2017 Toyota Sequoia

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Key Specs

of the 2017 Toyota Sequoia. Base trim shown.

Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Power-folding third row available
  • Roomy interior, including third row
  • Towing capacity
  • Luxurious amenities available

The Bad

  • Gas mileage
  • Size may intimidate some drivers
  • Parking sensors not standard

Notable Features of the 2017 Toyota Sequoia

  • Blu-ray rear entertainment system available
  • 5.7-liter V-8 standard
  • Seats up to eight
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive
  • Blind spot warning system available

2017 Toyota Sequoia Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

What it is: Powered by a 5.7-liter V-8 engine, the Toyota Sequoia competes against the Chevrolet Tahoe, Nissan Armada and Ford Expedition. It seats up to eight people.
New for 2017
There are no significant changes.
Significant Standard Features

  • 381-horsepower, 5.7-liter V-8 engine
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Power moonroof
  • Running boards
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Trailer-sway control
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Four-wheel drive
  • Leather upholstery
  • Air suspension with auto leveling
  • Blu-ray backseat entertainment system
  • Power liftgate
  • Power-operated third row
  • Second-row captain's chairs (seven-seat configuration)
  • Blind spot warning system
  • Front and rear parking sensors

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Consumer Reviews

Exterior Styling
(4.6)
Performance
(4.9)
Interior Design
(4.4)
Comfort
(4.9)
Reliability
(4.9)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

What Drivers Are Saying

(5.0)

2018 Sequoia

by ROCKY TOP on August 26, 2018

Nice vehicle for families and plenty of cargo room. The quality of the interior is awesome. Power folding third row seat is a very accommodating feature. Will carry 8 people comfortably. We are very ... Read full review

(5.0)

Love the power of the V8!!!

by Cindy antique dealer!! from Pittsburgh, PA on August 23, 2018

the Sequoia will work well for my antique business, love the power of the V8, fun to drive, feel safe with the 4 on the fly! Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2017 Toyota Sequoia currently has 1 recall

NHTSA Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Manufacturer Warranties

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New Car Program Benefits
  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    36 months / 36,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    60 months / 60,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    24 months / unlimited distance

Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
  • Maximum Age/Mileage

    7 years/less than 85,000 miles

  • Basic Warranty Terms

    12 months/12, 000 miles

  • Powertrain warranty

    7 years/100,000 miles

  • Dealer Certification Required

    160- or 174-point inspections

  • Roadside Assistance

    Yes

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Sequoia received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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