Sienna Hybrid: More Room For Passengers and Cargo
The Sienna hybrid is forecast by many to be the first hybrid minivan in North America. The original version was first made available in Japan in early 2001 and was known as the Estima. The North American version, Sienna hybrid, is actually expected to look a lot like its Japanese cousin.
Why Choose the Sienna Hybrid Minivan
With the introduction of the Sienna hybrid minivan in the North American market, consumers are given another option to choose from when buying a car. In fact, with an increasing public awareness on global warming and the global demand for low fossil fuel consumption, the Sienna hybrid could very well be the only choice as it is the only minivan classified as a hybrid car in the United States.
The Sienna hybrid is a well-designed, fun-to-drive minivan that can sit seven to eight persons comfortably. It is available in both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive versions and has a high resale value. Considering that it is Toyota's first attempt to create a hybrid minivan, the Sienna hybrid engine output was better than expected at an average of 30 miles per gallon.
More Room For Passengers and Cargo
Aside from its environmentally friendly features, the Sienna hybrid also boasts of an extra passenger and cargo space. It has a 3.3 liter engine that delivers maximum engine performance on both urban and highway driving with better fuel economy. Although it is a full size van, it boasts of a quite interior and has a good cornering ability at high speed.
Side curtain airbags are standard features of all versions and has performed very well in all government crash tests. Vehicle stability control and rear view camera are available options for the Sienna hybrid.
The Sienna hybrid normal warranty comes in 36 months/36,000 miles for the Basic and 60 months/60,000 miles for the Powertrain. Accessories have a 12-month warranty on coverage regardless of mileage. It is also noteworthy that different states adopt different warranties ranging from 36 months/50,000 miles to 7 years/ 70,000 miles warranties. Accessories have a 12-month warranty on coverage regardless of mileage.