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The beginning of the Power Wheels brand harkens back to 1984 when Kransco,
a San Francisco-based toy company, acquired Pines of America. Two years
later the division was re-named Power Wheels and by 1990 it was selling
over one million vehicles per year.
In 1994, Power Wheels was acquired by Mattel and the rest, as they say, is
Currently, Power Wheels sells a line of smaller electric trikes, quads and
4-wheeled models, plus its main line of vehicles that include Lightning
McQueen, the smart fortwo coupe, Cadillac Escalade and Hybrid Escalade,
Ford Mustang, Ford F-150
and F-150 Raptor as well as seven versions of the Jeep Wrangler that
include our test vehicle, the Barbie Jammin' Jeep
Taking a cue from GM's late but hardly lamented Saturn division, the Jammin
Jeep features plastic body panels with a molded-in color. Unfortunately,
the finish on Barbie's favorite off-roader is even poorer than that of the
much-maligned Saturns. Believe me when I tell you that no amount of rubbing
compound will ever result in anything other than the dull semi-gloss finish
that all new-from-the-box Jammin' Jeeps display.
Other exterior features are equally disappointing. To begin with, neither
the headlights nor the taillights work. Ditto the twin roll bar-mounted
Finally, two things should be pointed out. Number one, both front and rear
bumpers appear to be totally inadequate should a collision of any force
occur. Secondly, if this is an electric vehicle, why does Power Wheels find
it necessary to include a gas cap and, furthermore, locate it on the rear
bumper, of all places?
The interior finish of the Jammin' Jeep is, if anything, even more of a
disappointment than the outside.
The same dull pink surfaces abound and while it appears as though there is
a full complement of instruments, the instrumentation on the "dashboard"
turns out to be nothing more than an adhesive sticker.
Working features turn out to be limited to the steering wheel, the
ergonomic nightmare of a gear and speed selector lever located under and
between the front seats, and the metal accelerator pedal located on the
floor between the driver and passenger.
The ignition key is non-functional, while the CB-type microphone should be,
since keying it up results in the emitting of nothing more than a series of
buzzes and simulated engine noises.
In addition to the aforementioned ergonomic issues, the seat cushions, with
a depth of 6 inches, are both uncomfortable and totally inadequate as is
the miniscule 14 inches of leg room and 19.5 inches of hip room -- total --
for both driver and passenger.
Although the Power Wheels Jeep features no trim levels, it is available in
a total of seven different iterations. Other than the Monster Traction with
oversized wheels, all have roughly the same specifications -- 25.5 inches
wide, 35 inches high, 45.5 inches in length, ground clearance of 8.5 inches
and front and rear tracks of 25.5 inches.
Our Barbie model featured a two-speed transmission with reverse.
It normally takes anywhere from three or four days to a week of driving to
form an opinion about a vehicle's dynamic characteristics. In the case of
the Jammin Jeep, however, this process took less than ten minutes.
A litany of issues was topped by the Jammin' Jeep's vague steering.
Acceleration was also exacerbated by the fact that, due to the cabin's poor
ergonomics, we found it necessary to zip tie a metal extension rod to the
accelerator pedal as we were unable to reach it in the normal fashion due
to the lack of leg room.
Drivers are also forced to select a gear by feel, since the lever cannot be
seen and there is no repeater function that transmits this information to
the dashboard instrumentation sticker.
In addition to jerky acceleration, once underway the Jammin Jeep offers
little in the way of road feedback, while its high center of gravity, no
doubt exacerbated by the fact that everyone here exceeded its 130 pound
weight limit, hardly engendered any sense of stability.
Power Wheels pricing starts at $260 for a Wrangler Rubicon and tops out at
$430 for a fully-equipped Jeep Hurricane with Monster Traction. Our flat
pink Power Wheels Barbie Jammin Jeep had an MSRP of $265.
