The sector of full-size three-row SUVs is quite competitive, and more cars are entering the market every year. Despite the rivalry, a few automotive manufacturers have managed to stay relevant for years, and they are still growing strong, thanks to their great vehicle selection. Over the years, Toyota and Kia have been active in the space, anticipating customer needs. Toyota Sienna and Kia Carnival will compete in 2022, and if you ask us, picking a victor would be difficult. Join us at Lum's Toyota in Warrenton, OR, as we compare and contrast the 2022 Toyota Sienna and the 2022 Kia Carnival to determine which car is the most bang for your money.
2022 Toyota Sienna
2022 Kia Carnival
|2.5-Liter hybrid engine with DOHC, D-4S Injection and Dual VVT-i||Base Engine||3.5-Liter V6 engine with DOHC and 4-valves per cylinder|
|ECVT||Transmission System||Eight-speed Automatic|
|245 net horsepower||Horsepower Rating||290 horsepower|
|36 MPG||Combined Fuel Economy||22 MPG|
Woodland Edition, XSE, LE, XLE, Platinum, and Limited are the six trim options offered for the 2022 Toyota Sienna. The 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve hybrid engine with Dual VVT-I that powers the 2022 Sienna range delivers 245 horsepower and accelerates to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds. The engine power is sent to all four wheels using an ECVT gearbox with sequential shift mode in the 2022 Toyota Sienna. Normal, Eco, EV, and Sport are the available driving modes, and the fuel economy is 36 MPG city, 36 MPG highway, and 36 MPG combined.
Although official safety ratings for the Toyota Sienna 2022 have yet to be announced, we are convinced that the minivan will be safe. The 2021 Sienna was named to the IIHS' Top Safety Pick+ list, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave it a five-star overall safety rating. The 2022 Sienna is likely to retain the Sienna's reputation as a reliable and safe minivan.