3rd Generation (2011—2019) Sienna Problems

Sienna owners with a 2011—2019 model year have the most problems with the interior (17%), exterior (11%), and the engine (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Sunroof Exploded 2 complaints at an average of 11,570 miles in the 2015 Toyota Sienna.
  2. Valve Cover Gasket Leaking Oil 2 complaints at an average of 37,988 miles in the 2015 Toyota Sienna.
  3. Premature Tire Wear 11 complaints at an average of 34,084 miles in the 2011 Toyota Sienna.

What Sienna Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 8 0.0
2018 0 1 64 0.0
2017 3 3 90 1.47
2016 1 2 146 0.07
2015 27 4 214 19.47
2014 16 3 231 8.67
2013 26 3 252 14.36
2012 18 6 250 7.09
2011 54 12 252 21.26

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