The Sequoia is the largest SUV developed by Toyota. This model was initially launched in 2000 and it was the first full-size SUV developed by this company supplied in United States. It was designed straight to compete with models like Ford Expedition and Chevrolet Tahoe.
Today, competitors is a lot stronger and there also models like Nissan Armada and so forth. Second generation of this fantastic SUV came in 2008. As soon as once more, it was depending on Tundra pickup, sharing platform etc. The second-generation model is nevertheless beneath production and although it received numerous modifications, it might be regarded as as outdated, particularly if we take into consideration that the majority of the competitors as much younger. Third generation was planned to come this year, but company didn’t released any details about new model. We also do not know when new Tundra is going to be released. All of this indicates that it is much more likely that new model will come as 2017 Toyota Sequoia.
2017 Toyota Sequoia Redesign
All the changes are aimed at little refinement of the shortcomings that have been identified for the duration of testing by owners of 2013 version. If viewed from the front, you can nonetheless see a wide radiator grille, which reaches along the complete length of the hood. As light optics engineers decided to utilize bi-xenon headlights. This has led to a great improvement in the potential of the car to light up the road surface. At the bottom of the front bumper there is a little hole, created in the kind of “smile” that appears fairly positive. The grille has an aluminum surround. This greatly improves the appearance of the new 2017 Toyota Sequoia.
Interior wise, you get upgraded gauges, a navigation system, Pandora and OpenTable smartphone app integration, a 7” touchscreen interface, leather-trimmed doors, along with a rearview camera. Both the new Convenience and Safety option package gets an exterior mirror power memory settings, a two position driver seat, plus a blind spot monitoring. An optional 14-speaker JBL sound system, a single 9” display, and rear seat entertainment system.
2017 Toyota Sequoia Engine
There are some great news for the engine update of the 2017 Toyota Sequoia model. In truth the 310-horsepower, 327-pound-feet 4.6-liter V-8 engine has been eliminated and will not be made use of for this model year. The engine that gets to replace it and becomes a standard one for the Sequoia is the iForce 5.7-liter V-8 engine, which cranks up to 581 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 401 pound-feet of torque at 3,600 rpm.
The engine is updated with dual-independent VVT-i, valve timing for optimal performance and fuel economy. Acoustic Control Induction System and a lot of far more additions which improve the engine drastically. A 6-speed automatic transmission is paired with the setup allowing you superior gear shifting and changing ability.