2021 Toyota Sienna vs. Its Competition

2021 Toyota Sienna XSE
Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor

The remaining contenders in the dwindling minivan segment have started to repurpose themselves as a little more premium and specialized—mostly toward the empty nesters who appreciate their easy entry and exit combined with their easy reconfigurability.

While the 2021 Toyota Sienna is the one that makes a gas-mileage play, the Chrysler Pacifica wows with its plush ride and interior appointments, and its Pacifica Hybrid offers 32 miles of all-electric range.

The Honda Odyssey goes all-in on safety features and is probably the most spacious inside.

The Kia Sedona is more focused on value, and it’s quite thirsty.

Beyond that, people who aren’t entirely convinced that sliding side doors are the best might want to consider the Chevrolet Suburban full-size SUV or the Toyota Highlander three-row SUV that also can be had as a hybrid.

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Quick Specs
7.0
With a 36-mpg hybrid powertrain for the entire lineup, the 2021 Toyota Sienna offers a mashup of swagger and sustainability.
7.2
The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is ready for anything your family may throw at it, from crumbs and half-eaten gummy bears to winter travel.
6.8
The 2021 Honda Odyssey is loaded with standard safety features but lacks the powertrain options of other minivans.
5.7
The 2021 Kia Sedona is a van when only a van will do; competitors and even Kia offer better family vehicles.
7.2
The 2021 Toyota Highlander learned new tricks to keep us entertained on the road, when we’re not asleep in the back anyway.
MSRP From    
$34,460$36,675$31,790$30,400$35,085
Gas Mileage    
35 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Gas/Electric I-4Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6Regular Unleaded V-6
EPA Class    
Minivans 2WDMinivans 2WDMinivans 2WDMinivans 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name    
LE FWD 8-Passenger (SE)L FWDLX AutomaticLX FWDL FWD (GS)
Drivetrain    
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
87788
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
Passenger VanPassenger VanPassenger VanPassenger VanSport Utility
Transmission    
CVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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