2009 Toyota Sienna

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$24,540-$37,865
$22,084-$33,698
16 CITY / 22 HWY
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Overview

What Changed for 2009:
  • Front and rear sonar standard for XLE
  • 17-inch alloy wheels available for LE
  • JBL, Bluetooth and rear-seat entertainment in modified LE option package
  • New interior trim
  • Revised headrest shape
  • Two new colors: Super White and Blizzard Pearl
Overview
Despite being in the minivan market since 1984, Toyota didn't really achieve market acceptance until the introduction of the previous-generation Sienna in 1998. The Sienna was most recently redesigned for 2004 and made its mark by offering several firsts, including a split-fold third-row seat and roll-down side windows-features that have since been incorporated into many of the Sienna's competitors. The Sienna remains among the leaders in the minivan market thanks to innovative-to-find features such as an available all-wheel-drive (AWD) system.

Model Lineup
The 2009 Toyota Sienna is available in CE, LE, XLE and Limited models, and in AWD configuration for all but the CE trim. The Sienna also offers a Rampvan model for customers with special mobility needs. The CE and LE can be configured for 7 or 8 passengers, while the rest are 7-passenger only. The third-row seat features a power-folding option, and the second-row bench has a Front and Center middle section that moves forward almost 13 inches so the adults in the front row can more easily reach the child.

A long list of standard features on the CE includes dual sliding doors with power windows, 60/40 Split & Stow third-row seat, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, folding tray tables, remote keyless entry, and a conversation mirror in the overhead console. The 8-passenger seating arrangement, available only on CE and LE grades, has a second-row center seat that can be moved almost 13 inches forward for easier access to children in car seats. The top-end Limited model adds standard Dynamic Laser Cruise Control, High-intensity Discharge headlamps, high-end JBL audio system, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), and leather seating and trim, among other items.

Powertrain
A 3.5-liter V-6 engine is the only choice for all trim levels of the 2009 Toyota Sienna minivan. It makes 266 hp and 245 lb.-ft. of torque. It drives the front or all four wheels through a 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2009 Sienna are 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway with FWD and 16 mpg city/21 mpg highway with AWD.

Safety
As a minivan designed to carry families, the Sienna has a comprehensive list of safety features, including advanced front air bags, side seat-mounted and side curtain air bags, tire-pressure-monitoring system, and child-protector sliding door locks. The Limited and XLE trim levels are equipped with front and rear sonar obstacle detection sensors, and the AWD model comes standard with run-flat tires.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2009 Toyota Sienna receives 4 stars (out of 5) in frontal crash testing for the driver and 5 stars for the front passenger, as well as 5-star side-impact scores for both front- and rear-seat occupants. The Sienna receives 4 stars for rollover resistance for both the 2- and 4WD powertrains. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated the Sienna as \"Good\" (the group's highest score) in frontal and side-impact testing.

Technology
The AWD system in the 2009 Toyota Sienna utilizes a center differential to divide engine power 50/50 to the front and rear wheels. Wheel slippage at either end automatically transfers more torque to the opposite wheels to help provide traction.

