Used Car: 2010 Toyota Sienna Review
Reviewers liked that the 2010 Toyota Sienna offers solid performance, a spacious interior and the highest reliability rating in the class.
When it was new, reviewers praised the combination of comfort and power that the 2010 Sienna provided. Safety is typically a concern for a family vehicle, and despite the 2010 Sienna’s attributes, it trails the pack here because of a poor rear-impact safety score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Little has changed on the Sienna since it was redesigned in 2004, so if you want to save money, consider shopping for older models. Alternatively, you may want to consider the 2011 Sienna, which was completely redesigned.
The Sienna retains its V6 engine from previous model years, which reviewers praised for its power. However, reviewers disliked the Sienna’s handling, noting that its size made it less maneuverable than some rival 2010 minivans. If you get snow or ice where you live, the Sienna is a great choice because it’s the only minivan that had an all-wheel drive option when it was new. The Sienna’s fuel economy is about average for the class.
Strong build quality and a decent list of standard features had reviewers raving when the Sienna was new. The Sienna offers either a seven-seat configuration with second-row captain’s chairs or an eight-seat configuration that includes a second-row bench. Notable standard features include dual sliding rear doors with power windows, a six-speaker stereo with an auxiliary input and a telescoping steering wheel. Available features include navigation, Bluetooth, a back-up camera, power-sliding rear doors, a power liftgate, heated front seats and a DVD entertainment system.
Other Cars to Consider
If you want a minivan that has better handling and strong safety ratings, consider the 2010 Honda Odyssey. The Odyssey’s car-like road manners impressed reviewers when it was new, but they also preferred the Odyssey’s interior. However, the Sienna is more powerful and carries a higher reliability rating.
The 2010 Kia Sedona is a great option if you prioritize value and safety. The Sedona has slightly lower reliability scores, but it’s competitive with the Sienna in terms of fuel economy. The Sedona also scores higher safety ratings and generally costs less than the Sienna. However, reviewers noted that the Sedona trails the Sienna when it comes to performance and interior quality.