Toyota Sienta

After its recent showing at the My Auto Fest 2016 a fortnight ago, UMW Toyota Motor have released official pricing and specifications for the new 2016 Toyota Sienta MPV. There are two model variants on offer – the G at RM92,900, and the top-spec V at RM99,900 – both prices are on-the-road with insurance.

Both models come with the new 1.5-litre 2NR-FE Dual VVT-i engine that produces 107 PS and 143 Nm, mated to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Standard safety features on both variants include three airbags (driver, passenger and driver’s knee), ABS with EBD and brake assist, vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control (TRC), hill assist control (HAC) and second-row ISOFIX fittings.

Equipment differences include halogen lighting and regular LED tail lights for the G variant, and bi-LED projector headlights and rear LED light guides on the V. The V model also comes with two power-sliding rear doors, while the G model makes do with just one on the passenger’s (left) side. The alloy wheels measure 15 inches on the G variant and 16 inches on the V, the latter getting a two-tone machined finish too.

Inside, the V variant is differentiated through brown fabric upholstery (black on the G), keyless entry, push-button start, a 4.2-inch TFT LCD colour multi-info display, an Optitron instrument cluster, a leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel and standard security and solar window tint.

Both cars get a six-speaker sound system, but the V model adds a DVD infotainment system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen; the G model makes do with a simple Bluetooth-enabled radio and CD player. The V variant also gets a rear entertainment monitor, a front-facing dash cam and a reverse camera. Elsewhere, the G gets manual air-conditioning, while the V has a single-zone automatic system; both models get a separate rear blower with a manual fan speed controller.

The Sienta also comes with a number of options, including a RM2,109 DVD-AVX infotainment system with reverse camera, a RM3,169 DVD-AVN navigation system with reverse camera and a RM2,014 upgrade to the DVD-AVN system for the V variant; there’s also a choice of either solar window film and a security tint for the G variant. Six colours are on offer – Orange Metallic, Quartz Brown Metallic, Silver Metallic, Grey Metallic, Attitude Black and Super White II.

GALLERY: 2016 Toyota Sienta 1.5V