Toyota has announced that the 2023 Sequoia will start at $ 58,300 in the U.S. this summer.
Costing significantly more than the 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expeditions, the redesigned Sequoia is brand new and better than ever. While you can read more about the model in our full review, we will use this article to break down the price and equipment of SUVs.
Entry-level Sequoia SR5, equipped with LED lighting unit and 18-inch alloy wheels. Buyers will find a flip-up rear window, privacy glass and a black grille around a chrome.
Despite sitting below the lineup, the Sequoia SR5 boasts heated front seats with eight-way power adjustment, a power moonroof and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. They have an eight-speaker audio system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and an 8-inch Toyota audio multimedia infotainment system. The system also offers cloud-based navigation, an intelligent assistant and over-the-air updates.
Rounding out the highlights is a leather-wrapped steering wheel, numerous soft-touch accents and a tri-zone automatic climate control system. Customers will also get an auto-dimming rearview mirror with Homelink, a passive entry system with a push-button ignition, a panoramic view monitor and a rearview camera. The second and third rows in the eight-seater have 60/40 split benches as well as an adjustable rear cargo shelf system.
Last but not least, the Sequoia SR5 comes with Toyota Safety Sense 2.5 suite driver support system. It includes full-speed range dynamic radar cruise control, lane departure alert with steering assist, lane tracing assist, and a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection. They are joined by a blind spot monitor with automatic high beam, road sign assist and rear cross-traffic alert as well as trailer merge alert. The model is equipped with automatic braking with front and rear parking support.
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Moving up the trim stairs is Sequoia Limited, which starts at $ 64,700. It has even higher exterior features with 20-inch wheels and extra chrome accents. The model is also distinguished by a unique gray metallic grille that features a chrome surround.
The addition of SofTex upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel led to even greater changes to the cabin. They are joined by a driver’s seat memory function, second- and third-row sunshade and a larger 14-inch Toyota audio multimedia infotainment system. Other highlights include a power-folding third-row, an illuminated center console and glove box, and a 400W / 120V outlet.
The $ 70,900 Sequoia Platinum sits in the middle of the lineup and includes premium LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, and LED taillights with a gradual turn signal. Buyers will also get a 20-inch wheel with rain sensing wiper, a dark chrome mesh grille and black finish.
The interior has become center-level for leather front seats with contrast stitching and 10-way power adjustment, as well as second-row captain’s chairs with heating and ventilation.
Other nice things include a panoramic glass roof, ambient lighting, a wireless smartphone charger and a power tilt / telescopic steering wheel. Platinum includes a digital rearview mirror, a 14-speaker JBL premium audio system, and a toe technology package that adds a trailer backup guide with Straight Path Assist.
If you’re looking for luxury, there’s the $ 75,300 Sequoia Capstone that rivals GMC Yukon Denali. It sports a superior exterior with extra body color component and bright chrome accents, a unique mesh grille, power deployable running board and two-tone finish with 22-inch alloy wheels.
The interior is covered in luxurious cocoons, with semi-aniline leather seats and American walnut wood trim. The model boasts semi-aniline leather-wrapped grab handles, special floor mats and acoustic laminated front side windows to reduce wind and tire noise. The Dash has a backlit “Capstone” badge and a 10-inch color head-up display.
Customers looking to get out of the way can choose the range-topping Sequoia TRD Pro. The SUV starts at $ 76,900 and features an extended exterior with four-wheel drive as well as an LED light bar, LED marker lights and 18-inch BBS wheels wrapped around a 33-inch Falcon Wildpick all-terrain tire.
Elsewhere, there’s the exclusive “Toyota” grille, faux hood vents and technical camo accents. They are joined by an exclusive dual exhaust system, red suspension material, and an aluminum front skid plate.
While the interior avoids a number of luxurious features, it is equipped with SofTex seats that feature contrast stitching and technical camouflage as well as eight-way power adjustment and front heating / ventilation features. The model has a TRD-branded steering wheel with a red center stripe, a red push-button ignition, a leather-wrapped shifter with red accents, aluminum paddles and all-weather floor mats.
The upgrades don’t end there because the TRD Pro has an off-road focused suspension with a locking rear differential and FOX internal bypass shock. The model also has multi-terrain select, crawl control and downhill assist control.
In addition to the five trim levels, Toyota will offer a range of options, including TRD Sport and TRD off-road packages. The TRD Sport package is available exclusively on the SR5 and it adds Bilstein Shock and 20-inch TRD wheels. Inside, there’s a red push-button ignition, a TRD shifter, and an aluminum pedal.
The TRD off-road package is available in the SR5 and Limited’s four-wheel drive versions, and it adds an off-road suspension with a skid plate and bilstein shock. The package includes a locking rear differential, multi-terrain select, crawl control and downhill assist control; In addition, it has the same internal upgrades as the TRD Sport package.
Whatever trim is chosen, all 2023 Sequoias are equipped with an i-Force Max powertrain. It has a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 and an electric motor, effectively sandwiched between the engine and the 10-speed automatic transmission.
This setup enables the SUV to produce an impressive 437 hp (326 kW / 443 PS) and 583 lb-ft (790 Nm) of torque, which is 56 hp (41 kW / 57 PS) and 182 lb-ft (246 Nm) older. More than the 5.7-liter V8. The rear-wheel drive comes standard in everything except the TRD Pro, but the four-wheel drive is available as a $ 3,000 option.
Note: Prices exclude a 49 1,495 destination fee
2023 Toyota Sequoia SR5
2023 Toyota Sequoia Limited
2023 Toyota Sequoia Platinum
2023 Toyota Sequoia Capstone