Toyota Sequoia is brand’s biggest SUV with the traditional search and robust body-on-frame design. The model rests above the mid-size Highlander in brand’s lineup. This large SUV thanks to its vehicle roots may tow like the champ and may also take up to ten passengers. The V-8 offers plenty of power for every job but Sequoia even offers comfortable nature while also providing respectable off-road capacity. But, the Sequoia was new for the 2008 model year and it is currently the oldest among rivals. That is the reasons why Toyota can offer the refreshed version as the 2018 Toyota Sequoia.
NEW FOR 2018:
At the last Chicago Auto Show, Toyota presented the facelifted Sequoia. The Tundra-based SUV brings some accepted upgrades to the entire model lineup. All models feature some style refreshments while Toyota has also bolstered model’s security equipment. Another significant upgrade is an addition of the new TRD Sport trim.
2018 TOYOTA SEQUOIA: STYLING CHANGES
Structurally, the 2018 Toyota Sequoia remains the Tundra vehicle based SUV and additionally, it remains in the same proportions. But, across the entire Sequoia collection, some visual refreshments are present. Â All Sequoias now feature LED headlights along with DRL’s and haze lamps. The truck-like grille also brings special highlights and inserts. The new version is likewise available with many new color options. Added are Shoreline Blue Treasure, Night Black Metallic, and Toasted Cherry Pearl.
On the other hand, the new TRD Sport trim features special top fascia and grille. This version also includes the unique 20-inch mix wheels, metallic dark mirror caps, special taillight visual, and TRD sport badges.
Inside the cabin, the new Sequoia has renewed unit and tool panel. There is also a new Multi-information display.
The new TRD Sport trim which slots between the SR5 and Confined even offers its unique interior features. There are TRD Sport sill guards, floor rugs and change knob. This version also comes with the leather upholstery, energy top chairs, Entune program and navigation, etc.
What is also important for the new Sequoia is the accessibility of the more sophisticated Toyota Safety system. It comes with the active systems like the lane departure warning, computerized emergency braking, pedestrian recognition, forward collision warning, computerized large beams, etc.
2018 TOYOTA SEQUOIA: PERFORMANCE
Below the hood of the new 2018 Toyota Sequoia can again be the familiar V-8 engine. This powerplant with the capacity of 5.7-liter may produce 381 hp and torque of 401 lb-ft. The only available transmission is a six-speed automatic. The rear-wheel drive is also common while could be changed with the four-wheel drive.
The four-wheel travel comes with the two-speed transfer situation and a Torsen limited-slip differential. Models with the 4WD also feature A-TRAC footing get a grip on system.
The Sequoia may tow up to 7, 400 pounds while the fuel economy should remain around 13 mpg town and 17 mpg highway.
Vital that you mentions is also that TRD Sport version has unique Blistein shocks and new TRD top and rear anti-roll bars.
2018 TOYOTA SEQUOIA: ARRIVAL, PRICE
The new 2018 Toyota Sequoia can appear in the showrooms that September. The pricing hasn’t been unveiled but expect the prices to keep close to the current boundaries.