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Toyota Venza repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (22%)

Other (6%)

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Toyota Venza body repair cost distribution

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$100 - $499 (5%)

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Chart based on 43 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

30700 mi The rear panel, inside the lift gate, was loose and rattled endlessly. It was first 'packed' with some buffer material, but the rattles continued. The entire panel had to be replaced so that the 'fit and finish' were as intended...quiet. 

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2013 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

10000 mi Left rear exhaust tip needed adjustment was uneven lower than right side. 
22320 mi Glove box was misaligned and damper stopped working. Dealer fixed for free, it is fine now. It was damaged when the cabin air filter was replaced. 

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2012 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

11087 mi Sunroof was leaking water into the passenger compapartment. Also fixed for A/C not blowing very cold. Sunroof was realinged (but now it squeeks) and A/C compressor was found to be faulty. 
14500 mi Reported console rattle and squeak. Was told by dealer this had to be witnessed by service manager, no repair offered. I will try and return at a future date, but not hopeful. 

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2011 Toyota Venza

Engine not specified

19220 mi passenger seat rattles when empty Several dash rattles and sunroof leaking water on the headliner. 
38440 mi Rattle from centre of dashboard. Panoramic sunroof rattle and leaking water. 
41840 mi Rattle coming from centre of dashboard/glovebox area. Dash lights have flickeed on a few occasions. 
51320 mi moisture buildup inside left headlamp. 

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2011 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

22000 mi Paint was peeling off from the edge of the rear bumper. The bumper was repainted at least 4 times because the paint colors did not match the original paint color. 
19840 mi Rattles and squeaks - replaced glove box and center console armrest 
76000 mi

US $50
broken sun visor 

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2011 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

7440 mi window rattle present - regulator broken - part not in stock - have to make another visit to dealer. glove box rattle present - fixed by adding padding around area dealer found rattle in console - fixed by adding padding to area 
21700 mi Water is leaking onto the inside of the rear gate glass panel. 
29140 mi Moisture building inside the right headlamp. Dealer replaced the headlamp unit under warranty. 
32860 mi Rattle in dash area. Repair seems to be successful. 
38000 mi Leak at rear from sunroof during a recent rainstorm. Dealer repaired faulty drain tube and seal 
51460 mi Bad rattle from front corner of dash 
69440 mi Rattle from passenger seat when unoccupied. 
7120 mi Rattle on left dash near speaker - not fixed apparently! Also loose tail pipe Right Rear I contnue to have rattle in/on the dash. This time they took it right off to find source. They couldn't but re-installed dash with some kind of tape underneath. The rattle is improved but I can still hear it occasionally on rougher pavement 
24180 mi Dashboard squeak. 
13640 mi Cracked for light lens, replaced on warranty not caused by rocks etc. 

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2011 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

40000 mi

US $50
Sun Visors failed - would no longer stay up. Replaced using an extended warranty - $50 deductible. 
16720 mi top molding was coming loose. Dealer ordered new one and replaced it. 

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2011 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

32860 mi Sealing gasket for the panoramic sunroof causing rattles and wind noise. Found to be broken and replaced under warranty. Replaced under warranty. Sealing gasket for the panoramic sunroof causing rattles and wind noise. Found to be broken and replaced under warranty. 

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2010 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

3000 mi The glove box squeaks 
4000 mi Glove box squeaks very bad. Had to put two pieces of cardboard in it to shut it up. 
4000 mi Two top moldings that are on top of the car for looks, fell off. They are very cheap and are held down by double face tape, Are you serious??? 
4600 mi Glovebox rattled, the dealer replaced the entire unit. No more rattle. 

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2010 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

13020 mi Car is showing severe signs of rust on and around rear seat hinges and framing. Dealer suggests having an upholstery shop (coat) affected parts but offers no reasonable solution as to why this would happen or how it can be prevented. 
26700 mi Sunroof leaked water into passenger compartment 
39467 mi Rattle coming from dash area. Dealer removed centre console and dashboard to fix. 
42000 mi Dashboard and empty passenger seat rattle. 
71000 mi Rattle in the centre portion of dash. There was also a rattle from the passenger seat while unoccupied. 
43260 mi Sunroof rattles quite a bit, dealer can't find anything wrong, but the noise persists. We have an ext. warranty, too. 
3100 mi

C $80
Roof rails (accessory) Aluminum cover of each was loose so both needed to be glued. 
6200 mi

C $40
Front left and right door gaskets do not stick on the door frame at bottom of glass area of both doors. 
11160 mi

C $80
Realigned rear bumper to fix gap between bumper and rear stop light. 
12400 mi

C $240
Driver solar visor replaced because was shaking a lot when used. 

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2010 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

12000 mi The drivers side door was delaminating from the panel. 
26900 mi Paint peeling from front bumper 

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2010 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

140740 mi

C $325
Hole punched in grille Grille replaced 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

45300 mi Glove compartment is plastic it does not open and close correctly, broken for no reason. Barely used. 
45000 mi Had two rubber strips that ran the length of the roof. One came off in carwash. Dealer said it was blown off by the dryer. Replaced once earlier under warranty. 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

17360 mi The rubber seal around the driver's side front door had come out of its track. It was successfully repaired. 
12000 mi too many dashboard pieces and console pieces, and they move around 
15200 mi Replace two matching pieces in Console and aligned heater console as the dealer finally found that piece was too low causing all these other issues. This only took 17 months to correct. 
31000 mi Paint peeling from rear wheel wells on both sides and peeling is now migrating to the side of the rear bumper. 
19100 mi rattles in the steering column, parts replaced 
4600 mi Annoying "tick/rattle" in driver's side dashboard repaired after second attempt by dealer to fix. Apparently defect in frame causing metal to rub against metal and make noise. Took 7 hours to fix. 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

35000 mi roof trim strip came off in car wash during drying cycle. trip strip problem was identified in TSB but dealer never indicated a TSB existed for this issue 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

24500 mi During right turn,rainwater flowed onto passanger seat from area at top of A pillar and roof. Headliner was saturated, kept leaking. Water was found to be leaking from where windshield meets body. Required windshield replacement. 
47000 mi Interior rear passenger window trim drooping. Dealer was unable to address at the time due to high repair volume of other cars. Sent us home. 
53000 mi Drooping window trim. 

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