Full-size three-row SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) is an extremely competitive space, and more vehicles are coming into this space every year. Only a select few automotive manufacturers have managed to remain relevant. Toyota and Kia have been engaged in the full-size three-row SUV space over the years, foreseeing client needs. In 2022, Toyota Sienna and Kia Carnival will face off, and if you ask us, predicting a winner would be challenging. Come compare the 2022 Toyota Sienna and 2022 Kia Carnival with us at J Pauley Toyota in Fort Smith, AR, as we assess which vehicle offers the most value 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|
The six trim levels for the 2022 Toyota Sienna are the Woodland Edition, XSE, LE, XLE, Platinum, and Limited. The 2022 Sienna range's 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve hybrid engine with Dual VVT-I generates 245 horsepower and sprints to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds. In the 2022 Toyota Sienna, an ECVT (Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission) gearbox with sequential shift mode routes engine power to all four wheels. The various driving modes are Normal, Eco, EV, and Sport, and the fuel economy is 36 MPG within the city, 36 MPG on the interstate, and 36 MPG combined.
Although the 2022 Toyota Sienna's official safety ratings are not the greatest in its class, we are confident that the minivan is quite safe. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2022 Sienna a five-star overall safety rating and IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) included it in its list of Top Safety Pick+ vehicles.