A Toyota insider I recently spoke with referred to the upcoming 2021 Sienna as one of the worst-kept secrets in the car business. We know it is going to be redesigned, which makes fans and enthusiasts happy.
We also know it will be launched as an all-hybrid for the first time ever. This should thrill families looking to save dollars at the gas pump. Especially for longer road trips when fuel dollars seem to creep up on our budgets quickly.
There is really just one problem with this news, though. It has not even been announced yet.
2021 Sienna Hybrid Potential Specs
This move to a Hybrid Sienna for the 2021 model year falls totally in line with Toyota’s aggressive plan to produce a massive amount of its vehicles with hybrid or alternative fuel power plants.
One thing we know for sure is there will be no gasoline-only 2021 Toyota Sienna – only hybrid.
There are also quite a few potential scenarios that I am anxiously awaiting to learn. For example, will the 2021 Sienna Hybrid be exclusively available as an all-wheel drive, or will it have front-wheel drive options as well. This would fall in line with the current 2020 Highlander Hybrid.
YOU MAY ENJOY: Watch my video review as I test drive the 2020 Highlander Hybrid to see what mpg I can get.
How about charging choices? Most Toyota hybrid vehicles run on a combination of gasoline and electric, with no plug-in options, like a 2020 Camry Hybrid or Avalon Hybrid.
By the way, I cannot wait for RAV4 Prime. It produces 302 horsepower. Wow!
2021 Sienna arrival date
Yes, the world crisis is affecting virtually every business and industry in terrible, horrible ways. This obviously includes the automotive industry. Vehicles planned for refresh and redesign entries will more than likely be delayed. Hopefully only for the short-term.
The rumor traveling in many Toyota circles is we were to expect a new 2021 Sienna Hybrid sometime summer of 2020. That rumor has changed to “it has been delayed.”
I am unsure what this means, and I hope we are looking at just a temporary delay. Possibly fall of 2020?
The longer Toyota waits to announce this all-new 2021 Sienna, the more this same speculation without solid facts will continue. However, it is fun to brainstorm a little.
Time for your thoughts on 2021 Toyota Sienna
Here are my two cents on the 2021 Sienna Hybrid. People are looking forward to seeing what the gas mileage will be. This is a big deal for consumers.
There are also many people who are waiting for one all-important statistic – the horsepower numbers. Will an all-hybrid Toyota Sienna have acceptable power to go up hills and get up to speed on highways?
I have a hunch that consumers will be quite pleased when all is revealed.
Thanks for reading everyone. See you next story when I explain why 2021 Highlander XSE will drive like no other Highlander ever.
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