The All-New Toyota Venza Offers Burlington A Sustainable Option

The Toyota Venza is a hybrid SUV in the midsize category. It is a great choice for a family vehicle if you are interested in exploring the idea of owning a hybrid. It stands out from the increasingly crowded pack of hybrid SUVs because it is larger than other SUVs of its price, it has a great interior in terms of quality and comfort, and it has an excellent lineup of tech for a family vehicle. The Venza is a brand-new model that Toyota has just brought to the market, and it is an exceptional entry into a part of the market that is more competitive than ever.


The drivetrain for the Venza consists of a four-cylinder traditional combustion engine and two electric motors that work in parallel with the combustion engine to provide power. The transmission is a CVT, as is common with Toyota models. Overall, the drivetrain produces a combined horsepower of 219. That's a good amount of power for an SUV of this size and weight. You will get very good acceleration from a standstill, and that's where the electric motors have a lot of influence, so it feels good in intersections.

The handling is quite good as well, and this SUV doesn't feel nearly as large as it is. If you have not driven one of our most recent hybrid vehicles, you might be surprised at how it feels behind the wheel. The Venza also gets great gas mileage, getting an EPA-estimated 40 MPG on city road conditions and 37 MPG on highways. It's hard to find an SUV of this size in the Burlington area that can match those numbers.


The Venza has an appealing set of technology features that Essex Junction drivers will love. First of all, it has quite a few advanced safety tech features that come standard. That includes everything from automatic emergency braking to lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control. Some of those features, especially the adaptive cruise control, are usually not available on the base trim on any vehicle, because they are considered luxury. Including them on the Venza's base trim is a great value for St. Albans shoppers. It also has an eight-inch touchscreen, wireless charging for phones and tablets, smartphone connectivity, Wi-Fi, USB ports, and plenty more.


The Venza has three trims. The base trim is the LE, which has an impressive set of features and many South Burlington buyers will be very happy with it. The second trim is called the XLE. It adds on a set of comfort features, like heated seats, seating ventilation, synthetic leather upholstery, a bigger sound system, and onboard navigation. The top trim is the Limited. It has a full range of upgrades and features across the vehicle and two unique options to add on: one is a heads-up display for the instrument panel and a panoramic glass roof.

Test Drive The New Toyota Venza Near Colchester

The Toyota Venza is a very appealing entry into the hybrid SUV market. If you are in need of an SUV for your Burlington family and you want something new, that uses minimal gas, has a great interior, is safe, and gives you a lot for your money, then give the Venza a try.

Arrange for a test drive of a new Venza and see how it feels to you. Then you can think through which trim and options you want. The Venza is going to add a whole new dimension to the hybrid SUV category, so get in on the ground floor of this excellent new SUV.

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