Trucks & SUVs

Five Things That Make The Toyota Sequoia Worth It

If you’re on the fence about the 2020 Toyota Sequoia, then check out a few of the features that drivers love. Five things allow the Toyota Sequoia to outmatch its competitors like the Chevy Tahoe or Ford Expedition. 

Five Things That Make The Toyota Sequoia Epic 

1. The Toyota Sequoia Has So Much Space 

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia is big on the inside. It has the most cargo space in its class. With all of the seats up, you can access 18.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunks. 

2020 Toyota Sequoia interior overhead cutaway
2020 Toyota Sequoia interior overhead cutaway | Toyota

When you fold the third row down, you can access up to 66 cubic feet of cargo space, which is more than SUVs like the Rav 4 have.

Then once you fold the second row of seats down, you can access up to 120.1 cubic feet of cargo space. 

Plus, the flexible seating arrangements allow you to seat up to eight passengers comfortably.

You can have captain chairs in the second row or a traditional bench seat. Even in the back seat, there are still 35.3 inches of legroom.

2. The Toyota Sequoia Can Tow A LOT 

Got a trailer? The Toyota Sequoia can handle it. It’s powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 381 horsepower and 481 lb-ft of torque. 

2020 Toyota Sequoia Platinum
2020 Toyota Sequoia Platinum | Toyota

While the Sequoia isn’t hauling anything, it has a fair amount of pep. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in only 6.5 seconds. 

The Sequoia’s powerful engine allows it to tow up to 7,400 lb with ease. Plus, it has a Tow Mode that automatically adjusts power while facing hilly terrain to maximize efficiency. Trailer Sway Control also helps you remain in control. 

3. Toyota Sequoias Last The Longest 

Toyota Sequoias are incredibly reliable. They are some of the longest-lasting SUVs still on the road today. You can depend on your Sequoia to make it to 200k miles. 

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia maintains its reliable reputation with a high-reliability rating. J.D. Power gave it four out of five stars. 

Toyota Sequoia Grille
2020 Toyota Sequoia

Plus, J.D. Power scores vehicles based on thousands of reviews from drivers. Actual drivers love the Sequoia and flooded it with positive feedback, giving it an 88/100 for being reliable, a 76/100 for being great to drive, and an 82/100 for having a good resale value. 

4. The Toyota Sequoia Has A Smooth Ride 

The Toyota Sequoia doesn’t sacrifice comfort for performance. It incorporates both with two different suspension modes, sport, and comfort. 

The Independent suspensions provide a smooth, quiet ride. Plus, each of the massive leather seats can be reclined. 

Also, the automatic three-way climate zone in the front and rear allow each of your passengers to ride at the perfect temperature. 

For the kiddos in the back, there is a 9” infotainment center for movies. It even comes with wireless headphones you can store in the cab. 

5. The Toyota Sequoia Is Great For Off-Roading 

For a full-size vehicle, the 2020 Toyota Sequoia can hold its own off the pavement.

The multi-mode 4WD system will allow you to adjust to a variety of different terrains, and the automatic limited-slip differential will automatically engage, enhancing your torque. 

2020 Toyota Sequoia off-roading
2020 Toyota Sequoia | Toyota

Skid plates protect the engine and undercarriage. Plus sport-tuned Bilstein shock absorbers are in the front and rear to provide a smooth ride. 

Plus, the Toyota Sequoia is equipped with Fox shocks that have piggyback reservoirs for an enhanced ride