We gave the Sienna top honors for having the best handling, steering, and power in the segment. Low-end power from a stop is strong, and it gathers steam steadily thanks to a prompt six-speed automatic. Toyota's minivan has plenty of room and is surprisingly quick, but engine noise and unwieldy seats are big annoyances. For 2013, it loses its available four-cylinder engine and certain trims gain some new safety and convenience features. Performance is brisk, but gas mileage dips overall with the loss of the four-cylinder, and even the six's city ratings have fallen by 1 mpg. Body styling is very responsible for the drag coefficient with sedans usually boasting of values above 0. If you slide the captain's chairs all the way back no one can sit behind you , you can pop out the leg rest and recline the seat.
There's a tad more personality than in the prior version: from the side, the Sienna's growing ever closer to the Honda Odyssey, in the way its rear pillars boomerang into the tailgate, and the front end has something more like the Venza crossover's good looks. According to a 2008 U. The Sienna also can carry an actual 4x8 sheet of plywood. Our 2013 is doing well, but I do have some noticeable complains. Business in the Front, Party in the Back The minivan is the automotive equivalent of the mullet: business in the front, party in the back.
It has also been great for my wife's garage sale group, so far it carry's her friends. The audio functions are incorporated into the small touch-screen, but they're easy to use too. The latest Sienna carries over a straightforward MacPherson front strut and independent rear suspension. In fact, it's an aerobic workout. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed.
Even behind the upright third-row seat, there's 39. The cockpit's styled with a bit of drama, and a bit too much grainy plastic, but it's organized with care. Still, while it's possible to remove the second-row seats, they don't disappear into the floor. The recall began on January 29, 2018. All these interior dimensions are calculated separately for the front, rear and the third row of seats and make up the passenger volume. There's space everywhere, even in the third row.
Ground clearance min 165mm 6. Enough shoulder room keeps the driver and his passenger from elbowing each other. Remedy Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. Toyota paid equal attention to both zones in the Sienna, but it's not enough to keep it competitive. Despite its long length, it's also surprisingly maneuverable, thanks to one of the smallest turning circles in the class. The first row's wide, long seats are really comfortable; they're both supportive and cushy, and leather is standard on higher trim levels.
Although the second-row captain's chairs are comfortable, they're a pain when it comes to anything other than sitting. All minivans are roomy check out the table below for specifics , but what keeps them competitive is how they adapt to a family's needs and the level of innovation taken to do so. The latest Toyota design theme defines the Sienna's interior with a wide, sweeping arc that splits the cockpit into a driver side filled with controls and gauges, and a passenger zone with secondary knobs and buttons to govern ancillaries like climate control and audio. Ability to open third row window was a selling feature for us. Other 2013 Toyota models 2013 Toyota Sienna specs 7.
The Toyota Sienna sticks with the rules of the game, its one-box shape sporting a touch or two of style, without touching off any flash mobs or civil disobedience. Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the junction block, rear sliding door wire harnesses, and install two sub wire harnesses, free of charge. By the numbers, the Sienna rides on a 119. We have to carry two mobility scooter, so it has been a great bonus for us having enough room where two seats fold down. If the power sliding door is unable to be opened when commanded, such as if the door is frozen shut, the door may subsequently open unexpectedly, possibly while the vehicle is moving. The eight-passenger bench has a center-mounted jump seat that can be stowed in the cargo area when not in use, providing a configuration similar to the captain's chairs. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners.
It beat out the second-place and the pre-refresh. Standard features include curtain airbags and stability control, and a rearview camera and Bluetooth are available, and blind-spot monitors are now standard on upper trims. It isn't that difficult to enter-and they fold almost flat into a deep well in the cargo area. Toyota offers an expansive vehicle lineup that starts with the tiny Yaris and climbs to the humongous Land Cruiser. The Toyota Sienna's been a star performer in crash tests, and it now offers some of the latest safety technology. All minivans make parenting a little easier.
The Sienna is still the only minivan with available all-wheel drive — often on the must-have list for snow-belt families — but you'll pay for it at the pump. Remedy Southeast Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors, and recalibrate them as necessary. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed. Toyota used to stand alone in offering a four-cylinder engine in its Sienna minivan, but it's been dropped for the 2013 model year, leaving the minivan with only V-6 power and as a result, with lower net fuel economy. I like the fact that back wiper is hidden from the elements, and I wish the sunroof would slide into the roof as well. This Minivan Is Quick, Really One of the Toyota Sienna's biggest strengths is its unexpected peppiness. Although the Sienna doesn't offer under-floor storage cubbies like the Chrysler vans, cargo room is pretty competitive.