The upcoming 2021 Toyota Sienna is redesigned and is wearing a completely new styling. If you didn’t know, Toyota’s Sienna has been a solid competitor in the minivan segment. It comes with an attractive design and a spacious interior.
However, the new model is revamped and it includes a great package of standard equipment, three rows of seats that comfortably place 8-passengers, and Toyota Safety Sense 2.0. Besides, it comes with a very potent hybrid engine that combined delivers 243 horsepower.
2021 Toyota Sienna Design Changes
The new 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan looks fantastic. This famous family model comes with more expressive styling compared to the predecessor. On the other hand, it comes with the same boxy proportions. The exterior of the Sienna features a heavy dose of sculpting. The sides look more aggressive thanks to beefy sills that sweep up and over the rear wheel arches. The front dominates with a prominent grille and wraparound headlights.
At the rear, the manufacturer used new LED taillights that feature thin bands of lighting. We also noticed additional visual excitement at the back like a new bumper, exhaust system, and sculpted rear tailgate that incorporates a top-edge spoiler.
The cabin of 2021 Toyota Sienna has been improved and now it hosts better materials and techs. Besides, the layout remains the same and this model can accommodate seven or eight passengers, depending on the model. This year, the manufacturer added a new horizontal, layered look with a 9-inch center touchscreen. Unlike the previous model, this is a significant upgrade.
The standard layout features the long-slide 2nd-row captain’s chairs that have enough space for an 8-passenger configuration. However, as we said, depending on the model. Some trims like XLE, as well as all XSE, Limited, and Platinum models, feature a 7-passenger configuration. Of course, one can get a 2nd-row captain’s chairs. Besides, colossal touchscreen update, the new Sienna also comes standard with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto/Amazon Alexa compatibility, 7 USB ports, Bluetooth, 3-zone climate control, an 8-way-adjustable driver’s seat, fabric upholstery, and 2nd-row sunshades.
Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
The refreshed 2021 Toyota Sienna models come standard with Toyota Safety Sense 2.0. This package includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection/low-light detection. Besides, it also included radar cruise control, lane-departure alert with steering assist, lane-trace assist, automatic high beams, and road sign assist.
2021 Toyota Sienna Engine
The new 2021 Toyota Sienna is a very robust and durable minivan. Generally, this model deploy on one of the strongest architecture in the market that can host hybrid powertrain. It’s based on a normally aspirated 2.5-liter inline-4 Atkinson-cycle gasoline-powered engine that comes with to front-mounted or front-and-rear-mounted electric motors depending on whether it’s equipped with front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive. Thanks to this combination, the total output of this model is 243 horsepower, which is acceptable for a minivan.
Release Date and Price
The release date of 2021 Toyota Sienna will happen later this year. This model definitively looks a way better than before and it provides a great Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 as standard. Besides that, it also hosts a very spacious and techy cabin than many minivans do not have. However, because Toyota is discontinuing the L trim for 2021, LE becoming a base model that starts at $35,555, including delivery. The top model Limited Premium will cost less than $50,000.