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Toyota Sienna vs. Subaru Ascent


2022 Toyota Sienna

2023 Subaru Ascent

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,219 - $53,993

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$37,842 - $48,057

Used Asking Price:

$34,769 - $46,499

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.5%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.5 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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Summary Review

Toyota’s Sienna has long been a favorite of families who wanted an all-wheel-drive minivan, but its appeal goes deeper than that one feature. The Sienna changes in very important ways for 2021 that make it hard to pass up for those seeking the best cost of ownership in this segment.

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Summary Review

The Subaru Ascent joined the crossover SUV lineup at Subaru in 2018. It quickly earned the praise of reviewers.

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Pros and Cons

  • 36 MPG fuel economy rating
  • Available all-wheel drive 
  • Included maintenance for two years under warranty

  • Spare tire is not standard
  • The driving experience is not best in class

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent on-road and off-road capability
  • Seven or eight-seat configurations available
  • Class-leading diver-assist technology

  • Below-average reliability scores (unusual for a Subaru)

Available Body Styles

Minivan

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Platinum 7-Passenger, XLE 8-Passenger, XLE 7-Passenger, LE 8-Passenger, XSE 7-Passenger, Limited 7-Passenger, Woodland Edition

Trim Levels

Base, Premium 8-Passenger, Premium 7-Passenger, Onyx Edition, Onyx Edition Limited, Limited 8-Passenger, Limited 7-Passenger, Touring

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

245 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.053 hp per pound

Tow/Haul Capacities:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

260 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

277 foot-lbs @ 2000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.059 hp per pound

Tow/Haul Capacities:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

36 / 36 / 36

Range (city/hwy):

648 / 648 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.4 liters

Engine Configuration:

Flat/Horizontally Opposed

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 26 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

386 / 502 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

62.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

62.7 inches

Cargo Space:

33.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Cargo Space, 3rd-row seat folded down:

75.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

195.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

40 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

60.3 inches

Cargo Space:

17.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

75.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 3rd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

171.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4610 lbs

Width:

78.5 inches

Height:

68.5 inches

Length:

203.7 inches

Wheelbase:

120.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.4 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4421 lbs

Width:

85.7 inches

Height:

71.6 inches

Length:

196.8 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P235/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

245/60R18