See What a 2017 Toyota Sienna Can Do for Your Trips Out of Bellevue and Beyond with Accolades from the Experts

If you're part of a growing family soon to head out into the Wild Blue Yonder of Omaha, La Vista, Papillion, Lincoln and Council Bluffs, and you're looking for comfort, convenience, and safety features to top a dependable minivan with a bit of extra under-hood intelligence, look no further than the 2017 Toyota Sienna.

Toyota's "Swagger Wagon" returns to us in 2017 with a refresh more than appreciable, all while remaining within the automaker's eco-friendly Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II (ULEV-II) tradition. But the 8-passenger van nonetheless hits the road with the drive power as befits its 296-horsepower, 3.5-liter, 24-valve V6 DOHC engine, shelling out 263 pound-feet torque to tack into Nebraska weather. Couple the beast with a smooth-operating Direct Shift-8AT Electronically Controlled automatic transmission with intelligence (ECT-i), Sienna's stiff body build, air fin stabilizers, large 19-inch, 6-spoke gunmetal alloy-finish wheels and low-profile P35/50R19 tires, and the minivan truly cuts through the road ahead. Toyota tops the offering with a standard active Star Safety System with ride smarts like Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, an Anti-Lock Brake System, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Brake Assist and Smart Stop for peace of mind.

Inside, comfort and storage perks make Sienna a pleasure to drive and a go-to for the long haul. A wraparound dash design provides easy access by the driver to the console, gauges and 3.5-inch color multi-information display, soft touch surface materials bedecking the cabin, dash and door inserts throughout. And with steering wheel-mounted audio, Bluetooth and voice command activation controls and three-zone automatic climate control, the latter adjustable for rear passengers via a dedicated panel, creating a world apart from the outside is a snap. So take advantage of Sienna's 39-to-whopping-150-cubic foot cargo capacity (with second and third rows folded) to load up, and hit the road. Sienna's third-row Split & Stow seat even folds into a compartment to create a seamless, flat load surface for convenience.

On these counts, it's no wonder Edmunds.com gurus appointed 2017 Toyota Sienna a 4/5 rating, U.S. News & World Report and b>Car and Driver close behind with a respectable 8.4/10 and 5/5 respectively. Kelley Blue Book research and valuation experts, calling it "the most powerful minivan in its class," awarded Sienna a likewise sought-after 9/10 rating. And exploring all that Sienna has to offer is just around the corner here in Bellevue. Our 608 Fort Crook Rd N. showroom has more than a few models to pique your interest. Stop in, and you can step into one for a test drive!