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2018 Toyota Sienna

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2018 L 7 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van
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Price:   -  From $30,850
2018 LE 8 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $33,760
2018 LE 7 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $36,300
2018 SE 8 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $37,090
2018 XLE 8 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $37,090
2018 XLE 7 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $39,520
2018 LE 7 Passenger Auto Access Seat 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $39,685
2018 XLE Premium 8 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $40,780
2018 SE Premium 8 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $42,305
2018 XLE Premium 7 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $43,210
2018 XLE 7 Passenger Auto Access Seat 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $43,225
2018 Limited 7 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $43,835
2018 Limited 7 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $45,195
2018 Limited Premium 7 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $47,355
2018 Limited Premium 7 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Passenger Van Price:   -  From $48,715

Overview

It’s been a while since the Toyota Sienna saw a redesign, but it’s still a capable (and popular) minivan. The 2018 model brings some technology and safety upgrades along with a few cosmetic tweaks. A huge range of prices and features are available, which mean the Sienna can be everything from a budget buy to a tech-savvy palace.

What's New for 2018

While the innards remain the same, the 2018 Sienna gets a few styling changes that bring it more in line with the rest of Toyota’s models. The nose features an enlarged lower grill, and the sculpted gills formerly found on the SE trim are now standard on all models.

Internally, the cabin is now supposedly quieter, and all trims launch with new infotainment systems. 4G LTE wifi is now an option, plus a handful of USB ports and streaming capabilities on relevant models arrive for 2018. Perhaps most significantly, all models now come standard with Toyota’s “Safety Sense P” package, which includes pedestrian detection, lane departure alert, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking.

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Choosing Your Toyota Sienna

Powering every Sienna is Toyota’s 3.5-liter V6 engine, which puts down 296 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque via an eight-speed automatic transmission. The engine is new to the Sienna as of 2017, and it brought welcome increases in both acceleration and fuel efficiency.

The Sienna also remains the only minivan on the market to boast available all-wheel drive. Go with the standard front-wheel drive, and the Sienna returns an EPA-estimated 19 miles per gallon city, 27 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined. The all-wheel-drive variant drops to 18 city, 24 highway, and 20 combined.

The 2018 model retains its old trim structure, which ranges from basic to extremely luxurious.

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L

At the cheapest end of the spectrum sits the Sienna L, which starts at $31,745 including the $995 destination charge.

This trim still includes all the essential features, notably the safety benefits and the seven-inch infotainment screen with Toyota’s newest Entune infotainment system. Also standard is a rearview backup camera and three-zone automatic climate control. This trim will only seat seven, and there are no optional packages to add.

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LE

The LE trim begins at $34,655 and adds a few useful features.

On this trim buyers get fancier, easy-to-clean seats, heated mirrors, powered side doors, privacy glass on the rear windows, and sunshades for the second and third rows. There’s also an upgraded center console, extra USB ports (for charging), and a handful more cup holders.

The Sienna LE seats eight passengers unless you want it to be all-wheel drive, which is an option — it costs an extra $2,540 and also adds 18-inch alloy rims. Adding AWD is the only optional package available on the LE trim.

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SE

Starting at $37,985, the sportier version of the Sienna boasts some premium options but also subtracts a few. 19-inch alloy wheels are now standard, as are exterior accents and a powered rear liftgate. The SE seats eight passengers in leatherette-trimmed seats, and the front two are now heated. All-wheel drive is no longer an option, and the heated side mirrors are now an optional extra.

At the SE level, Toyota introduces packages that buyers can decide between. For starters, a moonroof with a sunshade is available for an extra $850. The SE Preferred Package rings up at $2,835 and adds proximity entry, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, a loudspeaker – for when you really need to get the kids in order – and a seven-inch touchscreen running Entune with navigation.

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SE Premium

The next step up is the SE Premium, which starts at $43,200 and adds a host of luxury options. On top of most of the gear from the SE Preferred Package, the SE Premium adds a moonroof, along with push-button start, and a 16.4-inch entertainment screen in the second row. Rather than fake leather, the SE Premium gets the real thing for its upholstery.

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XLE

At $36,990, the XLE is the exact equal of the SE in price, but it’s intended to be a little more comfortable and a little less sporty. The rims are back to their 17-inch default, but the 18-inch alloys are again included with a step up to AWD. The heated leather seats stay, along with seating for eight, push-button start, and a leather-trimmed steering wheel.

The XLE's sole options pack is the $1,310 XLE Navigation Package. Beyond the obvious addition of navigation, it's roughly equal to the SE Preferred Package, adding blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and a loudspeaker.

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XLE Premium

For an additional $3,690, the XLE Premium adds in rear parking assist, a premium sound system, the driver loudspeaker, and the upgraded entertainment screen. There are no optional extras for this middle ground between the XLE and the Limited.

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Limited

The Sienna Limited starts at $44,730 and pulls out all the stops. On the exterior, fancy 10-spoke 18-inch alloys replace the default rims, and LED running lights are standard as well. Fancier leather seats are universal, and a premium JBL sound system pairs with an upgraded infotainment package. Front and rear parking assist is included, as well as blind-spot warning indicators on the mirrors.

