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It's the minivan like you never imagined it: the 2013 Toyota Sienna combines comfort and style wit

Enhanced standard features on popular models for 2013

(TORONTO, ON - August 21, 2012) Canadians are busy people with places to go, and when you need the flexibility to carry seven or eight people or a lot of cargo, there's nothing like a minivan. Knowing that one size doesn't fit all, Toyota offers maximum choice to drivers with the perennially-popular Sienna minivan.

"Choose an efficient four cylinder engine, or a powerful V6. Choose from seven or eight passenger configurations. Choose front wheel drive, or the added confidence of all wheel drive. With Sienna, the choice is yours," said Tony Wearing, Senior Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. "No matter what you choose, every 2013 Toyota Sienna comes standard equipped with the functionality, comfort, convenience and style that busy Canadians demand."

All Sienna minivans deliver performance and efficiency, plus Toyota's commitment to quality and value.

Safety is always standard on a Toyota, so the Sienna features world-class protection, including a suite of seven airbags (dual-stage driver and front passenger, front seat mounted side, driver knee, and side curtain airbags spanning all three rows of seating) plus Active Front Headrests with Whiplash Protection and anchor points for child seats. As with every new Toyota since 2011, the 2013 Sienna is also standard equipped with the six active safety technologies of the Star Safety System: Antilock Braking System, Brake Assist, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control and Smart Stop Technology work together to help drivers avoid potential accident situations.

Every Sienna includes a generous suite of standard features, including a 60/40 split, fold-down and stow-away 3rd row bench seat, removable second-row seating, power door locks with keyless entry and key remind warning system, power windows with auto up/down function on all windows and rear privacy glass, cruise control, an eco-drive indicator, a tilting/telescoping steering column, dual sliding side doors, plenty of smart in-cabin storage, a tire pressure monitoring system, retained accessory power, locking glove box, dual power adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, a conversation mirror, roof rails, splash guards, a rear spoiler, rear window wiper/washer system with de-icer, aluminum alloy wheels with locks, and more.

The 2013 Sienna is available in eight models:

Sienna LE 7-passenger 4-cylinder (MSRP starting at $28,140)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna LE 7-passenger four-cylinder delivers plenty of power and maximum fuel efficiency thanks to a 2.7L four-cylinder engine, six-speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive. The engine develops a peak 187 horsepower and features a lightweight aluminum alloy block plus dual variable valve timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i), electronic fuel injection and other systems to maximize power and efficiency, resulting in a city/highway/combined fuel efficiency of 10.4/7.5/9.1 L per 100 KM.

Standard features include 17" wheels, a four-speaker satellite audio-ready entertainment system with auxiliary input jack, three-zone independent climate control, front and middle row captain seats, easy clean fabric seat covers, rear bumper protector, chrome grille surround, and more.

V6 performance
All other Sienna models feature Toyota's proven, powerful yet efficient Toyota 3.5L V6 with six-speed automatic transmission. This engine develops a peak 266 horsepower and features a lightweight aluminum alloy block plus dual variable valve timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i), electronic fuel injection and other systems to maximize power and efficiency, resulting in a city/highway/combined fuel efficiency of 11.4/7.9/9.8 L per 100 KM in front wheel drive models, and 12.4/8.6/10.7 L per 100 KM in all wheel drive models.

Sienna 7-passenger V6 (MSRP starting at $29,140)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna7-passenger V6 features front wheel drive, 17" wheels, a four-speaker satellite audio-ready entertainment system with auxiliary input jack, three-zone independent climate control, front and middle row captain seats, a black resin front grille, and more.

Sienna LE 8-passenger V6 (MSRP starting at $32,905)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna LE 8-passenger V6 features front wheel drive, 17" wheels, a six-speaker audio system with integrated XM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB audio input, Vacuum Fluorescent Display and steering wheel-mounted audio controls, front row captain seats, an eight-way power adjustable driver's seat, a 40/20/40 split middle row seat with remove and stow centre seat, easy clean fabric seat covers, a compass, a stand-alone back-up camera, a multi-information display, HomeLink universal transceiver, electro-chromatic rear view mirror, rear door sunshade, powered sliding doors, a chrome grille surround, and more. New for this year, this model now comes standard equipped with three-zone independent automatic climate control.

Sienna SE 8-passenger V6 (MSRP starting at $37,205)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna SE 8-passenger V6 adds sporty styling and performance. It features front wheel drive, sport-tuned steering and a sport-tuned rear suspension, large 19" wheels, a six-speaker audio system with integrated XM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB audio input, Vacuum Fluorescent Display and steering wheel-mounted audio controls, three-zone independent automatic climate control, front row captain seats, an eight-way power adjustable driver's seat, a 40/20/40 split middle row seat with remove and stow centre seat, sport fabric seat covers with leatherette trim, a stand-alone back-up camera, a multi-information display, chrome inner door handles, leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear door sunshade, powered sliding doors, power rear door with jam protection, front sport and rear fascia, sport grille, power moonroof, a smoked headlamp surround, fog lamps, and more. New for 2013, the sporty Sienna comes standard equipped with an electro-chromatic rear view mirror with integrated compass and HomeLink universal transceiver.

