2013 Toyota Venza Gets a Facelift and Toyota's Entune System

Here’s your first look at the revised 2013 Toyota Venza that is debuting at the 2012 New York Auto Show this week. For the 2013 model year, the Venza gets updated styling and Toyota’s Entune multimedia system.

The 2013 Venza gets a new upper and lower grille, fog lamps and rear taillights. The updated styling is complemented by a new 19-inch wheel design and three new exterior colors: Attitude Black, Cypress Pearl, and Cosmic Gray Mica. The Venza is still available with either front or all-wheel-drive and buyers can choose between a 181-hp 2.7L four-cylinder or 268-hp 3.5L V6 engine. The four-cylinder Venza is EPA-rated at 21 MPG city/27 MPG highway for the FWD model and 20/25 for the AWD. The V6 FWD model has EPA-estimated rating of 19 MPG city/26 MPG highway and 18/25 for the AWD.

The Venza is now available with Toyota’s new Entune multimedia system that leverages the mobile smartphone to provide a richer in-vehicle experience with fully integrated access to navigation, entertainment and information services. Toyota Entune supports mobile apps, such as Bing, OpenTable, and movietickets.com, along with accessing travel-related services, such as live weather, traffic, fuel information (location and price), stocks, and sports.