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  • Name CE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24540.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name CE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24540.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name CE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24540.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name CE (5dr 8-Pass Van FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24690.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name CE (5dr 8-Pass Van FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24690.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name CE (5dr 8-Pass Van FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24690.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26065.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26065.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26065.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 8-Pass Van FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26215.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 8-Pass Van FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26215.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 8-Pass Van FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26215.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name XLE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29725.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name XLE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29725.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name XLE (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29725.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name XLE Ltd (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35665.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name XLE Ltd (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35665.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name XLE Ltd (5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35665.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LE (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29235.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name LE (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29235.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name LE (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29235.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name XLE (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32485.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name XLE (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32485.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name XLE (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32485.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name XLE Ltd (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (Natl)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37865.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name XLE Ltd (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (GS)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37865.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name XLE Ltd (5dr 7-Pass Van AWD (SE)) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37865.00 Engine 3.5L/211 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
INTERIOR
  • 7-passenger seating
  • Front captains chairs w/armrests
  • Manual 6-way adjustable driver & 4-way adjustable front passenger captains chairs w/armrests
  • Removable 2nd-row indexing seats w/armrests
  • 60/40 "Split & Stow" 3rd row seat
  • Height-adjustable headrests for all seating positions
  • Fabric seat trim
  • Folding tray table between front seats
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Instrumentation -inc: tachometer, coolant temp, twin tripmeters
  • Digital quartz clock
  • Pwr front & side windows w/jam protection
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Auto pwr door locks
  • Pwr soft-touch rear door release
  • Anti-theft engine immobilizer
  • HD rear window defogger
  • Front & rear air conditioning w/rear controls, filter
  • Front door armrests w/covered storage
  • (4) map pockets
  • CD storage compartment
  • Coin pocket w/sunglasses holder
  • (10) cup holders
  • (4) bottle holders
  • (3) 12-volt pwr outlets
  • Garage door opener storage bin
  • Upper & lower glove boxes
  • Overhead console w/conversation mirror
  • Dual visor vanity mirrors
  • (5) assist grips & (4) coat hooks
  • Illuminated entry -inc: front & rear personal lights, cargo area light, front & sliding door courtesy lights
  • 8-passenger seating
  • 2nd-row 35/30/35 split bench seat w/"Front & Center" middle seat feature
  • Driver seat adjustable lumbar support
  • Front passenger fold-flat seatback
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Optitron instrumentation -inc: tachometer, coolant temp, twin tripmeters
  • Pwr rear quarter windows
  • Cruise control
  • Front passenger under-seat storage bin
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • 8-way pwr adjustable driver & 4-way pwr adjustable front passenger captains chairs
  • Leather wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Anti-theft alarm w/engine immobilizer
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control w/air/odor filter
  • Chrome accented interior trim accents
  • Wood-grain interior trim
  • Removable center console w/storage
  • Overhead console w/trip computer, HomeLink, conversation mirror, compass, exterior temp
  • 2-person driver seat memory
  • Heated front seats w/adjustable temperature control
  • Leather seat trim
  • Wood grain & leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel w/audio & Bluetooth controls
  • Sliding door & rear window sunshades
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror
EXTERIOR
  • 16" x 6.5" steel wheels w/full covers
  • P215/65R16 all-season BSW tires
  • T155/8017 compact spare tire
  • Color-keyed door handles
  • Color-keyed bodyside moldings
  • Color-keyed bumpers
  • Headlights w/auto-off feature
  • High solar energy-absorbing glass
  • Black pwr mirrors
  • Washer-linked variable intermittent wipers
  • Intermittent rear wiper
  • Dual sliding side doors
  • Roof rack
  • Color-keyed rear license plate garnish
  • Rear bumper protector
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Black heated pwr mirrors
  • 16" x 6.5" aluminum alloy wheels
  • Headlights w/auto-on & auto-off
  • Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors
  • Dual pwr sliding side passenger doors w/pwr rear door w/jam protection
  • 17" x 6.5" aluminum alloy wheels
  • P225/60R17 all-season BSW tires
  • Pwr tilt/slide moonroof w/sunshade
  • Chrome & color-keyed bodyside moldings
  • Chrome license plate garnish
  • Fog lamps
  • Color-keyed pwr folding heated pwr auto-dimming mirrors w/memory, puddle lamps, signal indicators
  • Windshield wiper de-icer
  • P225/60R17 all-season BSW run-flat tires
MECHANICAL
  • 3.5L DOHC 24-valve VVT-i V6 engine w/electronic direct ignition
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD & intelligence (ECT-i)
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery saver
  • MacPherson strut independent front suspension
  • Torsion beam rear suspension
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • All wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system w/brake assist & electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
    • Vehicle stability control (VSC) w/traction control
    • Tire pressure monitor system
    • Front & sliding door side-impact beams
    • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags -inc: occupant sensor
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side & 3-row side curtain airbags
    • 3-point seat belts for all seating positions -inc: front force limiters, 1st & 2nd-row adjustable seatbelt anchors, emergency locking retractors
    • Child-protector sliding-door locks
    • Front & rear parking assist sonar
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: MP3/WMA playback, (6) speakers
    • Aux input jack
    • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: satellite radio capability, (6) speakers, MP3/WMA playback, mast antenna
    • JBL Synthesis AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: satellite radio capability, MP3/WMA capability, Bluetooth, (10) speakers, in-glass antenna

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