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Toyota unveils 2013 Venza at New York International auto show

ABR Staff Writer Published 04 April 2012

Japanese automaker Toyota has unveiled the updated 2013 Toyota Venza crossover at New York auto show in US.

The new crossover is offered in four-cylinder and V6 models in FWD and AWD variants.

Its 2.7litre four-cylinder engine will deliver 181hp at 5,800 rpm and 182lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm while deliver 21 mpg city and 27 mpg highway for the FWD model and 20 city and 25 highway for the AWD.

Venza 's 3.5 litre V6 will produce 268hp at 6,200 rpm and 246lb-ft of torque at 4,700 rpm while FWD delivers19 mpg city 26mpg highway and AWD delivers 18mpg city and 25mpg for the AWD model.

The company said that both engines will be mated to a six-speed sequential-shift electronically controlled automatic transmission.

Venza's active torque control AWD system will enhance torque distribution between the front and rear wheels ensuring stable acceleration and smooth drive on all roads.

Its safety features include vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control (TRAC), anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist and the smart stop technology (SST).