Toyota’s aging Sienna minivan gets an upgrade for the 2018 model year, the company hoping the changes will fortify interest in the family hauler in the face of more modern-day competitors such as the Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Odyssey, and Kia Sedona.
The 2018 Toyota Sienna will continue in L, LE, SE, XLE, and Limited trim levels, with a Premium choice plan including maximum high-end to the Sienna Limited. The Sienna stays the only minivan to provide all-wheel drive (AWD) as an alternative.
2018 Toyota Sienna Exterior
The most obvious modification to the 2018 Sienna is a revised nose including a new grille and front bumper. It embraces the more aggressive themes seen on other current Toyota model styling updates. Furthermore, all Sienna minivans now have the racy-looking rocker panel extensions that have actually constantly been provided for the SE trim level.
2018 Toyota Sienna Interior
Inside, the 2018 Sienna gets upgraded infotainment technologies, which are detailed in the areas below. Otherwise, the cabin remains the same as it has been given that the Sienna’s last refreshing for the 2015 model year.
2018 Toyota Sienna Technology
A brand-new family of Entune infotainment systems debuts in the 2018 Sienna. Highlights of this next-generation version of the technology consist of a Scout linked navigation app in all vans that do not have an incorporated navigation system, as well as a readily available 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection.
Toyota also installs an overall of 5 USB ports within the 2018 Sienna, providing access for residents sitting in all 3 rows of seats. The readily available integrated navigation system is improved, and the optional JBL premium sound system includes music-restoration technology and brand-new “sound-stage” speakers.
With the Wi-Fi hotspot, moms and dads can stream movies to the optional rear-seat entertainment system, supplied they’re using an Android gadget. Likewise, a new top-down view park-assist cam makes it simpler to navigate the Sienna at the regional mall or baseball field parking area.
2018 Toyota Sienna Engine
In 2017, the Sienna received a new engine and transmission. It continues for 2018 and is a 3.5-liter V-6 with direct injection making a remarkable 296 horse power. An 8-speed automatic transmission is basic, powering the front wheels. An AWD system is optional. Especially, like every brand-new Toyota, the Sienna includes 2 years or 25,000 miles of totally free scheduled upkeep.
2018 Toyota Sienna Release Date
Taking on against the all-new Honda Odyssey and the just recently presented Chrysler Pacifica will not be easy, however these updates will assist when the 2018 Toyota Sienna hits dealerships this fall.