Toyota is renowned for its quality and reliable cars that are popular all over the world.
Many have already heard about the release of the restyled version of this giant and it remains only to understand what has been added by the car makers.
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2017 Toyota Sequoia release date
The long-awaited update will be shown by the end of 2016, and the car could appear on sale in mid-2017.
Release date: mid 2017
2017 Toyota Sequoia redesign
All the changes are aimed at small refinement of the shortcomings that were identified during testing by owners of 2013 version. If viewed from the front, you can still see a wide radiator grille, which reaches along the entire length of the hood. As light optics engineers decided to use bi-xenon headlights. This has led to a great improvement in the ability of the car to light up the road surface. At the bottom of the front bumper there is a small hole, made in the form of “smile” that looks quite positive. The grille has an aluminum surround. This greatly improves the appearance of the new 2017 Toyota Sequoia.
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From the side an interesting platform catches the eye, intended to help passengers entering the passenger compartment. It is significant that it is made from the same material as the body. Top engineers have decided to add a special rubber band that prevents feet from slipping off during cold weather.
On the back of the car’s wide tailgate are the light optics, which are in two rows. A button for opening the trunk is hidden in a special cavity, which is above the attachment of the license plate. The shape of the rear optics is similar to the headlights of the Prado.
- the dimensions of the model have been slightly increased;
- the grille has been changed;
- light optics of a new generation.
2017 Toyota Sequoia price
As is the case now, the car will be available in 3 trim levels, and their prices will be $40,000, $50,000 and $58,000 respectively.
2017 Toyota Sequoia engines
Now the 2017 Sequoia is not just well-powered, but is one of the best. Evidence of this is the engine of the SUV, which has received a volume of 5.7 liters. It produces about 400 horsepower and torque in the region of 440 ft lbs. It is only possible to feel this power inside of this giant car.
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2017 Toyota Sequoia interior
In the cabin one seat can accommodate two people. They are so wide that there is lots of space. The padding everywhere is pleasant to the touch. The style of the interior looks attractive and appealing. The front panel has the original structure but is divided into two sections. It is not clear why this has been done, however there is a feeling that one side is for the driver and one for the passenger side. Present is modern multimedia including an LED touch screen. The instrument panel is placed in the wells and does not confuse the driver when trying to get information from sensors.
Due to the significant size of the cabin, the abundance of buttons does not throw you into panic. You can feel the moderation in the integrated functionality. The wheel itself has no abundance of buttons. Everything is quite modest. The Toyota engineers have installed more heaters, because such a SUV is harder to keep warm. To do this, a modern climate system is used. On the doors there is a considerable number of buttons that the driver may need during the journey.
Compare it with the interior of 2018 Ford Expedition
2017 Toyota Sequoia transmission
The automatic transmission set has 6 speeds. The transmission they have created is the special pride of the company. In conjunction with this unit works the four-wheel drive with positive-locking center differential. This allows all sorts of fords and off-road conditions to be overcome. As for configurations, the model has as many as 3. They are SR5, Limited and Platinum.
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2017 Toyota Sequoia cons and pros
- great appearance;
- high-quality suspension;
- spacious interior;
- powerful engine;
- high permeability;
- stability on mud.
- very poor visibility;
- fuel consumption is “a little high”;
- on the pavement there is not a very confident feeling.
At least that’s what owners of past generations say.
2017 Toyota Sequoia pictures
|2017 Toyota Sequoia|
|Engine type||DOHC 32V V8, direct fuel injection|
|Power/torque||381 HP; 401 lb-ft|
|Cargo volume||18.9 – 120.1 cu.ft.|
|Top speed||115 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: $47,000-$67,000 (est)|
|Competitors: Chevrolet Suburban, Nissan Armada, Ford Expedition|