Toyota has finally revealed the all-new 2021 Sienna minivan, the fourth-generation of it kind, designed, engineered and assembled in the United States, which is inline with the brand’s latest models. It also comes with a standard hybrid powertrain and Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite, and offers available all-wheel drive.
Sitting atop the bank of the four-zone climate controls is a standard nine-inch touchscreen infotainment display. It’s not the big 12.3-inch screen seen on other Toyotas, but it’s still looking large up there. Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa are all standard. You get seven USB ports throughout the van. Some notable tech features (some optional or trim-dependent) include an available head-up display, the same Predictive Efficient Drive system seen on the new Venza, a digital rearview mirror, vacuum cleaner, refrigerator and a 1,500-watt inverter.therecis also power tilt and telescoping steering column with heated steering wheel, digital rear-view mirror.
The XLE and optional in the LE has a Toyota Audio plus featuring 8-speakers rather than 6 for the base model and a WiFi-connectivity. The limited and Platinum also adds up a Toyota premium Audio System which has 12-speakers and a dynamic navigation system The 10-inch color head-up display and 360 degrees camera is available for only the Platinum model.
Other features on the safety side is that, all 2021 Sienna models offer the second-generation Toyota Safety Sense. The safety suite includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection/Lowlight Detection, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Lane Trace Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Road Sign Assist, including a new rear seat reminder that will remind you to check the back upon getting out of the car.
Also standard are the 10 airbags, Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with Traction Control (TRAC), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and Smart Stop Technology (SST).
2021 Toyota Sienna uses a hybrid powertrain that combines a 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine with two electric motors and a CVT to produce a combined 243 horsepower (181 kilowatts). It has four distinct driving modes: EV, Normal, Eco, and Sport.
The new Sienna also comes in five uniquely styled trims. The LE, XLE, XSE, Platinum, and Limited. But the XSE is the sportiest of the bunch. The Sienna XSE sports black accents, a black mesh grille, and for the first time ever on the minivan, 20-inch wheels.
Price has not yet been released.