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2012 Toyota Venza

2012 Toyota Venza

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4.3
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Venzafied

by from Owasso, OK on September 21, 2012

If you haven't driven one you don't know what you’re missing. Along with the styling, comfort and power it’s also a pure pleasure to drive. Is it perfect? No but there is nothing in this world that i...
If you haven't driven one you don't know what you’re missing. Along with the styling, comfort and power it’s also a pure pleasure to drive. Is it perfect? No but there is nothing in this world that is, if you want near perfection then buy a Lexus. There are a few things I could gripe about but the positives way out way the cons which I consider only minor preferences. So, don’t listen to Mike Rowe, he’s only in it for the money; Ford ain’t got nothing on Toyota.
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Stylish

by from Minneapolis, MN on September 26, 2013

The Venza is a very stylish car inside and out. I traded my Toyota Sienna in for a 2012 Limited. I loved my Sienna but I really didn't need a vehicle that big. I have driven SUVs before and I don't re...
The Venza is a very stylish car inside and out. I traded my Toyota Sienna in for a 2012 Limited. I loved my Sienna but I really didn't need a vehicle that big. I have driven SUVs before and I don't really care for the bulkiness of SUVs. The Venza is a nice mix between my Van and traditional SUVs, easy to handle and spacious. On rough roads however, the rides can get a little rough, but I guess that the SUV portion of the Venza. I am very satisfied with the Venza.
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great car

by from San Rafael, Ca on September 1, 2012

Been driving it for 2 months now. Wife loves this car. Drove it to LA and was great. lots of room for 4 with luggage. Smooth and comfortable ride. No regrets getting it. V6 with plenty of power for th...
Been driving it for 2 months now. Wife loves this car. Drove it to LA and was great. lots of room for 4 with luggage. Smooth and comfortable ride. No regrets getting it. V6 with plenty of power for the highway.
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makes us smile

by from Northeast to southeast of U.S. on July 2, 2012

Bought this used with 18,000 miles. Now has 24,000. Use it on very long road trips and for getting around. Didn't expect to get a big car but so happy we did. Fuel economy seems to be better than rate...
Bought this used with 18,000 miles. Now has 24,000. Use it on very long road trips and for getting around. Didn't expect to get a big car but so happy we did. Fuel economy seems to be better than rated. Love the enormous cargo space when the seats are down. Much easier to reach kids and dog in the back seat than in a standard suv since the seats are set up more as a sedan. Great heat and a/c. 4cyl with AWD but gets right up a hill with no problem. The ride is so comfortable and smooth. Every time we go to get in our car, it makes us smile.
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Love this car

by from Chicago on November 18, 2012

I just bought this Venza XLE with a V-6 one week ago. I still smile every time a see it or drive it. I find it very comfortable, quiet and peppy. I can't wait to try it on a road trip. I am still lear...
I just bought this Venza XLE with a V-6 one week ago. I still smile every time a see it or drive it. I find it very comfortable, quiet and peppy. I can't wait to try it on a road trip. I am still learning how to use all the electronic and computerized bells and whistles, but I am having fun doing it. I
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Excellent & Comfortable - just be careful in SNOW!

by from on April 4, 2015

The 2012 Venza is great! I had it for 3 years & loved it!...only complaint: FWD was extremely dangerous to drive in the snow (and I have driven other FWD cars perfectly fine in the snow). Get AWD if y...
The 2012 Venza is great! I had it for 3 years & loved it!...only complaint: FWD was extremely dangerous to drive in the snow (and I have driven other FWD cars perfectly fine in the snow). Get AWD if you are not in the South! +PROS: There is a lot of storage in the front cabin space (a nice compartment underneath the cup holders & a separate storage spot), it is a smooth ride (drove across US a few times), good trunk space, push button works well/is convenient, Toyota is a very nice company to work with, etc.
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Very happy with total package and price

by from New rochelle toyota on August 10, 2012

Every thing about this car I'm happy with. Good price nice and wide big tires. The color I'm very happy pearl. Gas mileage, very strong 4 cylinder.
Every thing about this car I'm happy with. Good price nice and wide big tires. The color I'm very happy pearl. Gas mileage, very strong 4 cylinder.
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GENUINE,UNIQUE CROSSOVER

by from SANDUSKY,OHIO on July 23, 2012

MY 3.5-LITER V6 LE AWD 2012, VENZA IS BEAUTY FROM WITHIN! IT IS VISUALLY ATTRACTIVE. I HAVE NO COMPLAINTS.I RECENTLY WENT ON A ROAD TRIP OUT OF STATE WITH MY FAMILY.THEY ALL AGREED THAT VENZA IS EXTRE...
MY 3.5-LITER V6 LE AWD 2012, VENZA IS BEAUTY FROM WITHIN! IT IS VISUALLY ATTRACTIVE. I HAVE NO COMPLAINTS.I RECENTLY WENT ON A ROAD TRIP OUT OF STATE WITH MY FAMILY.THEY ALL AGREED THAT VENZA IS EXTREMELY COMFORTABLE AND A RELAXED RIDE.THE DRIVE WAS AWESOME. FUEL ECONOMY SEEMS TO BE BETTER THAN RATED.AWESOME PERFORMANCE ON THE HIGHWAY. IT IS VERSATILE,SOPHISTICATED,SPACIOUS AND EQUIPPED.
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Satisfied with Purchase

by from Little River, SC on October 18, 2011

The car just went over 100 miles and so far I have been satisfied with the ride and handling. The interior is comfortable however, I am less than satisfied with the radio. I have the Nav Configuration...
The car just went over 100 miles and so far I have been satisfied with the ride and handling. The interior is comfortable however, I am less than satisfied with the radio. I have the Nav Configuration and changing CD's is not a one step process. Also, found buttons on radio, etc to be cheap looking and feeling. Still cannot figure out how to turn off the Nav Display screen when not required? The auto garage opener and bluetooth sync processes went very smoothly. It would have been nice if the glass on the rear hatch opened.
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Superb Car!!

by from Milford CT on July 9, 2012

I bought my Venza Base 2.7l AWD last year. This was my first big vehicle after using regular sadan's for long. After using it for almost a year, I must say, I enjoy the drive every day. The car is ext...
I bought my Venza Base 2.7l AWD last year. This was my first big vehicle after using regular sadan's for long. After using it for almost a year, I must say, I enjoy the drive every day. The car is extremely comfortable to drive. The steering is amazingly smooth. Fuel economy was better than mentioned by Toyota. I use it for long trips as well for getting to office. The car is really wonderful. I completely enjoy it using and am very thrilled to own it!! I strongly recommend it.
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