By automotive standards, the 2nd-generation Toyota Sequoia full-size SUV is ancient. It was first introduced back in 2007. To keep up with the SUV competition, the Sequoia needed an overhaul — and it finally got one. The Toyota Sequoia has a complete redesign for the 2023 model year, as the SUV enters its 3rd generation. It’s a welcome change, for the 2023 Sequoia incorporates many of the favorable elements of the redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck. Find out about the release date, price, and specs of the all-new 2023 Toyota Sequoia.
When will the 2023 Toyota Sequoia be available?
The new 2023 Toyota Sequoia is currently available to build online and will be sold at dealerships throughout the United States and North America, as well as in select international markets. The 2023 Sequoia will be built at the Toyota manufacturing plant in San Antonio, Texas. It’s the same plant in which the Tundra is built.
The redesigned 2023 Sequoia have a choice of five trims: SR5, Limited, Platinum, TRD Pro, and an all-new Capstone trim. The Capstone trim was first introduced for the Tundra, and offers the ultimate in luxury and premium features.
How much does the 2023 Toyota Sequoia cost?
The starting price of the 2023 Sequoia ranges from $58,300 MSRP for the SR5 trim up to $75,300 MSRP for the Capstone trim. Also, the 2023 Sequoia costs more than the 2022 Sequoia, which has a starting base price of $50,500 MSRP.
2023 Toyota Sequoia specs: Hybrid engine and towing capabilities
All 2023 Sequoia models feature an iForce MAX hybrid system. Combining power from a twin-turbo V-6 engine and an electric motor, it generates 437 hp and 583 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid system is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Do you have towing needs? The maximum towing capacity of the 2023 Sequoia is 9,000 pounds. Also, for efficiency, the Sequoia gets an estimated gas mileage of up to 21 city/24 highway mpg.
The redesigned 2023 Sequoia will ride on the Toyota TNGA-F platform. It’s the same platform that underpins the Tundra, as well as the global Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX luxury SUVs. The Sequoia will also offer rear air springs and adaptive dampers. For the off-road capable TRD Pro trim, the Sequoia features 2.5-inch Fox dampers and 33-inch Falken Wildpeak all-terrain tires.
Exterior and interior design of the 2023 Sequoia
The all-new 2023 Sequoia shares many of the same exterior design elements as the 2022 Tundra. This is especially the case for the front end, with a similar large grille and headlights arrangement. Exterior paint color options for the 2023 Sequoia include:
- Wind Chill Pearl
- Celestial Silver
- Lunar Rock
- Magnetic Gray Metallic
- Army Green
- Midnight Black Metallic
- Smoked Mesquite
- Supersonic Red
- Solar Octane (TRD Pro only)
The redesigned 2023 Sequoia also features many of the interior upgrades of the 2022 Tundra, with a sleeker and more upscale look. Notable interior features offered for the 2023 Sequoia include a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, a 14.0-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a head-up display, and a panoramic moonroof.
Also, for warranty coverage, the 2023 Sequoia has a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. Additionally, it has a free maintenance plan, which is good for two years or 25,000 miles.
This article was updated on 7/27/2022 with the latest release and price information.