The 2016 Toyota Sequoia is a full-size, four -it SUV and a standard eight passengers seating. Optional seats in the 2nd row captain’s reduce the seating capacity for seven person. The Toyota Sequoia is offered in three trim levels: SR5, Limited and Platinum.
2016 Toyota Sequoia Interior
Inside the 2016 Toyota Sequoia will find a spacious cabin and enjoyable room for as many as eight passengers. Models fitted with the seats come in 2nd row captain’s have a bit more of a feel Deluxe, but it’s hard to find fault standard bench 40/20/40-split. Its individual components can be settled, adjusted farther back for comfort or scooted teen keep close at hand.
The quality of both materials is average, but it’s still nicer than you might expect given the rugged truck-based roots Sequoia’s. Gauges and controls are placed and easy to use often, without having the Antun screen audio controls that require long reach of many drivers. And, implementing and suite Antun available smartphone apps take more time since you have to install the app on your phone and register an account; plus, you also need an active data use.
2016 Toyota Sequoia Engine
The 2016 Toyota Sequoia equipped with 5.7L V8 engine, with 381 hp and 401 pound-feet of torque. The V8 paired with 6-speed transmission that sends power to wheels. The 4-wheel drive and low-range gearing and locking limited-slip center difference is also available as an option. In performance testing, a Sequoia Premium 4WD went from zero to 60 mph in 6.9 seconds.
As you’d expect from a full-size, truck-based SUV, the EPA ratted fuel economy of 15 mpg combined driving (13 city / 17 highway) and the rear-wheel drive, and 14 mpg combined (13/17) and 4WD, despite the city the same and highway mileage. These lower ratings than fuel economy rivals’. In that do not use the California emissions standards, 4WD Sequoia and can be configured as a flex-fuel vehicle, capable of using either gasoline or E85 standard blend of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. Fuel efficiency falls to 10 mpg combined (9/13) when using E85. Depending on your choice of trim level and you get a two or four-wheel drive, the Sequoia towing capacity between 7,100 and 7,400 pounds.
2016 Toyota Sequoia Safety
Standard safety equipment of all 2016 Toyota Sequoia models including greenhouse disc brakes, stability and traction control, trailer sway control, front knee airbags, side-impact car airbag, applied full side curtain airbag camera rearview. The Limited adds standard and rear parking sensors and an optional blind spot monitoring system. Adaptive cruise control and blind spot monitoring are standard Platinum. In brake testing, the Sequoia required 125 feet to come to a stop 60 mph, the average distance for a vehicle of this size. In government crash tests, the 2016 Sequoia received four stars (out of five) rollover protection. It was rated for protection front or side collision.