2011 Toyota Sienna Limited 7-Passenger 4dr Minivan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
After really studying min-vans and SUVs, I decided on the Sienna, based partly on friends' recommendations, based partly on experience with Lexus (a near Toyota).
Purchased a limited in April.
What a disappointment!.
We paid for a aftermarket navigational device.
It never arrived, and we got our money back in August.
In September, I hit our gate and damaged a door.
the car was in the shop for 5 weeks because Toyota didn't have the parts available (according to the body shop, at least).
It's noisy, big and a rough ride.
Mine is once again in the shop.
Brake trouble this time.
Auto brights, auto windshield wipers, heated seats, good turn radius, accelerates well.
Noisy and rough.
Reliability and repair appear to be pretty bad, based on current experience.
Not having the parts on a brand new model is fairly common and it is the hidden price you pay for buying a brand new model.
Not exactly a down side specifc to 2011 sienna.
I do agree on the rather suprised high noise level.