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2008 Toyota Sequoia Platinum

At a Glance

Pricing $34,150 - $55,600
Drive Types RWD, 4WD
Engines 4.7l V8, 5.7l V8
Transmissions A5, A6
Fuel Economy 13-14 (city), 16-19 (highway)

Overview Information

Toyota introduced the 8-passenger Sequoia as the first full-size SUV from a Japanese manufacturer. The second generation Sequoia has grown in every conceivable dimension to match its domestic rivals. Powered by either a 4.7L V-8 or 5.7L V-8, the Sequoia boasts tow ratings up to 10000 pounds. The Sequoia is available in 2WD and 4WD models. Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) enhances handling in poor weather.

What Changed:

Toyota's largest SUV, the Sequoia is all new for 2008. Based on the Tundra, the second generation Sequoia has grown in every conceivable dimension to match its domestic rivals. Powered by either a 4.7L V-8 or 5.7L V-8, the Sequoia boasts tow ratings up to 10000 pounds. The Sequoia is available in 2WD and 4WD models.

Official Word:

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A, Inc., unveiled the second-generation Sequoia full-size sport utility vehicle at a press conference today at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show. Sequoia is completely new for 2008, with a new body, a new interior, a new chassis, an available new 5.7L V8 engine/six-speed transmission combination and an increased focus on efficiency, performance and driver/passenger comfort. Since the Sequoia was introduced in 2000, the world has changed. With both gasoline prices and...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Sequoia SR5 4.7l V8 (276-bhp) A5 RWD 14/17/15 $34,150
Sequoia SR5 5.7l V8 (381-bhp) A6 RWD 14/19/16 $35,275
Sequoia SR5 4.7l V8 (276-bhp) A5 4WD 13/16/14 $37,375
Sequoia SR5 5.7l V8 (381-bhp) A6 4WD 13/18/15 $38,500
Sequoia Limited 5.7l V8 (381-bhp) A6 RWD 14/19/16 $45,225
Sequoia Limited 5.7l V8 (381-bhp) A6 4WD 13/18/15 $48,450
Sequoia Platinum 5.7l V8 (381-bhp) A6 RWD 14/19/16 $52,375
Sequoia Platinum 5.7l V8 (381-bhp) A6 4WD 13/18/15 $55,600