The 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan with obtainable all-wheel push now comes as a hybrid that Toyota estimates will get 33 mpg mixed. The fourth-generation minivan comes with a lot more typical attributes, updated technology, a lot more top quality options, and a new search inside of and out. 

Even nevertheless Toyota took structure cues that variety from bullet trains to SUVs, the Sienna is at its main a minivan that can seat up to 8 in consolation and with advantage. Lop off the back again conclude and it could pass for something else, but then it would drop the roominess and cargo quantity you simply cannot get in an SUV. The cockpit is streamlined and uncluttered but some people could possibly be tempted as a substitute to experience in the second row and its obtainable ottoman foot rests kicking up from the captain’s chairs. This is not the minivan of your youth.

The Sienna will go on sale at the conclude of 2020. The mixed 243-horsepower hybrid powertrain with or without all-wheel push is the only available throughout the lineup, which involves LE, XLE, XSE, Constrained, and Platinum trims. Pricing will be announced later this calendar year. 

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Conventional attributes on the redesigned Sienna include things like second-row sunshades a few-zone climate control ability home windows and ability sliding doorways a 9.-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa compatibility Bluetooth connectivity, 7 USB ports and SiriusXM and wi-fi demo subscriptions.  

Conventional security products involves automated unexpected emergency braking with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, automated significant beams, a rear-seat reminder, and blind-location screens with rear cross-website traffic alerts. 

Readily available options include things like a developed-in vacuum, a refrigerator, and up to 18 cupholders. And the Sienna can tow up to 3,five hundred kilos. Forget about the SUV. 

Type and overall performance

Built and developed in the U.S., the 2021 Sienna aspires to search sportier than its boxy predecessor. From the aspect, a crease extends from the rocker panel up in excess of the rear wheel into the slender horizontal taillights. The entrance has a wide lessen grille, which is honeycombed in XSE trim, and a a lot a lot more flowing, delicate trapezoidal design and style with LED headlights sweeping back again into the physique. It’s an alluring advancement, and one that Toyota claims was encouraged by a Japanese bullet practice. Even with the 20-inch wheels typical on XSE trim, the Sienna’s boxed conclude will make it challenging to error for anything other than a minivan.

And there is nothing mistaken with that, specifically on the inside of. Conventional seating for 8 can be upgraded to match two captain’s chairs with collapsing ottoman footrests for best consolation. Those people obtainable seats come heated and can slide up to twenty five inches to improve the space for whomever could possibly be sitting there. Those people seats do not stow in the ground, nevertheless the mid second-row seat is detachable and stowable in the typical established up.

Up entrance, the spaciousness opens up even a lot more. The stretched horizontal screen of the dash conceals a generous storage spot beneath the heart console. The hybrid powertrain, and obtainable all-wheel push that employs an electrical motor mounted to the rear axle, signifies there is no push shaft tunnel through the heart of the automobile. 

The Sienna employs the very same two-motor hybrid process observed in the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The 2.five-liter inline-four motor pairs with two motors in entrance-push configurations to make 243 hp and return a Toyota-approximated 33 mpg mixed. An unbiased rear suspension claims to retain the experience soft. Readily available all-wheel push provides a third motor to ability the rear axle. Even nevertheless the driver can toggle between 4 modes, which includes a “Sport” mode that presents a lot more electrical boost, the typical hybrid and obtainable AWD do not need any intervention from the driver. Electric powered-only driving is obtainable at very low speeds beneath gentle throttle. A sequential shifter acts as a very low gear to recoup a lot more power from the regenerative braking process. 

The hybrid powertrain is coated by an 8-calendar year/100,000-mile warranty. 

Convenience and attributes

If the Sienna owner wishes to perform with the push process or personalize the hybrid screen, it can be done through either a seven.-inch automobile details screen or a 9.-inch touchscreen typical throughout the lineup. 

Toyota hasn’t unveiled all the specs nonetheless, but it appears like the Sienna will be roomier than its predecessor. The LE and some XLE trims come with 8 seats and a second row that has two captain’s chairs break up by a stowable center seat. Some XLE versions, as effectively as all Constrained and Platinum trims, come with 7 seats and second-row captain’s chairs. Front-push variations of Constrained and Platinum come with ottomans. 

Fabric seats line the base LE model, whilst artificial leather-based, heated entrance seats, and a ability-adjustable driver’s seat start out in the XLE. For leather-based, heated and cooled entrance seats, step up to Constrained and Platinum trims, which also have a ability telescoping steering wheel. 

In addition to the typical advantage and security attributes stated previously mentioned, the 2021 Sienna can be experienced with a ability-tilting moonroof, a ten.-inch head-up screen, and an obtainable High definition rear entertainment heart with eleven.6-inch shows. The return of the developed-in PA process customizes the amount of consolation and reprimands needed for every passenger. An obtainable digital rearview mirror that tasks what’s at the rear of the rear digicam if there is way too a lot commotion in the cabin to see obviously with the normal mirror. A surround-look at digicam process presents a 360-degree birds-eye look at about the automobile, and in parallel parking situations there is a suppress look at. The major Platinum trim comes with a vacuum and a refrigerator. 

The 2021 Toyota Sienna will arrive towards the conclude of 2020.