AutoNerve Magazine readers vote in 8th Annual Chinese-Canadian Consumers Car Choice Awards
 
(British Columbia, Canada) – June 1, 2011 - In a nation-wide poll conducted by AutoNerve Magazine, Chinese-Canadian car enthusiasts have picked the Toyota Sienna as the Best Minivan in the 8th Annual Chinese-Canadian Consumers Car Choice Awards.
 
“ToyotaCanadathanks AutoNerve and the many Canadians who voted for the Sienna minivan in the 2011 Chinese-Canadian Consumers Car Choice Awards,” said Warren Orton, Director at Toyota Canada Inc. “We are delighted that the Chinese-Canadian community has chosen the Sienna as their favourite minivan, with its winning combination of comfort, convenience, fuel efficiency and style.”
 
The Toyota Sienna was completely redesigned for the 2011 model year.  The stylish minivan gives Canadians ample choice to meet their lifestyle needs, offering eight different models featuring a choice of 4-cylinder or V6 engines. Canadians can also select from front-wheel or all-wheel-drive – in fact, Sienna offers the minivan segment’s only all-wheel-drive options. Unique features can be found throughout, including tip-up second-row seats, tri-zone climate control, a driver’s knee airbag, power one-touch up and down on all windows. A widescreen DVD screen, 2nd row ottoman seating, easy-clean fabric and more are available as well.  
With a suggested retail price starting at just $27,900 and a lease rate of 3.9% for 60 months plus a $500 cash incentive, Canadian drivers are encouraged to visit their localToyotadealership to find out more about the 2011 Toyota Sienna.
 
The award from AutoNerve for the new 2011 Toyota Sienna is the latest in a series of accolades that help explain why Toyota is “#1 For a Reason” when it comes to safe, fuel-efficient, well-built, value-priced vehicles. The Sienna was also named a category winner in the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada’s (AJAC) 2011 Canadian Car of the Year awards, as well as a 2011 ecoENERGY Award winner for the most fuel-efficient minivan in Canada.  In the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Vehicle Dependability StudySM the Sienna has been named the most dependable minivan.
 
AutoNerve readers were invited to vote for the best model in eight categories. The 2011 Chinese-Canadian Consumers Car Choice Awards winners are featured in the May/June issue of AutoNerve Magazine.
 
Founded in 2001, AutoNerve is the first and only automotive publication in the Chinese language acrossCanada, serving the growing 1.5 million Chinese-speaking populations acrossCanada.
 
   
About Toyota Canada Inc.
 
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor ofToyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks.Toyotais the first full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on every 2011 vehicle. 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 inToronto, with regional offices inVancouver,Calgary,MontrealandHalifaxand parts distribution centres inTorontoandVancouver.