2013 Toyota Sequoia Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard 5.7-liter V-8 engine
  • Optional Blu-Ray rear-seat entertainment system

Exterior Features
The 2013 Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV with body-on-frame construction and seating for up to 8 passengers in 3 rows of seats. It is based on the Tundra pickup truck, and is sold in SR5, Limited and Platinum trim levels.

Standard equipment for the Sequoia SR5 includes 18-inch aluminum wheels, running boards, fog lights, auto-off headlights, wiper de-icer grid, power heated exterior mirrors, roof rack, and a trailer towing receiver hitch.

Interior Features
The Toyota Sequoia supplies 18.9 cubic feet of cargo room behind the third-row seat. Fold the third-row seat down, and the SUV can carry up to 66.6 cubic feet of cargo. Maximum cargo volume measures 120.1 cubic feet.

Standard equipment for the 2013 Sequoia SR5 includes \"easy-clean\" fabric seats, power driver seat, triple-zone automatic climate control, power windows, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power moonroof, cruise control, and a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel. Bluetooth hands-free connectivity and music streaming is standard, and the stereo includes 8 speakers, USB port, auxiliary audio input jack, and a complimentary 3-month subscription to satellite radio. The Sequoia also features a power rear window that slides down into the tailgate.

Optional Features
Options for the Sequoia SR5 include a Sport Appearance package that adds 20-inch chrome wheels and a set of captain's chairs for the second row of seating, and a Premium package including leather upholstery, 10-way power driver seat, 4-way power front passenger seat, heated front seats, power reclining third-row seat, auto-dimming interior mirror, reversing camera, and a universal garage door opener.

A navigation system is also offered for the SR5, including a color 6.1-inch touch screen, HD Radio, and Entune mobile application technology and services.

The Sequoia Limited adds everything from the SR5 model's Premium package, plus leather seats, upgraded gauge illumination, power-operated tailgate, power-folding auto-dimming exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, rear side window sunshades, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and a 14-speaker premium sound system. Options for the Sequoia Limited include second-row captain's chairs, rear-seat Blu-Ray DVD entertainment system, and a hard-drive navigation system with a 7-inch high-resolution color touch screen, HD Radio, and Entune mobile application services.

At the top of the lineup, the Sequoia Platinum includes Limited equipment and options, plus unique 20-inch aluminum wheels with what Toyota calls a \"diamond-cut finish,\" extra chrome trim, leather-and-wood steering wheel, perforated leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power thigh support adjuster for the driver seat, power reclining third-row seat, and dynamic cruise control. Additionally, the Sequoia Platinum is equipped with an adaptive variable suspension featuring Comfort, Normal and Sport modes, rear load-leveling air suspension, and a blind-spot monitoring system. The only option for the Sequoia Limited is extra-cost paint.

Under the Hood
For 2013, the Sequoia is no longer offered with a base 4.6-liter V-8 engine. Instead, the 5.7-liter V-8 is standard on all trims, generating 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard.

The Sequoia is offered with an optional 4-wheel-drive (4WD) system equipped with a Torsen locking limited-slip center differential. The SUV's maximum towing capacity is 7,400 pounds, and the Sequoia can handle a payload weighing up to 1,350 pounds.

Toyota also includes complimentary scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years or 25,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Toyota Sequoia are:

  • Sequoia 2WD: 13/18/15 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Sequoia 4WD: 13/17/14 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with 8 air bags, including knee air bags for the front-seat occupants. Additionally, this SUV includes traction control, stability control, trailer sway control, and 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist. The Sequoia is also equipped with Toyota's Smart Stop technology, which is designed to make it impossible for the vehicle to accelerate when the brake pedal is depressed. Front and rear park-assist sensors are also standard, and the Sequoia is offered with a reversing camera and a blind-spot monitoring system.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the Sequoia as this overview is written.

What's New for 2013:

  • Standard 5.7-liter V-8 engine
  • Optional Blu-Ray rear-seat entertainment system

Exterior Features
The 2013 Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV with body-on-frame construction and seating for up to 8 passengers in 3 rows of seats. It is based on the Tundra pickup truck, and is sold in SR5, Limited and Platinum trim levels.

Standard equipment for the Sequoia SR5 includes 18-inch aluminum wheels, running boards, fog lights, auto-off headlights, wiper de-icer grid, power heated exterior mirrors, roof rack, and a trailer towing receiver hitch.

Interior Features
The Toyota Sequoia supplies 18.9 cubic feet of cargo room behind the third-row seat. Fold the third-row seat down, and the SUV can carry up to 66.6 cubic feet of cargo. Maximum cargo volume measures 120.1 cubic feet.

Standard equipment for the 2013 Sequoia SR5 includes \"easy-clean\" fabric seats, power driver seat, triple-zone automatic climate control, power windows, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power moonroof, cruise control, and a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel. Bluetooth hands-free connectivity and music streaming is standard, and the stereo includes 8 speakers, USB port, auxiliary audio input jack, and a complimentary 3-month subscription to satellite radio. The Sequoia also features a power rear window that slides down into the tailgate.

