Toyota Reveals Plug-In Hybrid Energy For Venza Crossover
– by Automobilnews.eu
The Venza, with its extra upmarket inside and smoother journey, will profit tremendously from extra energy and superior gasoline mileage. At the moment, the one engine choice is a 2.5-liter hybrid powertrain mated to a CVT gearbox. With a complete output of 219 hp, it is not precisely quick however it’s economical. Toyota claims 39 mpg on the mixed cycle. So, a Prime mannequin would bolster attraction and provide extra alternative.
However would individuals purchase it? The bottom RAV4 Prime (SE trim) instructions $40,300. The range-topping RAV4 Hybrid Restricted is $38,075. That makes the PHEV about 5.53% pricier than its common hybrid counterpart. If we apply the identical improve to the $40,730 Venza Restricted, we are able to anticipate the so-called Venza Prime to start out at round $43,000.
At that value level, it will not even encroach on the NX450+, one more plug-in hybrid SUV that’s associated to the Venza. The luxury Lexus-badged cousin has an MSRP of $57,300.