New York 2012: 2013 Toyota Venza Gets Minor Updates
The new 2013 Toyota Venza wears small styling tweaks that evolve -- not redefine -- the crossover's look. Most notable are new headlights with LED running lights, and a revised grille with two bars instead of three. Around back, the Venza gains darkened taillights, while new 19-inch wheels dress up the side profile on LE and XLE trim levels. Inside, a revised interior has a new steering wheel and is now available with Toyota's Entune infotainment system. Three new exterior colors are also available: Attitude Black, Cypress Pearl, and Cosmic Gray Mica.
The 2013 Toyota Venza continues to be offered in LE, XLE, and Limited trim levels, with either a 181-hp 2.7-liter I-4 or 268-hp 3.5-liter V-6 packed underhood. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is optional. The only available transmission for all Venza models is a six-speed automatic.
Toyota has yet to announce pricing for the 2013 Venza, but the 2012 model started at $28,235. Expect to see the revised 2013 Toyota Venza in dealerships later this year.
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