1999 Toyota Sienna

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$21,508

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Minivan

Body style

7

Seating capacity

193.5” x 67.3”

Dimensions

Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • CE

    $21,508

  • LE

    $24,438

  • XLE

    $26,574

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1999 Toyota Sienna review: Our expert's take

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1999 is the second year for the Toyota Sienna. Built off a stretch of the same platform as the front-wheel-drive Camry (114.2-inch wheelbase on the van versus 105.2 sedan), it offers basically the same ride and handling as the sedan, softly cushioned yet predictable, a long-distance hauler that promises room and comfort for the family and the Toyota name that stands for reliability and dependability.

It comes with a manual driver-side slide-open door and an optional power passenger-side slider (new for ’99), which, in our test vehicle, came as part of a $2,685 package that included leather seats and power moonroof.

Of note, we fiddled with the door for a week and could not get the power mechanism to work.

A power glass roof in a van is much appreciated to help vent stale air in a large cabin often filled with kids and/or pets.

The 3-liter, 194-horsepower, 24-valve V-6 is teamed with 4-speed automatic. Ample power and quiet operation and 18 m.p.g. city/24 m.p.g. highway mileage, about the same as Montana.

Lots of standard goodies in the XLE we tested, such as ABS; power windows/locks/heated mirrors; air conditioning with front and rear controls; power driver’s seat; premium audio system with cassette and CD players; three-row, seven-passenger seating; rear-window washer/wiper/defogger; low tire-pressure warning light; first- and second-row captain’s chairs (which create a walk-through to the third seat); body-colored bumpers and side moldings; pull-out drawer under the front passenger seat; and a pair of power plugs for accessories.

Cupholders fold down from the side of the driver and front passenger seat, an awkward position low and out of sight. The brakes were too spongy and traction control isn’t offered.

Base price: $27,697. Add the leather (a tad slippery) seat/moonroof/power slider package for $2,685 and $420 for freight.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.4
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value 4.8
  • Exterior 4.4
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Pulling to one side when match on brake

I so much like my sienna 1999 model but of recent it pulls to one side (Left) when i match my brake. Also can i use big nylon to cover the body because of dust.

5.0

The BEST car ever owned and known toyota sienna

I bought this at 150K miles now its got 250K miles runs better than day one its an AWSOME van that will go well over 1 million miles I will buy another one in a second if available best best best ever!!

5.0

I love my Sienna XLE !!

This is my second toyota sienna xle. I owned the first one for 150,000 miles, then gave it to my daughter for another 150,000 miles. This second sienna is a great car. Repairs can be pricey and for the XLE, it's best to have the dealer do any REAL repairs.

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Safety

Based on the 1999 Toyota Sienna base trim.
Frontal driver
5
Frontal passenger
5
Side driver
4
Side rear passenger
5

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Toyota
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
160- or 174-point inspections
Roadside assistance
Yes
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