2017 Toyota Sienna Limited review: You can teach an old minivan new tricks

Base price of the 2017 Toyota Sienna Limited is $46,170, and that includes all of the vehicle’s features. Add the $940 delivery charge and the total comes to $47,110.

No doubt the upcoming Toyota Sienna will be more technologically advanced, but the 2017 model has enough of the right stuff to make it an attractive purchase right now.

Specifications:

2017 Toyota Sienna Limited, price and key specifications as tested

Body style/layout: 5-door minivan, front engine/front-wheel drive

Base price: $46,170

As tested: $47,110

Engine
• Type: 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC V-6
• Displacement, cc: 3456
• Block/head material: aluminum/aluminum
• Compression ratio: 11.8:1
• Horsepower: 296 @ 6600 rpm
• Torque: 263 @ 4700 rpm
• Recommended fuel: regular unleaded
• Fuel economy, EPA est.: 19/27 mpg city/highway
• Fuel economy, observed: 21-26 mpg
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
Chassis/Suspension
• Suspension, front/rear: MacPherson strut / torsion beam
• Wheels: 18 x 7.0-inch alloy
• Tires: 235/55R18
• Brakes: 4-wheel disc; 12.9-inch dia. front/12.2-inch dia. rear
• Steering: electric power rack-and-pinion
• Turning circle: 37.5 ft.
Dimensions
• Wheelbase: 119.3 in.
• Length: 200.2 in.
• Height: 70.7 in.
• Width: 78.1 in.
• Curb weight: 4,615 lbs
• Cargo volume. min/max: 39.1/150.0 cu. ft.
• Fuel tank: 20.0 gal.
Safety
• Airbags: Front, driver knee, front side, side-curtain
• Anti-lock brakes: Yes Traction control: Yes  Stability control: Yes  Electronic brake-force distribution: Yes  Emergency brake assist: Yes
• Other: Smart-stop technology, Blind-spot monitor, rear-view camera, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear sensors to assist parking, LED daytime running lights, Toyota Safety Connect (emergency assistance, stolen vehicle locator, roadside assistance and automatic collision notification)
Warranty: 3-year/36,000 mile bumper-to-bumper; 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain; 5-year/unlimited-mile corrosion; normal factory maintenance and 24-hour roadside assistance for two years or 25,000 miles.