The 2017 Toyota Sienna is a minivan with a starting price of $29,750. It seats 7-8 people and is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 296 horsepower. This gives it quick acceleration around the city and even beats out the engines on the Honda Odyssey and the Chrysler Pacifica.

Fuel economy with the Sienna is very good. It gets 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. The Sienna is the only minivan that offers all-wheel drive as an option. Front-wheel drive is standard.

The 2017 Sienna has a large cargo area and a spacious interior. The cabin is high quality. The 2017 model boasts a new 8-speed automatic transmission and the V6 engine has been upgraded to produce more horsepower than previous years.

Performance

The 2017 Sienna comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 296 horsepower. This makes it more powerful than some of its rivals such as the Honda Odyssey and the Chrysler Pacifica. The engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission which is an upgrade for the 6-speed automatic transmission that was used in previous years models.

The fuel economy for the Sienna is exceptional for a minivan and it gets 19/27 mpg for city/highway driving. This is only outdone by the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid but that vehicle has a much higher base price.

The 2017 Sienna is the only minivan to come with all-wheel drive which is available as an upgrade on some trims. Front wheel drive is standard and upgrading to AWD will cost an extra $2,000. The 296 horsepower engine makes the Sienna feel zippy on acceleration and it has a towing capactiy of 3,500 lbs.

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Interior

The Toyota Sienna has a modern looking interior although the base trim of the Sienna comes with cloth upholstery. Higher trims come with leather upholstery and other more elaborate materials such as wood trim. The Sienna has seating for up to 7 people and features captain’s chairs in the second row. Some trims have room for an 8th seat which is placed in the second row.

The Sienna has 39.1 cu.ft. of space behind the third row. If you fold down the third row this increases the available cargo space to 87.1 cu.ft. The Sienna comes with a rearview camera, 6.1-inch touch screen, USB port and Bluetooth. The optional rear-seat entertainment system includes a 16.4-inch display for watching movies or playing video games.

Price

The 2017 Toyota Sienna has a price starting from $29,750 to $47,310. The all-wheel drive version of the Sienna starts from around $35,000. There are a number of packages that you can add which will increase the price depending on what options you choose.

Alternatives

If you’re looking for alternatives to the 2017 Toyota Sienna that are priced roughly then same then check out the 2017 Honda Odyssey, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica or the slightly cheaper 2017 Kia Sedona.