- the 2021 toyota venza starts at $33,590 for the base le trim level.
- that means this hybrid-only crossover starts $4120 higher than the similar rav4 hybrid.
- the venza will go on sale in the u.s. in september.
toyota's new venza crossover is intended to slot in between the rav4 and the highlander, and its pricing does exactly that. the 2021 toyota venza le starts at $33,590, or $4190 higher than the equivalent 2020 toyota rav4 hybrid le model, with which the venza shares its platform and powertrain. fully loaded venza models top $43,000.
all 2021 venzas are hybrids, as a 219-hp, all-wheel-drive gas-electric drivetrain with a 2.5-liter inline-four and three electric motors is standard across the board. the le is the base model, while the $37,120 xle serves as the mid-level option and the $40,920 limited sits at the top. the venza xle is $6355 more than the rav4 hybrid xle and the venza limited is $2920 more than the rav4 hybrid limited. the larger highlander hybrid, which has three rows of seats, starts at $39,320 and costs over $50,000 fully loaded.
notable options for the venza include a 12.3-inch infotainment screen and jbl audio system that costs $2050 for the xle and comes standard on the limited. the le and xle come standard with cloth seats, while faux leather is a $510 option for the xle and standard on the limited. the limited also offers a $725 advanced technology package that adds a head-up display and rain-sensing wipers. a special panoramic sunroof called stargaze is a $1400 option on the limited and can change its glass from transparent to translucent.
toyota says 2021 venza models will start arriving at u.s. dealerships in september.