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TOYOTA SIENNA 2011


Spacious new minivan ideal for families

Toyota's fifth-generation Sienna minivan has been redesigned inside and out, and offers a host of interior appointments that are sure to please families and people that need to transport large groups. Our test vehicle was the Limited edition and was powered by a 266-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine. Our 100-mile highway driving test resulted in a fuel-economy number of 25.6 mpg, which is 6.6% better than the EPA estimate of 24 mpg.

 

Mini-van Marvel

The family van is thriving in the Toyota Sienna, with refreshed exterior styling packed with added safety, convenience and multi-media features. The Sienna, the only family van to offer an all-wheel drive option, is the ideal choice for hauling a large family, or loading your stuff for a weekend getaway. Inside, Sienna really shines with an array of upgraded interior appointments, and new convenience features allow the family hauler to remain kid-friendly, but in a parent's-rule environment.

The big new Sienna feature that has parents talking is the new Driver Easy Speak option. If you have ever had the urge to use a bullhorn to reach your back-seat passengers, Driver Easy Speak is a dream come true. Using the microphone from the voice-command multi-media system, Driver Easy Speak conveys your voice through the audio system's rear speakers. Combined with a standard conversation mirror integrated into the overhead console, Driver Easy Speak is the next best thing to having a hallway monitor in the van. With fold-flat third-row seats, and second-row removable seats, the Sienna is both a luxury family AND a cargo van.--Chris Kelly

Track Results
MPH 0 to 60 (sec) 8.8 Quarter Mile Time (sec) 16.1
MPH 50 to 70 (sec) 4.6 70 to 0 MPH Braking Time (sec) 3.6
Quarter Mile Top Speed (mph) 85.2 70 to 0 MPH Braking Distance (ft) 190

Highway Results
Actual MPG 25.6 Sound Level Hwy dB(A)
Estimated Hwy MPG 24 Turning Radius (ft)
Percent Change Actual vs. EPA +6.6%    

Interior Photos
Exterior Photos
Mechanical Specifications
Standard Engine 2.7L DOHC 16-valve dual VVT-i 4-cylinder Transmission 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic overdrive Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)
Displacement 2.7L/3.5L optional Suspension Front MacPherson strut front suspension with gas-filled shock absorbers
Fuel System Gas Suspension Rear twist-beam rear suspension with coil springs (sport-tuned coil springs on SE model) and gas-filled s
Horse Power 187 hp @ 5800 rpm/ 266 hp @ 6200 rpm optional Steering Electric Power Steering
Torque 186 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm/245 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm optional Brakes Power-assisted ventilated 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-fo

Dimensions
Overall Height (in) 69.5 Headroom 41.0/39.7/38.3
Overall Width (in) 78.1 Shoulder room 65.0/64.6/61.1
Overall Length (in) 200.2 Leg room 40.5/37..6/36.3
Wheelbase (in) 119.3 Seating Capacity 7
Bed Length (in) Off-Highway
Bed Height (in) Approach/Departure angle (degrees)
Interior front/second/third row seats Ground Clearance (in) 6.7

Weights and Capacities
Curb Weight (lbs) 4275 Cargo volume (cu ft) behind front/second-row/third-row seats 150.0/87.1/39.1
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (lbs) Fuel tak (gal) 20

Tires and Mileage
Standard Tire P235/60R17 Optional Tire
Spare Tire Temporary Fuel Economy EPA estimates (city/highway/combined) 19/24