Minivans may not dominate carpool lanes or practice fields like they once did, but that doesn't mean the 2018 Toyota Sienna near Concord, NH, which is available in the White River Toyota showroom, doesn't have a lot to offer prospective buyers. For the new model year, the 2018 Sienna has everything it needs to retain its spot at the top of the class, including the more powerful V-6 engine that was introduced just last year. In terms of improvements, the 2018 Sienna has quite the list to show off to buyers coming to White River Toyota. Looking at the minivan from a 35,000-foot view, picks up several new technologies that make the vehicle safer and more connected to the world around it.
At the top of the list of major changes made to the 2018 Toyota Sienna is the inclusion of the new Toyota Safety Sense-P suite of active crash avoidance measures. This collection of sensors and cameras surround the 2018 Sienna are always monitoring the area around the vehicle to help the drive avoid potentially dangerous situations. Additionally, the 2018 Toyota Sienna can help avoid wayward pedestrians with its forward collision warning system. The Toyota Entune infotainment system has been a favorite of automotive experts from day one. For 2018, the automaker has released Entune 3.0 which now includes a high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot which can support up to five different devices.
Each available trim grade of the 2018 Toyota Sienna uses the same powertrain setup. Under the hood of the industry's best minivan is a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine making nearly 300-horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the 2018 Sienna can tow up to 3,500 pounds.
Depending on how a buyer chooses to outfit the 2018 Toyota Sienna, either seven or eight people can fit inside the minivan. The difference comes with having captain's chairs or a bench seat in the second row. Owners can also have up to 150 cu.-ft. of cargo space to use.
In addition to the Toyota Safety Sense suite, Limited and Limited Premium trim grades of the 2018 Toyota Sienna will also come with the Safety Connect telematics system. The one-year free subscription provides automatic collision notification and emergency assistance.