Toyota is rebooting the Sequoia, which was first introduced during the 2001 LA Auto Show and later released into the market. Toyota is using the same basic design but improves on its power and features. The new 2019 Toyota Sequoia will bite into the competition among other car makers. The Sequoia has become the company’s biggest SUV to date.
This year, the new vehicle is all about comfort, whether it’s interior or exterior features or even the engine. It’s the complete package when it comes to bringing you to your destination in comfort.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Redesign and Colors
Not much will be changing in the interior when compared to last year’s model. However, there will be some minor adjustments on the exterior including a redesigned grille and lights that depend on trim levels. The 2019 Toyota Sequoia will be available with few new colors including Shoreline Blue Pearl, Midnight Black Metallic and Toasted Walnut Pearl. Along with the SR5, Limited and Platinum models, you will now be able to order the Toyota Sequoia in the TRD Sport model. The family SUV will sport new fog lamps and daytime running lights. The standard vehicle will be using 18-inch wheels.
The interior will offer three rows of seats, making room for eight passengers. The front row is wide, while the second row can move if more leg room is needed. The third row is best used by children, it’s a tight fit for most adults. You can also fold down the back row if you need more trunk space. The 2019 Toyota Sequoia has 120.1 cubics of cargo space, without folding down the back row.
|Cargo Volume to Seat 1||120.1 ft³|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 2||66.6 ft³|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 3||18.9 ft³|
The Toyota Sequoia also sports the 6.1-inch touchscreen with the infotainment system built in. This is available in the base model, other trims will get a bigger one. However, it comes with Bluetooth, rear-view camera, adjustable driver’s seat. When it comes to entertaining the passengers, the vehicle includes a Blu-Ray player for those in the back row seats.
2019 Toyota Sequoia SR5, Limited and Platinum Trims
The Toyota Sequoia will get SR5, Limited, Premium and TRD sport trims. The SR5 model with standard features will get fog lights, rearview camera, power moonroof, telescoping steering wheel, leather-trimmed tilt, three-zone automatic climate control Bluetooth hands-free. There is also an eight-way configuration seat for the driver and 4-way for the front passenger, 18-inch alloy wheels and Entune Audio Plus.
The Limited trims will add to all this a power liftgate, leather seating, Entune Premium Audio and bigger wheels of 20-inch.
In the Platinum trim, there is an option for leather seating, cruise control, Adaptive Variable Suspension, air suspension and powerful Entune JBL Audio Premium system
2019 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport
In this trim and in all previous, you will get either the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) system or 4-wheel drive (4WD). However, the TRD sport will bring very sports appearance and an extra touch of black to both the exterior and interior styles, along with 20-inch wheels. It will also come with leather-trimmed seating, heated front and rear seats and a 9-inch display with navigation and App Suite.
Safety is also a key focus in the 2019 Toyota Sequoia as it comes with several safety features including:
|Electronic Stability Control|
|Side Impact Beams|
|Driveline Traction Control|
|Driver and Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags|
|Front and Rear Sensors for Parking|
|Toyota Safety Sense P Forward Collision|
|Lane Departure Alert|
|Low Tire Pressure Warning|
|Lane Departure Warning|
|Curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd Row Airbags|
|Airbag Occupancy Sensor|
|Driver and Passenger Knee Airbag|
|Rear Child Safety Locks|
|Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters|
2019 Toyota Sequoia Engine and Performance
The Toyota Sequoia will have a 5.7-liter V-8 engine that will create 381 horsepower and 401 torque. The engine comes with the 6-speed auto transmission. The vehicle will also be made available with rear-wheel drive and all-wheel-drive.
This new model is able to reach speeds of 60 miles per hour in only seven seconds or less. In rear-wheel drive, the vehicle is able to get 13,17 and 15 miles per gallon. When you are in all-wheel drive, you can get 13 miles per gallon in the city, 17 miles per gallon on the highway and 14 miles per gallon combined. The top speed will be limited to 115mph.
2019 Toyota Sequoia Towing Capacity
The upcoming model comes with great towing capacity. Like the models Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee, it can tow up to 7400 pounds. This is very good numbers for the SUV like this.
2019 Toyota Sequoia MSRP and Release Date
The 2019 Toyota Sequoia will debut in late 2018. The model with rear-wheel drive SR5 comes with the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price something less than $50,000. However, the models TRD Sport and Limited will be priced around $52,500 and $58,200. If you go for the 4-wheel drive system you must pay extra few thousand dollars more. The last one is Platinum model and most priced with a price around $66,000.
The upcoming Toyota Sequoia is the perfect vehicle for a big family or someone who go on long trips. Thanks to the infotainment system and the external features, everyone can ride in comfort and style. This is a vehicle that can handle all different climates thanks to its all-wheel drive and two-wheel drive options. The 2019 Toyota Sequoia is a great vehicle when it comes to durability, with its strength and power it can conquer all. It will challenge SUVs like Ford Expedition, Chevrolet Tahoe, Nissan Armada and Suburban.