The Toyota Venza crossover was the automaker’s answer to the Nissan Murano, with a wagon-like profile, five-passenger seating, and a large cargo hold. It shares platforms and components with the Toyota Camry, and can likewise be found with either a four-cylinder engine or a smoother and more powerful V6. Discontinued after the 2015 model year, the Venza earns a perfect score for reliability from Consumer Reports

Average base retail prices:

  • 2011: $9,800
  • 2010: $9,100
  • 2009: $8,400