One of the most popular full-size SUV vehicles with good resale value is 2016 Toyota Sequoia. As previous models it will come with build quality and great driving characteristics. That means that its owners could expect one reliable, comfortable and drivable off-road vehicle. Comparing to its competitors the Toyota Sequoia 2016 will have only one flaw – towing capacity, but if you can live with low tow rating this could be the right choice for you.
2016 Toyota Sequoia redesign
Despite its full size the 2016 Toyota Sequoia will come with great aerodynamic characteristics which are comparable to some smaller crossover SUV vehicles. It will also have significant wind noise reduction which improves comfort inside the cabin. The new front fascia will include stronger bumper with integrated foglights, new HID headlights with optional projector beams and automatic high beam lights. Inside the cabin the new Toyota full-size SUV will offer enough space for even eight “oversized” passengers in three rows of seats. With third row of seats folded the cargo space rise up to 120 cubic feet. The Toyota Sequoia 2016 will be available in three trim levels: SR5, Limited and Platinum. Base SR5 model will come with long list of standard equipment like power moonroof, three zone automatic climate control, roof rack, integrated foglights, leather trimmed steering wheel with integrated phone controls, powered front seats, 18” alloy wheels, and Entune Audio Plus infotainment system. Higher grades comes with leather upholstery, cruise control, adaptive suspension, premium audio system while there is a long list of options like sport appearance and premium package, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Entune Premium Audio with Navigation and App Suite, Blue-ray entertainment system and Blizzard Pearl color of exterior.
Toyota Sequoia 2016 towing capacity, engine
The heart of the upcoming Toyota Sequoia 2016 will be 5.7-liter V-8 engine that also propels current, 2015 model. This powerplant is able to produce around 380 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque which is enough power to secure good performance and ability for every request that terrain will put in front this full-size SUV and its owner. It comes with 6-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission. When it is properly equipped the 2016 Toyota Sequoia towing capacity will be around 7,500 pounds. This combination engine-transmission will offer new Sequoia with fuel consumption rated at around 17 mpg.
2016 Toyota Sequoia release date and price
The 2016 Toyota Sequoia release date and price are still unveiled but we can expect to see new Toyota full-size SUV on roads in first quarter of 2016. With small modifications we cannot expect any big cost changes. That means that the Toyota Sequoia 2016 in base version will have price around $45,000 while top Platinum model could cost around $60,000.
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