2012 Toyota Venza XLE 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
I purchased the 2012 Venza in June of 2012 with high hopes.
The options and look were phenomenal. However, there is definitely a safety issue with this vehicle. In Oct. of 2012 the rear passenger window burst while driving down a highway. Today, 05/13/13, I started the car and put it in reverse and the rear window shattered. My concern now - I have a sunroof and panoramic window which I am concerned will have the same issues. Toyota needs to up their expectations - just because they purchased GM doesn't mean they can lower the standards.
Toyota didn't buy out General Motors. That was an April fools joke just like the time when Toyota bought out Oldsmobile. GM doesn't build cars like they did in the late '90s and early '00s anymore. They build fine cars now so stop hopping on the "GM can't and won't build good cars only Toyota can!" bandwagon. Research other cars before you buy just Toyota, just because its Toyota, doesn't mean its always going to be good.