2018 Toyota Sequoia Release Date, Price and Specs

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia is geared up to be larger and even more aggressive as it is staged to be released and thus make its world debut at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. This model has been around since 2008 and the new TRD model adds something new to it. The words that are generally associated with this model is generally along the lines of large and sturdy.

The newest 2018 Toyota Sequoia will definitely live up to these adjectives.

2018 Toyota Sequoia front

2018 Toyota Sequoia – A Look at the Changes

While there have been many upgraded models released over the years, the changes have been few minute, almost not observable. However, the 2018 Toyota Sequoia upgrade will bring with it some significant tweaks to the looks, features as well as the safety gear.

Of course, if you are looking at the model design, you won’t find many changes. The model will continue to be unchanged and pretty much the same as its predecessors. The notable changes that you will observe will be the bumper insert based on trim level as well as the front grille.

Along with the bumper, you will also be able to get a new chrome bumper surround design. The changes on the light front include the inclusion of LED headlights, as well as the daytime running and the fog lights.

Interior Design

The design on the inside remains much the same as for the older models as well. Furthermore, there are new gauges added in this case, as well as a multi-information display screen that measures around 4.2 inches. There is also a new center speaker grille which adds into the surround sound.

While the design remains the same, there are three new exciting colors that will be released. These are—the Midnight Black Metallic, the Shoreline Blue Pearl and the Toasted Walnut Pearl. Thus the total number of exterior colors now equal to eight.

There is also a subtle change in looks inside the 2018 Toyota Sequoia. The addition of a Platinum trim level which adds a fake wood interior trim, and is also suitable for those who love closed storage areas. The standard seats are black fabric, while you might opt to have black leather seats.

2018 Toyota Sequoia interior

Powerful Engine of the 2018 Toyota Sequoia

It still retains its rear and four-wheel drive versions and the power 5.7-liter i-Force V-8, with 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft also remains unchanged.

The model also takes care to maintain the safety standards and Toyota Safety Sense Technologies are the standard equipment. You will find the standard features such as pedestrian detection, lane departure alert, and the innovative radar cruise control.

2018 Toyota Sequoia rear

Final Thoughts

This year also marks the debut of the TRD Sports model and is definitely one to watch out for. The Sport model also includes sill plates, floor mats and shift knobs and Bilstein shock absorbers and TRD antiroll bars.

Hopefully, the 2018 Toyota Sequoia upgrades which have been added will take it a notch higher than the previous versions. The price is expected to be around $46,000, with the release date sometime in 2018.

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