By Alicks on
1998 Toyota Sienna XLE 4dr Minivan
Hard to believe I'm saying this, but it
is the nicest vehicle I've driven.
Bought it new because my wife wanted a
sporty car and we needed a minivan due
to the kid thing: I gave her my RX7.
I've changed the oil regularly and the
belts (but not the timing belt) once
and I'm at 170,000 miles. It runs
almost as quietly as when new. New
floor mats have made it look like it is
only a year or so old. I'm on this
site entertaining the thought of a new
Reliability. It's never failed me.
Also, the tire pressure sensor is
great. On the one occasion that I
ignored it, I had a flat a day later.
They've dealt with the rear seat
stowage issue. The area between the
wheel wells in mine is 47.5 inches,
which is truly stupid. They should add
an inch to allow transport of standard
4 foot wide construction materials (my
guess is that they've fixed this, but I