Consumer Reports has just named the Sienna the "Best Family Hauler" of 2011. It's also the hottest-selling minivan on the market. It is stylish, has four-cylinder engine; an efficient six-speed automatic transmission; plush, reclining second-row seats; a new "auto access" seat to accommodate aged or disabled passengers. Its appealing features include power sliding doors, heated side mirrors, second- and third-row side window sunshades, and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls.
The 2011 Sienna has been named a top safety pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Its interior has an airy, well-lighted feeling, In the eight-passenger setup, the second row features a removable, child-size jump seat between two conventional seats. You can stow the jump seat in back, revealing cup holders and a storage compartment between the remaining seats.