2019 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport Group Review: Massive, Ancient, Comfortable, and Thirsty

Toyota’s huge, Tundra-based SUV last got a refresh a decade ago. It shows.

bySep 13, 2018 4:09 PM
2019 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport Group Review: Massive, Ancient, Comfortable, and Thirsty
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Group Reviews are two or more editors having a real-time discussion about a vehicle over the messaging app Slack. While driving impressions are covered and accurate specifications are added in the edit, these reviews are designed to have freewheeling, conversational tone. This is The Drive's Group Review on the 2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport.

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[After-the-Fact Check: The test vehicle's as-tested sticker price was actually $59,840.]

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[After-the-Fact Check: EPA mileage is 13 mpg city / 17 mpg highway.]

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Also, there's A LOT of included safety tech.

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[After-the-Fact Check: The Sequoia comes with a 6.1-inch touchscreen.] 

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All that high tech gets you a car smart enough to have an anxiety attack. Whereas, with the Sequoia, it feels like I'm paying a bit extra to be left alone.

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[After-the-Fact Check: The Sequoia has a 5.7-liter V8 producing 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque, along with a six-speed automatic.]

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Also, there's no reason not to buy a 2014 model.

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Wait—19 cubic feet of space behind the rear seats. That's massive. Space is the killer app.

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Yuuuuge., Toyota

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[After-the-Fact Check: Again, the test vehicle's as-tested sticker price was actually $59,840.]

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It does have some goofball appeal.

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