2012 Toyota Venza Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

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What customers liked
Interior Space, Ride and Handling, Power
What they didn't
Fuel Economy, Seat Comfort, Technology and Entertainment

What A Surprise

My wife and I were looking for a family car as we are expecting a baby in June (2012). We looked at the Rav4, the Highlander, both the Prius and the Prius V, a Camry and a Corolla (which I previously owned and loved with all my heart!) and nothing really grabbed us. On a whim, I suggested just sitting in a Venza. We were NOT seriously considering this car but the second we sat down we fell in love. The spacious interior and styling blew us away. TONS of storage compartments well geared towards the tech-savvy just wowed us. We also own a Scion xB - a car known for a cavernous interior - and loved the comparable feel of spaciousness. It's basically a really cool station wagon. If I could nit pick one thing, I would say that the Venza could be a foot or two longer - for more cargo space. It feels like a huge car but it's not. Anyway, we were so surprised with this vehicle and within two minutes of sitting in it and giving it a quick drive, we knew we had to own it!

Would recommend to a friend

Loving our new Venza!!!

We just bought this car yesterday & are in love with it!! It drives more like a car than an SUV. We feel very safe driving our family in the Venza. It it very spacious and comfortable. This vehicle was well thought out...seems like the designers thought about every last detail when designing it, down to the little magazine or mail holder on the passenger side! The mpg is amazing too for the size of the vehicle! We are expecting to grow our family and we bought the Venza with this in mind...plan to keep it for at least 6-8 years!

Would recommend to a friend

2012 Toyota Venza

Great car and Luxury for the money. Toyota always makes the little things in a car shine. The interior is great and well fitted. The amount of car you get for the money is above and beyond other car dealers. You won't be diapointed with this vehicle.

Would recommend to a friend

Toyata Venza

This vehicle was my birthday present. I purchased it in August 2012. I traded a 2010 Honda Accord which I thought was the car for me, however, after test driving the Venza, I knew I had made a mistake because the Venza is the car for me. The body style is georgous. The inside is very roomy. The car handles extremely well. The ride is so-so-smooth. Toyota has and does produce great cars and the Venza is a great vehicle. My customer service experience has been outstanding. The staff are knowledgeable and very customer friendly. I can go on and one about the Venza... the bottom line is I think it is a great vehicle and I'm so happy to be a proud owner!

Would recommend to a friend

Toyota Venza

After driving Cadillacs for a number of years, we decided it was time to switch to an SUV with higher seating - therefore easier to get in and out as we are getting older. We had never heard of the Venza, but were shown it on the lot at Carmax. It is the perfect solution for us. It sits a little higher than a car, but not as high as most SUV's. It has a lot of power and has been getting around 22 mpg with mixed in-town/freeway driving. It has much more room in the back seat than average. The only negative I have is the passenger seat isn't quite as comfortable as the drivers seat; because it has fewer adjustment possibilities. But since my husband rarely drives my car, it doesn't impact me much.

Would recommend to a friend

venza

The best car I have ever had. The inside is extremely roomy and comfortable with ample storage places. I know if I am hauling additional people they will be very comfortable in the back seat with the large seating area, cup holders, individual lighting and air controls. The car rides pretty smooth with a little bit of a bouncy ride but all and all a good ride. The gas mileage is good considering the vehicle size and type. The outside styling is very nice and looks much like a luxury higher priced vehicle if not better. I LOVE my Venza

Would recommend to a friend

Elegant, spacious, safe and great on gas!

The car is roomy, stylish and great on gas.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Interior Space

Love the space inside!

Fuel Economy

It's fuel efficient comparing to other cars this size

Value

great value!

Cons

Technology and Entertainment

only choose this because I had to. This car is great and no cons

Toyota Venza wonderful product and price!

Low maintenance, flawless operation, full of top of the line options at a great price. Should easily go over 250K miles with the 0W-20 synthetic Toyota oil and regular OEM checkups.

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Cost to Maintain

Low cost oil changes and checkups

Reliability

Proven Toyota Reliability over many years

Safety

Many safety systems seen and unseen, more than industry standard

Cons

Technology and Entertainment

Does not have OnStar

Visibility

Rear view mirror position might obscure visibility for taller drivers

Love my Venza

Smooth ride, feel of a car yet versatility of an SUV, stylish and safe

Would recommend to a friend

Pros

Ride and Handling

Very smooth ride with good pick up for passing.

Interior Space

Plenty of back seat room for passengers, plus ample cargo area

Styling

Looks and feels like a car with versatility of an SUV

Cons

Seat Comfort

Seats could be more comfortable and handles a knobs feel breakable

Dashboard

Rearview camera monitor is too small and dim in sunlight to be useful

Fuel Economy

Would love to have better gas mileage from a 6 cylinder...

Love my Venza

We love this car. We have had great experiences with Toyotas and this one is no different. It is essentially a Camry station wagon. Very roomy for passengers with excellent cargo space.

Would recommend to a friend

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