2017 Toyota Sequoia: Spacious, Full-Size SUV Is Luxurious And Capable
The 2017 Toyota Sequoia is named after the world’s largest redwood trees. It is a value-packed, body-on-frame, spacious full-size SUV. The 2017 Sequoia is big on roominess, power, and capability. It’s also a Toyota, which means that quality and value are built right in.
The 2017 Sequoia seats up to eight in comfort, thanks to its large size and space-saving independent rear suspension. This advanced suspension also provides a smooth, supple ride that is unmatched by Sequoia’s solid-axle competitors.
It is also a technology-packed SUV, with the latest-generation Toyota Entune Multimedia system. The standard 8-speaker Entune system with Connected Navigation system uses your smartphone for the navigation function through the system’s head unit.
A high resolution 6.1” touch-screen display controls the AM/FM CD player with MP3 playback capability, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, USB port with iPod connectivity, hands-free phone capability, and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless. The subscription-free Entune App Suite connects you with Internet radio sites.
Sequoia News For 2017
Every 2017 Sequoia comes with Toyota’s STAR Safety System as standard equipment, which includes:
- Vehicle Stability Control
- Anti-lock Braking System
- Electronic Brake-force Distribution
- Brake Assist
- Traction Control
- Smart Stop Technology brake override
The 2017 Sequoia is available in SR5, Limited, and Platinum trim levels. All three trims come in both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive versions. Whether your primary mission is off-road or on-road, there is a Sequoia that is just right for you!
Whichever trim you choose, you will get a comprehensive list of standard equipment that includes an engine immobilizer with alarm, tri-zone automatic climate control with rear-seat controls, a powered tilt and slide moonroof, a towing package, an 8-way power driver’s seat, roof rack, running boards, and lots more.
Power Is More Than Plentiful
Sequoia comes standard with a brawny dual-overhead cam 5.7-liter V8 making 381 horsepower. It generates loads of torque at any engine speed and provides full power on regular gas. The Sequoia’s V8 is matched with a six-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. The Sequoia is EPA-rated at 13 MPG City and 17 MPG Highway.*
Designed For Towing
With great low-end torque and a towing capacity of up to 7,400 lbs., the Sequoia is a natural at towing a boat or a trailer. The standard tow hitch is integrated right into the frame as a single unit. The Sequoia’s transmission offers a Tow/Haul mode for the best possible towing performance. The standard Trailer Sway Control counteracts forces that can cause your trailer to sway as you drive.
Solid And Safe For You And Your Family
In addition to Toyota’s STAR Safety System as standard, Sequoia also has a dual stage advanced front air bag system, seat-mounted side airbags for the driver and front passenger, roll-sensing side curtain airbags for all three seating rows, plus driver and front passenger knee airbags. Blind Spot Monitor lane change assist and front and rear parking assist sonar are optional on some models and standard on others.
The 2017 Toyota Sequoia Is Your Mobile Family Command Post
Wherever your family is headed and whatever your plans are, the 2017 Toyota Sequoia is up to the challenge. With its winning combination of space, capability, safety, and luxury, the Sequoia can get you where you need to go, with maximum comfort and convenience. Contact us today at Hometown Toyota in Ontario to set up your Sequoia test drive.
*All vehicle mileage based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.