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An all-new Sienna minivan debuted for 2004, and as such continues for 2005 with only minor alterations. It comes wrapped in sleek, but not excessively penned, exterior styling, includes a comfortable and highly functional interior and a long list of standard and available features you might otherwise find offered in a luxury sedan. These include a rear-view camera, front/rear proximity warnings, laser-guided cruise control, a DVD entertainment system, satellite navigation, and surround-sound audio. A 3.3-liter V-6 produces a peppy 230 horsepower and drives either the front or all four wheels (in AWD versions) via a five-speed automatic transmission. Anti-lock power brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution and brake assist come standard, with Vehicle Stability Control optional. Front side and side-curtain airbags are included on the top model, and are optional elsewhere in the line.Enlarge Photo
2005 Toyota Sienna XLE AWD
2004 Toyota Sienna by John Pearley Huffman
One step beyond the Odyssey?