Toyota Sequoia is the largest ever passenger vehicle to be assembled in America. Its rise to fame is attributed to its spaciousness with three rows of passenger seating and a roomy cargo space. The 2016 Toyota Sequoia is expected to be unveiled soon to showcase Toyota’s expertise to the world as an expert car manufacturer who is addicted to nothing short of quality. Indeed, the highest level of quality is evident in all Toyota models thus the 2016 Toyota Sequoia is not going to be exceptional. Since the time this model hit the auto world for the first time till now, it has continuously improved from one version to another. It has proved to be one of the best models in terms of engine performance, quality, first class features and reliability among other things.
Toyota Sequoia is a true family car and it has certain similarities with the Toyota Tundra. Since its inception in the year 2000, it has been thorough two generational changes. The 2016 Toyota Sequoia will be a third generation model and its production has been going on since the year 2008.
2016 Toyota Sequoia: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Toyota Sequoia will get major changes from within. Its cabin will be quite roomy and it will feature leather coated covered and heated front seats. It will be equipped with three zone climate control while the steering wheel shall also be covered in lather and it shall be telescopic. At its center part, it will come with either a 6.1 inch or a 7 inch touch-screen depending on the SR5, Limited and Platinum trim levels. There will also be a set of 9inch LCD roof screen for the rear passengers. 2016 Toyota Sequoia will be equipped with the dual and side airbags as well as side curtain airbags on all the three rows of seats. Again, there will be front passenger and driver knee mounted airbags. On top of that, this model will be equipped with anti lock braking system, traction control, star safety system, front and rear parking sensors and a set of rear view camera.
The 2016 Toyota Sequoia will be based on Toyota’s IMV platform, thus it will be a five door coupe`. Its weight and external dimensions will be 122 inches in wheelbase, 205.1 inches in length, 79.9 inches in width and 77 inches in height. Its new weight shall be about 5730 lbs. This auto will come with either 18 or 20 inches alloy wheels. Its front and rear bumpers will have the color body. The front bumper will get a large central air opening and integrated fog lights. There will be also new set of roof rack and a rear roof spoiler.
2016 Toyota Sequoia: Engine and Fuel Economy
To date, it is not clear which engine will be used to propel this 2016 Toyota Sequoia. It is anticipated to run on a two optional diesel engines. The first engine option is likely to be a 4.7 liter V8 which generates 282 horses while the second unit is likely to be a 57 liter V8 producing 318 horses. This model’s EPA ratings stand at 13/17 mpg city/highway respectively. The engine which will run on this auto shall be mated to a six speed automatic transmission.
2016 Toyota Sequoia: Release Date and Price
The 2016 Toyota Sequoia may be releases towards the end of 2015 or at the beginning of 2016. It is anticipated to be slightly more expensive than its predecessor that goes for $ 44 395 to $ 64 320. It sale is expected to begin no later than early 2016. Its biggest competitors include Chevrolet Tahoe, Nissan Armada and GMC Yukon as well as Ford Expedition although its engine is a bit weak but has less fuel consumption.