2008 Toyota Sienna Trims

CE
7 Passenger
Avg. Price: $13,860

The CE provides the entry-level trim in the Sienna lineup, combining front-wheel drive, seven-passenger seating, and the most modest standard equipment list. The CE comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, dual sliding rear doors, full power accessories, a six-speaker CD audio system, and front and rear climate controls. The seven-passenger cabin configuration features two middle-row captain's chairs that can slide together.

Safety features include ABS with electronic brakeforce distribution and Brake Assist as well as the Advanced Airbag System with front-seat side and side-curtain airbags. Vehicle Stability Control is optional, but AWD is not available on the CE.

All trims are powered by a 3.5-liter, 266-horsepower V6 mated to a five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. The front-wheel-drive trims offer slightly better fuel efficiency, estimated at 19/25 mpg.

8 Passenger

The entry-level CE is now available with an eight-passenger seating configuration. This setup features a 40/20/40-split bench in the second row. The center seat can slide forward 13 inches closer to the front seats, allowing parents easier access to a child. Standard features include 16-inch steel wheels, dual sliding rear doors, full power accessories, a six-speaker CD audio system, and front and rear climate controls.

Safety features include ABS with electronic brakeforce distribution and Brake Assist as well as the Advanced Airbag System, with front-seat side and side-curtain airbags. Vehicle Stability Control is optional, but AWD is not available on the CE.

All trims are powered by a 3.5-liter, 266-horsepower V6 mated to a five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. The front-wheel-drive trims offer slightly better fuel efficiency, estimated at 19/25 mpg.

LE
7 Passenger
Avg. Price: $13,955

The midlevel Sienna LE adds several convenience items absent from the the base CE trim. Additional features include an in-dash CD changer, heated mirrors, full power accessories, cruise control, and keyless entry. Options on this model include power sliding doors, a JBL audio upgrade, and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system. The seven-passenger cabin configuration features two middle-row captain's chairs that can slide together.

The 3.5-liter DOHC V6, good for 266 horsepower and 245 pound-feet of torque, routes power to the front wheels only on this trim, through a five-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. Fuel economy is estimated at 19/25 mpg.

8 Passenger
Avg. Price: $12,227

In a continued effort to build the ideal family vehicle, Toyota equips every Sienna trim with a comprehensive selection of safety features, including ABS with electronic brakeforce distribution and Brake Assist as well as the Advanced Airbag System, with front-seat side and side-curtain airbags. The eight-passenger setup adds a family-oriented convenience: the second-row bench seat can detach and slide 13 inches forward, allowing parents easier access to a child seated there.

Additional comfort and convenience features on the LE include an in-dash CD changer, heated mirrors, full power accessories, cruise control, and keyless entry. Options on this model include power sliding doors, a JBL audio upgrade, and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system.

Fuel economy is estimated at 19/25 mpg. A special towing kit is also available, allowing the minivan to haul up to 3,500 pounds.

AWD
15 national listings
Avg. Price: $13,077

The LE is the midlevel trim in the Sienna lineup, and it comes equipped with all the CE's standard features, plus an in-dash CD changer, heated mirrors, full power accessories, cruise control, and keyless entry. The LE also gains a roof rack and privacy glass. A rear-seat DVD entertainment system, power doors, and a JBL audio system with an in-dash CD changer are all optional.

This trim includes the Sienna AWD package, which includes run-flat tires, 17-inch wheels, and a windshield wiper de-icer. The addition of AWD lowers fuel economy estimates to 18/23 mpg.

XLE
Base
Avg. Price: $15,680

The upper-level XLE trim jumps several thousand dollars in price, but the increase is commensurate with additional features. XLE upgrades include a powered rear liftgate, power sliding doors, tri-zone climate control, automatic headlights, power front seats, and wood trim. A special tow-preparation kit is also standard, adding a heavy-duty radiator, 150-amp alternator, and power-steering oil cooler. The Sienna XLE earns an EPA estimate of 19/25 mpg.

The XLE is available with a DVD-based navigation system, which includes Bluetooth and a rear backup camera. Leather trim, a JBL audio upgrade, and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system are also optional. The XLE and XLE Limited trims are available only with the seven-passenger seating configuration.

AWD
Avg. Price: $16,387

The upper-level XLE is the first of the eight Sienna trims to ascend beyond a $30,000 MSRP. It's positioned almost equidistant from the lower-tier LE and the top-shelf XLE Limited in both price and features. The XLE includes additional luxury items like power front seats, wood trim, a power rear liftgate, power sliding doors, tri-zone climate control, and automatic headlights. Many options packages are available, but if buyers want the navigation system, they'll have to opt for the XLE Limited.

When equipped with all-wheel drive, the Sienna achieves 18 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The AWD package also includes run-flat tires, 17-inch wheels, and a windshield wiper de-icer.

Limited
Avg. Price: $16,230

The XLE Limited includes all the XLE's upgrades, like power front seats, wood trim, a power rear liftgate, power sliding doors, tri-zone climate control, and automatic headlights. It adds xenon headlights, 17-inch wheels, a ten-speaker JBL audio system, moonroof, leather seats with heated fronts, a wiper de-icer, and adaptive cruise control.

The Limited is eligible for the DVD-based navigation system, bundled with Bluetooth connectivity and a rear backup camera. Front and rear parking sensors are also exclusive options on this trim. The XLE Limited is available only with the seven-passenger seating layout, which features two second-row captains chairs. These seats can be pushed together to form a bench. The Sienna XLE Limited has an EPA rating of 19/25 mpg.

Limited AWD
Avg. Price: $17,603

The XLE Limited AWD is the top-of-the-line Sienna. Upgrades at this level include a premium JBL sound system with ten speakers and an in-dash CD changer, xenon headlights, 17-inch wheels, a moonroof, leather seats, heated front seats, a wiper de-icer, and adaptive cruise control. Both the XLE and XLE Limited have a power liftgate and power sliding rear doors, but the XLE LImited is the only Sienna to feature front and rear parking sensors.

The AWD package adds run-flat tires, 17-inch wheels, and a windshield wiper de-icer. The all-wheel-drive Sienna achieves 18 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. The XLE Limited is seven-passenger only. This setup features two second-row captains chairs with optional power settings. Total cargo capacity is 149 cubic feet.