2008 toyota Sequoia

2008 toyota sequoia: For 2008, the Toyota Sequoia has actually been upgraded, following in the footsteps of the makeover received by the Expanse pickup truck upon which it's based. It's bigger and also much heavier than the version it replaces, however with a considerably raised towing capability.

2008 toyota sequoia

As in the past, the Sequoia uses a 4.7-litre V8 engine with five-speed automated in the SR5 trim line, but a second engine has actually been added: the Limited and Platinum models use a brand-new 5.7-litre V8 with six-speed transmission. Thanks to the additional equipment, as well as to variable shutoff timing on both consumption and also exhaust, the 5.7-litre provides more power yet with a much better integrated fuel economic situation score compared to the smaller V8.

Additionally brand-new for 2008 are brand-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 system as much as running temperature quickly to lower emissions.

U.S. buyers can buy a two-wheel drive design, but all Canadian Sequoia models use a driver-selectable four-wheel drive system.

Attributes on the SR5 include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic environment control, six-CD/MP3 stereo with complementary input jack, ten-way chauffeur and four-way passenger 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 home window, tilt and also telescopic steering wheel, cruise ship control, clearance as well as back-up sensor, keyless entry, front tow hook, anti-theft system, warmed mirrors, privacy glass, running boards, roofing rack, power sunroof, hauling hitch with brake control port, variable recurring wipers with de-icer, rear wiper, automatic headlamps with washers as well as fog lights.

The Restricted adds 20-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped wheel with audio as well as A/C 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 directional signal, as well as back looter.

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

In spite of its size, the Sequoia deals with as well as drives like a much smaller automobile, with a relatively limited transforming radius and active handling. Inside, its dash is lifted from the Toyota Expanse, with large, simple dials that are spaced really wide apart and may prove difficult for smaller sized vehicle drivers to reach. Towing capability raises from 2,812 kg (6,200 pounds) to an optimum of 4,125 kg (9,095 pounds) in the 5.7-litre-equipped Limited model, but also the SR5 could draw 3,400 kg (7,495 pounds).

NEW FOR 2008:

- Revamped version

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