Toyota Announces Prices for IMS Sienna Rampvan
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced on September 8 the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the IMS Sienna Rampvan, the first wheelchair-accessible Toyota vehicle available in the U.S.Toyota Financial Services (TFS) mobility financing offers extended terms of up to 96 months for both the vehicle and the adaptive equipment. The IMS Sienna Rampvan starts with a base MSRP of $24,410 for an LE grade, eight-passenger model. An Assistance Package includes options of special value to a person with disabilities, including heavy duty suspension, power right passenger sliding door and power back door, eight-way power driver's seat, 16-inch alloy wheels, trip computer with HomeLink(R) and rear seat audio. This package is priced at $2,025. The IMS Infloor base conversion lists at $14,640, the Foldout base conversion lists at $14,230, with another $830 for the optional Kneel System. Combined Toyota and IMS freight equals $785, for a final MSRP of $42,690 for the Infloor model and $42,280 for the Foldout model. IMS' selling mobility equipment dealers could possibly add another $1,000 to $4,000 worth of hand controls, wheelchair docking devices or other adaptive equipment to meet the specific needs of the customer. Toyota entered into an exclusive agreement with Independent Mobility Systems, Inc. (IMS) of Farmington, NM, to produce the Sienna Rampvan. Retail conversions are initially offered through IMS dealers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Chicago and Indianapolis. Availability will then be expanded to the rest of the country over the following 12 months, as production volumes grow. IMS expects to sell 700 Sienna conversions during the first year, in what is a 6,000-unit-per-year market.IMS offers two versions of the IMS Sienna Rampvan. The Infloor model includes a right-side entry ramp with a 10-inch lowered floor. The Sienna Rampvan Foldout offers a ramp that folds out of the right side sliding door opening and features an 11-inch lowered floor, for one more inch of headroom, which can be critical for some customers.