The minivan segment, while boasting fewer models than in the past, continues to be something of a highly competitive environment. Of all the players however, only one offers the option of an all-wheel drive powertrain—and that one is the subject of this 2015 Toyota Sienna first drive review.
Thanks to the refresh to which the company has treated its minivan for 2015, the Sienna goes into the new model year as one of the freshest offerings. (Along with the all-new Kia Sedona.) But when it comes to the nature of the American family’s quintessential automobile, none of the competition languishes on its laurels, so you can bet the others are hot on its heels.
With that said, this refresh is quite due, given this third generation Sienna model has been around for five years. Introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2009, for the 2010 model year, Sienna was definitely due for a remake. Much is made of the fact the Princeton, Indiana native is both designed and built in America for Americans. And indeed, the model has also been one of the best selling minivans in the country throughout its run.
So, does this new one have what it takes to remain firmly in the hunt?
To find out, read on…