(TORONTO, ON. – August 22, 2014) Combine style and substance in your next new car, with the Toyota Venza – the perfect mix of bold design, driving fun, intuitive and engaging technology, and impressive versatility, enhanced with additional standard features for the 2015 model year.
“Toyota designers and engineers gave the 2015 Venza a generous package of comfort, convenience and technology features, then wrapped Venza in distinctive styling, inside and out,” noted Larry Hutchinson, Vice President of Toyota Canada Inc. “With SUV-like versatility, the driving comfort of a sedan, and a choice of engine sizes and drive trains, there’s a versatile Venza for everyone.”
Performance is assured with a choice of an efficient 182 HP 2.7L four-cylinder or a powerful 268 HP 3.5L V6, mated to a six-speed automatic Super ECT transmission with sequential shift mode. Features such as highly responsive electric power steering and hill start assist control make Venza a delight to drive, while seven airbags and the six active technologies in the Toyota Star Safety System headline Venza’s many safety features.
New for 2015, all models are now standard equipped with a back-up camera and the latest generation of Toyota’s Display Audio System, featuring a 6.1” touch screen, USB audio input, automatic sound levelizer technology, Bluetooth capability, integrated Sirius XM Satellite Radio and steering wheel-mounted audio and Bluetooth controls.
Other premium features fitted as standard on every 2015 Venza include: heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, a blind-spot convex mirror and puddle lamps; woodgrain interior trim and chrome interior door handles; dual zone automatic climate control; eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat; 60/40 split fold down second-row seat with remote release in cargo area; high-visibility Optitron instrumentation, a multi-information display; power windows with auto up/down function on all windows; map lamps; cruise control; integrated garage door opener; power door locks with keyless entry and easy-close trunk; three 12-volt accessory power outlets; plenty of in-cabin and cargo-area storage; chrome exhaust tip; fog lamps; and more.
Venza is big on choice, with four models and a range of options packages:
The 2015 Toyota Venza (MSRP starting at $29,930) features the four-cylinder engine, front wheel drive, and 19” aluminum alloy wheels, achieving a combined city/highway fuel efficiency of 10.4 L/100 KM.
The 2015 Toyota Venza V6 (MSRP starting at $31,685) features the V6 engine, front wheel drive and 20” aluminum alloy wheels, achieving a combined city/highway fuel efficiency of 10.9 L/100 KM.
The 2015 Toyota Venza AWD (MSRP starting at $31,730) features 19” aluminum alloy wheels and the four-cylinder engine, achieving a fuel efficiency of 10.5 L/100 KM city/highway combined.
The 2015 Toyota Venza AWD V6 (MSRP starting at $33,485) features 20” aluminum alloy wheels and the V6 engine, achieving a fuel efficiency of 11.3 L/100 KM city/highway combined.
The Toyota Venza AWD and Toyota Venza AWD V6 feature the added confidence of on-demand all-wheel-drive with Toyota’s Active Torque Control System, and may be enhanced with a choice of two upgrade packages:
- The XLE Package adds: a navigation system; advanced voice recognition; leather seating; heated front seats; a power rear door with jam protection; panoramic glass roof; anti-theft system; and more.
- The Limited Package builds on the XLE Package with the addition of: A 13-speaker JBL Synthesis audio system; driver’s seat memory system linked to exterior mirrors;; Smart Key System with Push Button Start; clearance and back-up sensors; chrome-accented door handles; leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob; stitched leather interior trim; auto-levelling HID headlamps with automatic high-beam system; LED daytime running lights; and more.
The 2015 Toyota Venza is now on sale at Toyota Dealers across Canada. For more information on features and specifications, visit www.toyota.ca/venza.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles. Incorporated in 1964, Toyota has sold more than 4 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 285 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive. TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada which build popular Canadian vehicles Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Cambridge (TMMC) also manufactures the Toyota RAV4 EV for the North American market. TMMC is the only Toyota manufacturer in North America to assemble both hybrid and electric vehicles.