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The Toyota Venza is a two-row crossover that slots right in between the RAV4 and the Highlander to provide a stylish and comfortable way of getting around town. In addition to its sleek aesthetics, the Venza boasted quality and reliability, much like the rest of its stablemates; however, if you find yourself in the market for one, you might be wondering just how many miles it can last.

The Toyota Venza can last a really long time

The original Toyota Venza was in production from 2009 to 2015. During that time, it saw some sales success as the automaker sold an average of around 30,000 units every year, according to Good Car Bad Car. That’s pretty good and not too surprising, considering the Venza had the same build quality and fit and finish that you expect out of any Toyota product.

And that quality shows as there are plenty of first-generation Venza owners reporting that their cars can spin the odometers to well over 100,000 and 200,000 miles without any major issues. Even if there were any issues, Repair Pal estimates that the Toyota Venza’s annual repair cost should equate to around $444, which is far less than the average repair cost of $573 for most crossovers in the segment. It’s no wonder that the site also gave the Venza a reliability rating of four out of five.

If you were to shop for an older Venza, then you can rest assured that it will be mostly trouble-free as there aren’t many complaints filed on Car Complaints concerning the 2010 to 2015 model years. However, you might want to stay away from the 2009 Venza, as that was the initial launch year model that had its fair share of new-car issues.

a black 2013 Toyota Venza poses in the middle of the road
2013 Toyota Venza | Toyota

The new Toyota Venza is filled with all of the technology you would want

If you would rather stick to shopping in the new car market, then the 2021 Toyota Venza is a great choice. For its second-generation, the Venza was completely redesigned and is now chock full of the tech-savvy goodies that you would want in addition to the hybrid fuel economy and safety features that you need.

Under the hood is a hybrid powertrain that matches a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine to an electric motor to produce a combined 219 hp capable of an EPA-estimated 40 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. On the inside, the Venza is available with heated and ventilated leather seats, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and a really cool Star Gaze fixed-panel moonroof.

A front shot of a gray 2021 Toyota Venza
2021 Toyota Venza | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

The Toyota Venza puts reliability ahead of the rest

Whether you pick an older Venza to cart you and your family around or a newer one, the good news is that reliability is on your side. Consumer Reports gave the Venza a “predicted reliability” score of four out of five for the 2021 model year and rated it with perfect scores for reliability in the older models. That being said, you can rest assured that almost any Toyota Venza, new or old, should last you for many years and many more miles.


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