Sienna XLE 7-passenger V6 (MSRP starting at $39,740)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna XLE 7-passenger V6 wraps driver and passengers in comfort and style. It features 18" wheels, a six-speaker audio system with integrated XM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB audio input, Vacuum Fluorescent Display and steering wheel-mounted audio controls, three-zone independent automatic climate control, heated front row captain seats, an eight-way power adjustable driver's seat, four-way power adjustable front passenger seat, second row lounge seats, leather seat surfaces, Optitron instrumentation gauges, back-up camera and back-up sensors, power flip-out side rear windows, leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear door sunshade, powered sliding doors, power rear door with jam protection, rear bumper protector, power moonroof, chrome grille surround, the Toyota automatic headlamp system, fog lamps, and more. New for 2013, this Sienna now comes standard equipped with Toyota's blind spot monitoring system and front windshield acoustic glass for a quieter ride.

Canada's only all wheel drive minivans
The Toyota Sienna is the only vehicle in the minivan segment to be offered with the additional driving confidence of all wheel drive. Toyota offers two Sienna models with all wheel drive, featuring active torque control. Under normal conditions, system performs like a front wheel drive vehicle for maximum fuel efficiency. During acceleration or when the system detects wheel slip, torque is seamlessly and automatically distributed to front and rear wheels to provide more stable performance.

Sienna LE AWD 7-passenger V6 (MSRP starting at $35,730)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna LE AWD 7-passenger V6 features the added driving confidence of Toyota's all wheel drive system with active torque control. This model also features 18" run-flat tires. Other features are comparable to the Sienna LE 8-passenger V6, but with middle row captain seats for a seven-person capacity. New for 2013, this model now comes standard equipped with three-zone independent automatic climate control.

Sienna XLE AWD 7-passenger V6 (MSRP starting at $41,425)
The 2013 Toyota Sienna XLE AWD 7-passenger V6 features all the comfort and style of the front wheel drive XLE model, plus the added driving confidence of Toyota's all wheel drive system with active torque control. This model also features 18" run-flat tires. New for 2013, this Sienna now comes standard equipped with Toyota's blind spot monitoring system and front windshield acoustic glass for a quieter ride.

Mobility-ready Sienna models
Toyota also offers two Sienna models ready for mobility conversions. These are the 2013 Toyota Sienna LE 7-passenger V6 Mobility and the 2013 Toyota Sienna XLE 7-passenger V6 with available Mobility Package. See the Mobility Program section at www.toyota.ca/sienna for details.

Availability
The 2013 Toyota Sienna is now on sale at Toyota Dealers across Canada. For more information on features and specifications, visit www.toyota.ca/sienna

About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST). TCI's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.


Toyota launches Canada's first Certified Used Hybrid Vehicle program


Program ensures Canadians can buy the most proven, most popular hybrids with confidence

(TORONTO, ON - August 13, 2012) Drivers have purchased more than 69,000 Toyota Hybrid Vehicles since the first Prius arrived in Canada in 2000. Now, responding to customer demand for the most proven hybrid models in the country, Toyota has expanded its popular Certified Used Vehicle program with a special program designed to enable Canadians to buy previously-owned hybrid models with maximum confidence.

"The Toyota Certified Used Hybrid Vehicle program is the first of its kind in Canada, and is a testament to Toyota's industry-leading experience in building, selling and servicing Canada's best selection of fuel-efficient, low-emissions, advanced technology vehicles," said Tony Wearing, Senior Managing Director, Toyota Canada Inc. "Hybrids are as reliable, and as easy to own and drive, as conventional vehicles - so it's natural to build on our program for certified pre-owned vehicles with this new initiative tailored to those built around Toyota's proven hybrid technology. Add in the ability to view Toyota Dealer hybrid inventories online plus special financing rates, and it's never been easier to shop for the right hybrid vehicle."

Regardless of powertrain, Toyota's certified used vehicle programs are designed to help Canadian drivers enjoy unrivaled piece of mind, years of ownership satisfaction, and enhanced resale values.

Every Toyota Certified Used Vehicle includes a CarProof Vehicle History Report, is subject to a rigorous 127-point inspection plus extensive mechanical and appearance reconditioning. Certified vehicles also include a seven day/1,500 km exchange privilege, a free oil/filter change, membership in Club Toyota, a minimum of 12 months/20,000 kms powertrain and roadside assistance coverage.

Like every Toyota Certified used vehicle, Toyota certified used hybrid vehicles undergo a thorough inspection. A special 134-point inspection plan includes all hybrid components. Toyota Certified Used Hybrid Vehicles are meticulously reconditioned, then backed by Toyota's comprehensive warranty. This is honoured at more than 1,400 Toyota Dealers in Canada and the United States, and includes Toyota's eight-year/160,000 km warranty on all hybrid components.

"Toyota has sold more hybrids than any other manufacturer and the Toyota Certified Used Hybrid Vehicle program makes it easier than ever for Canadians to join the growing number of drivers who enjoy the many benefits of hybrid vehicle ownership," Mr. Wearing concluded. "This new program is yet another example of why we have declared 2012 The Year of the Hybrid in Canada."

For more information on Toyota Certified Used Hybrid Vehicles, visit: https://www.certifiedtoyota.ca

About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota offers the most fuel efficient passenger car fleet in Canada, led by the industry's largest selection of advanced technology vehicles such as the Toyota Prius. With a rich history of respect for the environment, Toyota Canada Inc. and its Dealerships align with like-minded organizations including Evergreen and through the Toyota Canada Foundation, Earth Day Canada, Scientists in School and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), to make things better where we live, work and play. TCI's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.