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2017 Toyota Sienna – Family Car That is Just Right

The 2017 Toyota Sienna, or the so-called Swagger Wagon, comes as a refresh of the family van featuring a spacious, stylish interior and the carryover 3.5-liter V-6 engine, in addition to an electric battery-powered drivetrain in the offing.

The updated interior including a restyled dashboard, which comes with plenty of gadgets, along with the refreshed exterior design help keep the Sienna exciting to a new generation of suburbanites in need of a ‘call-and-haul’ vehicle for a daily commute.

Exterior and Interior

2017 Toyota Sienna – Image Source: Car and Driver

The 2017 Toyota Sienna comes with slightly more angular and wider fenders and molded front bumper, complemented visually by redesigned cluster of headlights and LED daytime running lights, plus rounded fog lamps that really come handy in inclement weather.The standard 17-inch wheels with anti-lock discs will provide instant stopping action, and they will come heavily accented in chrome. The Sienna also sports a retuned suspension to keep you gliding over all bumps and holes in the road.The seven seats divided among three rows with a 40/20/40-split second-row bench are covered in all-natural leather and can easily slide fore and aft and fold flat in an eyeblink extending cargo space to a roomy 150 cubic feet.

2017 Toyota Sienna interior – Image Source: Edmunds

Moreover, Toyota provided the new Sienna with an updated dashboard featuring a center console and HVAC controls are totally revised, along with the driver’s gauge cluster that houses a new 4.2-inch, color information display. Also, a new, seven-inch touchscreen sits in the center console and now includes multi-function gestures, like swiping, for customizing the infotainment system’s home screen.The Toyota Sienna has always prided itself on versatile trims each fitted with useful and precise technology upgrades. The 2017 model is no different offering Entune touchscreen interface, including a navigation system and a suite of smartphone-connected services. There is also a rear-seat entertainment system, which features a split-screen monitor that allows two different media to play at once.

Engine

The 2017 Toyota Sienna comes with 3.5-liter V-6, delivering 266 horsepower and 245 pound-feet of torque, coupled to six-speed automatic transmission routing the power to the front wheels, with all-wheel drive available as an option. As for the fuel consumption, you should expect 8 mpg city, 25 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined.There are also rumors of an all-electric model in the offing, but they are not officially confirmed. What’s more, the Sienna is rated to pull 3,500 pounds when equipped with a frame-mounted receiver hitch.

Image Source: Edmunds

2017 Toyota Sienna Release Date and Price

The Toyota Sienna is expected to arrive at the market sometime in late 2016. The pricing should begin from around $28,000.

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