The Sienna’s styling looks a bit dated next to the new-for-2008 Chrysler minivans and several other vans that have been redesigned since the Sienna’s last redesign for 2004.
But most notably, the 2008 Toyota Sienna has available all-wheel drive, while these rivals do not.
Otherwise, they’re quite equivalent in terms of engine power and overall interior space, but seat arrangements present a significant difference between the models and trims.
In this group, the Town & Country has the widest range of configurations, from a standard second-row bench arrangement to the innovative Stow ‘n’ Go, which allows the second and third rows to fold fully into the floor, and Swivel ‘n’ Go, which allows the second row to turn 180 degrees.
In terms of driving, the Honda Odyssey remains the most enjoyable on a twisty road, but the Entourage has surprisingly good performance, too, as does the Quest.
Despite some flaws, such as ride quality and a questionable reliability record, the Quest is the more fashionable choice for those who must have a minivan but don’t want a vehicle that completely blends in with all the other minivan models.
|2008 Toyota Sienna||2008 Honda Odyssey||2008 Hyundai Entourage||2008 Nissan Quest|
|$24,440Browse Used Listings||$25,860Browse Used Listings||$23,995Browse Used Listings||$25,080Browse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|2WD Minivans||2WD Minivan||2WD Minivan||2WD Minivans|
|5-Door 7-Pass Van CE FWD (Natl)||5-Door LX||4-Door Wagon GLS||4-Door Base|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|5 Door Reg WB||4 Door||5 Door Minivan||4 Door Reg WB|