The new appearance of the Toyota Sienna is characterized by an even more elaborate and muscular design. As a result, this is not the usual weighted European-style van, but a vehicle that combines style, functionality and space. The Sienna is available in XSE, Limited and Platinum trims, and each is defined by a specific aesthetic. The Limited has a more classic look, the Platinum focuses on refined styling with chrome, while the XSE features black or body color trim and details and gives the Sienna a sportier feel. Customers are very happy.
What has undergone changes are mainly the front and rear quarters of the exterior. The new front end now features elusive LED headlights with a chrome line connecting the headlights themselves to the center grille. The wide lower grille gives sportiness, while the sides are enhanced with deep ribs and 20-inch alloy rims with a new design. Also revised the rear area with new details and aggressive LED headlights so as not to go unnoticed. The practicality is intact with electrically sliding rear doors and an automatically opening tailgate. This is why the reviews of this car seem enthusiastic.
Incredible fuel economy with hybrid powertrain
Toyota’s new creation is a powerful and fuel-efficient mild hybrid: with a displacement of 2.5 liters, the hybrid engine is capable of delivering up to 265 horsepower, the transmission is an eight-speed automatic and this car reaches a top speed of 130 mph.
According to caranddriver.com, the fuel mileage is incredible. The Sienna gets the same 36 average fuel mileage whether it’s driving in the city or on the highway.
Rear cargo space
This Toyota looks like more than just a minivan: the new Sienna takes the style and sportiness of American minivans to the next level. Changes to the new Toyota Sienna also affect the interior. The new central tunnel has a neat trim and larger storage compartments to combine luxury and functionality.
The leather seats (also available in two-tone color) have electric adjustment, heating and ventilation. The same comfort is present for passengers from the second to the third row. In particular, the seats in the second row can slide back and forth over 60 cm and are equipped with thigh rests: real armchairs to improve comfort on long journeys.
This is a decisive factor in considering this new Sienna as a true technological jewel of Toyota: indeed, to be able to make excursions in nature in complete safety, the equipment of four-wheel drive is a quality not to be underestimated. .
Available as an option, it certainly deserves a mention, as it puts this car above the competition.
The steering wheel has been revised in terms of upholstery and size and now offers a more sporty feel. Also new is the center console with the 8-speed automatic transmission lever, three-zone climate controls and the new 10 ″ information system.
The touchscreen controls multimedia, navigation and the surround view camera system. In addition, you can enhance in-vehicle entertainment with 4G-Wi-Fi connectivity, a JBL 1200-watt 12-speaker hi-fi system and Full HD rear screens to provide entertainment for passengers.
According to caranddrivers.com, the towing capacity is 3,500 lbs. This is really surprising for a vehicle that is on the market as a Minivan, but is truly multi-purpose and can handle any environmental situation.
Security and reliability
The 2021 Toyota Sienna has been tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): the car has obtained the highest possible Top Safety Pick + rating.
The safety pack includes 10 airbags, automatic emergency braking at all speeds with pedestrian recognition, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping system, traffic sign recognition and blind spot detection.
Thanks to the large windows, the view of the driver and passengers is wide and unobstructed. A panoramic camera is also available and this allows you to maneuver such a vehicle without any problem and with extreme ease and maneuverability.
Styling and design
The eye wants its part, too, and this new Sienna does not disappoint aesthetic enthusiasts. The car is indeed aerodynamic, harmonious in its forms, and stable in curves and handling.
From the outside it looks like a sports car or even a luxury car: not bad for a car born in the form of a Minivan.
The basic version costs $ 34,460, the XLE version costs $ 39,750, and the XSE version can be purchased $ 42,000.
Considering the qualities of this car that is easy on consumption, powerful, comfortable and pleasant to drive, its cost is well within the average of minivans. The ductility of this car, which can stand out as a sports car or luxury car very well, makes the price really competitive.
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