Is it your turn to run the neighborhood carpool? Are you in charge of getting the neighborhood kids to soccer practice? Few vehicles are more adept at handling these day-to-day errands than the minivan. Designed and built to cater to the family, the minivan segment provides room for the whole family, plus plenty of cargo space with a bevy of family-friendly features. Quality options abound in the family-oriented minivan class and model comparisons will help you find the model that best fits your needs. Take a look at our 2016 Toyota Sienna vs 2016 Honda Odyssey comparison to see how well the Toyota “Swagger Wagon” fares against top-rated competition.
A sleek, athletic design makes the “Swagger Wagon” stand out from the minivan crowd. When you add an affordable price tag, exciting engine option, cavernous cargo space and class-exclusive features, the Toyota Sienna is a class leader. Available in five base trim levels that make room for seven or eight passengers, the Toyota Sienna checks all the boxes for families on the go. The standard Toyota Entune interface will keep you connected with a host of standard features that include a 6.1-inch touchscreen and a rearview camera. An added asset of the Toyota Sienna is the available Driver Easy Speak feature, which allows the driver to project their voice through the sound system to backseat passengers. Award-winning safety ratings are another advantage that the Toyota Sienna provides for Fort Smith-area families.
Advantages of the 2016 Toyota Sienna Over the 2016 Honda Odyssey
Chances are, that as a family you look for value anywhere you can find it. With an exceptional list of standard features that many competitors cannot match and an affordable price tag that starts at $28,850, the Toyota Sienna provides tremendous value for Fort Smith families. Honda Odyssey models start at $29,400 and offer a similar list of features. When it comes to value and price in this 2016 Toyota Sienna vs 2016 Honda Odyssey comparison, the Toyota Sienna has the advantage.
Under the hood, the 2016 Toyota Sienna features a 266-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 power core that is paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission. Together these elements provide a dynamic, responsive driving experience that makes 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. By comparison, the Honda Odyssey employs a similar 3.5-liter V-6 engine that delivers a lackluster 248 horsepower and exceptional fuel-economy ratings. When it comes to performance, the Toyota Sienna offers class-exclusive all-wheel drive that is ideal for families faced with inclement weather and poor road conditions.
Another asset of the minivan class is the cavernous cargo spaces you will find inside. Toyota Sienna models provide an exceptional 39.1 cubic-feet of cargo space behind the third row that is more than enough for day-to-day driving and provides an advantage over the 38.4 cubic-feet of the Honda Odyssey. If you really need to move a lot of cargo, the Sienna provides a massive 150 cubic-feet of cargo space with the second and third row laid flat, that is a distinct advantage over the Honda Odyssey. Stop in today at J. Pauley Toyota to experience the advantages of the 2016 Toyota Sienna minivan first hand.