2013 Toyota Sienna: The Best Minivan Again This Year

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Last year, the Toyota Sienna was regarded as the best of all the minivans. The qualities that critics loved in the Sienna were the abundance of space for both passenger and cargo, nice features catered especially for the family, and good road performance. This year, Toyota brings the same winning formula with the 2013 Toyota Sienna. The 2013 Sienna has a 3.5L V-6 engine that generates 266hp and 245 lbs. of torque. There are trims which are all-wheel drive; the standard is front-drive. The Sienna consumes fuel at 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway. An all-wheel drive consumes 16 mpg city/23 mpg highway.

There are five model trims – base L, LE, SE, XLE and Limited. The 2013 Sienna can seat from seven to eight passengers depending on the trim and model. There is plenty of cargo space at 39.1 ft3 and by folding down the seats, expands to a whopping 150 ft3!

Standard interior features include tri-zone air conditioning, power windows and doors, manual seats. If you want more features, you will have to go for a higher trim or model which gets you features like heated seats, a navigation system, a dashboard with Toyota Entune system which synchs you’re your smartphone, Bluetooth, and a rearview camera.

The 2013 Sienna received good scores and safety and crash tests. While it received only a good rating” in frontal crash protection, it received an excellent rating in side crash protection. Standard safety features include front-seat side and side curtain airbags and front head restraints, antilock disc brakes, and stability/traction control. Optional safety features are cruise control, pre-collision warning system and hill start assist.

Depending on the model and trim, the price of the 2013 Sienna ranges from $26,600 to $40,800. The base model gives you just enough of a minivan and as the price goes higher, the Sienna really gets better. It is an excellent minivan, whether for the family or for business trips.

Fit Your Family Comfortably with 2013 Toyota Sienna

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Looking for a family car to fit well for your family? The 2013 Toyota Sienna is a minivan that would certainly meet your family’s needs. This latest edition of Toyota Sienna had some changes from its base model and now comes with a better V6 engine. The new Toyota Sienna is outstanding with its 6-speed excellent and electronically managed transmission. These features give its users an efficient way of saving fuel. It also comes with all-wheel drive for a better control.

The internal features of the new 2013 Toyota Sienna gives you the feeling that you are on your own home. The cabin is warm and comfortable and is equipped with a Comfort 3-Zone Automatic Climate Control System. It also has a standard Cabin Air Filter with lots of legroom giving your family and your passengers the comfort you’ve always wanted to offer them while on the road.

Outside, the 2013 Toyota Sienna is designed in a sleek and modern style. It stays true to its bold front grille and timeless contours. An outstanding feature of this new Toyota Sienna edition is its Reverse Auto Tilting Side View Mirrors which automatically angle downward for a better viewing of the curb when doing parallel parking.

The following safety features are present in the 2013 Toyota Sienna: Anti – lock brakes that automatically senses when a tire stopped rotating, stability control, front impact airbags, side impact airbags, overhead airbags, knee airbags, Pretensioners which automatically tighten seatbelt to keep the occupant in its optimum seating position should there be any collision, and anti-whiplash head restraints that can actively react to its rear collision forces and keep the occupants safe should there be any whiplash injury.

2012 Toyota Sienna: Top-Rated Minivan With Lots Of Options

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Previous models of the Toyota Sienna already received high praise for being one of the most solid and best value for money minivans on the market. But with the introduction of the 2012 Toyota Sienna, the popular and time-proven automobile manufacturer is stepping up once more on the stage – adding new features and redesigning what’s already a winning formula for many. For instance, the Toyota Sienna this year is getting a complete redesign. The 2012 Toyota Sienna now features innovative features you rarely find on a quality minivan, such as second-row lounge chairs and a split-screen DVD player, which families absolutely love, as well as lots of additional cargo space. For the man or woman behind the steering wheel, Toyota offers a choice of either a four or six-cylinder engine. It’s all about the power of choice with the 2012 Toyota Sienna.

According to a car reviews aggregate website, the 2012 Toyota Sienna tops the list of minivans available on the market at the moment. It’s simply that good. This is based on 38 published 2012 Toyota Sienna reviews as well as extensive test drives and analysis of safety and reliability data. Almost everybody who has ever been in the driver’s seat of a 2012 Toyota Sienna recommends this latest model.

