The Toyota Sienna is a minivan manufactured by Toyota at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana, in Princeton, Indiana, United States, North American market. After the first van generation of 1997 with a conventional front wheel drive layout and shares a heavily revised With The Toyota Camry platform. Toyota Sienna was the second time for the model year 2011. The third generation of the Sienna was put on sale in the US in February 2010 and is the Sienna a first Get a “Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Toyota Sienna First Generation (XL10, 1997-2002)
In late 1997, Toyota Campaign of the front wheel drive MY 1998 Toyota Sienna in the North American market place and Ned Preview. The Sienna debuted with a 3.0 liter 1MZ-FE V6 engine rated at 194 hp (145 kW) and 209 lb·ft (284 N·m) of torque. I have been built large Camry platform, the Toyota Sienna was fitting marketed as “Camry of small,” capitalizing on the popularity of the Toyota Camry and reputation. Then, in three trim levels, CE, LE, Axle and. The LE and Axle models equipped with a 2nd row captain’s chairs at the models meat CE is equipped with two 2nd row passengers bench seat. The driver side sliding door to the roof rack Were standard on the LE and Axle models, but Were optional on the models CE. The models Axle offered Preferred leather seats and wood trim package. The Sienna also touted best-in-class fuel economy of 16 city / 22 highway miles per hour. It was built in Georgetown, Kentucky. ITS A year after release, Sienna faced new competition from the Honda Odyssey minivan, which was huge and gave Preferred V6 like the Sienna.
For model year 2001, the Toyota Sienna underwent a refresh in mid-cycle. The update included a facelift to Both fascias front and rear Which front grille added and revised bumper to rear and taillights sporting a modern appearance. And Toyota revamped center console area to add more usability HVAC controls and areas for the accessory switches. Engine and equipped with a variable-output valve timing meat feature VVT-i boosting to 210 hp (157 kW) and 220 lb·ft (298 N·m) torque. Driver’s side sliding door became standard on all models, roof rack, though optional sat on the models CE.
This generation was impressed content STI safety as one of the few small offer options includes front seat-mounted side chest airbag and Vehicle Stability Control. Anti-lock braking was standard. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the Sienna “Good” in the frontal crash test measures six, Which was far better than the Pre.
Toyota Sienna Second Generation (XL20, 2003-2010)
On January 6, 2003, the second-generation of Toyota Sienna was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. Production went to Princeton, Indiana, and the former Georgetown plant retooled to build the second generation Camry Solar. To Successful more, Toyota Yuji Yokoya Assigned as chief engineer of the new Sienna project. Yokoya and his family drove past Sienna 53,000 miles (85,000 km) throughout North America to find weaknesses from the previous model.
The continued to offer CE, LE, Axle trims and a new, more luxurious, leather-trimmed Axle Limited model. The most distinguishable difference model Axle Limited bar chrome Placed horizontally above the rear license plate. All Toyota Sienna powered by a new 3.3-liter Lev certified 3MZ-FE V6 engine paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission new. The paddle gear shift was motivated by and from the steering column at the lower center console area, and Out in zig-zag pattern to like Lexus Rx. New styling allowed for a drag coefficient of Cd figure of 0.30. Fuel economy is rated at 17 city / 25 highway under the revised EPA Estimates.
The Toyota Sienna gave Preferred And a variety of new features, many of which were derived from some of the competition Within half. For example, when the “Magic Seat” the Odyssey was its one-piece bench, the Sienna added a more versatile 60/40 split configuration. In addition, the flat-folding third row seat can even offered Preferred All-wheel drive. Power-retractable side windows Descending Which Completely second-row sliding doors , were Available With the new eight passengers seating (CE and LE only), dual power sliding doors, power liftgate and (standard on Axle and Limited , optional on LE).
Standard Toyota Sienna features included remote keyless entry, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Solar energy-absorbing glass (HSEA) on the windshield and front windows, rear climate control and run-flat tires and meat With The standard available all wheel drive. The all wheel drive system further divided engine power 50:50 front and rear. All flesh 2004-2007 Siennas Also standard with a factory tow package and 3,500 pounds (1600 kg) towing capacity. Major options included HID Xenon headlamps (Axle Limited), Dynamic Laser Cruise Control, front and rear obstacle detection, a “kid-view” mirror, the navigation system voice-activated, which included a backup camera, 10-speaker JBL “Synthesis” audio and rear-seat DVD entertainment system with flip down screen.
Toyota Sienna Third Generation (XL30, 2010-present)
The 2011 Toyota Sienna premiered at the Los Angeles Auto Show in early December 2009. Designed at Calty studios and engineered at Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. The Sienna new arrival dealers February 2010. The Toyota Sienna is offered Preferred in five trim levels, the foundation Sienna grade, LE, Axle, Limited and for the first time the SE trim. The SE new offers bodywork Revised, clear tail lights, -19 inch (480 mm) wheels, firmer suspension and revised steering tuner for a sportier ride. All-wheel drive is available only With The V6 engine on the LE, Axle and Limited trims model. Described by AOL Autos asleep in the car sports a pickup truck, Chief Engineer Kazuo Mori reportedly had to overcome the opposition to get the SE equipment package is included in the line-up.
For the safety back-up camera comes with a new 180° panoramic view. Some options include a Pre-Collision System (PCS) and HighBeam automatic dimmer, Safety Connect and more advanced control system known as the Integrated Vehicle Dynamics Management. A driver’s knee airbag is now standard as well. UNLIKE small Chrysler Toyota’s decision not to offer folding the second row flat, Instead of the seats must be removed for extra space. Rather Toyota chose the second row seats larger and heavier With more padding for comfort. When the second row seats are removed, the bottom of the second row seats, Which is like putting, remains attached to the van floor. This does not mean that With the second row seats removed, the floor is not flat.
The Toyota Sienna has become a minor refresh for model year 2015. All Sienna trims Received the new tail light and interior design. The Sienna SE used the Original pre-facelift “sport” tail lamps. Toyota has added three new colors (Sky Blue Pearl Metallic Creme Brulee, and Attitude Black Metallic). For SE and Limited models, the Sienna signs led daytime running lights (DRL’s). The all trims (L, LE, and Axle) Do the same lights as their pre-facelift.
Toyota Sienna Safety
The Toyota Sienna comes with anti-lock braking, brake assist, EBA electricity, traction control and a tire-pressure monitor. Side chest airbags, and side curtain airbags standard on certain Were Un 2004 and 2005 Toyota Sienna model optional trims while others, but became standard on all trims 2006. Vehicle Stability Control Initially optional on lower trims Saba standard 2008 model. The IHS Gives Sienna an overall “Good” score in frontal offset crash test their grades “Good” in all six categories Measured. All Toyota Sienna models 2006 and later Find a “Good” overall score, and the pre-2006 models without side airbag Get an “Acceptable” score for negative side effects.