Toyota’s lineup for the Indian market could be skinny however the Japanese carmaker presents an beautiful portfolio for worldwide markets. One of those likeable machines from the model is Toyota Venza which has lately obtained a big replace. The Coupe-style SUV has obtained a brand new trim which works by the identify Nightshade Edition.
This variant adopts a darkish theme by buying and selling off the standard chrome trims. In the method of going darkish, the brand new Nightshade Edition additionally good points some new options in its gear. Based on the mid-spec XLE trim, the brand new trim will get the identical general styling as the usual mannequin barring a couple of beauty enhancements.
2023 Toyota Venza SUV Nightshade Edition – Exterior
The Venza Nightshade Edition sports activities an acrylic entrance grille trim upfront which is complemented by darkened badges and a few darkish chrome mouldings on entrance and rear bumpers. The all-black theme has been prolonged to elements like wing mirror encasings, shark fin antenna, rocker panels, rear badges and shark fin antenna. The elective roof rails may also be had in a black paint scheme.
Moving to the facet, customary 19-inch multi-spoke wheels have obtained a gloss black therapy. It additionally flaunts blacked-out door handles together with darkish badges on the rear. Toyota is providing three premium exterior color choices together with Celestial Black, Ruby Flare Red and Wind Chill Pearl on the brand new variant. The latter has additionally been added within the common Venza lineup as a premium white color choice.
Features on provide
Inside the cabin, the Nightshade Edition will get an similar inside format as its common siblings however wears an all-black apparel. However, Toyota has added extra options to the gear of the usual XLE trim. This consists of an eight-way energy driver’s seat, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system that helps wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Google-based navigation, over-the-air updates and an embedded 4G sim.
Further, 2023 Toyota Venza XLE trim advantages from a pair of LED fog lamps whereas its darker twin sibling has been geared up with a panoramic sunroof. The higher-spec Limited trim good points creature comforts like a 10-inch HUD, heated and ventilated seats and eight-way powered entrance seats. The Limited mannequin additionally boasts Toyota Safety Sense 2.5 which is the corporate’s lingo for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System).
Same Powertrain Specs
Underneath the bonnet, the scene stays similar. The crossover derives its energy from a 2.5-liter four-cylinder Atkinson cycle petrol engine that’s paired with a hybrid system. This hybrid tech options three electrical motors which draw their vitality from a 0.9kWh battery pack. Combined output of this hybrid powertrain stands at 219 bhp which is mated to a CVT computerized gearbox.
Power is distributed to all 4 wheels when on-demand the place 80 % of it’s despatched to the rear wheels regardless of the IC engine being mounted on the entrance axle. This is as a result of rear wheels are pushed by an electrical motor, giving it wonderful acceleration from a standstill.
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