Toyota would tell you that the reason many family drivers have abandoned minivans in favor of midsize crossovers is the minivan segment’s lack of AWD options, so for several years now its Sienna has stood out as the only minivan with the option of four-wheel traction.
For 2019, Toyota is expanding the availability of the Sienna’s AWD option to include the sportier(ish) SE trim, so three out of four trims can now be equipped with four-wheel drive.
Other Sienna additions include the Apple CarPlay smartphone integration platform, which joins Toyota’s own Entune connectivity suite in the van’s infotainment system. There is no support for Android Auto, however. The SE now gets standard blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, features that were previously only available with that trim’s optional tech package.View Fullscreen