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Toyota Sienna 2017 minivan
Trim Shown: LE
As minivans go, the Sienna is a sensible choice, but it isn't very engaging to drive. The Sienna rides comfortably and is quiet inside, but handling is lackluster. It has a lively 3.5-liter V6 but the new eight-speed automatic doesn't shift as smoothly as the previous six-speed one did. However, the transmission helped improve fuel economy from 20 to 21 mpg. The all-wheel-drive version--the only such minivan on the market--sacrifices 1 mpg. An eighth seat cleverly stores in the back when it isn't installed in place. The 2017 update also brought a standard backup camera, an additional LATCH attachment, and a front-passenger seat-cushion airbag. Reliability has been above average. That and the availability of all-wheel drive are the Sienna's biggest advantages over any other minivan.

See Reliability page for the latest 2017 Toyota Sienna recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS standard. ESC available from 2001, standard from 2008. Side air bags available from 2001, standard from 2006. Head protection air bags available from 2004, standard from 2006.

Road Test

When it comes to family transportation, it's hard to beat a minivan for moving your brood and its stuff. And among minivans, the Sienna is a rational choice. Its long list of strong suits include a comfortable ride and an energetic powertrain that re...


  • Roomy, practical, and versatile interior
  • Strong reliability history


  • Eight speed automatic isn't all that smooth shifting
  • Handling agility not a strong point, even for a minivan

Best Version to Get

Here are the major decisions you need to make when picking a Sienna: Front-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive (AWD)? All Siennas have the same engine -- a 3.5-liter V6 paired with an eight-speed automatic. AWD is optional on the LE, XLE, and Limited trim lines. Which trim level?...


2 front, 3 rear, 3 third
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front

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Body Styles
Transmissions Available
  • 8-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 3.5-liter V6 (296 hp)