Another thing to note about the 2012 Toyota Sienna is that the market for minivans has shrunk down to only a few trusted popular brand vigorously fighting for market share, and Toyota, even in this situation, manages to stay on top of the game with the Sienna.

You can’t go wrong with the 2012 Toyota Sienna. If you want better options in a minivan, this is the one to get.

2012 Toyota Sienna – Toyota’s Best Selling Minivan

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If you like comfort and space in a van for everyone in the family, switch to the 2012 Toyota Sienna Minivan. It is compact, durable, and reliable like any other Toyota vehicle. Under a Toyota Sienna hood is a 2.7L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve engine with Dual VVT-I, that performs 187 hp at 5800 rpm, or a 3.5L V6 DOHC 24-Valve engine with Dual VVT-I with 266 hp @ 6200 rpm, depending on your choice of sculpt. As every Toyota vehicle performs, it doesn’t need that much gas to run in speed. Its fuel efficiency reaches up to 19 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. And with this muscle, it can tow up to 3500 lbs of mass (standard on Sienna SE).

Its exterior feature gives you an impression that this van is really for family use. And to support its stylish sculpt, 17 inch 5-spoke alloy wheels, a black front grille, and color-keyed rear spoiler with LED center high-mount stop lamp and integrated concealed intermittent rear wiper, are installed on the Sienna.

Sienna has a Three-zone air conditioning with air filter, individual temperature settings for driver, front passenger and rear-seat passengers, and separate rear control panel. For entertainment, Toyota installed a Voice-Activated Touch-Screen DVD Navigation System that includes 7-in. high-resolution touch-screen, Panorama Camera including integrated backup camera display with two views (regular and wide-angle) and on-screen backup guides, JBL® AM/FM 4-disc CD changer with MP3/WMA playback capability, and ten speakers including a subwoofer.

The Touch-Screen is also compatible with the Sirius XM Satellite Radio with NavTraffic (includes three-month trial subscription to XM Select Package and NavTraffic), auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod® connectivity, auto sound leveling, and hands-free phone capability and music streaming via Bluetooth® wireless technology (optional on the Sienna XLE).

The 2012 Toyota Sienna Minivan is available in these colors – silver sky metallic, black, predawn gray mica, sandy beach metallic, salsa red pearl, cypress pearl, south pacific pearl and super white.

2012 Toyota Sienna – Your Home on the Road

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Being with the family is the best stress-reliever and nothing does it better than having a family getaway. Taking the family on an outing is like taking your home along. And for family outings, you need a reliable, spacious family vehicle. Like the 2012 Toyota Sienna Minivan. All models of the 2012 Sienna have automatic transmission.  There are two engine configurations buyers can choose from- the 2.7 liter type and the 3.5 liter V6. The 2.7L generates 187 horsepower with a fuel efficiency rating of 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway. The 3.5L V6 generates 266 horsepower with a fuel efficiency rating of 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway. Models with the 3.5L have all-wheel drive, but the fuel efficiency then drops to 16 mpg city/22 mpg highway.

The interior is very spacious. Seating capacity is 7-8 depending on the model. Seats are crafted and designed elegantly with ample leg room and reclining space. 2nd and 3rd row passengers have access to a 16.4” LCD for playing movies/games. The amazing feature about the display is its split-screen capability; one side plays a movie while another plays a video game.

The dashboard has hands-free phone capability with voice activated controls and an LCD with analog fuel indicators, speed and distance indicators. There’s also a CD/MP3 player with a sound system for up to 10 speakers, USB/iPod/Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM/XM Sirius Satellite Radio, and 3-zone climate control.

Toyota introduced the vehicle Star Safety System which has the Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, and Smart-Stop Technology. The Star Safety System allows the 2012 Sienna to navigate through different road surfaces and terrains, whether it’s muddy, wet, snowy, or gravel. It is equipped with a set of seven airbags. There are rain sensing wipers, hill assist control, and sonar for front and rear parking assistance.

The price of the 2012 Toyota Sienna ranges from $25,000+ up to $40,000+. For a mini-van, that’s a fair enough price considering the great overall performance plus some really great features. Aboard the 2012 Sienna, your family is safe and sound while having a great time.