2021 Toyota Venza Front Left-Quarter View Parked outside a hotel

How powerful is the 2021 Toyota Venza?

Engine options available for the 2021 Toyota Venza

With an impressive lineup of SUVs, Toyota has very much been in contention for the top spot in the North American SUV market. The 2021 Venza sits in between the compact RAV4 and the bigger Highlander SUV. Falling in the mid-size SUV sector, the Venza has created a lot of buzz in the U.S and is expected to become a major contender. Thanks to its sleek design and feature-loaded interior, the Venza sure does capture your attention. But how powerful is the 2021 Venza? In this article, we are going to have a look at the powertrain of the Toyota Venza.

The 2021 Toyota Venza is new for the 2021 model year and is available in three trims – LE, XLE, and Limited. As far as the price goes, the base LE trim costs $32,570 MSRP while the top-end Limited trim costs $39,900. Has the 2021 Toyota Venza caught your eye? Give us a call to schedule a test drive today!


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2021 Toyota Venza Powertrain Options

The 2021 Toyota Venza is powered by a 2.5-liter Inline-four-cylinder Dynamic Force gasoline engine that combines with three electric motors (3NM synchronous in the front, 4NM synchronous in the rear) to produce a combined 219 horsepower and about 163 pound-feet of torque. This concoction of a powertrain is mated to an Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT) with sequential shift mode. The power is sent to all four wheels by an Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system.

2021 Toyota Venza Left-side view parked outside a hotel.
2021 Toyota Venza Left-side headlight close-up view.

Handling Characteristics of the 2021 Toyota Venza

Thanks to the ECVT transmission, the 2021 Venza is a joy to drive in the city. The power output is seamless, and the steering is responsive. Gentle throttle floats you through the city. However, push the pedal and you can cross the 60 MPH mark in an impressive seven seconds. The vehicle is enthusiastic in corners and offers a seamless driving experience, regardless of the rev band. The Venza’s suspension that comes with MacPherson struts soaks in imperfections really well. Unlike other hybrid vehicles, Venza’s regenerative braking is mellow and at the same time, beneficial for better braking performance.


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