2011 Toyota Sienna Expert Q&A

Last Updated: Aug 7, 2011

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Hi! Can I get the Honda Odyssey with All-wheel-drive? That's all I need to know! Thank you!

Nina, thanks for consulting iGuida.com.

The Honda Odyssey does not offer all-wheel drive (AWD). It is front-wheel drive only.  As explained in our...


I am so torn about which van...Odyssey or Sienna.  The toyota has driver's leg air bag, and an engine on a track which is directed below the drivers legs in a front-end collision, which seems safer.  But it doesn't have independant suspension, and your sites reviews say that the handling (other than the SE version) seems soggy compares to the Odyssey.

The Odyssey's second row seats don't slide on tracks, appears to have better handling, but your review says that Honda's sales staff and service are poor.

I  need an objective, honest opinion, as my wife and I are completely split and undecided in our purchase choice.


Drew, thanks for using iGuida.com.

Both these minivans are excellent choices as all-around family vehicles. Both were redesigned for model-year 2011 and are covered fully in our...