2017 Toyota Sienna vs 2017 Kia Sedona
There aren’t many reasons to own a minivan if you don’t have a family or don’t require easy accessibility, which means that those who are shopping within the segment have very specific needs. It’s a serious decision to make for your family, which means you’ll want to pick the best option for the long term. In comparing the 2017 Toyota Sienna vs the 2017 Kia Sedona, the choice will quickly become clear.
While the 2017 Kia Sedona looks appealing in terms of initial pricing, that’s where the model’s advantage ends. The 2017 Toyota Sienna remains at the top of its segment thanks to a quality build, impressive reliability and a roomy interior. It has the advantage when it comes to fuel economy, power and interior space, and then seals the deal with a variety of smart solutions to make it a convenient model to own and drive.
|2017 Toyota Sienna||vs||2017 Kia Sedona|
|3.5-liter V6; 296hp, 263 lb-ft||Engine Specs||3.3-liter V6; 276hp, 248 lb-ft|
|19 city/27 hwy||Base Fuel Economy||18 city/24 hwy|
|39.1/87.1/150 cu. ft.||Cargo Space(Behind 3rd row/2nd row/Max)||33.9/78.4/142 cu. ft.|
|3,500 pounds||Towing Capability||3,500 pounds|
Family-friendly features of the 2017 Toyota Sienna
As you can see in the chart, the 2017 Toyota Sienna outperforms the 2017 Kia Sedona in virtually every way. Sure, you could save money on the initial cost, but is it worth it? Toyota has been ranked as second for long term reliability by Consumer Reports for 2016, suggesting the Sienna would be a solid investment for your family. Considering it also returns better fuel economy, you’ll also be saving money every time you fill up the tank.
Once you get past the cost, there’s the issue of performance. The 2017 Toyota Sienna is a more powerful option than the Sedona, which means you won’t feel sluggish when trying to get up to highway speeds or when passing other vehicles.
Finally, there is the overall roominess of the 2017 Toyota Sienna. This model offers an impressive 39.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, which means you’ll be able to fit your groceries or sporting equipment even when the seats are fully occupied.
We haven’t even begun to describe the many features of the 2017 Toyota Sienna, which starts out with necessities like three-zone automatic climate control, an integrated backup camera, Entune audio and 60/40 split & Stow third row seating. Learn more about what’s available on the five trim levels when you stop by Carver Toyota for a test drive.