Because minivans are commonly bought by drivers with large families, it’s important to choose one that meets not only the driver’s needs, but their passengers as well. That’s why we’ve put together a comparison between the 2019 Toyota Sienna vs the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica. We want to educate drivers about the differences between these two minivans, especially in terms of performance and storage space.
The 2019 Toyota Sienna and the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica both feature a single engine option. The 2019 Sienna is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine while the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica comes installed with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The 2019 Sienna is slightly more powerful, producing 12 more horsepower and 1 more pound-feet of torque than the 2019 Pacifica.
Drivers who are primarily concerned with a minivan’s ability to haul cargo should note that the 2019 Toyota Sienna has a larger interior than the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica. In the 2019 Sienna’s standard seating configuration, drivers can take advantage of a cargo capacity of 39.1 cubic feet. If more space is needed, the 2019 Sienna’s seats can be conveniently and quickly folded down to achieve a maximum cargo capacity of 150 cubic feet.
Amazon Alexa support has been added to the Sienna for 2019, while the 2019 Pacifica lacks this feature. 2019 Sienna models also support Apple CarPlay. An auxiliary audio jack, five USB ports and a CD player come standard as well.
Available 2019 Toyota Sienna safety features include: Front and rear parking assistance sonar, an anti-theft system with an engine immobilizer, LATCH child seat anchors, a bird’s eye view camera with perimeter scanning, an advanced airbag system with eight airbags and high-tensile-strength steel body panels.