New Toyota Venza / Harrier orders 15 times more than expected

With special improvements especially in exterior design, Toyota Venza got off to a great start with orders 15 times more than expected in the Japanese market.

Japan’s consumer-oriented market is always responding positively to new products and services, and the country’s car industry is no different.

For many, the Toyota Harrier is the  Toyota Venza . However, if we look carefully we will know that in fact Venza is Harrier. It may sound confusing, but Harrier has actually been sold in Japan for at least four generations, starting in 1997, while in the US, the Venza 2021 has returned as a second-generation vehicle through. debuted online in May this year.

And it is clear that Toyota’s new hybrid-powered crossover is very attractive to both the media and customers. Harrier / Venza surprised Japan with an amazing number of orders as reported by Asahi.com. The original goal of Toyota Japan was to achieve at least 3,100 orders at the beginning because this was the period when the world was recovering from coronavirus so Toyota also believed that people would be a little more cautious in spending money.

Surprisingly, however, Venza’s total orders reached 45,000, 15 times the monthly sales target, and even Toyota never thought of this result despite knowing Harrier / Venza. very successful in Japan (reaching nearly 680,000 units since launch). Perhaps because it took 7 years for the first major modified version of the Harrier / Venza, customers immediately “got down” the stakes.

About Toyota Venza 2021 in the US market, the car will go on sale this summer. The sports crossover “rides” on the TNGA-K platform and will be powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder inline engine, combined with three electric motors and a CVT gearbox – replacing the previous generation V6. . Set up a new drive for a total of 219 hp, and will have the option of full-time 4-wheel electric drive as required on Electric On-Demand. Thanks to this improvement, Toyota Venza 2021 has an average fuel consumption of only 5.88 liters / 100 km (mixed roads).