Toyota Sequoia 2008

toyota sequoia 2008: For 2008, the Toyota Sequoia has actually been upgraded, following in the footprints of the makeover received by the Expanse pickup upon which it's based. It's larger and also much heavier compared to the design it changes, yet with a considerably enhanced towing ability.


toyota sequoia 2008


As in the past, the Sequoia makes use of a 4.7-litre V8 engine with five-speed automatic in the SR5 trim line, but a 2nd engine has been added: the Limited as well as Platinum designs utilize a new 5.7-litre V8 with six-speed transmission. Thanks to the added gear, as well as to variable shutoff timing on both intake as well as exhaust, the 5.7-litre gives more power but with a better combined fuel economic climate ranking compared to the smaller V8.

Also new for 2008 are new exterior and interior styling, four-wheel independent double-wishbone suspension, variable-flow power guiding pump with cooler and also a transmission warmer, which brings the unit approximately running temperature promptly to lower exhausts.

UNITED STATE purchasers can purchase a two-wheel drive version, yet all Canadian Sequoia versions utilize a driver-selectable 4x4 system.

Attributes on the SR5 include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, six-CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input jack, ten-way driver and also four-way passenger power-adjustable warmed leather seats, second-row 40/20/40 split-folding bench seat, power-folding third-row 60/40 bench seat, discussion mirror, power tailgate window, tilt and also telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, clearance and backup sensor, keyless access, front tow hook, anti-theft system, heated mirrors, personal privacy glass, running boards, roof rack, power sunroof, hauling drawback with brake control adapter, variable recurring wipers with de-icer, rear wiper, automatic headlamps with washers and also haze lamps.

The Limited adds 20-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and also HVAC controls, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth hands-free telephone system, power liftgate, garage door opener, back sunshade, power-folding and auto-dimming side mirrors with incorporated turn indicator, and also back looter.

The Platinum adds four-CD/MP3 stereo, heated and also ventilated seats, warmed second-row captain's chairs with centre console, power tilt as well as telescopic wheel, vehicle driver's side memory, nine-inch rear-seat LCD entertainment display, laser cruise control, 115-volt outlet, navigating system with backup electronic camera, and also reverse-tilt power-folding and auto-dimming side mirrors with incorporated turn indicator and also puddle lights.

In spite of its dimension, the Sequoia handles as well as drives like a much smaller sized car, with a relatively tight transforming distance and also active handling. Inside, its dashboard is raised from the Toyota Tundra, with large, easy-to-use dials that are spaced extremely large apart and also may show hard for smaller motorists to get to. Towing capability boosts from 2,812 kg (6,200 lbs) to a maximum of 4,125 kg (9,095 pounds) in the 5.7-litre-equipped Limited version, yet even the SR5 could pull 3,400 kg (7,495 lbs).

NEW FOR 2008:

- Redesigned design

- Newly available 5.7-litre V8 engine in Restricted and also Platinum trim