The Toyota Sequoia is a massive SUV known as a family vehicle, with great hauling capabilities. The all-new 2019 Toyota Sequoia is coming better than ever. While not as roomy or modern as some competitors like Chevrolet Suburban or Ford Expedition Max, this Toyota’s SUV still has a lot to offer.
It comes with a 3-row seating, better specs and new safety features. Sequoia is not among the best towing vehicles, but with 7,400-pound tow rating, it can fill most of the family needs. The powerful engine is another big plus for Sequoia and paired with AWD system, this rugged SUV is going places.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Redesigned
Up to this date, Sequoia is the longest and widest full-size SUV built by Toyota. It is also the tallest, and with a new longer wheelbase, it appears even longer. Of course, longer wheelbase means enhanced cabin room, but it will improve ride quality significantly. It also offers stability and additional clearance as soon as approach steep angles.
The whole design is perhaps not the best in SUV category, but with new front grille and front bumper, the appeal is at least pleasant. The steel frame is now lighter, and with new bodywork which is made out of steel and aluminum, the body is more structurally sound than before. With Platinum trim, customers can choose an exterior color. Some of them are Shoreline Blue Pearl, Toasted Walnut Pearl, Midnight Black Metallic, Super White, Magnetic Gray, Midnight Black Pearl, Blazing Blue Pearl, and Barcelona Red Metallic.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Interior
The 2019 Toyota Sequoia is an 8-seater SUV with a 3rd-row seat that is easy to reach, mostly because of new big rear doors. 3rd row can accommodate with no problem at all. Sliding 2nd-row seats are making it even easier and practical. Additionally, seats can be folded, so the Sequoia’s interior can be transformed in many ways and configurations. The design inside the cabin is bland, some buttons and knobs are not giving that luxurious feel. The interior comes with colors the Graphite w/Easy Clean Fabric Seat Trim/ Leather Seat Trim [Gray] or Sand Beige w/Easy Clean Fabric Seat Trim/Leather Seat Trim [Beige].
From standard equipment, Toyota Sequoia is coming with integrated fog lights, moonroof, rearview camera and 3-zone automatic climate control. Telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, Entune Audio Plus and 8-way driver’s seats are included as well. Also, the high resolution 6.1″ touch-screen display is there with Entune App Suite.
The trims like SR5, TRD Sport, Limited and also a Platinum will be available with rear-wheel drive (RWD) or optional 4-wheel drive (4WD) system.
The SR5 model will come with a Sport Package. This package will bring mighty 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. However, the Premium Package will add leather-trimmed seating, heated front seats, Entune Premium Audio system. Also, in this package, you will get Navigation and App Suite. The limited trim will be the best for the entertainment with the big 9-inch display.
2019 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport Trim
With higher trims like TRD Sport you will get body-color mirrors, black leather captain’s chairs, smoked taillights, 20-inch alloy wheels, black accents bumpers and black headlight bezels. Also, there is a mesh grille with body-color, floor mats TRD Sport and shift knob. This package will also come with much more features.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Engine Specs
One of the best things about the 2019 Toyota Sequoia is the engine. Strong but quiet 5.7-liter V8 unit will power this SUV. It can produce 380 HP and 401 lb-ft of torque. This powertrain comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The gearbox is coming with a low first gear, ideal for getting a heavy load moving.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Fuel Economy and Towing Capacity
Furthermore, two overdrive gears are there to help with enhancing fuel economy and reducing noise. It comes with the EPA city/highway fuel economy of 13/17 mpg for the (RWD), 13/17 mpg for the (4WD) and 9/13 mpg for the (E85, 4WD). Furthermore, the model will have a fuel tank capacity of 26.4 gallons. When you put that together, Sequoia can tow maximum 7,400 pounds.
As we wrote at the beginning of the text, the new model comes with many safety and amenities. The ESC system is there to ensure the electronic stability control of the vehicle. Also, the model comes with Toyota Safety Sense P Forward Collision, Lane Departure Alert, Low Tire Pressure Warning, Driver and Passenger Knee Airbag, Rear Child Safety Locks, Rear-View Camera and more.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Price and Release Date
The starting price for 2019 Toyota Sequoia is around $50,000. Mid-level trims like TRD Sport and Limited starts just over $52,500 and $57,500. On top of the line is a Platinum model that will cost somewhere about $66,000. Comparing these prices to competitors, we can conclude that Sequoia is overlapping Ford Expedition and Chevrolet Tahoe.
However, it is slightly more expensive than Nissan Armada. The newest model 2019 Toyota Sequoia will hit the markets at the beginning of 2019.