2008 toyota Sequoia

2008 toyota sequoia: For 2008, the Toyota Sequoia has actually been redesigned, following in the footprints of the makeover received by the Tundra pickup upon which it's based. It's larger and heavier than the version it changes, however with a considerably raised lugging ability.

2008 toyota sequoia

As in the past, the Sequoia utilizes a 4.7-litre V8 engine with five-speed automated in the SR5 trim line, but a second engine has been added: the Restricted and Platinum versions make use of a brand-new 5.7-litre V8 with six-speed transmission. Thanks to the extra equipment, and also to variable shutoff timing on both intake and exhaust, the 5.7-litre provides more power however with a better combined gas economy rating than the smaller sized V8.

Likewise new for 2008 are new exterior and interior styling, four-wheel independent double-wishbone suspension, variable-flow power steering pump with cooler and a transmission warmer, which brings the device as much as operating temperature level promptly to decrease discharges.

U.S. purchasers could buy a two-wheel drive version, yet all Canadian Sequoia versions utilize a driver-selectable four-wheel drive system.

Attributes on the SR5 include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automated climate control, six-CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input jack, ten-way driver and four-way traveler power-adjustable warmed natural leather seats, second-row 40/20/40 split-folding bench seat, power-folding third-row 60/40 bench seat, conversation mirror, power tailgate window, tilt and telescopic wheel, cruise control, clearance and also back-up sensing unit, keyless entrance, front tow hook, anti-theft system, heated mirrors, privacy glass, running boards, roofing rack, power sunroof, towing hitch with brake control port, variable intermittent wipers with de-icer, back wiper, automatic headlamps with washers as well as fog lights.

The Minimal includes 20-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped wheel with sound as well as HEATING AND COOLING controls, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth hands-free telephone system, power liftgate, garage door opener, rear sunshade, power-folding as well as auto-dimming side mirrors with incorporated turn indicator, and also back spoiler.

The Platinum adds four-CD/MP3 stereo, heated and aerated seats, heated second-row captain's chairs with centre console, power tilt and also telescopic wheel, driver's side memory, nine-inch rear-seat LCD home entertainment screen, laser cruise ship control, 115-volt outlet, navigation system with backup cam, as well as reverse-tilt power-folding and auto-dimming side mirrors with integrated turn signals and also pool lamps.

In spite of its dimension, the Sequoia takes care of and drives like a much smaller sized vehicle, with a fairly limited turning radius and active handling. Inside, its dash is raised from the Toyota Expanse, with large, user friendly dials that are spaced really wide apart and also could prove challenging for smaller vehicle drivers to get to. Towing capability increases from 2,812 kg (6,200 lbs) to an optimum of 4,125 kg (9,095 lbs) in the 5.7-litre-equipped Minimal version, yet even the SR5 could draw 3,400 kg (7,495 lbs).

NEW FOR 2008:

- Upgraded version

- Newly offered 5.7-litre V8 engine in Restricted as well as Platinum trim