The Venza is now roughly to its best-selling RAV4 crossover SUV what Honda’s Insight is to its Civic sedan—heavily based on the RAV4 but more sleekly styled, more refined inside, and wrapping in more tech features. And exclusively a hybrid. ..
The all-wheel-drive hybrid system in the Venza offers the same 2.5-liter inline-4 engine as the RAV4 Hybrid, with Toyota’s planetary-gear-based two-motor hybrid system, combined with a third motor exclusively powering the rear wheels.
SOURCE: GREEN CAR REPORTS