Any fashionable household hauler must have choices for charging and powering electronics. And never only for the driving force. Ideally, every passenger can have locations to plug of their telephones, tablets, cell gaming consoles and no matter else can preserve them entertained or productive on these cross-country road-trips. Our long-term 2023 Toyota Sienna minivan is not any totally different. So what precisely does our Sienna Platinum AWD provide? Let’s have a look.
Up entrance, there’s the wi-fi charging pad. It is conveniently situated each out of the way in which however inside attain. The issue right here is that it would not do an excellent job of really maintaining the telephone in place. With bumps, turns or acceleration, the telephone will slide off the charger, or transfer simply sufficient that charging fails.
When you want wired charging, there’s a USB-A port simply to the left of the wi-fi pad. It is protected by slightly flip-up cowl, as are different plugs all through the cabin.
Additionally up entrance, within the open storage space under the bridge-style middle console, is a 12-volt outlet for powering any appropriate equipment you might need. You can at all times purchase an aftermarket, old-school cigarette lighter for that, as properly … you realize, the sort that will at all times depart spiral-shaped burn marks in your fingers when your curiosity bought the most effective of you as a child.
For extra system charging choices up entrance, there’s a USB-A and USB-C port inside the middle console storage bin. It is excellent for plugging in a telephone and leaving it to cost, but it surely’s close to sufficient that the passenger can nonetheless use their system whereas it is plugged in.
On the highest rear of the middle console are one other USB-A and USB-C port beneath flip-up covers. Theres may very well be used both by front- or second-row passengers if their cords are lengthy sufficient.
Beneath these, on the backside of the rear of the middle console, simply in entrance of a pair of cupholders, is a three-prong, 12-volt AC outlet subsequent to an HDMI enter for the rear-seat leisure display screen. Are you pondering what we’re pondering? Sure, Mario Kart multiplayer.
Third row passengers haven’t got the identical luxuries, although. The correct aspect has USB-A and -C ports under headphone jack. The correct aspect simply will get the headphone jack.
Lastly, the cargo space has one other 120-volt outlet within the wall immediately behind the appropriate third-row passenger. Good for tailgating, doing a little work within the driveway, or powering one other passenger’s system on the street.