The priorities of the Venza owner will be reliability, ease of operation, and sufficient space for carting things and people - and in all those areas it gets a passing grade.
The Family Truckster strikes back. If it's what's on the inside that counts, though, the Venza is a knockout.
The Venza is a (mostly) carlike, (not too) small (high-utility) passenger vehicle. It's based on the Camry platform, with which it shares some specifications, and has a high level of standard equipment.