2011 Toyota Sienna Long Term Road Test

2011 Toyota Sienna SE: The Whip Antenna 2

October 25, 2011

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I previously mentioned this after my trip to Vegas in Feb, but now I have video!!

Anyway, I don't like vans, but if you have to drive one, our long-term 2011 Toyota Sienna SE is about as good as it gets. Our Sienna has good quality throughout. One glaring exception that screams "Cost Cutting!" is that pesky bugger of a whip antenna.

I haven't rolled in the Sienna in quite a while (as my Costco visits are now semi-annual.) But one thing that I did notice was that antenna mast. While cruising down the highway that staff would bend and flex and bow in my peripheral vision. And once something like this catches your eye, it's hard to ignore.

Not super annoying -- but it did get my unwanted attention.

What do you think? Is the whip antenna a dealbreaker for you?

Albert Austria, Senior VE Engineer @ 19, 340 miles

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