Making its first market entry in 2008 based on the platform of Tundra pickup truck, Sequoia is one of the most long-lived representatives of the full-size SUV market. This vehicle was revamped two years back but still most of the users preferred Land Cruiser instead of this vehicle. Now the makers are ready to thrill the buyers with its new design and specs and 2018 Toyota Sequoia is worth waiting.
This time Toyota Sequoia will be launched in 6 different trims and they are:
- Platinum FFV
- Limited FFV
Toyota is one such automaker which always looks for innovation and 2018 Toyota Sequoia will not be an exception. This time also the buyers will get to witness a couple of new additions to this vehicle.
- Sequoia will be launched with 4 x 4 system to enhance its off-road capability
- This time it will be having a towing capacity of 7,700 pounds
- Body panels of Toyota Camry and other trucks will be used in this upcoming Sequoia
- The comfort level will be more with ample legroom and headroom for its occupants
- It will also have AWD system
Powertrain Configuration of 2018 Toyota Sequoia
The makers have decided to enthrall its buyers in possible aspect. This is the reason for which there will be a new set of powertrain under the hood of Sequoia. Let’s check out the modifications.
- iForce engine instead of 4.6-liter V8 variant
This time the makers will incorporate 5.7-liter V8 engine under its hood and it has the ability to crank 381 HP at 5,600 rpm and 401 lb-ft of torque at 3,600 rpm. The engine will also be featured with VVT-I (i.e., variable valve timing with intelligence technology). This system is capable of optimizing performance as well as fuel economy.
Transmission, top speed, acceleration, and EPA ratings
The powertrain of 2018 Toyota Sequoia will be mated to 6-spped automatic gearbox which will enhance overall driving experience and gear shifting. This vehicle can sprint 0-60 mph in just 6.7 seconds and has the top speed of 115 mph. Its EPA ratings suggest that this time it will be offering 13 mpg in city and 17 mpg on highways, which is quite favorable. Isn’t it?
What makes its interior perfect?
Toyota is always well-known for its well-designed interior and the kind of materials used inside the cabin. This time also the makers will offer spacious cabin with cozy seats. There will be 60/40 split foldable third-row seats and 40/20/40 spilt-second row seat. Apart from that, there will be some other top-notch features incorporated in its cabin.
- Toyota’s Entune stereo system
- 1-inch touchscreen display
- Siri Eyes free
- Tri-zone automatic climate control system
- Adaptive cruise control
2018 Toyota Sequoia Price and Release Date
Since 2018 Toyota Sequoia is one of the most awaited SUV from its makers, so numerous rumors are floating around the automobile industry. But as per the latest and best sources, it is said that this vehicle will hit the market along with a price tag of $46,500 for its base model. The price will also touch $63,000 for its highest trim. Coming to its availability then it will possibly hit the market in the 2nd quarter o 2017. However, there is no final commitment from its makers till now, so one has to wait till then.