Optional Features
Options for the Sequoia SR5 include a Sport Appearance package that adds 20-inch chrome wheels and a set of captain's chairs for the second row of seating, and a Premium package including leather upholstery, 10-way power driver seat, 4-way power front passenger seat, heated front seats, power reclining third-row seat, auto-dimming interior mirror, reversing camera, and a universal garage door opener.

A navigation system is also offered for the SR5, including a color 6.1-inch touch screen, HD Radio, and Entune mobile application technology and services.

The Sequoia Limited adds everything from the SR5 model's Premium package, plus leather seats, upgraded gauge illumination, power-operated tailgate, power-folding auto-dimming exterior mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, rear side window sunshades, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and a 14-speaker premium sound system. Options for the Sequoia Limited include second-row captain's chairs, rear-seat Blu-Ray DVD entertainment system, and a hard-drive navigation system with a 7-inch high-resolution color touch screen, HD Radio, and Entune mobile application services.

At the top of the lineup, the Sequoia Platinum includes Limited equipment and options, plus unique 20-inch aluminum wheels with what Toyota calls a \"diamond-cut finish,\" extra chrome trim, leather-and-wood steering wheel, perforated leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power thigh support adjuster for the driver seat, power reclining third-row seat, and dynamic cruise control. Additionally, the Sequoia Platinum is equipped with an adaptive variable suspension featuring Comfort, Normal and Sport modes, rear load-leveling air suspension, and a blind-spot monitoring system. The only option for the Sequoia Limited is extra-cost paint.

Under the Hood
For 2013, the Sequoia is no longer offered with a base 4.6-liter V-8 engine. Instead, the 5.7-liter V-8 is standard on all trims, generating 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard.

The Sequoia is offered with an optional 4-wheel-drive (4WD) system equipped with a Torsen locking limited-slip center differential. The SUV's maximum towing capacity is 7,400 pounds, and the Sequoia can handle a payload weighing up to 1,350 pounds.

Toyota also includes complimentary scheduled maintenance for the first 2 years or 25,000 miles of ownership.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Toyota Sequoia are:

  • Sequoia 2WD: 13/18/15 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Sequoia 4WD: 13/17/14 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with 8 air bags, including knee air bags for the front-seat occupants. Additionally, this SUV includes traction control, stability control, trailer sway control, and 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist. The Sequoia is also equipped with Toyota's Smart Stop technology, which is designed to make it impossible for the vehicle to accelerate when the brake pedal is depressed. Front and rear park-assist sensors are also standard, and the Sequoia is offered with a reversing camera and a blind-spot monitoring system.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the Sequoia as this overview is written.

