Overview & Reviews
All 2015 Venzas come with the same 6.1-inch touchscreen interface (albeit with split-screen, navigation and mobile-app functionality reserved for XLE and Limited), and a rearview camera is also standard across the lineup. Additionally, the towing package is standard on all V6 models, the entry-level LE is now four-cylinder only, and a simplified equipment roster limits options to a single package on the XLE.
- Easy ingress and egress.
- Roomy cabin
- Superb optional V6 engine
- Missing some of the latest safety features
- Disappointing fuel economy with base four-cylinder engine
- Spotty interior quality.
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Wagon - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Trent Sankar - November 24 - 8:40 am
I've always liked wagons, vans and hatchbacks. This car provides the room I needed, with outstanding Toyota reliability. I wished I had purchased new spec'ing the exact color and options I wanted; but given the large savings over new, I'm fine with buying this car used. The car is solid, quite and does everything well. I would prefer more bolstering in the front seats as well as a little more lumbar support.
great crossover - 2015 Toyota Venza
By kenny - October 28 - 12:08 am
We have a 2014 Venza Le v-6 AWD and love it. It is roomy, rides nice and handles great. We have been to Tucson twice and San Diego twice and this vehicle is great on the highway. Fuel economy could be a little better but some of that is due to the 20 inch tires. Over all we are very happy with the venza. That said if they don't bring it back we will probably switch back to a GM product.
Best wagon out there - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Eve - May 8 - 3:29 pm
My husband and I live in the Pacific Northwest aka Suburu Nation. Every other person drives an Outback or Forrester. So when it came time to purchase a new vehicle to replace our dying Jeep, we followed people's advice and test drove Suburu's most popular vehicles. Not impressed. We test drove a Honda CRV and Mazda CX5 as well. None were as attractive or as enjoyable to drive as the Venza. In the end we chose a two year old AWD V6 Venza with 27k miles for $22,000. The deal was so good, we felt like we cheated or something. It's a great car for camping, road trips, beach drives, and has enough room in the back for our German Shepherd. I would highly recommend buying a Venza if you're in the market for a reliable, small SUV or wagon that performs well and looks classy at the same time. It's different than most wagons and SUVs and that's a good thing.
Great value for a great crossover! - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Randall Hedrick - February 6 - 8:44 am
We wanted the versatility that an SUV offers, good fuel economy, comfort and reliability; the Venza does all of that and more. Shortly after we purchased this vehicle, we had to drive over the Sierra Nevada mountains through snowy conditions, it performed flawlessly. I would not hesitate recommending the Toyota Venza. After six months of driving, no regrets about purchase. We've taken two road trips and were pleased with comfort and fuel economy. After 18 months, we have been pleased.
Wish they were still making it - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Susan - December 25 - 5:03 am
Loved it ! Passengers always impressed with the look & interior very luxurious! Friends with Lexus thought it look like theirs!
Love love love my 2015 Toyota Venza XLE - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Chelsea - August 12 - 3:46 am
I test drove countless crossovers and suv's before settling on the Venza (highlander, 4-runner, pilot, escape, explorer, outback, forester, etc). It provides the luxury, comfortability, and safety that I require in a vehicle. I wish it got a little better gas mileage, had a better turn radius, and the Bluetooth were a little clearer. Other than those minor complaints, the Venza has more than lived up to my standards. No complaints from passengers either. Easily fits 6'3" 250# males in the back seat, without feeling squished. Plenty of leg room for all passengers. I would not trade it in for anything. It was also a great value at $32k new, having all my required features (leather heated seats, panoramic sunroof, keyless entry). Wish they wouldn't have discontinued this model.
I love this car - 2015 Toyota Venza
By lisa - February 12 - 1:00 pm
it is everything I want, wish fuel economy was a little better
Versatile Reliability - 2015 Toyota Venza
By toyotauser2 - December 18 - 11:06 am
I recently purchased a 2015 Toyota Venza after searching in its class and comparing it to the Nissan Murano, Subaru Forester & Outback and finally the Honda CRV. I first considered 4 cylinders against 6. I went with 6 as I have driven fours since my twenties I'm now middle aged. I found value wise the cars mentioned with the exception of the Murano to be all in the same price range equipped with leather, nav and 8 speaker stereo no accessories. I test drove all and found the Venza to have the most comfortable ride. Crossover suv milage is comparable between models in V6. It has a Toyota Camry engine which lets me sleep nights. I find it fits my needs more car than truck.
One of the best cars that I have owned! - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Janice - July 20 - 6:18 pm
I purchased a red 2014 red Venza. I had a 2010 green one prior and I only traded it because I wanted a red one and I wanted more features. The Venza handles well and is a comfortable ride. Very happy with this car and sorry to see it discontinued. If I ever replace it I probably will go back to a General Motors car. Toyota doesn't have anything else that I like. I already had a Rav4 and I like the Venza much better. I just traded the Venza for a 2017 Ford Escape Titanium. Even though I really liked the Venza I owned two and it was time for a change.
Great wagon from Toyota. Sad to see it discontinue - 2015 Toyota Venza
By Shawndh - February 26 - 4:38 am
This is really nicely executed higher riding wagon. It's almost the same length as the Highlander, but priority is given to passenger room and comfort, which I love. I'm 6'2" and I hate having to push my seat up for rear passengers and being cramped with no room in the back when traveling with things in the 2nd row. It's just very roomy and comfortable for long trips. The 20" wheels look great on the car and they keep it well planted and flat in turns, but the ride is a little rough on bumpy stuff. The voice navigation is a nice feature but it's extremely slow and rarely accurate. I just use my phone. They bluetooth is nice but a little slow to switching on and off when getting in and out of the car. I did not get JBL audio on mine so the sound system is adequate, but I'd love to update the amp and speakers at some point. It's anemic sounding. I really love the overall mix of luxury and simplicity. Women drive in this car a lot and I appreciate the layout of the car but I also appreciate the plastic on the doors. It's just easy to keep clean. Also, doing basic maintenance is really easy. The oil dipstic, transmission dipstick, location of O2 sensors, oil filter and drain plug, ect is all readily accessible if you if you're a DIY person like me. Getting to the rear row of spark plugs on the transverse V6 is another story though. This is all very important to me because I tend to keep cars a long time and newer cars are getting less and less servicable. This is a very nice and practical car that uses regular gas and has good torque in the V6. It's a great deal used but it was a little too pricey new. I like this car so much I wan't to purchase a 2nd one for work.