrying capacity of a wagon. The all-wheel drive option means the Venza is sure-footed in any situation. The base engine earns a 21 mpg city and 27 mpg highway rating from the EPA, while even the all-wheel drive with a V6 gets 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway.


Model Highlights

For 2012, Toyota revised the Venza's trim lineup to make it more like the automaker's other cars. There are now LE, XLE and Limited trims, two engines and two drivetrains available.

The 2.7L 4-cylinder engine makes 182 hp and 182 lb-feet of torque. It's available on the LE and XLE trims and with both front-wheel and all-wheel drivetrains. The 3.5L makes 268 hp and 246 lb-ft of torque. It comes on LE, XLE and Limited trims in both drivetrain options. A 6-speed automatic transmission is the only one available across the lineup.

The LE trim comes well equipped regardless of the engine, with 19-inch wheels, power-adjustable front seats, remote keyless entry, anti-lock brakes and a solid list of safety features. A power liftgate and rearview monitor can be added, as can a power tilt/slide panoramic sunroof.

The XLE adds the power liftgate as standard equipment, leather heated seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a push-button start system Toyota calls Smart Key and woodgrain interior trim. A Premium package adds a JBL stereo with Bluetooth and iPod connectivity and a panoramic sunroof. Navigation is also available that also includes a rearview monitor and the JBL premium stereo.

The Limited trim, only available with the V6 and all-wheel drive adds as standard equipment, HID headlamps, navigation, heated seats and a panoramic sunroof.

The Venza's ride comes from a very car-like independent MacPherson strut suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars. Electric power steering and vented disc brakes are also included. The Venza has a certain SUV feel to it as well, including a higher ride height, a rear wiper and plenty of interior room as well as 30 cubic feet of cargo space--68 cubic feet with the rear seats down. The Venza also offers a solid 3500-pound towing capacity.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0

EPA Classification
Sport Utility

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 MPG

Cruising Range - City
371.70 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
477.90 mi

Engine Order Code
1AR

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.7L/163

Fuel System
Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 5800

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
182 @ 4200

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.14

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.27

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
108 ft³

Front Head Room
39.6 in

Front Leg Room
40.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
60.0 in

Front Hip Room
56.0 in

Second Head Room
39.3 in

Second Leg Room
39.1 in

Second Shoulder Room
59.1 in

Second Hip Room
56.5 in

Wheelbase
109.3 in

Length, Overall
189.0 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.0 in

Height, Overall
63.4 in

Track Width, Front
64.2 in

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.1 in

Liftover Height
27.7 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
70.2 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.7 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3760 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-Link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.98 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.63 in

Front Tire Size
P245/55R19

Rear Tire Size
P245/55R19

Spare Tire Size
T165/90D18

Front Wheel Size
19 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
19 x 7.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
18 x 4 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.7 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
2

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
25,000

Roadside Assistance Note
24/7 Roadside Assistance

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V442000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 17, 2013

Component
AIR BAGS , ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected
802,769

Summary
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Avalon, Avalon HV, Venza, Camry, and Camry HV vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the drain hose for the air conditioning condenser may become clogged causing water to accumulate at the bottom of the air conditioning condenser unit housing. The accumulated water may then leak through a seam in the housing onto the air bag control module potentially resulting in a short circuit of the module.

Consequence
A short circuit may cause the air bags to become disabled or inadvertently deploy. An inadvertent airbag deployment can increase the risk of injury or the possibility of a crash. An inoperative airbag can increase the risk of injury in a severe crash. The power steering assist could also become inoperable resulting in increased steering effort and can increase the risk of a crash at low speeds.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will seal the air conditioning condenser unit housing and install a protective cover on the airbag control module, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
15.5%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Not Applicable

2.7L DOHC SFI 16-valve I4 engine w/dual VVT-i

6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission -inc: sequential shift mode

Front wheel drive

4-wheel independent MacPherson strut suspension -inc: front & rear stabilizer bars

Electric-assist rack & pinion pwr steering

Pwr vented front/solid rear disc brakes

Chrome exhaust tip

19" 10-spoke alloy wheels

P245/55R19 all-season tires

Color-keyed rear spoiler

Projector-beam headlamps w/auto on/off

Fog lamps

Privacy glass

Color-keyed foldable pwr-adjustable heated mirrors

Washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers -inc: wiper de-icer

Rear intermittent wiper

Color-keyed exterior door handles

AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: MP3/WMA capability, aux audio input, USB port w/iPod connectivity, SiriusXM satellite radio w/(3) months subscription, auto sound leveling, Bluetooth hands-free phone & music streaming, (6) speakers

Fabric seat trim

Front bucket seats -inc: active adjustable headrests, seatback pockets

8-way pwr driver seat & 4-way manual front passenger seat -inc: driver seat lumbar support

60/40 split flat-folding reclining rear seat -inc: armrest, one-touch fold-flat lever

Center console -inc: sliding cover dual storage, (2) 12V pwr points, illuminated cup holders, MP3 player holder w/wire management

Tilt/telescoping steering wheel -inc: steering wheel audio & Bluetooth controls

Optitron instrumentation -inc: tachometer, LCD odometer, twin trip meters

3.5" LCD multi-function display -inc: clock, outside temp, trip computer, climate settings

Cruise control

Remote fuel door release

Engine immobilizer

HomeLink universal garage door opener

Pwr windows -inc: auto up/down, jam protection

Auto shifter-activated pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry

Rear window electric defogger

Dual-zone auto climate control -inc: filter, rear seat vents

Carbon fiber-style interior trim

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass

Overhead console w/map lights

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Rear reading lights

(1) cargo area 12V pwr point

Cargo area tonneau cover

Cargo area light

Anti-lock brake system -inc: electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist

Smart stop technology

Vehicle stability control

Traction control

Hill start assist

Side-impact door beams

Front/rear energy-absorbing crumple zones

Daytime running lamps w/on-off feature

Driver & front passenger front airbags -inc: occupant sensor

Front seat side-impact airbags

Front & rear side curtain airbags w/roll sensor

Driver knee bolster airbag

3-point seatbelts for all seating positions -inc: front adjustable shoulder belt anchors, ALR/ELR retractors for passengers, ELR retractors for driver, force limiters

LATCH anchors for outboard seating positions

Child-protector rear door locks

Tire pressure monitoring system

Collapsible steering column

 
50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SPECIAL PAINT
$220

 
MAGNETIC GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
CLASSIC SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK
$0

 
BARCELONA RED METALLIC
$0

 
GOLDEN UMBER MICA
$0

 
SUNSET BRONZE MICA
$0

 
ALOE GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
TROPICAL SEA METALLIC
$0

 
BLIZZARD PEARL
$0

 
IVORY, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LIGHT GRAY, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LE CONVENIENCE PKG
$750

 
LE PREFERRED PKG
$1,800

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL POST PRODUCTION OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA **
$0

 
ALL WEATHER FLOOR & TRUNK MAT SET
$200

 
PAINT PROTECTION FILM
$395

 
ROOF RACK
$485

 
FIRST AID KIT
$29

 
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE KIT
$70

 
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT
$1,819

 
CARGO TOTE
$49

 
LOWER DOOR MOLDING
$209

 
SPIDER CARGO NET
$49

 
CARPETED FLOOR & TRUNK MAT SET
$290

 
DOOR EDGE GUARDS
$109

 
DROP HITCH
$900

 
REAR BUMPER PROTECTOR
$85

 
CARGO NET
$49

 
MUD GUARDS
$155

 
REMOTE ENGINE START
$499

 
ALLOY WHEEL LOCKS
$81

 
PROTECTION PKG
$554

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PKG
$453


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