2015 Toyota SiennaChange Vehicle
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From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Versatile second row
- Cargo volume
- Capable V-6 engine
- Touch-screen interface
- Standard backup camera
- Two sets of third-row Latch anchors
- Engine noise
- First- and second-row small-item storage
- Difficult to operate folding third row
- Revised exterior, interior styling
- Front- or all-wheel drive
- Seats seven or eight
- Blu-ray entertainment system available
- 180-degree backup camera available
Minivans are a lot like vacuum cleaners; people don't buy them based on style or speed, but on how well they handle family chores. During our most recent Cars.com Minivan Challenge, the Toyota Sienna proved a poor appliance, landing at the bottom of the class thanks to its unruly powertrain and cut-rate interior materials. An update for 2015, though, boosts the van's usability and likability.
The 2015 Toyota Sienna's upgraded interior materials, revised control layout and additional convenience features are wins, but the van's loud engine and unwieldy third row steal some of its swagger.
Other new features include subtle styling tweaks and new standard equipment — like a backup camera and an additional set of Latch anchors — as well as more options, such as the Easy Speak voice-amplification system; compare the 2014 and 2015 models here.
There are several major players in the minivan class, including the Honda Odyssey and the Chrysler Town & Country/Dodge Grand Caravan twins. Compare all four here.
Exterior & Styling
I have yet to meet someone who buys a minivan for its good looks. Toyota's updated Sienna certainly won't win any beauty contests, but small tweaks make it slightly more attractive this year. A sleeker, more streamlined grille is accented by revised headlights and LED daytime running lights (standard on SE trims and above). Some interesting new colors (Attitude Black Metallic, Crème Brule Mica and Sky Blue ... Read more
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