In this comparison of the 2022 Sienna vs. Pacifica, old school van functionality meets today’s design and technology.
Both vans have the benefit of a fuel-efficient hybrid engine, but the Sienna costs a lot less. Get the standard hybrid engine in the Sienna LE FWD for a starting MSRP of $34,560. This is affordability at its finest compared to the price of the Pacifica Hybrid Touring L, which starts at $46,760.
You'll also save with ToyotaCare, which covers factory-scheduled maintenance for the Sienna for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first.
Find out what other benefits you can expect from the 2022 Sienna and Pacifica.
Whether you're planning on carpooling or going camping, the 2022 Sienna has capabilities to handle roads that lie ahead.
You'll get the most out of your drive with Sienna's standard hybrid engine. Sienna models with Front-Wheel Drive have an EPA-estimated 36/36/36 (city/highway/combined) MPG rating. The Pacifica gas models with FWD have an EPA-estimated 19/28/22 (city/highway/combined) MPG rating. If you go with the 2022 Pacifica Hybrid, it has an EPA-estimated 82 MPGe.
For added control, the Sienna has Normal, Eco, EV, and Sport driving modes to select from. The Pacifica specs page doesn't mention selectable driving modes. However, the Pacifica Hybrid engine is engineered to automatically adjust to your driving for a more fuel-efficient ride.
Aside from engine performance, the Sienna also has adventure-ready features. The Sienna Woodland Edition comes with a lifted ride height, All-Wheel Drive, and standard roof rails with cross bars. Comparatively, the Pacifica Touring L and higher can include the available All-Wheel Drive. All models come with a standard roof rack but no cross bars or optimized ground clearance.
There's no denying that both of these vans are safe choices for you and your whole family.
The Sienna has Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 (TSS 2.0) active safety features, such as a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Road Sign Assist (RSA), and more.
You'll get comparable Pedestrian Automatic Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go (ACC+), LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, and Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking standard with the 2022 Pacifica. It does not include a Road Sign Assist feature, however.
For a comparison of how these vehicles perform in some representative crash modes, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) runs a series of tests and gives an overall safety rating. Based on ratings from the 2021 model year, both the Sienna and Pacifica received a Top Safety Pick+ designation from the IIHS. Ratings for 2022 are not yet available.
When you invest in the 2022 Sienna, you get a van backed by a reputation of quality, durability, and reliability.
To maintain the quality of your new Toyota, the Sienna has ToyotaCare coverage, which includes oil and filter changes, tire rotations, and more. You can use these factory-scheduled maintenance services for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. On the other hand, you'll have to pay out of pocket for regular maintenance for the Pacifica.
With all of the great features and warranties the Sienna includes, it's no wonder it's a favorite among consumers. Based on reviews on KBB.com, customers gave the Sienna a 4.2 in both Comfort and Quality, while it got a 4.3 in Reliability. Reviews for the 2022 Pacifica resulted in a 4.1 Quality and Reliability rating. It did a little better in Comfort with a 4.5 star rating.
Kelley Blue Book® expert reviewers recognized the 2021 Sienna as the winner of the Best Buy Award. Get more bang for your buck with this exceptional van.
There's no shortage of seating or convenience features with the 2022 Sienna and Pacifica. But, when it comes down to the details, the Sienna is a step above the competition.
The Sienna Woodland Edition has a higher ground clearance, AWD, and roof rails with cross bars to help you tackle your adventures. You can also get available AWD and standard roof racks with the Pacifica but no additional rooftop cross bars or increased ride height.
After miles of traveling or taking the kids from point A to point B, the Sienna can get the VIP treatment with the ToyotaCare plan. Get regular factory-scheduled maintenance to help keep your van running smoothly. To keep up with the wear-and-tear on your Pacifica, you'll have to pay for routine visits yourself.
If you want loads of features to make your ride more enjoyable, the 2022 Sienna has what you need.