Big family cars or minivans are hardly ever updated. And this is because the people who buy them doesn’t care much about how they look. What they want is a family car that is safe, comfortable, reliable, and that has a high-torque engine.
And this is exactly the Toyota Sienna case. Sienna has only received minor changes since it was debuted for the first time in 2011. So, it was about time to Toyota release the new 2018 Toyota Sienna. We are expecting some changes on the engine and transmission as well as on the design.
2018 Toyota Sienna Release Date
Despite there isn’t an official date for the release of the 2018 Toyota Sienna, we are expecting for it to be launched in late 2017.
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2018 Toyota Sienna Price
Despite the major changes, we believe the 2018 Toyota Sienna will take, we are not expecting a price increase. So, the starting price of the 2018 Toyota Sienna should be around $30,000.
2018 Toyota Sienna Redesign and Changes
If you pay close attention to the current generation of the Sienna model, you’ll see how outdated it is. So, Toyota decided to do some changes on the exterior design. Despite these aren’t very serious since they will completely preserve the current bold look of this minivan, you may expect to see some changes in the headlights and taillights. They should both incorporate the ultimate LED technology. Apart from these, there shouldn’t be any substantial changes.
In what concerns the trim levels available for the 2018 Toyota Sienna, they should remain the same: SE, LE, L, XLE, and Limited.
In terms of the colors that you can choose for the exterior of the 2018 Toyota Sienna, you can pick between Midnight Black Metallic, Silver Sky Metallic, Super White, Shoreline Blue Pearl, Salsa Red Pearl, Sky Blue Pearl and Crème Brulee Mica.
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2018 Toyota Sienna Specs
It’s under the hood that the 2018 Toyota Sienna will suffer the most changes. You’ll be able to use a 3.5-liter V6 2GR-FKS index, which is an upgrade from the 3.5-liter V6 2GR-FKS. This will increase the power in about 30 horsepower. So, instead of having 266 of horsepower, you will have 296 of horsepower.
This engine will be using a new 8-speed automatic transmission, instead of the 6-speed that is available on the current generation.
One of the main advantages of the 2018 Toyota Sienna is the fact that is still the only minivan in the United States to offer the all-wheel drive.
2018 Toyota Sienna Interior
Unlike the exterior, the interior of the 2018 Toyota Sienna doesn’t look old. Plus, since it has a great ergonomic, you’ll feel extremely comfortable even if you need to make a long trip with your family.
The seat layout should remain the same, with more than space on the 3 seat rows.
You can also count with some safety features (some of which are already included in the 2017 model) such as blind spot monitors, rearview camera, forward collision warning, and adaptive cruise control.