The past year has been exciting for the Toyota brand and even more exciting for families who love Toyota-brand crossovers with the arrival of the 2021 Toyota Venza midsize crossover and the debut of the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross compact crossover. Families who are drawn to Toyota sport utility vehicles want to know – what are the differences? Find the right fit with this 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross vs 2021 Toyota Venza comparison created by Downeast Toyota in the Bangor area.
When the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross arrives at Downeast Toyota, it will be available in a trio of trim levels – L, LE and XLE – that each make room for five passengers in a cabin that possesses 88.4 cubic feet of passenger space with 25.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. The 2021 Toyota Venza is a midsize crossover that puts a premium on passenger comfort with room for five passengers, 98.3 cubic feet of passenger space and 28.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. Toyota Venza models are available in three grades – LE, XLE and Limited – with a price tag that starts at $32,570.
2022 Toyota Corolla Cross
2021 Toyota Venza
|169-Horsepower 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder
||Engine||219-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Toyota Hybrid System
|103.9/175.6 Inches||Wheelbase/Length||105.9/186.6 Inches|
|5 Passengers||Passenger Space||5 Passengers|
|25.5 Cubic Feet||Cargo Space||28.8 Cubic Feet|
No matter which direction you choose to go in this 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross vs 2021 Toyota Venza debate, you will enjoy an athletic and efficient drive behind the wheel. Toyota Corolla Cross entries are powered by the same powertrain as the sport-tuned Toyota Corolla SE – a 169-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine married to a Direct Shift CVT.
Armed with this combination, the front-wheel drive Toyota Corolla Cross will earn 32 mpg combined. With available Dynamic Torque Control AWD, the Toyota Corolla Cross will make 30 mpg combined. The 2021 Toyota Venza features a fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive 219-horsepower 2.5-liter Toyota Hybrid System and Electronic On-Demand AWD to make 39 mpg combined.
Built to deliver premium value with an affordable price tag, the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross comes standard with a 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen multimedia system that gives driver and passengers access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa. Toyota Safety Sense™ driver-assistance technology is standard in Toyota Corolla Cross and Toyota Venza entries. Toyota Venza models put an emphasis on luxury and are available with a Star Gaze™ panoramic glass roof, a Qi wireless charging system, a 10-inch Head-Up Display, heated and cooled front seats, Toyota SofTex® interior and more.
Contact Downeast Toyota today to find a Toyota-brand car, truck or crossover that will check all the boxes for you and your family!