2011 Toyota Sienna LE 8-Passenger 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
We had to move from a Rav4 to a minivan when we found our third child was en route since the Rav4 could not comfortably accommodate 3 car seats at once. Explored the Odyssey and Sienna and decided on the Sienna due to some of the technological upgrades the 2011 model received. The removable jump seat in the middle row is great for our oldest to make her way into the back row since the other captain's chairs are occupied with car seats and cannot fold and slide. Overall, the ride is smooth, quiet, and very comfortable. Fuel economy is decent (I like the "eco mode" notification for positive driving habit reinforcement). A great family car that will be with ours for a long time, hopefully!
back-up camera, ample leg and head room in all three rows, stowable middle row jump seat, USB input for audio
key-fob sliding door control seems unresponsive (some type of audio feedback signifying that the car acknowledged the request to open or close the doors would be useful)