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Get the essential information you need to know before deciding to buy the 2016 Toyota Sienna. This family-friendly vehicle has what it takes to reward you with superior driving performance, reliability and value for money.

Giving you the vibe and all the room you need for a utility vehicle, Toyota Sienna has sleek exteriors, unique interior elements, seating flexibility, advanced safety features and an innovative infotainment system that will make each ride a safe, comfortable and entertaining one.

Though minivans are not generally purchased for their sporty good looks, the 2016 Sienna delivers elegant style to go with the essential functionality you're looking for. Shuttling up to eight passengers in ultimate safety and comfort, driving this minivan segment is always fun - owing it to its engaging handling, responsive powertrains, easy-to-use driver controls, new gauges, bigger center screens and fuel efficiency.

What make this a desirable family hauler is its modern and spacious interior, rear seat entertainment and star safety systems. You definitely get your money's worth given Its significantly refreshed over previous models. Toyota's effort in coming up with high quality products and in living with its promises, it has improved each trim level to provide upgrades that fit your requirements.

With its specs and features, Toyota Sienna continues to be in demand ranking second in the minivan segment for 5 straight years in the Canadian Black Book Best Retained Value Awards from 2012 to 2016.

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This all-new 2016 Toyota Sienna minivan is available in six main trim levels: base FWD, LE FWD, SE FWD, Limited FWD, LE AWD and XLE AWD. The base type has redesigned 17-inch alloy wheels, manual sliding rear doors, dual power sliding side doors, windshield wiper de-icer, automatic halogen headlamps, and tri-zone automatic climate and cruise controls.

The 2016 Sienna comes in seven exterior colors such as alpine white, blizzard pearl, silver sky metallic, pre-dawn gray mica, salsa red pearl and shoreline blue pearl. Flushed and filled with honeycomb, the front grille is complemented by compact and blended aggressive headlights. Its advanced LED technology provides superb night lighting that increases visibility and heightens safety measures.


Power and Performance:

All trims come standard with front-wheel drive, but the LE and XLE versions have the all-wheel drive as an option. All Siennas come with a 3.5-liter 6 cylinder engine with a torque of 244 pound-feet and 266 horsepower at 6,200 rpm -- mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

Be impressed with its engine as it delivers dynamic acceleration. So running some errands or at cruising speed on the freeway seems to be no problem. Its six-speed automatic transmission and specs work well in keeping the engine's thrust on tap while still providing sufficient fuel economy.


Interiors and Special Features:

Since most minivan car shoppers look into space, functionality and convenience, Toyota Sienna has improved its entertainment and security systems, interiors, dashboards, storage capacity and other family-friendly features.

The 2016 Sienna houses a height-adjustable driver seat, high-quality fabric upholstery, simulated wood cabin accents, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, as well as dual sliding side doors, power windows, locks and mirrors.

Additionally, the 2016 Toyota Sienna has a built-in navigation system or a suite of smartphone-connected services, including Scout GPS Link, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Siri Eyes Free functionality for iPhone users, and a four-speaker sound system with touchscreen interface, CD player, a USB port, a media player interface and an auxiliary audio jack. All these features are designed to keep everyone especially the kids fully-entertained all throughout your travel, not causing further stress to their parents.

The eight-passenger Sienna comes with a 40/20/40-split second-row bench, giving extensive head and leg room making everyone feel more comfortable.


Safety features:

Working to always put safety as its top priority, the 2016 Toyota Sienna takes pride of its standard and optional features such as blind-spot monitors, antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, driver-side knee airbag, front passenger seat cushion airbag, active front head restraints and a rearview camera are standard on all 2016 Toyota Siennamodels.

In government crash tests, the 2016 Toyota Sienna earned a five-star rating for overall performance, four stars for total frontal crash protection and five stars for total side crash protection.

Overall, Toyota Sienna surely fits the bill of giving you a family-friendly vehicle that rewards everyone with comfort, innovation and safety throughout your journey.