Toyota has revealed the details of the 2016 Sequoia SUV. There aren’t many changes to the SUV for MY2016.
Under the hood, the Sequoia continues with the 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 381 hp and 544 Nm of torque. Toyota states that the battery, starter, alternator and heater are all heavy-duty models designed for reliable performance in the harshest climatic conditions. The engine is paired to a 6-speed automatic gearbox and customers will get on-demand 4WD configuration. Otherwise, the power is directed to the rear axle of the of the SUV.
Every Sequoia model comes standard with a tow package. Meanwhile, the suspension has been retuned for a smoother ride and special underbody plates protect the engine and transfer case from hazards.
Talking about safety and assistance features, there are eight airbags in the vehicle, along with a back-up camera and a direct tire pressure monitoring system. Other safety equipment includes Antilock Brake System, Brake Assist, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Vehicle Stability Control, Active Traction Control and Smart Stop Technology.
Inside the SUV, noteworthy standard features include audio system with USB audio input, Bluetooth capability, steering wheel mounted audio controls, three-zone independent automatic climate control, heated front-row seats and a power moon roof.
“The Sequoia is the full-size SUV that only Toyota could build – delivering the perfect combination of capability, durability and safety – plus a full-sized range of premium comfort and convenience features,” said Larry Hutchinson, Vice President of Toyota Canada Inc.
Pricing of different models of 2016 Toyota Sequoia is offered in three trims:
Sequoia SR5 5.7L- US$ 55,310
Sequoia Limited 5.7L- US$61,950
Sequoia Platinum 5.7L- US$70,215
More information is available in the press release embedded below.