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Comparo
2019 Toyota Sienna AWD vs 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid | New meets old

We put our long-term Pacifica Hybrid up against the Toyota minivan

We put our long-term Pacifica Hybrid up against the Toyota minivan.

Official
2018 Honda Odyssey bests Pacifica, Sienna in minivan crash, LATCH tests

The Sienna doesn't do too well

The Sienna doesn't do too well.

New York
2018 Toyota Sienna gets a mild facelift for New York show

Still the same aging minivan underneath.

Toyota's active safety equipment is now standard.

Featured
The worst cars we drove in 2016

Sure, there are few truly bad cars anymore, but we definitely did not like these.

Recalls
2011-2016 Toyota Sienna recalled for sliding doors that won't stay shut

There are over 1,200 brand-new unsold Sienna minivans on dealer lots that have to be fixed.

SEMA
Toyota looks to blow SEMA away with a 220 mph, 2,000-horsepower Land Cruiser

Twin-turbo Land Speed Cruiser paves the way for six customized Toyotas.

Sorry Bentley, but this is the world's fastest SUV.

Featured
Five innovations that prove minivans don't have to be boring

Sometimes, the quest for greater minivan practicality leads to some pretty innovative features. Here are five of the best for 2016.

Featured Video
Pennsylvania horse catches ride in man's minivan

Dogs riding in cars are a pretty common scene, as are cats, birds, and all manner of smaller creatures.

Recalls
Toyota adds 1.6m cars to Takata inflator recall list

Similar recall adjustments are expected from the 17 other affected automakers this week.

SEMA
Toyota shows track-ready and off-road Siennas at SEMA

One Toyota Sienna SEMA minivan will spank a Camaro SS at Willow Springs, the other is an four-wheel drive monster.

Official
Toyota creates awesome off-road Sienna

Also: New Details And Renderings Of Company's Texas HQ

Toyota showcases a monster Sienna-Tacoma mashup bound for SEMA and a cross-country expedition while presenting the plans for its new North American headquarters campus in Plano, TX.

Video
Momkhana goes drifting with a V8 minivan in the 'burbs

Momkhana takes inspiration from the Gymkhana videos, but moves the stunts to the suburbs in a V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive Toyota Sienna that goes drifting to the shoe store.

Official
Chrysler, Nissan minivans earn 'dire' crash test results, says IIHS [w/video]

First introduced in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small-overlap frontal crash test has become the bane of many auto engineers' existence. It's a particularly steep design challenge because it forces just 25 percent of a vehicle's front end to take the brunt of a 40-mile-per-hour impact. The newly released results of four family-minded minivans underscore just how difficult the crash test is: only one scored an Acceptable rating, and the other three did very poorly.

Los Angeles
2015 Toyota Sienna goes overboard to promote a SpongeBob movie

Good marketing is a huge portion of making a film successful, and Toyota and Nickelodeon are going overboard to promote the upcoming SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water with this custom 2015 Sienna inspired by the cartoon character at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Official
Toyota SEMA cars include Tundra for Baja and wacky DUB Edition Yaris

Toyota has released the first images of its brigade of concepts for the 2014 SEMA Show, introducing a trio of TRD-fettled off-roaders, a pair of DUB-inspired models, a race-ready pickup and a Sienna minivan with 48 inches worth of subwoofers.

Quick Spin
2015 Toyota Sienna First Drive

The Swaggeriest of Toyota's Swagger Wagons Drives Quieter, Tidier

It's hard to love a minivan, but it's very, very easy to use one. More than any other kind of vehicle – save a panel van, perhaps – the minivan is the most appliance-like of four-wheeled transportation devices. And most minivan buyers don't need to love their purchases; they just need to use them. So when it comes to a minivan's driving dynamics, who cares?

Recalls
Toyota recalling 20k 2014 and 2015 cars and CUVs with 3.5L engines

Toyota has announced a recall of roughly 20,000 vehicles covering the 2014 Avalon, Camry, Highlander (pictured) and Sienna, as well as the 2015 Lexus RX luxury crossover. The affected vehicles are all powered the 2GR-FE engine, which in layman's terms, is Toyota's well-regarded 3.5-liter V6.

Video
Toyota Sienna Swagger Wagon rides again with Busta Rhymes

Let's face it: there are few things less "gangsta" than a minivan (which goes a long way towards explaining why crossovers have been gradually taking their place as the family-hauler of choice across America, but we digress). The point here is not lost on Toyota, which has embraced the uncool image of the minivan with the Swagger Wagon campaign.

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2015 Toyota Sienna SE keeps the swagger, adds thoughtful updates [w/videos]

Toyota found huge success with its "Swagger Wagon" rap video for the 2011 Sienna SE. It showed that a minivan could actually sort of maybe be fun and didn't have to be a lame vehicle for people who long ago lost their sense of humor. Now that there is a slight refresh for the 2015 model, the company is trying to capture that effervescent image again with a bunch of videos aimed at families.

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