If you're looking around for an affordable off-road vehicle, and especially
if you live in a state with a colder climate (the Jammin Jeep has no top
and no heater), you'd be better off looking elsewhere for safe and reliable
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2014 Toyota Venza Limited AWD V6 Start up, Walkaround and In Depth Tour
Welcome to JustinsCarReviews. Today I present to you the 2014 Toyota Venza
Limited V6. Now my particular example I'm showing in my video comes
equipped with the Technology Package. This package includes:
JBL Synthesis Audio System
Display Audio with Navigation
Push Button Start
Power Rear Door with Jam Protection
Smart Key System
Clearance and Backup Sensors
Front Door Handle Touch Sensor Lock/Unlock
Chrome-Accented Door Handles
Panoramic Glass Roof
Auto-leveling HID Headlamps
LED Daytime Running Lights
Automatic High Beam Feature
Mirrors Linked to Seat Memory
Power Folding Mirrors
Reverse Auto Tilting Exterior Mirrors
Driver Seat Memory System
Premium Leather Seat Surfaces
Heated Front Seats
4-way Power Adjustable Passenger Seat with Lumbar Support
Leather Wrapped Shift Knob
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
So basically fully loaded with a sticker price of $40,075.00. This vehicle
is available in 7 different exterior colors and 3 different interior color
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DRIVE Toyota Venza
Is it a tall Camry wagon? A crossover? Does it matter? For those who
need to haul a family, the Venza gets the job done.
2011 Toyota Venza
Rick goes over the power, safety, and control of the 2011 Toyota Venza. He
also takes you along for a ride to see how fast it accelerates and the
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2010 Toyota Venza Review, Walkaround, Exhaust & Test Drive
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vehicle here in America. Which is why Toyota created the Venza, meet the
spiritual successor to the old Camry Wagon. With its higher seating
position, roomy cabin, and slightly odd looks; this vehicle is designed to
appeal to empty nesters in search of more room but without driving the
typical SUV. We think other than bland driving dynamics and an interior
that could benefit from finishing school, it's a fairy useful utility
vehicle. Toyota still has too many crossovers in their line-up though :)
2013 Toyota Venza Drive & Review
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Venza is Toyota's interpretation of the
modern station wagon. Once upon a time it used to be that family haulers
came in very limited flavors but today family vehicle buyers can choose
from mini van, SUV's Crossovers and even the Toyota Venza. Think of the
Venza the offspring of a Crossover that fell in love and married a station
wagon. The result is a roomy, sleek, buff and low family hauler with 20
inch wheels. The Venza's base 182-horsepower, 2.7-liter
four-cylinder engine is just adequate to haul around the big-boned wagon.
The bigger and more powerful 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 does a much better job
when mated to the 6 speed automatic turning the Venza into a more exciting,
if not quite fun, car to drive.
The Venza offers solid plat form for a comfortable, well dampened and
relaxed ride. However if you are looking for a thrilling drive to work when
the kids are at school the Venza is not your cup of tea. Solid
performance...yes. Carving the back roads...no.
New 2013 Toyota Venza
The 2013 Toyota Venza has made its web debut before showing its new
redesign to the public at the 2012 New York Auto Show tomorrow.
The 2013 Toyota Venza's sloping crossover shape has been modified with a
new upper and lower grille along with new rear tail lamps. It's also fitted
with new 19-inch wheels and gets three new exterior colors including
Attitude Black, Cypress Pearl, and Cosmic Gray Mica. On the inside, the
Venza gets some upgraded styling with new standard features and the Entune
infotainment as an option.
The 2013 Toyota Venza is available in LE, XLE and Limited grades. The LE
and XLE models are available with all powertrain combinations: 4-cylinder,
V6, front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD); the Venza Limited is
powered by the V6 engine only and is available in front-wheel drive or
all-wheel drive configurations.
The Venza's 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine makes 181 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and
182 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm. EPA rated fuel-economy comes in at 21/27
mpg (city/highway) for the FWD model and 20/25 mpg for the AWD. The
3.5-liter V6 produces 268 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and
246 lb-ft of torque at 4,700 rpm. The V6 FWD model has EPA-rated
fuel-economy of 19/26 mpg for the FWD and 18/25 mpg for the AWD.
Toyota Venza Road Test & Review
Toyota Venza Road Test & Review.
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