2012 Toyota Sequoia Review

The 2012 Toyota Sequoia Now Offers Trailer Sway on all Models.


Much like where its name comes from a giant Redwood tree, the 2012 Toyota Sequoia is behemoth in size and impressive to say the least. This is an extremely useful vehicle that will make your life easier. It can seat up to 8 passengers, has ton of cargo room, has a smooth ride, graceful handling for its size, can tow up to 7,100 lbs and comes in 4WD. New for 2012 is the trailer sway control which is standard on all trims, also the blind-spot warning system is now included on LTD and Platinum models.

From the outside, the 2012 Toyota Sequoia is like a massive rhino. It has super-sized everything from front grille, to colossal wheels, impressive roof rack and jumbo back door with spoiler. Chrome grille surround, roof rails with crossbars, front and rear splash guards and running boards.

Inside the 2012 Toyota Sequoia, you will find flexible seating and a glorious amount of cargo space. It has 66.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats and 18.9 cubic feet behind the third row. Also it has a 60/40-split third-row seats to quickly fold down into the floor. Enough about what other people get to enjoy from this SUV, let’s talk about what the driver gets to enjoy. You get a 10-way power adjustment with power lumbar support, as well as 4-way power adjustable front passenger seat.


The performance of the 2012 Toyota Sequoia is outstanding. Everything from the suspension to the engine ensures this SUV can kick some butt. The suspension has tubular shocks, coil springs, and a hollow tubular anti-roll bar, the Double Wishbone Type suspension. This system provides not only superior chassis dynamics and enhanced ride quality but also a turning radius of 12.5 metres. The 2012 Toyota Sequoia has three trim options: Sequoia 4WD SR5, Sequoia 4WD Limited 5.7L and Sequoia 4WD Platinum 5.7L.

2012 Engines:

  • 4.6L i-FORCE V8 : 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L i-FORCE V8: 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque

2012 Fuel Economy:

  • 4.6L i-FORCE V8: city 16.0 (18) and highway 11.1 (26)
  • 5.7L i-FORCE V8: city 16.3 (16) and highway 11.2 (24)

The safety features in the 2012 Toyota Sequoia are outstanding. You will be protected by antilock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, trailer sway control, front-seat side-impact airbags, front knee airbags and three-row side curtain airbags.

The 2012 Toyota Sequoia was Highest Retained Value in its class by IntelliChoice. Talk about an awesome vehicle to own. You will be crushing the streets everywhere you go.

Sales Team

Gateway Toyota


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