The SUV market will soon be welcoming the new 2018 Toyota Venza. Unarguably, the Toyota is a big name when it comes to high performance and luxury crossovers. The upcoming Venza SUV is an update of the previous model with better handling, redesigned interior and exterior. Apparently, the Toyota fans have a reason to put a smile on their faces as the new Venza boasts of impressive power and a stunning outlook. Its modern appearance and powerful motor make it an ideal family car. The following is a quick look into the exterior and interior styling as well as engine and power performance details.
2018 Toyota Venza – Design and Colors
The Toyota decided to give the 2018 Venza a new outlook with much smaller body size. The exterior look is elegant with standard 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels. It gets new LED headlights and fog lights at the front end, alongside folding mirrors and a new shiny front grille. The 2018 Toyota Venza is available in a wide range of exterior colors. However, the consumers can choose from Cosmic Grey Mica Attitude Black, Blizzard White Pearl, Parisian Night Blue Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic, Barcelona Red Metallic and Magnetic Gray Metallic.
The front end also gets a new well-designed bumper and the sides feature beautiful lines and curves. The rear end presents a more sporty design with LED taillights and elegant exhaust system.
Interior Design and Safety
Getting inside the upcoming 2018 Toyota Venza, you get a spacious and modern cabin. While the exterior appears much smaller, the interior space remains the same as the previous model with increased headroom and legroom. The new Venza features a spacious luggage room compartment as well. The SUV presents unmatched luxury with a premium HDD navigation system and a new panoramic glass moon-roof.
You can choose from three interior colors, including Beige, Black, and also a Gray. Get ready for a 3.5-inch LCD multi-information display touchscreen display, AM/FM/CD player, HVAC system, dual-zone automatic climate control, USB port interface, Bluetooth audio connectivity, Wi-Fi connectivity and also satellite navigation system. You also get revised high-quality audio system with XM satellite radio. Among the safety and driver assistance features, there is the lane-departure warning system, adaptive cruise control, rear parking system, blind-spot monitoring system, premium safety belt, and also airbags.
Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2018 Toyota Venza will be available in two engine options. The base model is equipped with a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine rated to produce up to about 181 horsepower and 182 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy for this drivetrain stands at 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on highways.
The optional version is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine capable of producing up to about 268 horsepower. This version is rated to have a fuel economy of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway under front wheel drive (FWD) configuration and 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway under (AWD) configuration. Both the two engines will be mated to a standard six-speed automatic transmission system.
Availability and Estimated Cost
Finally, the 2018 Toyota Venza will debut by the fall of this year or at the beginning of next year. The price should start at around $30,000 for the base model. The main competitors of the 2018 Toyota Venza will be Honda Crosstour and Subaru Outback.