2014 Ody vs Sienna, would I regret going from Honda to Toyota line?


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So I have driven an Odyssey for the past almost 6 years, I had a Sienna a couple years before that. We lease, I LOVE my van. My current is a 2011 and the wider middle row that fits pretty much any combo 3 across is amazing!! That said, because we do lease and plan to continue to do so, bottom line numbers are important. Honda incentives are not as strong as Toyota right now, which puts the Sienna in the running. It would most likely be a 7 passenger. My kids are older now, 9, 5, 2. So big kids can buckle themselves in back.

I've read there are fewer latch seating positions in the Sienna, is this still true for 2014? What else would I "give up" by switching? Fingers crossed our Honda guy comes back with a better number tomorrow, we usually just move straight across! I think they are both great vans, and since I plan to drive it for 30-36 months, long term reliability and such aren't issues for me.

Thoughts? Point me to a good side by side comparison?

We have Britax convertibles, Coccoro, Radians, Recaro and Britax boosters....so thinking seat wise we would be fine?


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The sienna only has 3 top tethers (2 in 2nd row, 1 in 3rd). That wouldn't be a huge deal since you have 2 booster riders, but if you think you will have other harnessed riders in the 3rd row, it might be.


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Re: 2014 Ody vs Sienna, would I regret going from Honda to Toyota line?q

I did the same.... 2011 ody to 2012 sienna and I am back driving a 2013 ody. I was NOT pleased with my sienna. It had lots of issues and Toyota wasn't nearly as good with the issues as Honda. I'm talking corporate not dealers. Also... I didn't like the ride as much and I don't like the dashboard in the sienna. The sienna also hasn't had any real changes since it was released in 2010. The 2014 ody has almost everything I want them to change vs the 2013. 2014 ody also has better safety ratings.

I have seen some pretty good deals on the 2014... Let me know if you want me to compare what you are being offers... I am a self proclaimed leasing expert;).


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Very afraid I would get responses like yours! We are serial leasers...it just works for us! But I would like your opinion so will message you!
I almost drooled over 2014 Ody...

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