The Toyota is known for its reliable and high-quality vehicles worldwide. The good news for Toyota consumers, especially SUV fans is that the manufacturer is soon releasing the next version of Sequoia car series. This vehicle made its first debut in the market nearly 15 years ago and boasts of high towing capacity. It attracted much attention after 2005 and now it is being updated for 2017 model year launching. This is in line with Toyota’s efforts to compete effectively in the current SUV market. The automaker has been recording impressive sales record with the excellent full-size SUV but it feels the need for some improvements. Consumers should expect better redesigning on the outside and inside. The 2017 Toyota Sequoia will be offered with enhanced powertrain options featuring better performance.
2017 Toyota Sequoia – Fresh New Look:
Most of the changes applied to the car’s exterior body are meant to refine some of the few fallbacks that were identified in the last model. High aerodynamic power is one of the fields where the Toyota has focused its attention. This will be achieved by combining high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum materials. Lightweight aluminum helps in cutting the car’s overall weight hence enhanced speed while high-strength steel maintains stability. The front end has been redesigned with a wider radiator grille which covers along the entire hood length.
The bumper has also been redesigned making the 2017 Toyota Sequoia to appear more aggressive and futuristic at the front. Larger air intakes have been also installed to enhance engine cooling and LED headlights and fog lights fitted for enhanced visibility. That rear end comes in sporty styling featuring LED taillights. The new 2017 Toyota Sequoia rides on massive 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels.
At the interior, the 2017 Toyota Sequoia offers a spacious cabin with an array of comfortable and modern infotainment features. This makes the 2o17 Toyota Sequoia appears more classy and stylish inside adopting high-quality leather upholstering on the seats. The interior styling looks very elegant and attractive indeed with a new dashboard fitted with an upgraded 8-inch LCD touch display screen where most of the car’s controls can be accessed and controlled. You should also expect high-quality padding on most parts of the cabin.
The instrument panels have also been revised and now comes with fewer buttons. Most of the control buttons have been featured power steering wheel. Among the standard interior features are automatic climate control, air conditioner, smartphone integration and 8-speaker audio system with CD/MP3/MP4 player, HD satellite radio, USB ports, and also Bluetooth audio connectivity. The car will feature the variety of safety and driver assistance equipment including adaptive cruise control, line-departure warning system, airbags, safety belts, traction control, rear parking sensors, blind spot warning system and many others.
2017 Toyota Sequoia – Engine Information:
There are impressive engine upgrades line up for the upcoming Toyota Sequoia car model. The standard powertrain is a 5.7-liter V8 engine with 381 hp. It will be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission that sends power to an all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. The engine performance will increase significantly with the adoption of the Acoustic Control Induction System and dual-dual independent VVT-i valve timing system.
The 2017 Toyota Sequoia is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 7 seconds. The current model also features a towing capacity of about 7400 lb. In terms of fuel efficiency, the vehicle is rated to deliver 13 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway. This translates to a combined EPA rating of about 12 miles per gallon.
2017 Toyota Sequoia – Expected MSRP and Availability:
Finally, the new 2017 Toyota Sequoia will have manufacturer’s suggested retail price of around $45,000 as the base price. It’s higher trim levels will go for up to $62,000. The Japanese automaker will first release the SUV for the US market before reaching for the China, UK, Canada and the German Market.