Choice of engine sizes and drive trains, plus impressive selection of trim levels, defines the Venza’s sedan-like comfort and SUV-style versatility
(TORONTO) The 2014 Toyota Venza is the perfect mix of style and substance – combining bold design, driving fun, intuitive, engaging technology, and impressive versatility.
“The Venza delivers a unique and memorable combination of the comfort you expect from a sedan plus the versatility of an SUV – all wrapped in distinctive styling and with a generous suite of comfort, convenience, technology and style features as only Toyota can deliver,” said Larry Hutchinson, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc.
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 the Venza a delight to drive, while seven airbags and the six active technologies in the Toyota Star Safety System headline the Venza’s many safety features.
All models are standard equipped with premium features, including: heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, a blind-spot convex mirror and puddle lamps; woodgrain interior trim and chrome interior door handles; a six-speaker, 6.1” Display Audio system featuring USB input, Bluetooth capability, XM Satellite Radio and more; 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 and trip computer; 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 2014 Toyota Venza (MSRP starting at $28,695) features the four-cylinder engine, front wheel drive, and 19” aluminum alloy wheels, achieving a combined city/highway fuel efficiency of just 8.6 L/100 KM.
The 2014 Toyota Venza V6 (MSRP starting at $30,495) features the V6 engine, front wheel drive and 20” aluminum alloy wheels, achieving a combined city/highway fuel efficiency of 9.6 L/100 KM.
- The Toyota Venza and Toyota Venza V6 models may be enhanced with the XLE Package, which adds leather seating, heated front seats, a power rear door with jam protection, back up camera, panoramic glass roof and anti-theft system.
The 2014 Toyota Venza AWD (MSRP starting at $30,450) features 19” aluminum alloy wheels and the four-cylinder engine, achieving a fuel efficiency of 8.8 L/100 KM city/highway combined.
The 2014 Toyota Venza AWD V6 (MSRP starting at $32,250) features 20” aluminum alloy wheels and the V6 engine, achieving a fuel efficiency of 9.8 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 three upgrade packages:
- The XLE Package adds leather seating, heated front seats, a power rear door with jam protection, back up camera, panoramic glass roof and anti-theft system.
- The Limited Package builds on the XLE Package with the addition of: Display Audio with Navigation system; driver’s seat memory system; 4-way adjustable front-row passenger seat; premium leather seat surfaces; heated front seats; Smart Key System with Push Button Start; front door handle touch sensor lock/unlock; reverse auto-tilt exterior mirrors linked to memory seat system; leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob; stitched leather interior trim; auto-levelling HID headlamps; and LED daytime running lights.
- The Limited with Tech Package builds on the Limited Package with the addition of: A 13-speaker JBL Synthesis Audio System and headlamps enhanced with the automatic high beam feature.
All four models may also be enhanced with a choice of a la carte upgrades, including the Leather Package, Navigation Package, Leather + Navigation Package; Heated Seats (Cloth) Package; and Heated Seats (Cloth) + Navigation Package.
The 2014 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 cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). TCI’s head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.