2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Kia Sedona

Minivans might not be as popular as they once were, that hasn't stopped automakers like Toyota from continuing to build them as the safest and best way to move large groups of people and large amounts of cargo. Anyone looking to find the best available minivan will likely need to examine a comparison between the 2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Kia Sedona. For the current model year, Toyota has vastly improved the available technology inside of the Sienna by making a high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot available on several trims which can support several devices at the same time. Additionally, every trim grade of the 2018 Toyota Sienna is equipped with the automaker's suite of active safety systems. Customers interested in learning more about the 2018 Sienna can schedule a test drive with a Colonial Toyota product expert today by calling, 203-286-5500.

As two of the top minivan options in the global automotive industry, the 2018 Toyota Sienna and 2018 Kia Sedona have a few things in common. Both models are available with seven- and eight-passenger versions spread across five trim grades. Optional captain's chairs are available for second-row seating options in both models. However, passengers in the 2018 Toyota Sienna are likely going to be a little more comfortable. For yet another model year, Toyota has offered the Sienna with significantly more interior space than competitors like the current Kia Sedona. When properly configured, the 2018 Sienna can have up to 150 cubic-feet of cargo volume available. The 2018 Sedona tops out at 142 cubic-feet. Not only does the Sienna have more maximum cargo volume, but Toyota has added more USB ports for rear passengers to keep their devices charged.

 

2018 Toyota Sienna

Vs.

2018 Kia Sedona

3.5-L, V-6 Engine 3.5-L, V-6
296/263 Horsepower/Torque 276/248
Yes Avail. AWD No
150 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 142 cu.-ft.

 

Performance Specs

Toyota and Kia engineers have made use of similarly-sized V-6 engines to power the current models of the Sienna and Sedona. The 3.5-liter, V-6 engine under the hood of the 2018 Toyota Sienna is attached to an eight-speed transmission and will produce 296 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. All five trim grades of the Sienna are equipped with a towing prep package as standard equipment. This will give owners a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. On the other side of the coin, the 2018 Kia Sedona is powered by a 3.3-liter, V-6 engine producing up to 276 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. The Toyota Sienna remains the only minivan in its class to offer all-wheel-drive.

 

 

A photo of the dashboard in the 2018 Toyota Sienna
A front left quarter photo of the 2018 Toyota Sienna.
A rear photo of the 2018 Toyota Sienna.
A close up photo of the Sienna badge on the back of the 2018 Sienna.

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