2016 Toyota Sienna Review

2016 Toyota Sienna Review

2016 Toyota Sienna Review


The minivan fragment won't not be the most charming vehicle class, but rather you'll be unable to locate a more useful, efficient ride with regards to transporting seven of your dearest loved ones and commonsense. That is correct, the minivan can pull individuals and their stuff in great solace while making most SUV hybrids look cramped and inadequately planned. Unfortunately, the minivan gets negative criticism. It's categorized as the mother versatile on it route amongst soccer and expressive dance, loaded with Cheerio morsels and no less than one soured equation bottle lost in one of the many glass holders. 

2016 Toyota Sienna Review


Looking past that generalization uncovers a somewhat focused fragment, with hot players from Honda, Kia, Nissan, and obviously Toyota. While each of these automakers have respectable offerings, it's the all-new Chrysler Pacifica that has the minivan section ablaze in 2016. In light of this, we needed a more critical take a gander at Toyota's putting forth. 


How about we make a plunge and see what the 2016 Toyota Sienna brings to the table.

The Sienna has been around since 1998, experiencing three generational changes from that point forward, with its latest change 

being a mid-cycle invigorate in 2014. Not much has changed from that point forward, but rather the Sienna still gives an extraordinary spot to seven or eight travelers (contingent upon seating design), better than average efficiency, and the greater part of the present day tech people expect nowadays. 



2016 Toyota Sienna Outside 

2016 Toyota Sienna Review

The Sienna is unquestionably the most conservatively dressed of its opposition, looking tastefully unpretentious without a complete loss of styling. The new-for-2014 front games a razor-like chrome grille and projector bar headlights. Hard wrinkles in the body are found in the hood, guards, bumpers, and side boards, giving the Sienna a custom-made appearance to its substantial stature. 

My analyzer came covered in Blizzard Pearl paint, which gleamed in the sun and was pleasantly differentiated by the expansive dark windows. Twofold seven-talked, 17-inch wheels wrapped in 235/60-arrangement all-season elastic further the brilliance, as do the chrome highlights on the entryway handles, Toyota identifications, and brightwork inside the headlights, haze lights, and taillights. 

2016 Toyota Sienna Review

The Sienna is certainly the most conservatively dressed of its opposition, looking tastefully unobtrusive without a complete loss of styling. 


Helpful elements on the outside incorporate force working side entryways and back liftgate, a reinforcement camera, sonar sensors, and blind side checking. The force side entryways give even little children the capacity to enter the van unassisted. A catch on the inside considers power-worked shutting, as well. My four-year-old cherished feeling in charge of getting herself into the van. 

2016 Toyota Sienna Inside 

2016 Toyota Sienna Review

Obviously, the outside is vital, yet minivans are about what's inside. The Sienna offers space for up to eight travelers because of a removable bounce seat in the center position in the second line. My analyzer accompanied calfskin seats in all positions. The driver gets an eight-way, control customizable seat, while the textual style traveler has four-way control controls. Mechanical levers and discharges work the second and third line seats, yet take into account various distinctive seating arrangements, sliding positions, and leaning back capacities. 

2016 Toyota Sienna Review

Solace is tremendous in the first and second column seats. In advance, focus armrests fold down for a cushy spot for elbows, ergonomics are great, and the cushioning inside the seats are strong yet agreeable over a long outing. Second column travelers – in any event in the detachable positions – can lean back and slide the seat fore and behind, giving alternatives for legroom. Third column traveler still have a decent place to sit, however it's not as lovely as the second line. Still, children and adolescents will have no issue roadtripping back here. 


The Sienna offers space for up to eight travelers on account of a removable hop seat in the center position in the second column. 

In advance, mother and father get an all around planned instrument board with Toyota's Entune infotainment framework, two glove boxes, a gigantic focus console, and extremely natural HVAC framework with tri-zone temperature controls. It's maybe the most effortless tri-zone framework to work in the fragment. The traveler in the furthest left second-push situate additionally has repetitive control of the back HVAC framework, ought to the front controls have the capacity opened. 


2016 Toyota Sienna Drivetrain 


2016 Toyota Sienna Review

Obviously, 0-to-60 mph times and top rate runs aren't what the Sienna is about. Thankfully it voyages pleasantly at three-tenths. Throttle tip-in is moderate and unsurprising, making off-the-line begins a smooth procedure. The transmission likewise moves decent n-simple, making it an agreeable city cruiser. 

Fueling the Sienna is the well known 3.5-liter V-6 found all through Toyota's lineup. In this application, it makes 266 strength and 245 pound-feet of torque and is mated to a customary six-speed programmed transmission. The transversely mounted motor powers the front wheels. AWD is discretionary. 

The sprint to 60 mph comes in only 7.6 seconds and top velocity is 113 mph. 

The V-6 gives sufficient energy to the Sienna, permitting it to effectively consolidation and travel easily at expressway speeds. The sprint to 60 mph comes in only 7.6 seconds and top pace is 113 mph. 



Mileage is aggressive in its fragment, with the EPA rating it at 18 mpg city, 25 mpg thruway, and 21 mpg joined while drinking standard grade gas. 

2016 Toyota Sienna Security 


Security is dependably a major concern when buying a family hauler, and Toyota has it secured. The Sienna offers a lot of latent security frameworks, however it lacks in present day, dynamic wellbeing frameworks like crisis braking and path keeping help. Still, the Sienna accompanies Toyota's STAR wellbeing framework, which incorporates solidness contro, footing control, ABS, and electronic brake-power appropriation. 

An aggregate of eight airbags ensure travelers ought to things turn terrible, and incorporate driver and traveler frontal airbags; a driver's knee airbag; first-push, seat-mounted side airbags; and three-line side drape airbags. The Sienna likewise incorporates four seating positions fitted with the LATCH kid seat grapples. 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rates the Sienna with five stars for frontal accident assurance for the driver and four stars for the front traveler, five stars for both front and back seat inhabitants in a side effect, and four stars for rollover hazard. Its general positioning is five stars. 

2016 Toyota Sienna Price


The 2016 Sienna is offered in five trim levels and with the base L model conveying a beginning cost of $28,850. For those with greater spending plans, the extent topping Limited begins at $41,900, yet can be optioned into the $47,000 territory. Toyota likewise offers "Premium" trims for the SE, XLE, and Limited models, giving a further breakdown of accessible choices and bundles. 

My XLE analyzer accompanied just two alternatives: the $715 Navigation Package and the $395 Blizzard Pearl paint shading. The Navigation Package adds many techy components, including Driver Easy Speak, sans hands telephone operation, satellite and HD radio, and obviously, the seven-inch Entune show. 

Including the $900 destination charge, my analyzer totaled at $37,420.