2016 Toyota Sequoia redesign, review, price, mpg – This model was first presented 15 years ago, and it came as the first SUV offered by Toyota, in the U.S. market. Furthermore, this model comes as the biggest Toyota’s SUV model, and for the 2016 version, the company, yet again, offers huge amount of high quality as well as remarkable performance. The new Toyota Sequoia 2016 comes with a modernly restyled look, and with less weight, thanks to the use of lightweight materials. The interior will likewise be restyled, offering even more comfort and more tech innovations.
2016 Toyota Sequoia redesign
As for the outside appearance of the 2016 Toyota Sequoia, the biggest change will be notable in the front end of the vehicle. The front grille will have a more aggressive design than before, while the bumper receives a totally new design. When it comes to the lighting, both front and back lights will suffer some changes, and receive LED technology. Furthermore, the company will also offer a fresh set of 19-inch wheels, while the back end will come with a slightly redesigned look, which will fit perfectly with the more modern overall appearance.
When it comes to the cabin design, since the previous model came with a remarkable cabin, the new Sequoia will not suffer any major changes, and it will offer almost the same amount of quality and comfort as the previous one. The only changes applied, will be the new modern materials, used for the cabin upholstery, and more modern tech features. The 2016 Toyota Sequoia will come with 3 rows of seats, and it will be able to take in up to 8 adult passengers, making it a perfect choice for big families. As for the mentioned new tech features, the Sequoia will come equipped with a 9-inch touchscreen, which will be in charge of controlling the new premium audio system, SAT/NAV, and a dual-zone climate control. Regarding the connectivity, it will offer Bluetooth and USB ports.
New Toyota Sequoia 2016 specs
Under the hood, the new Toyota Sequoia 2016 comes with an only one engine. The first and the only powerplant is the 5.7-liter V8 which is able to deliver 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. As for the transmission, it will be paired with the 6-speed ECT-I automatic gearbox which is good for fuel economy rated at 15 MPG combined (13/17 city/highway). No matter what model choose you will have almost same towing capacity of 7,400 lbs (Platinum comes with 200 lbs less).
2016 Toyota Sequoia pricing
When it comes to pricing of the new Toyota Sequoia 2016, the starting price is just under $45,000, while the fully equipped top of the range model is expected to come with a price of around $65,000. As for the competition, the Chevy Suburban, Ford Expedition, Chevy Tahoe and Nissan Armada are main rivals for the new 2016 Toyota Sequoia.