The popular manufacturer worldwide is adding new 2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid vehicles in its lineup. After the continued success of Prius hybrid models, Toyota is adding more hybrid models in its 2018 and 2019 lineup.
The Sienna Minivan which had been updated after a long time will get a hybrid version for 2019, as per the sources. There are not many hybrid technology minivans in the market, as it is.
2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid – Redesigned Cabin
The upcoming 2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid will receive some changes in exterior styling. The grille and lamps will be spruced up to an extent. The styling will be in sync with rest of Toyota lineup. The few new exterior hues like Alumina Jade, Toasted Walnut and Parisian Night Pearl will be offered. It will be offered in a few trims.
The cabin of 2019 Toyota Sienna will be designed with the focus on practicality rather than a luxury. The seats are expected to be large and customizable to accommodate passengers of varying physical dimensions. The cabin will also have ample cargo storage options.
Laden with latest safety features
Like most other cars from the stable of Toyota, the 2019 Sienna minivan will be laden with latest safety features and plenty of amenities. Toyota is deploying its latest safety suite in most upcoming models, as it is. So, it will be armored with the revamped Toyota Safety Sense suite. It will get features like forwarding collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assists, automatic high-beam. However, more advanced features like blind spot warning may be offered as optional.
Toyota will also include Entune 3.0 infotainment system in the car which will include support for Smartphone integration and navigation. Most likely, the buyers will get some customization options. The infotainment setup will also get Bluetooth and USB support.
2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid – Powerful Hybrid Powertrain
As is the case with any hybrid class vehicle, buyers of 2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid will be more concerned about its powertrain than amenities available. As per the sources, the car will not get a very powerful hybrid powertrain. The standard 3.5L V6 gasoline engine used in regular Sienna will also be used in alliance with an electric motor that will use a 17.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack.
The mixed output will be above 300 HP. The car will be able to cover about 36 miles purely on electric power. The powertrain will also include an 8-speed automatic transmission unit. Expected average fuel economy is 36 MPG but it remains to be seen how close the real world figure is.
Cost and Launch Date of the 2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid
The Toyota has not said anything officially on the pricing of the upcoming Sienna Hybrid minivan. However, it is natural that the price of hybrid model will be more than the regular model. It will be unveiled in late 2018.
The 2019 Toyota Sienna Hybrid will offer the Japanese car giant some more space into fast-growing hybrid car segment. It gets a design upgrade and the hybrid powertrains should be adequate for target buyers. The Toyota, however, needs to keep pricing right to woo the target buyers.