On February 9 was finally shown the latest appearance of the 2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport. New layout of Sequoia was eagerly awaited, until the Chicago auto show. The most important thing we have learned about new Sequoia is that it is still expecting a serious redesign.
The most important information is that Toyota has presented the new TRD Sport trim level. This trim level will have a 20 inch black alloy wheels, smoked tail lamp lenses, leather upholstery. It also will have available integrated navigation, Entune premium audio, power front seats. Therefore, the new trim level will be better equipped than SR5 level, but less than Limited. This model will be offered with extended wheelbase, as well as some other models.
Changes in Toyota Sequoia 2018 in external appearance
We will mention just the most basic information about the changes that we have. Since Nissan Armada has a large selection of colors, Toyota has introduced for this model three new colors: Toasted Walnut Pearl, Shoreline Blue Pearl, Midnight Black Metallic. Each trim level will have a specially designed grill. The most important changes are made to the safety. Toyota Sequoia will first of all Toyota models get a Toyota Safety Sense. This security system that includes automatic emergency braking will be present on all trim levels. Part of this safety system will be pre-collision system, lane departure alert and automatic high beams
2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport engine and interior
Unlike previous models, this time will be at your disposal only one type of engine. That will be the famous 5.7 liter V8 engine. This powerful machine will deliver a power of 381 hp. Of course, with the engine will be coupled the automatic 6-speed transmission. There will be, as before, standard RWD and optional AWD. Fuel consumption remains the same as before. Unfortunately, fuel economy has never been stronger side of this model. To remind you, the consumption of this model is 13 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on highway. As for the interior, the biggest changes are expected on the control panel.
It is expected the new multifunction display. In addition to familiar functions, which were existed up to now, there will be available and security functionality. It is not known whether it will get the infotainment system improvement. We hope it will, because the younger generation accustomed to the constant changes in software. What is still a major trump are large and comfortable seats.
2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport – Conclusion
Despite all announcements that Toyota Sequoia discontinued, a story with this car apparently continues. The new model Sequoia 2018 will be available in showrooms in September 2017. It seems that the key changes in the new SUV will be in the direction of increased security. As of available information, we can conclude outward appearance goes toward greater personalization of each trim level. Engine has not significantly improved, as well as fuel consumption. According to some, still unconfirmed announcements, greater changes can be expected for several years.