Toyota is out to Nightshade all of the issues. The 2023 Toyota Venza Nightshade Version turns into the newest (presumably the thirteenth) providing to be dipped in black trim. It is yet one more instance of the various fashionable “blacked out” look packages fashionable with customers lately.
Nonetheless, the Venza Nightshade does enable consumers to get Toyota's Star Gaze panoramic roof at a barely lower cost level. The electrochromic glass lets occupants flip the glass from clear to frosted with the contact of a button. Usually it is solely provided on the range-topping Restricted trim, however Toyota can be making it obtainable on Nightshade, which relies on the mid-range XLE.
The corporate hasn't introduced Venza Nightshade pricing but, however it'll seemingly slot someplace between the $36,775 Venza XLE and $40,730 Venza Restricted.
For these right here for the black trim, the Venza Nightshade doesn't disappoint. There is a new acrylic entrance grille trim, whereas decrease bumpers entrance and rear characteristic smoked chrome moldings. Gloss black adorns the hybrid crossover's facet mirror caps, door handles, sharkfin antenna and rocker panels as nicely. Black roof rails can be found too.
The Venza Nightshade additionally rolls on gloss black wheels, variants of the 19-inchers discovered on the XLE and Restricted trims. Darkened badges and inside trim end off the look. Nightshade Venzas can be found in three premium exterior colors, Celestial Black, Ruby Flare Crimson, and Wind Chill Pearl (white).
New to all Venzas for the 2023 mannequin 12 months is Toyota's Security Sense 2.5 suite of driver aids. It contains enhanced pre-collision sensing that may detect pedestrians and automobiles at intersections whereas the Venza is popping. Audible warnings, together with emergency braking and steering help spherical out the ahead warning programs. TSS 2.5 additionally contains adaptive cruise, lane tracing, street signal recognition, computerized high-beams, and rear seat reminders. Although not a part of TSS, Venzas additionally come commonplace with rear cross site visitors alerts, rear computerized braking and blind spot warning. LED fog lamps are commonplace on XLE, Nightshade, and Restricted trims for 2023.
Constructed on Toyota's TNGA-Ok modular platform, the Venza's sole powertrain mates a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with three electrical motors and a lithium-ion battery for a mixed 219 horsepower. It's practically similar mechanically to the RAV4 Hybrid AWD.