15,000-Mile Interior Check Up - 2011 Toyota Sienna SE Long-Term Road Test

2011 Toyota Sienna Long Term Road Test

2011 Toyota Sienna SE: 15,000-Mile Interior Check Up

June 29, 2011

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If you've been following along, you know I like to have a look at common wear areas on the interiors of our long-term cars. Seat bolsters are a particular focal point. Most recently, we looked at the details of our long-term Ford Raptor.

As the Sienna creeps close to the 15,000-mile mark, I figured now is as good a time as any to have a look.

As you can see in the above image, the Sienna's seat-bottom bolsters are utterly indifferent to editor's backsides sliding over them. Thus far, this part of the van just doesn't care. And that's true elsewhere as well.

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Same thing here. Toyota's seat materials are durable.

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The steering wheel is also fairing quite well. The perforated surface seems like a perfect place for grime to accumulate (and be especially visible in this light hue), but that's not happening. It hardly looks used.

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The armrest, too, looks good. And perhaps you remember the trouble we had with our long-term Prius's armrest? It wasn't good.

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The driver's side floor mat shows use in the places where our feet reside, but unlike the mat in our late M3 at roughly the same mileage, it's hardly a problem.

Josh Jacquot, Senior editor

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