Toyota Sienna Reviews
The Toyota Sienna has long been a top choice for families needing maximum passenger and cargo flexibility. With spacious seating for up to 8, bold styling, proven Toyota reliability, and an array of family-friendly features, it’s easy to see the appeal. Read on for Sienna reviews and insights from your Toyota experts at Toyota of Portsmouth.
Overview of the Sienna Lineup
Toyota offers the Sienna in 5 main trim levels: LE, XLE, XSE, Limited, and Platinum. The sporty new Sienna also comes in an all-wheel drive AWD variant, a rarity among minivans. Standard across the lineup is a hybrid powertrain producing 245 total system horsepower while delivering up to 36 MPG combined fuel economy.
Even base LE models come well-equipped with features like a 7-inch touchscreen, six USB ports, eight-passenger seating, and Toyota Safety Sense 2.0. As you move up trims, the Sienna gains a hands-free power liftgate, leather upholstery, heated front seats, larger touchscreen, and more luxury amenities. Pricing ranges from about $37,000 for a base LE FWD up to $52,000 for a loaded AWD Platinum.
Key Benefits and Strengths of the Sienna
So what are the most common benefits that come up in Sienna reviews? Here are some of the highlights owners point to:
- Ultra-efficient hybrid powertrain - The Sienna hybrid system balances responsive performance with Prius-like 36 MPG combined fuel economy.
- Spacious, flexible seating configurations - From 7 to 8 passenger seating, the Sienna offers multiple configurations to suit needs. The second row slides for custom legroom.
- Useful family features - From storage cubbies to rear seat entertainment systems, the Sienna is designed with family utility in mind.
- Confident ride and handling - The Sienna hybrid feels steady and controlled around turns, while swallowing bumps. Available AWD enhances grip.
- Upscale interior finishes - Higher trims like the Limited and Platinum models take the Sienna to near-luxury levels with leather and premium JBL audio.
- Comprehensive active safety tech - Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 brings Collision Prevention Braking, Full-Speed Dynamic Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert and other aids.
Top Uses for the Toyota Sienna
The Sienna shines brightest for:
- Large families - Abundant seating, family-focused features, and Toyota safety make the Sienna a perfect minivan as your family grows.
- Road trips - Comfy seats, available rear entertainment and versatile storage ensure the Sienna excels for long drives.
- Transportation services - Available AWD, proven reliability and spacious 8-passenger seating allow the Sienna to expertly move groups.
- Active lifestyles - Optional AWD provides enhanced stability while hauling sports gear and equipment.
- Livery services - With available AWD, ample room and Toyota's durability, the Sienna works well for shuttle or delivery services.
Insights from Your Portsmouth Toyota Dealer
As your local Portsmouth-area Toyota dealer, we have plenty of experience with the capable Sienna. Here are some of the most common praises our sales staff hears from customers:
- The hybrid provides a great blend of power and efficiency
- Interior layout is very passenger-friendly
- Ride smoothness and quietness are very impressive
- AWD option aids winter weather handling
- Cabin conversation mirror lets drivers check on rear passengers
- Generous in-floor storage for family paraphernalia
- Reliability and quality are hallmarks of Toyota
The Sienna impresses those needing maximum flexibility and practicality. Stop by Toyota of Portsmouth to experience this tech-savvy minivan for your family.