Introducing the 2023 Sequoia SR5, the ultimate all around large SUV. The car is equipped with a 437-horsepower i-FORCE MAX 3.445L Twin-Turbo V6 Hybrid Engine, the Sequoia SR5 can go from 0-60 mph in less than 6.3 seconds.
When you’re traveling with a large group of people or cargo, you need a capable, spacious ride – SR5 ticks all those boxes and more.
The SR5 trim is the most affordable in Toyota’s Sequoia (starting msrp: $58,365) lineup – but this isn’t a normal range starter model. This SUV goliath is packed with more features (optional and standard) than we could name in a small article.
Let’s try to breakdown just a few here.
The SR5’s Transmission
When paired with its 10-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission with intelligence and sequential shift mode, plus uphill/downhill shift logic, you’re sure to get the smoothest ride possible.
Safety and passenger comfort are paramount in the Sequoia SR5
The SR5 has tons of standard safety features that are shared across the entire model’s range but if want additional features you can always add more. However the standard driver and passenger safety aides should be more than sufficient.
Safety comes first with this vehicle’s many standard vehicle and occupant protections, but it’s made even better thanks to the Star Safety System package which includes:
- Blind Spot Monitor
- Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Electronically Controlled Locking Rear Differential
- Automatic Limited-Slip Differential
- and Trailer Merge Warning
Driver and passenger comfort
And for the ultimate comfort, optional features include Toyota’s SofTex-trimmed 60/40 split, sliding, power-reclining, fold-down third-row seats with adjustable headrests. The Sequoia SR5 also features a power tilt/slide moonroof with a sliding sunshade.
Fuel Economy of the Sequoia SR5
We all should know by now that large (full-size or extended-lenght) SUVs doesn’t have the best fuel economy reputations; but the SR5 has a technological edge. The vehicle has a hybrid engine, that should ease the pain at the pumps.
The 2023 Sequoia SR5 has a fuel economy of 21 mpg city, 24 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined. It has an impressive wheelbase of 122 inches, with 18-inch styled-alloy wheels standard. And with a height of 74.5 inches, you’ll be able to drive over any terrain with ease.
The 2023 Sequoia SR5 is the perfect family vehicle. Its features, performance, and safety technology make it the ideal choice for any family. Hey we didn’t even mention this car’s superior off-roading capability because of it’s class leading ground clearance of 8.6 inches.
With its impressive power and torque of 583 lb.-ft. @ 2400 rpm, you’ll be able to take on any terrain with confidence. So if you’re looking for a vehicle that’s both powerful and safe, look no further than the 2023 Sequoia SR5.
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