Inspired by the shape of a trekking shoe, the second generation Toyota Sienta Minivan in a sportier and more compact format has been revealed. Open for bookings at company dealerships in the country, the minivan boasts of three rows of seats positioned in a stadium format and elevated at the rear.
Boasting of attractive exterior colours and spacious interiors, 2016 Toyota Sienta MPV comes in with Safety Sense C, Toyota’s state of the art advanced safety package that includes a collision avoidance assist package that uses laser radar unit and single lens camera. Toyota Sienta is being presented in an array of eight body colours which also includes Air Yellow while extra Flex Tones are also on offer allowing buyers to combine the body colour with contrasting accents on front grille, mirror caps and bumpers.
Interiors, which boast of more space as compared to the earlier counterpart, are seen with easy to read instrument panels with switches and controls situated in the lower part of the central console while there is also a 4.2 inch colour TFT LCD display. The minivan can be procured in 7 seater, 6 seater or 5 seater layouts and in three different colour schemes. The minivan receives a wide 3.3 meter sliding door opening all the way to third row making it easier for ingress and egress.
2016 Toyota Sienta is offered with two engine options that include a 1.5 liter hybrid system offering 74 PS power and a 1.5 liter gasoline unit offering 109 PS power. The hybrid system offers fuel efficiency of 27.2 kmpl while the non hybrid is capable of 20.6 kmpl. Pricing of the new Sienta starts from 1,689,709 yen ($13,925/ INR 8,82,079).
This is well in the range of Maruti Ertiga and the Honda Mobilio. But, the car will not be launched here in India.