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Toyota Sienna 2018 minivan
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 availability of all-wheel drive is the Sienna's biggest advantages over any other minivan. 2018 brings standard forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control.

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

We'd go with an XLE for its easy-to-clean leather interior and standard blind-spot monitoring with cross-traffic alert.


2 front, 3 rear, 3 third
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front
  • Basic: 3 year/36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 5 year/60,000 miles
  • Rust through: 5 year/unlimited
  • Roadside aid: 2 year/unlimited
Body Styles
Transmissions Available
  • 8-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 3.5-liter V6 (296 hp)


Comfort / Convenience
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