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2005 Toyota Sequoia

2005 Toyota Sequoia

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Great SUV

by from Tennessee on June 27, 2008

I Love everything about this SUV, NO complaints!! I wish all SUV's were this nice right off the lot. Gas mileage is by far better than most SUV's. The comfort is uncomparible!! If there is a feature t...
I Love everything about this SUV, NO complaints!! I wish all SUV's were this nice right off the lot. Gas mileage is by far better than most SUV's. The comfort is uncomparible!! If there is a feature that this ride is missing, then you apparently don't need it anyway.
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Does recommend this car

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Reliable and spacious

by from Detroit Michigan on February 15, 2007

I have owned a lot of SUV's and even I have purchased a more expensive Yukon Denali XL, I am thinking of buying a Sequoia again, Cause of its car like handling and fantastis 4 wheel drive. The engine ...
I have owned a lot of SUV's and even I have purchased a more expensive Yukon Denali XL, I am thinking of buying a Sequoia again, Cause of its car like handling and fantastis 4 wheel drive. The engine is smooth and quiet but has lotsa power for towing and hauling. The rear seats are comforatble enough for adults upto 6 feet as it is more spacious than Land Cruiser.Second row seats reclines. The average mileage i got out from Highway and freeway drive was around 17mpg.
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Does recommend this car

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Would never buy any SUV but a Toyota.

by from Pittsburgh on September 9, 2011

We have owned 3 Toyota 4-Runners and this is our first Sequoia over the past 20 years. The 4-Runners all made it over 250,000 miles with few repairs. My wife survived a major 3 car crash and she was t...
We have owned 3 Toyota 4-Runners and this is our first Sequoia over the past 20 years. The 4-Runners all made it over 250,000 miles with few repairs. My wife survived a major 3 car crash and she was the only one to "just walk away" because she was in her 4-Runner. We are the proud owners of a 2000 4-Runner with 256,000 miles (my 16 year old son drives) and a 2005 Toyota Sequoa with 90,000 miles and have nothing but praise for Toyota. If you want quality, comfort and style buy a Toyota SUV. If you are a tree hugger who is concerned about gas prices, don't buy a Toyota SUV. 10 - 11 MPG and that is highway. We do have 3 other vehicles Mercedes 560, Ford 350-Super Duty (Duly) and Ford 250-Super Duty
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car

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Good value

by from Syracuse, NY on November 19, 2011

We love the interior size of the Sequoia. Great turning radius and tons of power. It is just enough size on the inside without being too big. Lots of head room. We also love the leg room at all 3 rows...
We love the interior size of the Sequoia. Great turning radius and tons of power. It is just enough size on the inside without being too big. Lots of head room. We also love the leg room at all 3 rows. No one is left feeling cramped. The only negative is the gas mileage, but you know that going into the purchase. Definitely worth the cost for us.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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Horrible, I do not suggest purchasing this vehicle

by from on June 19, 2016

After buying, the rear window on the hatch did not work, they tried to make me spend over $400 to replace the motor, but randomly one day, it started to work. Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. ...
After buying, the rear window on the hatch did not work, they tried to make me spend over $400 to replace the motor, but randomly one day, it started to work. Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. The back hatch worked fine, but then one day the handle broke and now you can't open it at all even by trying to force the cable, they said they would charge about $2000 to fix. And if you leave it sitting in the driveway for over a week the battery goes bad, but the battery problem goes for every other Toyota I have owned. Probably the last Toyota I'm ever gonna have. Also if you look up the problems with the back hatch and the window, it shows hundreds of other people with the same problems, and Toyota claims that they have not received any complaints about it. This vehicle was made so you can waste thousands of dollars on getting it fixed. It's a joke.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does not recommend this car

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2005 and 2012 sequoia

by from Colorado Mountains on October 20, 2013

Used to own a 2005 Limited sequoia 4x4, went to a 2012 Sequoia 4x 4, sold it and got another 2005 Sequoia. I do a lot of off pavement driving here in the Colorado mountains, the newer sequoias are too...
Used to own a 2005 Limited sequoia 4x4, went to a 2012 Sequoia 4x 4, sold it and got another 2005 Sequoia. I do a lot of off pavement driving here in the Colorado mountains, the newer sequoias are too big and not as good off road, kept bottoming out on rocks, in 2005 sequoias got a considerable bump up in horse power, has no problem uphill over mountain passes, seating comfortably 8 passengers and very capable off road, clears most obstacles, the wheel base isn't too long either which helps also and not too wide for those narrow passages. Those V8's are very well built and easy to do an oil change, my son had a tundra (same engine) with 200k miles, did not consume oil and was dry (no leaks)! Very stable on the highway, good off road/ snow, seats 8, back window rolls down, excellent AC/HEAT, air bags everywhere and crash safe, easy to parallel park. RELIABLE!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

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Best vehicle I've ever owned.

by from Orange county California on April 22, 2013

The ONLY thing I would change would be the "non-folding" seats. Other than that, it's the very best of the Toyota line, and it was made in Indiana. It's GREAT off road vehicle, completely reliable, ve...
The ONLY thing I would change would be the "non-folding" seats. Other than that, it's the very best of the Toyota line, and it was made in Indiana. It's GREAT off road vehicle, completely reliable, very comfortable, great sound system, decent milage for large "truck." I'd buy another one in a heartbeat.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Off-roading

Does recommend this car

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2005 Toyota Sequoia

by from Simpsonville, SC on July 29, 2013

After 150,000 miles and 8 years of age the Sequoia still performs outstandingly! Best air-conditioning - very important in the south. All mechanical components still work except the remote control mir...
After 150,000 miles and 8 years of age the Sequoia still performs outstandingly! Best air-conditioning - very important in the south. All mechanical components still work except the remote control mirrors. Mirror motors are a weak point and quite expensive to repair.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Outdoor sports (hiking, cycling, etc.)

Does recommend this car

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2005 Toyota Limited Color Bronze / Brown

by from Tri City Auto Menasha, Wi. on January 11, 2016

Great vehicle, very good shape. It had very low miles and drove like a very tight vehicle that will still have lots of miles left.
Great vehicle, very good shape. It had very low miles and drove like a very tight vehicle that will still have lots of miles left.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car

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Love my 2005 Sequoia

by from Los Angeles, CA on March 4, 2009

I bought a Certified Preowned Sequoia SR5 and simply love the handling, comfort and look of this SUV. I got a really good deal because people were trying to dump their gas guzzlers, but my family want...
I bought a Certified Preowned Sequoia SR5 and simply love the handling, comfort and look of this SUV. I got a really good deal because people were trying to dump their gas guzzlers, but my family wanted a 3rd car to accommodate all the kids' teenage friends. I enjoy driving this car because it is very smooth (compared to my Ford Explorer) and I am able to have conversations with the back in the quiet cabin. The sliding rear window in the back is also a plus allowing us to put things in the vehicle without having to lift the whole door. Love the controls and easy access.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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