2016 Toyota Venza

The Venza is a mid-size crossover, which was originally launched in 2008. It is based on the 2005 FT-SX concept car and it is completely designed and manufactured it Michigan, United States. This crossover stands between RAV4 and Highlander in company’s line up. The original model is still in production. It was refreshed in 2013 and it seems that it won’t be replaced for some time more. Next-generation model is in development and according to the latest reports it won’t be finished before 2018. Some experts go even further and claim that it won’t come before 2020. All of this indicates that 2016 Toyota Venza will come without big changes.

2016 Toyota Venza side view

2016 Toyota Venza redesign

As we already mentioned, 2016 Toyota Venza won’t come with big changes. It will be based on 2013 year model and only some minor tweaks and new color options are possible. This model already features very unusual design, which still makes it very interesting. Because of its great combination of good looking and great functionality, it is very attractive to the wide range of customers. Pretty much thing is with interior. It comes with stylish look, but also with many hi-tech features. Some of the most notable things that you will find inside are 8-way adjustable driver seat, steering wheel-mounted controls, XM Satellite radio, Hill Start assist control, Toyota Star Safety System etc.

2016 Toyota Venza interior

2016 Toyota Venza engine

There will be two engines in offer for 2016 Venza. The base model will use 2.7 liter 4-cylinder engine, which is rated at 182 hp and 182 lb-ft of torque. There is also a six-cylinder unit in offer. It is a 3.5 liter 2GR-FE engine, which has maximum output of 268 horsepower and 246 pound-feet of torque. Both engines use the same 6-speed automatic transmission. It is a Super Electronically Controlled Transmission (Super ECT), which features Overdrive, Gate Type Shifter, Lock Up Torque Converter, Transmission Cooler.

2016 Toyota Venza rear view

2016 Toyota Venza release date and price

We expect to see 2016 Toyota Venza by the end of year. Price is expected to remain unchanged until next-generation model comes. The base model goes around 39.500 dollars.