Recommend me a new minivan!


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Go full-fanny-pack-dad.

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Pro's
If you're 10sec 10sec or tinfoilhat tinfoilhat height you can walk around in it for sure
Place to make more children's
Bigass TV like you're at a fancy wings etc or some shit
V8 merica pah
Feels like youre driving a desk chair
All parts are $48 and below

Cons

A light breeze may knock it over
It gets 15 mpg no matter what
Even with its windows it swallows dump trucks in its blindspots
Mullet may be required depending where you live (this may be a pro actually)
Built by indianer hillbillies so build quality may be questionable
 

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I assure you I cannot stand up in one of those, I am TOO tall.
 

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You're BARELY taller than me though, so that makes proper sense, innit?
 

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IRL more like 1ft :rofl:
 

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I do miss your bitch ass. I think the last time I saw you IRL is when we bought that Redline from you??

#threadjack sry OP
 

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I do miss your bitch ass. I think the last time I saw you IRL is when we bought that Redline from you??

Was that before or after Bonneville
 

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hmmmmm. before like 99% sure.
 

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Honda Odyssey end of discussion. Parents had one in the mid 00s. It was a tank and bullet proof. Zero issue, and I mean none not even a set of brakes were needed in 100k plus miles.
 
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Tesla Model X...lol not spending 100k +

Wife didn’t get home till late yesterday so we didn’t even end up going to look, but after talking I think we’re gonna wait till the new Sienna comes out. Looks great in the vids and an interior to match. The 12+ mpg better than the other two is appealing and I believe all trims are getting led lights.
 

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We had a 2014 Honda Odyssey that we bought new and I just traded in with 40k miles to a dealership.

It was my wife’s car, it didn’t see much miles, but it was reliable. It took the beating on the interior from my wife and 3 kids just fine, cleaned up and looked just like new. Except for oil changes, the car never saw a mechanic.

There were a lot of great safety features, and multiple screens. It was like I was riding in a space shuttle. I loved the side view camera for the turn signal. Seats folded down nice to put things in, and the ability to have a bench or captain seats for the middle row was very nice.
 

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Toyota Sienna AWD SE looks like a good option

Wife’s sisters have put a lot of miles over the years on their Honda Odessey minivans. Mechanically reliable through high miles but all the same small issues; Power sliding doors keep breaking ($800 fix each time) and not the best in Winter driving

Wife / I switched from a minivan to Honda Pilots, haven’t looked back.
 
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Is that a new for ‘21 rear entertainment system?! Looks awesome.
When in the grand caravan getting a hellcat?
Awd Hellcat powered Pacifica would be a no brainer. Where do I sign and drive? Haha
Toyota Sienna AWD SE looks like a good option

Wife’s sisters have put a lot of miles over the years on their Honda Odessey minivans. Mechanically reliable through high miles but all the same small issues; Power sliding doors keep breaking ($800 fix each time) and not the best in Winter driving

Wife / I switched from a minivan to Honda Pilots, haven’t looked back.
The current Sienna is not even an option. The interior is just plain hideous and it’s a dated ass van. Only reason we haven’t gone out to look at the Oddesey and Pacifica is the new ‘21 Sienna looks very promising.
Just got a Pacifica, Limited with S package, graphite color. It’s a pretty pimp van.
The Pacifica with S package is what we would go with. They look great for a minivan. Interior looks good and the stow and go is perfect. I’m just super scared about the reliability and the resale will be horrible.
 
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Toyota Sienna AWD SE looks like a good option

Wife’s sisters have put a lot of miles over the years on their Honda Odessey minivans. Mechanically reliable through high miles but all the same small issues; Power sliding doors keep breaking ($800 fix each time) and not the best in Winter driving

Wife / I switched from a minivan to Honda Pilots, haven’t looked back.
Will definitely go back to an suv in the future, but with a 2yr old and another on the way, a minivan just makes way more sense. Especially since our 3 row Explorer feels cramped and out of space with just the one kid...
 

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Will definitely go back to an suv in the future, but with a 2yr old and another on the way, a minivan just makes way more sense. Especially since our 3 row Explorer feels cramped and out of space with just the one kid...
Agree, the Explorer and Highlander are tight In the 3rd row while the Pilot offer more space back there.

Looks as though you are checking out the Toyota Sienna SE which you cannot go wrong with and the AWD option is solid year round
 
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Agree, the Explorer and Highlander are tight In the 3rd row while the Pilot offer more space back there.

Looks as though you are checking out the Toyota Sienna SE which you cannot go wrong with and the AWD option is solid year round
Specifically interested in the ‘21 Sienna XSE and probably just going to stick with fwd.

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We got a great deal on a 2019 with 10 miles on it. 44k out the door. It’s loaded except the adaptive cruise and Harmon Kardon. Has the video screens.

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Sharp man. Also, it looks like getting 10k off sticker is pretty easy to do. Most dealers advertise them at that. I guess the cheaper initial cost will help make up for the lower resale. What dealer did you buy from?
 

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Specifically interested in the ‘21 Sienna XSE and probably just going to stick with fwd.

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Sharp man. Also, it looks like getting 10k off sticker is pretty easy to do. Most dealers advertise them at that. I guess the cheaper initial cost will help make up for the lower resale. What dealer did you buy from?
Napelton in Arlington Heights. They are all still liars one way or another. We agreed on 38-39k over the phone and then they pulled their normal mark up shit once I sat down.
 

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