2008 Toyota Sequoia Change Vehicle

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(4.7) 38 reviews

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Key Specs of the 2008 Toyota Sequoia

Sequoia base trim shown

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

Our Take

The good

  • Available power-reclining third row
  • Roomy interior, including third row
  • 10,000-pound towing capacity
  • Luxurious amenities available

The bad

  • Fuel economy
  • Size might intimidate some drivers

Notable Features
2008 Toyota Sequoia

  • Choice of V-8s
  • Standard stability system
  • Three-row curtain airbags
  • Available backup camera

2008 Toyota Sequoia Road Test

Sherrice Gilsbach
The eight-seat Sequoia is sized between the smallest and largest full-size SUVs — bigger than the Chevy Tahoe and Ford Expedition but not as large and accommodating as the Suburban (basically a stretched Tahoe) or extended Expedition EL. Toyota doesn't always get it right the first time, but seldom does the company give up until it's challenging or exceeding the class leaders — think Camry, RAV4 and Sienna. You can now add to that list the second-generation Sequoia — a roomy, refined truck that goes toe-to-toe with the Chevys and Fords.

It does still have a few shortcomings, including inconsistent cabin quality and an anomaly that might or might not be limited to my test car, involving noise at highway speeds. Read on.

Exterior & Styling
Typical of its class, the Sequoia is bold in design, with a prominent grille and front bumper. The three trim levels include SR5, Limited and Platinum. The SR5 has body-colored bumpers, side mirrors, moldings and door handles, and the grille is black with a chrome surround. The standard alloy wheels are 18 inches in diameter. My Limited test vehicle added a chrome grille, chrome retractable side mirrors, fog lamps, running boards and a roof rack. The Platinum's standard wheels are 20-inchers.

The SR5 can add the running boards, fog lamps and a rear spoiler as options. The Limited can upgrade to the spoiler and 20-inch wheels. The Platinum can have white pearl paint.

Here's a size comparison of the major ... Read more

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What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.4)
Performance
(4.7)
Interior Design
(4.5)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.8)
Value For The Money
(4.3)

Latest Reviews

(5.0)

Very reliable SUC

by Hector from Victorville Ca on February 12, 2018

Very powerful and comfortable to drive and tow with it. Everything works well bd it has a lot of room seats 8 adults comfortably. I would most definitely buy again. Read full review

(5.0)

Very tough and reliable.

by HankyJR from Panama City, FL on February 2, 2018

I purchased this vehicle when it was 8 years old with 80K miles on it. I have 150K miles on it now, and not a single mechanical issue. These are very reliable vehicles that can be driven in some rou... Read full review

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