Why do automakers bother? Consider Toyota as an example. Sienna sales in 2014 rose to their highest level since 2007, but instead of accounting for slightly less than 17% of all U.S. minivan sales, the Sienna’s market share climbed to 22.4%, and to 25% over the last three months.
• USD As-Tested Price: $47,495
• Horsepower: 266 @ 6200 rpm
• Torque: 245 @ 4700 rpm
• EPA City/Hwy Fuel Economy: 16/23 mpg
The party doesn’t have as many attendees as it did a decade ago, but the music is still playing. And because so many of the B-list guests gave up, it’s much easier for the remaining characters to be big, big stars.