The 2011 Toyota Sienna competes with some of the company's own crossovers, such as the Highlander and Venza.
It's also a prime competitor for the likes of the Dodge Grand Caravan, which has a blunt style, a plasticky interior, and a world-class assortment of entertainment and storage options, including in-car satellite TV and folding, swiveling second-row seats.
The Nissan Quest's seats fold into the floor, too, and it's generally a nicer place to be than the Chrysler vans.
The Honda Odyssey is like the Sienna with only a removable second-row seat, but it's a reasonably crisp-handling vehicle with a great V-6 powertrain.
The Ford Flex is an interesting option for minivan shoppers; it has amazing adult-sized seating inside, and a hip, boxy style, but no sliding side doors, just regular front-hinged ones, not to mention its vast array of electronic gadgets, including SYNC.
|2011 Toyota SiennaBrowse Used Listings||2011 Ford FlexBrowse Used Listings||2010 Dodge Grand CaravanBrowse Used Listings||2010 Honda OdysseyBrowse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I4||Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|2WD Minivan||FWD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Minivans||2WD Minivan|
|5-Door 7-Pass Van I4 FWD (Natl)||4-Door SE FWD||4-Door Wagon SE||5-Door LX|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|5 Door Reg WB||4 Door||4 Door Ext WB||4 Door|