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This week we share our first impressions of the 2021 Toyota Sienna, and discuss the livability of this all-new minivan, the driving characteristics of the standard hybrid powertrain, and how it stacks up against competitors like the Chrysler Pacifica and Honda Odyssey. We also discuss tips for keeping LED headlights clear of ice and snow in winter weather, the best way to track down parts for classic cars, decipher all the acronyms and initials on the trim lines from various manufacturers, and how driving positions play a role in crash safety.

 

 

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SHOW NOTES

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00:00 - Introduction

00:33 - 2021 Toyota Sienna First Impressions

11:41 - Question #1: How to track down pmts for a classic vehicle?

14:48 - Question #2: How to keep LED headlights clear of snow and ice in the winter?

17:31 - Question #3: What do all the trim line initials and acronyms mean from different manufactures?

21:39 - Question #4: How do driving positions play a role in crash safety?

 

 

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First Drive: 2021 Toyota Sienna Proves a Compelling, Efficient SUV Alternative

https://www.consumerreports.org/minivans/2021-toyota-sienna-review/

 

4K Review: 2017 Toyota Sienna Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=165J4dCwUGU

 

4K Review: 2018 Honda Odyssey Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViCmxjDDLIM

 

Chrysler Pacifica Redefines the Minivan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACuDfSHfh2I

 

2020 Kia Soul Quick Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9mEQcbgync

 

Guide to Car Safety

https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-guide-to-car-safety/

 

Coronavirus Resource Hub

https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

 

 

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