Used 2011 Toyota Sienna Consumer Reviews | Edmunds
ADVERTISEMENT

2011 Toyota Sienna - Consumer Reviews

Average Consumer Rating

136 Total Reviews

View reviews for a specific Sienna model:
ADVERTISEMENT

Sort by

Most Recent|
Most Recent Most Helpful Highest Rating Lowest Rating
2011 Pre-Dawn Grey Limited AWD
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By krispykreme
on

Vehicle

2011 Toyota Sienna Limited 7-Passenger 4dr Minivan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Review

Performance- Excellent engine and transmission combination. Shift smoothly and always find right gear. Interior- The 2011 version take a step back in the interior material as compare to my 04/08 limited. Too much hard plastic. Loved the lounge seat. Gas Mileage- Only getting slightly above 17 mpg. Drive and Ride- Handling is much better than previous generation. While the steering is numb, handling is about as good as 2011 Odyssey. Ride is silky smooth. Unlike the 2011 odyssey we later test drove, Sienna is smooth with better body control. Brake- Excellent brake. Firm and does not fade.


Favorite Features

Wide DVD, HID with height adjustment, Lounge Seat


Suggested Improvements

1. Would love to have SE with navigation, HID, and DVD. 2. Interior plastic is too hard and cheap.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Satisfied so far
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By sunbomb
on

Vehicle

2011 Toyota Sienna XLE 8-Passenger 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Review

3-year lease on an XLE. Did not bother to get it with nav or entertainment. Since we have smartphones, this seems like a good choice even a month on. Good looking van. Some questionable exterior design choices (like the presence of a quite visible panel at the lower end of the sliding doors.) Wife loves the black color. Interior is (like many people mentioned) a bit cheap looking, but hey if that bothers you so much, you should not buy it at all. Design of the cabin lights is really bad. The back of the 3rd row along with the appearance of the cargo well is not as polished as the Odyssey. Comm Technology is not good at all. Bluetooth is a hit-or-miss affair.


Favorite Features

Great aggressive stance, basic features (like windshield wipers, windows, etc.) work beautifully, space is well allocated, rear window vents (no idea why I like this)


Suggested Improvements

Backup camera should be integrated into rear view mirror, bluetooth needs to perform better, some of the console buttons defy intuition.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Winter experience
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By Dmitry
on

Vehicle

2011 Toyota Sienna LE 8-Passenger 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Review

The first winter blast has changed my excitement to disappointment. Heating system is a crap. There are buttons, knobs and noise but no hot airflow, especially to foot area. At -18 C (0 F) it is never warm up to comfortable temperature inside. At -30 C (-22 F) it is a disaster up to safety issue. You are thinking how to survive and not how to drive. Is it safe to steer by fists? Somebody can advice to install cardboard in font of radiator. Ok, but no room, remove grill first. I still do not know is windshield defroster installed or not on my vehicle, Toyota ca says Yes, wiper blades say No. Otherwise I like this van.


Favorite Features

Backup camera, XM radio, Bluetooth, folding heated side mirrors. Roomy interior.


Suggested Improvements

Please weld 2 nuts to body somewhere under front bumper to properly install power socket from engine electric heater. Dealers tie wrap power wire to plastic lower grill. Do Toyota engineers thinking that it is a good idea?


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

A great SUV/MiniVan with extras
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By trour
on

Vehicle

2011 Toyota Sienna LE 8-Passenger 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Review

After 3 Ford and 1 Toyota mini-vans, here is what I think about the Sienna. First of all the $2300 down and 299/mo lease promo with 24 mo free maintenance is crazy cheap. As cheap as the numbers for my previous Sienna w 0% 48 mo (minus what it is worth afterwords). The Sienna drives different then my wives Sienna as the all electric steering seems to not be as nimble in the parking lot, but I was on some back rds in Texas yesterday and that steering was tight, easy and very accurate, all the windows are now auto down, the 4 whl dsc and traction control are std, new knee airbag makes the steering wheel not come down as far..but adj and drv seat works for me.


Favorite Features

Electric Steering 6 speed trans with auto/manual shifter Dual auto side doors in LE Blue-tooth audio and phone Michelin tires standard Standard sun shade on all back windows 6 speed transmission -w manual override


Suggested Improvements

Put usb/aux audio jack in inside console


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

Swagger Wagon Rocks!
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By GatorKeithB
on

Vehicle

2011 Toyota Sienna SE 8-Passenger 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)


Review

We avoided the 'minivan' like none other. But after going to the auto show we narrowed it down to either the Buick Enclave or the Sienna SE. This was as we wanted a car with three rows so as to be able to get back to the kids as well as take the grandparents. We test drove the Sienna SE 'Swagger Wagon' the day after the show, and ending up buying the day after. This is the first minivan that actually turned my head due to styling, and you just can't beat Toyo reliability vs unknown GM reliability (imo). So far, only having it for a week, we are really enjoying it. I love the styling in and out, rides great on the 19" low profile tires, and has tight steering and feel.


Favorite Features

Bluetooth Streaming Audio. Styling (In and Out) The versatility of this thing


Suggested Improvements

MPG of course. But it's in average range with cars of its size.


Was this review helpful? Yes | No

ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT

New Car Buying Guides

See which cars and trucks our editors recommend

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411