Two Siennas driving side by side.


  • The Sienna comes standard with a hybrid engine and excellent fuel economy ratings.
  • Switch between driving modes in the Sienna when you want a little pickup or a fuel-efficient drive.
  • Take your adventures off the beaten path with the Sienna Woodland Edition.

Whether you're planning on carpooling or going camping, the 2022 Sienna has capabilities to handle roads that lie ahead.

A Van Made For You

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.

A Sienna being parallel parked.


  • While both vehicles have loads of active safety features, only the Sienna includes a Road Sign Assist (RSA) feature.
  • Both vans received Top Safety Pick+ ratings for the 2021 model year.

There's no denying that both of these vans are safe choices for you and your whole family.

Standard Safety Features

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.

A back view of a Sienna.


  • The Sienna helps you save on maintenance costs with factory-scheduled maintenance covered for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first.
  • Consumers on rated the Sienna more highly than the Pacifica in Reliability and Quality.
  • The 2021 Sienna received the Kelley Blue Book® Best Buy Award for its exceptional overall value.

When you invest in the 2022 Sienna, you get a van backed by a reputation of quality, durability, and reliability.

Built to Last

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, 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.

Conclusion: Sienna vs. Pacifica

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.

  • Take your drive to the next level with the well-equipped Sienna Woodland Edition.
  • Get factory-scheduled maintenance plan included with the purchase of your 2022 Sienna.
  • Know you're getting the best with the 2022 Toyota Sienna.