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Limited Premium

For those who spare no expense, the Sienna Limited Premium adds in a heated steering wheel, a surround-view camera, a power liftgate, a panoramic sunroof, auto-leveling HID headlights with automatic high beams, the larger entertainment screen, rain-sensing windshield wipers, for a cost of $48,250.

CarsDirect Tip

Minivans are fundamentally about carrying people, and they often get a little beat up as a result. Because the main safety features are standard on all models, there’s no reason to go too crazy on the options unless you need the convenience. We think the LE trim is the sweet spot, and it still gives you the ability to add AWD if you need it.

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Expert Review

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: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

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Eight years into its current generation and following a new V6 offering last year, the 2018 Toyota Sienna comes to market with a new front fascia and a slew of additional standard active safety features. But it lacks the Pacifica's stowaway second row, the new design touches are graceless, and fuel economy is hardly class-leading.

Best Value

The 2018 Sienna ranges in price from $31,745 for one in base L trim to $49,610 for a range-topping all-wheel-drive Limited Premium model. A 3.5-liter V6 paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission is the only powertrain offering. Front-wheel drive is standard, while all-wheel drive is optional on all but the base L trim. Advanced standard safety features include a rearview camera, pre-collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning with steering assist, automatic high beams, and adaptive cruise control.

We'd skip the L and LE trims and head straight for the SE with its slightly better handling and easier-to-clean front perforated leather and second- and third-row leatherette seats. The SE also builds on LE upgrades (power sliding doors, privacy glass, power driver and front passenger seats) with dual power sliding doors and liftgate, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, acoustic windshield glass, Bluetooth hands-free phone and voice command, remote keyless entry, 19-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, LED taillights, and daytime running lights.

Here's how we'd build it:

  • Model: 2018 Toyota Sienna SE
  • Engine: 3.5-liter V6
  • Output: 296 hp / 263 lb-ft
  • Transmission:Eight-speed automatic
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy
  • Options: Preferred Package ($2,835, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, keyless push-button start, chrome outside door handles with touch lock/unlock, moonroof, driver easy speak rear speaker voice amplification, premium audio, satellite radio, navigation, Siri Eyes Free).
  • Base Price:$37,985 (including the $995 destination charge)
  • Best Value Price:$40,820

Performance

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The V6 offers decent acceleration with the eight-speed automatic featuring smooth, barely perceptible shifts. The steering is accurate and the Sienna tracks nicely, even at highway speeds. SE models handle a bit more firmly, but the ride remains composed, while AWD – a boon where the snow flies – improves winter driving, but not much more than FWD models equipped with winter tires.

At the same time, AWD models have no extra ground clearance, and fuel economy, though respectable, is hardly class-leading, while a hybrid model isn't offered.

Style

The Sienna's revised sheetmetal is wrapped around a comfortable, configurable, versatile cabin with seating for eight adults in comfort and an additional 39.1 cubic feet of cargo. There's a low beltline for excellent driver visibility, a dashboard with big, intuitive buttons and knobs set close to the driver, and storage solutions that include a deep center console, twin glove boxes, and small car organizers galore.

At the same time, the new front fascia looks awkward from nearly every angle. Unlike the Chrysler Pacifica the heavy middle seats don't stow, and, while they fit together nicely, the interior materials fall short of its Honda and Chrysler rivals.

The Best and Worst Things

A long list of standard safety features across the entire lineup can't be matched by competitors. We only wish its "new look" wasn't so awkward.

Right For? Wrong For?

Toyota Sienna

The Sienna's blend of comfort, versatility, and advanced safety features make it a compelling choice for most families.

At the same time, the Sienna is still a minivan, so we'd expect singles and empty nesters to stay away from it in droves.

The Bottom Line

Despite its odd new look and lack of a hybrid model, the Sienna's advanced safety features, versatile, roomy interior, and smooth transmission make it a solid choice in the minivan class.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 296 HP / 263 ft.lbs.
Transmission
8-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
19 / 27 / 23 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
7
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 296 HP / 263 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
19 / 27 / 23 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent Torsion Beam Beam
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
20.0 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$77
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
150.0 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
164 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
200.2 "
Exterior Width
78.1 "
Exterior Height
68.9 "
Front Headroom
41.0 "
Rear Headroom
39.7 "
Front Legroom
40.5 "
Rear Legroom
37.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
65.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
64.6 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,430 Lbs.
Wheel Base
119 "
Turning Radius
18.7 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
17.0 " Machined Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Clearcoat Monotone With Stripe
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Convex Spotter
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Black
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
7
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
6-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
Removable Captain
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan
Speakers
6
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Light / Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Toyota Safety Sense P Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Departure Alert (lda) Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Pre Collision System With Pedestrian Detection Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Vehicle Sway Warning Driver Attention
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Auto High Beam Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
24 Months / 25,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
24 Months / Unlimited Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

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