toyota venza

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on April 6, 2014


None of this week's four newcomers to our list of most-read reviews was able to topple the long-running reign of the 2014 Nissan Rogue at No. 1. The 2014 Honda Civic sedan and 2014 Toyota Venza wagon settled in at… Read More

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on April 6, 2014

None of this week's four newcomers to our list of most-read reviews was able to topple the long-running reign of the 2014 Nissan Rogue at No. 1. The 2014 Honda Civic sedan and 2014 Toyota Venza wagon settled in at… Read More

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on March 23, 2014

It should come as no surprise to anyone who regularly reads our list of most-read reviews that the 2014 Nissan Rogue once again occupies the No. 1 spot this week. Only two newcomers join the roster, including the 2014 versions… Read More

2014 Toyota Venza Review

By Matt Schmitz on March 16, 2014

The Toyota Venza is a bit of an odd duck, with few direct competitors in the rather marginal "fat-wagon" family. Cars.com reviewer Kristin Varela tested the 2014 version of the Venza and found that it gets a lot right, particularly… Read More

2014 Toyota Venza: Family Review Checklist

By Sara Lacey on December 11, 2013

I'm just going to say it: The 2014 Toyota Venza isn't much of a looker. Some call the Venza a wagon while others say it's a large hatchback, but it's certainly not a head-turner. If you can get past the… Read More

Recall Alert: 800,000 Toyota Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on October 16, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 803,000 model-year 2012-2013 Toyota Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid and Venza vehicles in the U.S. The Problem: The affected vehicles have a problem with the air conditioner condenser unit housing. According to the automaker, water from… Read More

The $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge: State of the Midsize SUV

By Mike Hanley on July 8, 2013

A lot has changed in the midsize SUV segment in the last 10 years. What once was a class dominated by truck-based models has given way almost entirely to car-based versions with a high seating position and styling that helped… Read More

The $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge: Results

By Patrick Olsen on July 7, 2013

A quick look again at our judges: Aaron Bragman, Detroit bureau chief for Cars.com Joe Bruzek, editor and car reviewer for Cars.com Mike Hanley, editor and car reviewer for Cars.com James R. Healey, auto writer for USA Today Ben Davis,… Read More

The $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge: Cargo

By David Thomas on July 7, 2013

Any of the six vehicles we tested for the $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge can swallow a generous dose of Little League equipment, potting soil, groceries or whatever you can imagine in the cargo area. When shopping for an SUV, it's… Read More

The $38,000 Midsize SUV Challenge: Meet the Family

By Joe Bruzek on July 7, 2013

The family testers arrived at our Challenge with a history with one of the competing automakers, but they left choosing a different automaker's SUV. But it wasn't an easy or quick decision. Midsize SUVs are all about family friendliness, so… Read More

2013 Toyota Venza: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on June 18, 2013

Toyota's Venza offers the passenger and cargo room of an SUV but the look and ride height of a wagon. It scores high on the family-friendliness scale thanks to a comfortable, roomy backseat, but loses points for awkwardly placed Latch… Read More