2012 Toyota Sequoia-A Review

October 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Toyota Sequoia is known for its best towing capacity now this capacity has been enhanced in 2012 model with the introduction of Trailer Sway Control. This full size sport utility vehicle is equipped with several noteworthy features and one among them is improved Blind Spot Monitor which is present in Sequoia Platinum and it aims to improve the safety of driver by alarming them about the vehicles and objects which comes in blind spots.

Available Models of 2012 Toyota Sequoia

2012 Toyota Sequoia is available in following three grades;

  • SR5
  • Limited
  • Platinum

Exterior of 2012 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota has intelligently designed the exterior of 2012 Toyota Sequoia in order to improve the aerodynamic efficiency mirrors of the vehicle, wipers; A-Pillars and Roof Header are especially designed to reduce the noise of wind as well. Underside flow of 2012 Toyota Sequoia is optimized to decrease drag, noise of wind and for enhanced directional control.

For enhanced visibility, Headlamp washers are standard on all the models. Big side view mirrors on the limited grade consists of Power traction, glare resistance (automatic) and turn signal lamps. A part from theses features, Platinum grade mirrors features puddle lamps, position memory and opposite-connected tilt functions. Installation of child seat and ease in entry and exist is assured by the broad angle opening of back door. Front and back parking sonar sensors are standard on Limited and Platinum models which release audio warning to alarm the driver about the nearby object and vehicles.

Interior of 2012 Toyota Sequoia

Dash of Sequoia integrates a modular instrument panel structure and finishing of its features is just like the luxury cars. Seats of 2012 Toyota Sequoia offers 8 seating positions to provide improved space and enhanced comfort to passengers. By folding flat the 2nd and 3rd row seat provides cargo space of 120.1 cubic feet, 2nd row consist of seat-slide mechanism which provides range of adjustment up to 5.9 inches. Passenger can access to third seat by folding flat the 2nd row seat, on the other side 3rd row seat is equipped with seatback reclining mechanism and one can conveniently fold it flat.

Available Interior Colors

2012 Toyota Sequoia is available with choices of two interior colors i.e. Sand Beige and Graphite; Platinum Grade is also available with Red Rock interior.

Safety Features of 2012 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota has equipped 2012 Toyota Sequoia with Star Safety System which features Vehicle Stability Control, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Traction Control. 2012 Sequoia also consists of advanced front air bag system (dual stage), side air bags (seat mounted), side curtain air bag (roll sensing) and knee air bags for driver and front passenger.

Powertrain of 2012 Toyota Sequoia

2012 Toyota Sequoia SR5 features standard 4.6L i-Force V8 engine which is 32 Valve DOHC unit and consists of aluminum alloy cylinder. On the other side, Sequoia Platinum and Limited model consist of standard i-Force DOHC 5.7L V8 engine.

Available Towing Capacity

Available Towing Capacity of on all the grades of 2012 Toyota Sequoia is up-to 7,400 lb.


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