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Comparison: 2019 Toyota Sienna vs 2019 Chrysler Pacifica


When you have a busy family or are actively driving others around town, a minivan is a comfortable option seating up to eight with easy passenger access through the side doors. The 2019 Toyota Sienna and 2019 Chrysler Pacifica are both reliable vehicles that offer a lot of technology and convenience features. The Sienna offers a powerful engine with optional all-wheel drive and a long list of standard driver-assistance features. Visit Longo Toyota in El Monte to test drive the new Sienna.


2019 Toyota Sienna

All five trims of the 2019 Toyota Sienna are powered by a 3.5-liter V6 direct-injected engine coupled with an eight-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with a front-wheel drivetrain. All-wheel drive is available on all trims except the base model. This powerful engine kicks out 296-hp and 263 lb-ft of torque, earns an estimated EPA-rating of 27 mpg highway and 19 mpg city, and is an ultra-low emission vehicle. When your family is ready for the next adventure, the Sienna has a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. 

2019 Chrysler Pacifica

The Chrysler Pacifica is offered in six trims: L, LX, Touring Plus, Touring L, Touring L Plus, and Limited, which are all equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission with a front-wheel drivetrain. The engine produces 287-hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, has an estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg highway and 19 mpg city, and a towing capacity of 3,600 pounds.

Technology and Convenience

2019 Toyota Sienna

The standard Entune™ 3.0 infotainment system includes a 7-inch high-resolution touch-screen display, Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa integration, Bluetooth® with advanced voice recognition, HD Radio™, Siri® Eyes Free, SiriusXM® satellite radio, and five USB ports. A dual-view Blu-ray Disc™ entertainment center is available and offers a 16.4-inch color display which can view two images from separate sources at the same time. More optional technology features include Wi-Fi Connect, a Smart Key System, ten-speaker sound system, and Driver Speak Easy which utilizes a built-in microphone in the front of the car to transmit your voice to the rear-passengers.

Three-zone climate control, eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat, remote keyless entry, and a 60/40 Split & Stow third-row come standard. Optional features include a dual moonroof, dual power sliding side doors, and power liftgate. The available Auto Access seat which rotates 90-degrees and extends and lowers from the vehicle, is the industry’s only power-rotating lift-up seat to be factory installed by a major auto manufacturer.

2019 Chrysler Pacifica

The Pacifica comes standard with the Uconnect® 4 infotainment system including a 7-inch touch screen display, integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, Android Auto™ compatibility, a USB port, and a six-speaker sound system. Optional features include an 8.4-inch touch-screen display, dual 10.1-inch HD touchscreens with Blu-ray™, Uconnect® theater with built-in games and apps, Wi-Fi hotspot, and a 13-speaker sound system.

Convenience is delivered through the standard second- and third-row Stow ‘n Go® seats and Keyless Go™ system. Available options include eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat, power-folding third-row seat, tri-pane panoramic sunroof, hands-free power-sliding side doors, and a Stow ‘n Vac® vacuum which extends throughout the cabin.


2019 Toyota Sienna

The 2019 Sienna earned a 5-Star Overall Safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and comes standard with lane departure alert with steering assist, pre-collision with pedestrian detection, dynamic radar cruise control, automatic high beams, enhanced vehicle stability, traction control, backup camera, and an eight-airbag system. Available are blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear park assist sonar, and a 360-degree view camera.

2019 Chrysler Pacifica

Standard safety features include electronic stability control, hill start assist, blind-spot with cross-path detection, and ParkSense® rear park-assist. Lane departure warning and perpendicular park assist, and a 360-degree surround-view camera, are optional.


2019 Toyota Sienna

Starting at $31,315 MSRP*

2019 Chrysler Pacifica

Starting at $26,985 MSRP

*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $975 for cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, Yaris Liftback, 86, Corolla, Corolla iM, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Avalon HV), $1,095 for small/medium trucks, SUV’s and van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,495 for large SUV’s (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,495 for large truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called a “Deliver, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

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