2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Review in Tinley Park, IL

2018 toyota vs. chrysler pacifica

Does your growing family need more space? Do you want the latest in advanced safety and innovative tech for the kids? To assist in your search for the perfect family vehicle, the experts at Orland Toyota have compiled this detailed comparison of two popular minivans: the 2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica. Read on the find out which one has the features your family deserves!

For this comparison, we’ll be looking at the Toyota Sienna L and the Chrysler Pacifica L.

If you already know the 2018 Sienna is the ultimate swagger wagon your family needs, head over to our new Sienna inventory to see the available models at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL.

2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica: Engine Specs

While both of these minivans provide dependable towing power, the 2018 Toyota Sienna beats the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica when it comes to horsepower and torque. For drivers looking for increased capability, the new Sienna is the only minivan sold in America that offers all-wheel drive. Key engine and performance specs for these two minivans are as follows:

2018 Toyota Sienna


2018 Chrysler Pacifica

3.5L V6 DOHC


3.6L V6

296 HP


287 HP

263 lb.-ft.


262 lb.-ft.

Eight-speed shiftable automatic


Nine-speed automatic

Front-wheel drive (standard); All-wheel drive with active torque control (optional)


Front-wheel drive

19/27 MPG

Fuel economy (city/hwy)

18/28 MPG

3,500 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs.

2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica: Seating & Cargo Capacity

2018 toyota sienna vs. chrysler pacifica cargo capacity

Whether you choose the new 2018 Sienna or 2018 Pacifica, you’ll enjoy standard seating for seven passengers. However, when it comes to cargo space, the Toyota Sienna offers 150.0 cu. ft. of maximum cargo space, nearly 10 cu. ft. more than the Chrysler Pacifica provides. You’ll also enjoy more cargo space with all seats in place with the Sienna, which offers 39.1 cu. ft. of space behind the third row, compared to the Pacifica’s 32.3 cu. ft. of space behind the third row.

Sienna Seating:

  • Fabric-trimmed front seats; 6-way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • 7-passenger seating with removable fabric-trimmed second-row captain’s chairs and tip-up and long-slide feature
  • Fabric-trimmed 60/40 Split & Stow 3rd Row™ seat with one-motion stow

2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica: Interior & Exterior Design

2018 toyota sienna vs. chrysler pacifica interior

Just because you drive a minivan doesn’t mean you can’t ride in style. The Toyota Sienna offers 17-in. 5-spoke alloy wheels, while the Chrysler Pacifica only offers steel wheels. You’ll also enjoy Daytime Running Lights and automatic climate control when you choose the 2018 Sienna. Those same features are only available as upgrades with the 2018 Pacifica. Explore additional interior and exterior features of the Sienna below.

Interior Design Features:

  • Three-zone automatic climate control
  • 7-in. touchscreen display
  • Six cupholders
  • Retractable assist grips at all outboard seating positions
  • Cargo area storage compartment
  • Power windows and locks

Exterior Design Features:

  • Projector-beam halogen headlights with auto on/off feature
  • Side rocker panels
  • Black power outside mirrors with integrated blind spot mirrors
  • Color-keyed rear spoiler with LED center high-mount stop lights and integrated concealed intermittent rear wiper

2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica: Safety & Technology

Toyota understands that keeping your loved ones safe is your biggest priority. That’s why the Sienna comes with a comprehensive suite of standard safety features. You’d have to pick a much higher trim of the Chrysler Pacific to get the same features found with the Toyota Safety Sense™ P and Star Safety System™ of the new Toyota Sienna. You’ll also appreciate an immersive listening experience in the 2018 Sienna thanks to the Entune™ infotainment system. Browse additional safety and technology features of the new Sienna below.

Safety & Technology Features:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P – includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Star Safety System™ – includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology®
  • ToyotaCare featuring a no cost maintenance plan with roadside assistance
  • Integrated backup camera
  • High-tensile-strength steel body panels
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • Remote Keyless Entry System
  • Available front and rear parking assist sonar
  • Available Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Entune™ 3.0 Audio with Connected Navigation Scout® GPS Link App and App Suite
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • Five USB ports

* Entune™ 3.0 Audio with Connected Navigation Scout® GPS Link App and App Suite includes six speakers, AM/FM, MP3/WMA playback capability, Scout® GPS Link App with 3-year complimentary trial, Entune™ 3.0 App Suite, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port with iPod® connectivity and control, hands-free phone capability, voice recognition and music streaming

2018 Toyota Sienna vs. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica: Price & Incentives

You can drive home in a new 2018 Toyota Sienna for just $30,750 MSRP. For fantastic savings on your next Toyota minivan, head over to our incentives page to learn more about our current finance and lease offers.

Schedule a Test Drive in Tinley Park, IL!

test drive the 2018 Toyota Sienna

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of the new Toyota Sienna to experience its unbeatable performance and convenience for yourself? Schedule a test drive at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Orland Toyota team through our contact form or by calling (708) 336-7288.

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