Toyota Announces Pricing, Features for 2013 Venza general news TORONTO, ON – Toyota has announced feature upgrades and released updated pricing on its 2013 Venza. It will offer updated exterior styling, a new steering wheel and updated interior trim, plus an upgraded audio unit with 6.1” display audio and all models feature lower starting prices than the models they replace.
“The 2013 Toyota Venza crossover redefines vehicle versatility combining a sleek design with SUV flexibility making it a popular choice for Canadian drivers,” noted Warren Orton, Director, Marketing, Toyota Canada Inc. “For the 2013 model year, Toyota enhances Venza’s styling and features, even as we offer new, lower starting MSRPs on all models. There’s never been a better time to discover the versatility of Venza.”
Changes to exterior styling on all models include new heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, a blind-spot convex mirror and puddle lamps, a new front grille and fog lamp bezel, and new tail lights.
Inside, the Venza’s cabin is enhanced with simulated woodgrain trim. A redesigned 3-spoke steering wheel on a tilting/telescoping steering column features integrated audio and Bluetooth controls.
Every Venza also receives:
  • A new, six-speaker audio system with 6.1” display audio, voice recognition technology, the automatic sound levelizer system, USB and auxiliary audio input jacks, integrated XM Satellite Radio and more.
  • Eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
  • Automatic climate control system
  • High-visibility Optitron instrumentation including a multi-information display and trip computer
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Plenty of in-cabin and cargo-area storage
  • Cruise control
  • Integrated garage door opener
Toyota Announces Pricing, Features for 2013 Venza general news Powertrain options include a 182-hp 2.7L four-cylinder or a 268-hp 3.5L V6, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift mode. Seven airbags and the Toyota Star Safety System highlight the Venza’s many safety features.
Venza is big on choice, with four models and a range of options packages:
The 2013 Toyota Venza features the four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive, achieving a combined fuel efficiency of just 8.6 L/100 km. The 2013 Venza now comes standard equipped with newly designed 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels plus the previously mentioned upgrades, at a starting MSRP of just $28,690 – a drop of more than $700 from the previous model year while adding standard equipment.
This model may be ordered with an available Premium 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 2013 Toyota Venza AWD features the four-cylinder engine, plus the on-demand all-wheel-drive with Toyota’s Active Torque Control System, achieving a fuel efficiency of 8.8 L/100 km combined. The 2013 Venza AWD also gets newly designed 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels plus the previously mentioned upgrades, at a starting MSRP of $30,490 – a drop of almost $400 from the previous model year.
The 2013 Venza AWD can be kitted out with the following options packages.
  • The Premium 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 Touring Package builds on the Premium Package with a navigation system, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, premium leather seat surfaces, the Toyota Smart Key system with push-button start and front door handle touch sensors for locking and unlocking the vehicle, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and more. New for 2013, the Touring Package now includes a driver’s seat memory system with linked exterior mirrors, auto-leveling HID headlamps, and LED daytime running lights.
  • The Touring & JBL Package includes all features in the Touring Package, enhanced with a 13-speaker JBL Synthesis audio system and Toyota’s automatic high-beam system.
Toyota Announces Pricing, Features for 2013 Venza general news The 2013 Toyota Venza V6 features Toyota’s all-purpose V6 engine and front-wheel drive, for a combined city/highway fuel efficiency of 9.6 L/100 km. The 2013 Venza V6 starts at just $30,445 – a decrease of almost $500 from the previous model year. This model may be ordered with an available Premium Package, which adds leather seating, heated front seats, a power rear door with jam projection, back up camera, panoramic glass roof and anti-theft system.
The 2013 Toyota Venza V6 AWD adds the all-wheel-drive system, again with Toyota’s Active Torque Control System, and achieves a combined fuel efficiency of 9.8 L/100 km. The 2013 Venza V6 starts at just $32,245 – a decrease of $120 from the previous model year with over $550 of additional standard equipment.
The 2013 Venza V6 AWD may be enhanced with sevaeral available options packages.
  • The Premium 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 Touring Package builds on the Premium Package with a navigation system, a power-adjustable front passenger seat, premium leather seat surfaces, the Toyota Smart Key system with push-button start and front door handle touch sensors for locking and unlocking the vehicle, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and more. New for 2013, the Touring Package now includes a driver’s seat memory system with linked exterior mirrors, auto-leveling HID headlamps, and LED daytime running lights.
  • The Touring & JBL Package includes all features in the Touring Package, enhanced with a 13-speaker JBL Synthesis audio system and Toyota’s automatic high-beam system.
The 2013 Toyota Venza is now on sale at Toyota Dealers across Canada. For more information on features and specifications, visit www.toyota.ca.