Toyota Sequoia 2008

toyota sequoia 2008: For 2008, the Toyota Sequoia has actually been upgraded, complying with in the footsteps of the remodeling obtained by the Expanse pickup whereupon it's based. It's bigger and heavier compared to the design it changes, however with a considerably boosted hauling ability.

toyota sequoia 2008

As previously, the Sequoia uses a 4.7-litre V8 engine with five-speed automated in the SR5 trim line, but a 2nd engine has actually been included: the Limited as well as Platinum versions utilize a new 5.7-litre V8 with six-speed transmission. Thanks to the additional gear, and to variable valve timing on both intake and exhaust, the 5.7-litre supplies even more power but with a far better combined gas economy ranking than the smaller sized V8.

Also brand-new for 2008 are brand-new interior and exterior designing, four-wheel independent double-wishbone suspension, variable-flow power guiding pump with cooler as well as a transmission warmer, which brings the system as much as operating temperature level quickly to reduce exhausts.

UNITED STATE customers can purchase a two-wheel drive model, but all Canadian Sequoia versions make use of a driver-selectable four-wheel drive system.

Features on the SR5 include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic environment control, six-CD/MP3 stereo with complementary input jack, ten-way driver and also four-way guest power-adjustable heated 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 as well as telescopic wheel, cruise control, clearance as well as back-up sensing unit, keyless entrance, front tow hook, anti-theft system, warmed mirrors, privacy glass, running boards, roofing shelf, power sunroof, towing drawback with brake control connector, variable periodic wipers with de-icer, back wiper, automatic headlamps with washing machines and haze lights.

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

The Platinum includes four-CD/MP3 stereo, warmed as well as aerated seats, heated 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 home entertainment display, laser cruise control, 115-volt outlet, navigation system with backup electronic camera, and also reverse-tilt power-folding and also auto-dimming side mirrors with integrated directional signal and pool lamps.

Despite its dimension, the Sequoia deals with and also drives like a much smaller sized lorry, with a relatively tight turning span and active handling. Inside, its dashboard is lifted from the Toyota Expanse, with huge, simple dials that are spaced very broad apart as well as could prove difficult for smaller sized motorists to get to. Towing ability raises from 2,812 kg (6,200 lbs) to a maximum of 4,125 kg (9,095 pounds) in the 5.7-litre-equipped Minimal version, but also the SR5 could pull 3,400 kg (7,495 pounds).

NEW FOR 2008:

- Redesigned version

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