Available Trims for the 2013 Toyota Sequoia
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name SR5 (RWD 5.7L (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 42455.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name SR5 (RWD 5.7L (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 42455.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name SR5 (RWD 5.7L (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 42455.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Limited (RWD 5.7L (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 51940.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Limited (RWD 5.7L (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 51940.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Limited (RWD 5.7L (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 51940.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Platinum (RWD 5.7L (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 59845.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Platinum (RWD 5.7L (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 59845.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name Platinum (RWD 5.7L (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 59845.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/18
Name SR5 (4WD 5.7L (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45680.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name SR5 (4WD 5.7L (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45680.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name SR5 (4WD 5.7L (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45680.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name SR5 (4WD 5.7L FFV (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45680.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name SR5 (4WD 5.7L FFV (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45680.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name SR5 (4WD 5.7L FFV (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 45680.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Limited (4WD 5.7L (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 55165.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Limited (4WD 5.7L (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 55165.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Limited (4WD 5.7L (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 55165.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Limited (4WD 5.7L FFV (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 55165.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Limited (4WD 5.7L FFV (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 55165.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Limited (4WD 5.7L FFV (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 55165.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Platinum (4WD 5.7L (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63070.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Platinum (4WD 5.7L (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63070.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Platinum (4WD 5.7L (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63070.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Platinum (4WD 5.7L FFV (Natl)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63070.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Platinum (4WD 5.7L FFV (GS)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63070.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
Name Platinum (4WD 5.7L FFV (SE)) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 63070.00 Engine 5.7L/346 City/Hwy MPG 13/17
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INTERIOR
  • Easy-clean cloth front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver, 4-way manual adjustable passenger
  • Easy-clean cloth 40/20/40 split fold-flat recline/slide 2nd row bench seat -inc: 3rd row 1-touch access
  • Easy-clean cloth 60/40 split recline & fold-flat 3rd row bench
  • Leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: Bluetooth, audio controls
  • Center console -inc: dual front & rear cup holders, dual 12V aux pwr outlets, sliding covered armrest, large storage compartment
  • Analog instrumentation cluster -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, LCD odometer & tripmeters
  • Multi-info display -inc: outside temp, compass, current/average fuel consumption, fuel range
  • Pwr windows -inc: front 1-touch up/down, jam control
  • Pwr door locks -inc: shift-linked auto lock/unlock
  • Remote keyless entry w/illuminated entry
  • Cruise control
  • Anti-theft system w/engine immobilizer
  • Automatic tri-zone front & rear automatic climate control -inc: air filter
  • (16) cup & bottle holders
  • Overhead console -inc: dual storage areas, driver/front passenger map lights
  • Dual sliding visors w/vanity mirrors
  • Digital quartz clock
  • Cargo area 12V aux pwr outlet
  • Grocery bag hooks
  • Leather heated front captains chairs -inc: 10-way pwr adjustable driver, 4-way pwr adjustable passenger
  • Leather 40/20/40 split fold-flat recline/slide 2nd row bench seat -inc: 3rd row 1-touch access
  • Leather 60/40 split recline & pwr fold-flat 3rd row bench
  • Leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: Bluetooth, climate controls, audio controls
  • Optitron instrumentation cluster -inc: speedometer, tachometer, LCD odometer & tripmeters
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror -inc: backup camera, HomeLink, compass
  • Dual sliding visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Rear sunshades
  • Perforated leather heated & vented front captains chairs -inc: 12-way pwr adjustable driver, 4-way pwr adjustable passenger, driver pwr lumbar & thigh support
  • Perforated leather heated 2nd row captains chairs w/center console
  • Perforated leather 60/40 split recline & pwr fold-flat 3rd row bench
  • Wood/leather trimmed pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: Bluetooth, climate control, audio controls, memory
  • Dynamic laser cruise control (DLCC)
  • (18) cup & bottle holders
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror -inc: HomeLink, compass
EXTERIOR
  • 18" aluminum wheels
  • P275/65R18 mud & snow tires
  • Full size spare tire
  • Pwr tilt & slide moonroof -inc: sliding sunshade
  • Color-keyed rear spoiler
  • Roof rack
  • Running boards
  • Front & rear mudguards
  • Chrome grille surround
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights -inc: auto-off, headlight cleaner
  • Integrated fog lights
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Color-keyed heated pwr mirrors
  • Washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Windshield wiper de-icer grid
  • Rear intermittent wiper
  • Color-keyed door handles
  • Pwr rear window -inc: auto-up/down, jam protection, defogger
  • 20" aluminum wheels
  • P275/55R20 mud & snow tires
  • Chrome auto-dimming pwr folding pwr heated mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals
  • Chrome door handles
  • Pwr liftgate w/jam protection
  • 20" diamond finish aluminum wheels
  • Chrome auto-dimming pwr folding pwr heated mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals, memory, puddle lamps, reverse tilt-down
MECHANICAL
  • 5.7L DOHC EFI 32-valve i-Force V8 engine w/dual VVT-i
  • 6-speed automatic transmission -inc: sequential shift mode, uphill/downhill shift logic, tow/haul mode
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Towing hitch receiver -inc: 4/7-pin wire connector
  • Trailer sway control
  • Skid plates -inc: engine
  • Independent suspension -inc: high-mounted double-wishbone front suspension, double-wishbone rear suspension, coil-springs, gas-filled shock absorbers
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Speed-sensing variable flow control pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr front & rear disc brakes
  • Active variable suspension system (AVS) -inc: electronically modulated air suspension
  • Multi-Mode 4-wheel drive -inc: Torsen limited-slip locking center differential
  • Skid plates -inc: engine, transfer case
  • 5.7L DOHC EFI 32-valve i-Force FFV V8 engine w/dual VVT-i
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Star Safety System -inc: vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control (TRAC), anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), Smart Stop Technology (SST)
    • Daytime running lights w/on/off feature
    • Front energy absorbing crumple zone
    • Side impact door beams
    • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/occupant classification sensor
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
    • All rows side curtain airbags
    • Driver & front passenger knee airbags
    • 3-point ALR/ELR seatbelts in all passenger seats, ELR seatbelt in driver seat
    • Driver & front passenger seatbelt pretensioners & force limiters
    • 2nd & 3rd row lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system
    • Driver & front passenger seatbelt warning sensor
    • Child protector rear hatch & door locks
    • Energy-dissipating interior trim
    • Front & rear parking assist sonar
    • Blind spot monitor
    • All rows roll-sensing side curtain airbags w/cutoff switch
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (8) speakers, aux audio input, USB port w/iPod connectivity, SiriusXM satellite radio w/(90) day trial, Bluetooth technology
    • JBL Synthesis AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: MP3/WMA capability, (14) speakers w/subwoofer, aux input, USB input w/iPod connectivity, SiriusXM satellite radio w/(90) day trial, Bluetooth technology
    • Voice-activated navigation system -inc: touch screen DVD navigation system, JBL Synthesis AM/FM stereo w/4-disc CD changer, MP3/WMA capability, (14) speakers w/subwoofer, aux audio input, USB input w/iPod connectivity, SiriusXM satellite radio & SiriusXM NavTraffic w/90-day free subscription, backup camera, Bluetooth technology
    • Rear seat entertainment system -inc: rear Blu-ray Disc player w/9" display, (2) headsets, wireless remote, 115V AC pwr outlet, RCA jack

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