2012 Toyota Sienna, the only minivan in its class to offer all-wheel-drive.
If you are looking for a more premium look and feel out of a minivan the 2012 Toyota Sienna is a perfect match. New for 2012 is the gain of standard features such as power passenger seat and automatic headlights. You are now getting more bang for your buck. Features that are standard on all new Siennas includes: remote keyless entry, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, high solar energy-absorbing glass (HSEA) on the windshield and front windows, rear climate control and run-flat tires. Another added benefit is this minivan comes standard with a factory tow package and a 3,500 lbs towing capacity.
The powerful V6 and now available all-wheel drive offers the security to ensure your minivan can handle any situation. Electric power steering, rack and pinion, front ventilated disc brakes, solid rear disc brakes, 6-speed automatic, lock up torque converter and a transmission cooler make sure you have an enjoyable and safe trip along the streets.
The interior is what is expected with a Toyota innovative and unique. There is abundant space for storage (150 cubic feet maximum cargo capacity) and there is an available rear seat entertainment system that has a split-screen monitor that allows two different media to play simultaneously.
The 2012 Toyota Sienna offers a new kind of look for the minivan, an aggressive stature. With the rear spoiler and bold aerodynamics you will be turning heads in your tough looking van.
The 2012 models are: V6, Sienna LE, Sienne SE 8-Passenger V6, Sienna XLE 7-Passenger V6 and Sienna XLE AWD 7-Passenger V6.
The available 2012 engines are:
- 2.7L 4 cyl DOHC VVT-i ACIS: 187 horsepower, 186 torque
- 3.5L 6 cyl DOHC VVT-i ACIS: 266 horsepower, 245 torque
The 2012 fuel economy is:
- 2.7L 4 cyl DOHC VVT-i ACIS (2WD): city 12.4 (19 MPG) and highway 9.8 (24 MPG)
- 3.5L 6 cyl DOHC VVT-i ACIS (2WD): city 13 (18 MPG) and highway 9.4 (25 MPG)
- 3.5L 4 cyl DOHC VVT-i ACIS (AWD): city 13.8 (17 MPG) and highway 10.2 (23 MPG)
Besides fuel economy and handling, safety is one of the most important features for the family van. Antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, a driver-side knee airbag and active front head restraints are standard on all 2012 Toyota Sienna models. In tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Sienna earned a top score of “Good” for its performance in frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength crash tests. Other awards the 2012 Toyota Sienna has under its belt are: Consumer Reports’ Top Picks for 2012, J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study and AutoNerve Chinese-Canadian Consumers Car Choice Awards 2011 Best Minivan.
The 2012 Toyota Sienna is a great family vehicle. There are plenty of options to fit your family and cater to their needs: amazing storage capacity, split-screen entertainment centre and third row seats if needed.