http://www.autobytel.com/toyota/sequoia/2012/?id=32972 The 2012 Toyota Sequoia is one of those vehicles that offers a ton of utilitarian value. The Sequoia can seat up to 8 passengers, has tons of cargo room, and can tow 6900 lbs. There are 3 models of Sequoia for purchase: the base SR5 costs $40,930, the Limited costs $51,040, and the Platinum costs $58,580. The 2012 Toyota Sequoia comes in either 2WD or 4WD.
There are 2 different engines offered on the Sequoia for the 2012 model year. Them smaller engine can be found on the lower model SUVs. This 4.6 liter V-8 engine makes 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft. of torque. The larger engine is a 5.7 liter V-8 motor that makes 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft. of torque. Both engine comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is 14 MPG in the city and 20 MPG on the highway for the smaller 4.6 liter engine and 13 MPG in the city and 18 MPG on the highway for the larger 5.7 liter engine.
On the outside there are a ton of standard features. The bumpers are color matched to the rest of the body. The Sequoia gets standard fog lamps and a chrome grille surround. The stock 18-inch alloy wheels look great but you can upgrade to a set of 20-inch alloy sport wheels which really stand out. The rear liftgate automatically opens and closes. Also the Sequoia comes standard with a roof rack, running boards, and mud guards.
On the inside the Sequoia base model gets cloth seating but the Premium models get leather seats that are power adjustable. The standard radio comes with a CD player, Bluetooth, iPod connection, and Sirius XM Satellite Radio. You can upgrade to a great 12-speaker JBL Synthesis stereo system. There is also a touch-screen navigation unit as an option. As stated earlier the 2012 Toyota Sequoia can seat up to 8 passengers. But there is an option which swaps out the middle row seating with 2 oversized Captains Chairs. The Sequoia also comes with power everything as a standard feature.
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2013 Toyota Land Cruiser Test Drive & SUV Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/toyota/land-cruiser/2013/?id=32972 The Toyota Land
Cruiser has been around since the early 1950's when it was built for
military use during the Korean War. A few years later the Land Cruiser
became a capable civilian vehicle that could handle off-road conditions.
The current 200-series Land Cruiser has morphed into a large luxury SUV but
still retains its hard-core off-road ability. The 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser
has a base price of $78,555.
For almost 60 years Toyota has been producing the Land Cruiser. This is a
legendary off-road vehicle that has built a reputation for not only being
capable but durable as well. Not to be confused with the Land Rover, the
Land Cruiser really has some unique styling cues about it. The Land Cruiser
has always been designed to be a gifted off-road sport utility vehicle and
in many countries this is used as a police or military vehicle still to
this day. Over the decades the Land Cruiser has really evolved; it's been
manufactured in all shapes and sizes. Here in the U.S. we primarily get the
8-passenger 4-door version.
Back in 1999, the Land Cruiser was converted over from a 6-cylinder to a
V-8 which elevated the SUV's status to a more family friendly vehicle.
Today there is a 5.7 liter V-8 engine that makes 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft. of
torque. Fuel economy is 13 MPG in the city and 18 MPG on the highway.
Overall the interior is great with the Land Cruiser having the ability to
carry 8-passengers in comfort. The 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser offers an
amazing driving experience. Its size is not too large like a Suburban.
Instead the Land Cruiser is the ideal size for an 8-passenger large SUV.
This is a great vehicle that you will want to keep in your family for a
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10 of the Best Seven Seater SUVs - Autobytel's 7 Passenger SUV List
though more and more Americans are downsizing to save money, there is still
a need for 7 passenger SUVs and Crossovers. Let's take a look at 10 of the
best seven seater SUVs in the U.S.A.
10) Lincoln MKT - The Lincoln MKT is a luxury version of the Ford Flex with
a total cargo area of over 70 cubic feet. The engine that powers the MKT is
3.7 liter V-6 but there is also a 3.5 liter ecoBoost V-6 engine option. The Lincoln MKT can
be had with AWD too. But what really makes the MKT stand out from the crown
of seven seater SUVs is its unique styling featuring a massive front
9) Buick Enclave -- The Buick Enclave is a worth advisory for some of the 7
Passenger Luxury SUVs like the Acura MDX. The 3.6 liter direct injection
V-6 is a proven commodity having over 280 horsepower plus the ability
to tow 4500 lbs. Where this seven passenger SUV really shines is the
interior. The Enclave is comprised of high quality materials and top notch
technology which help the Enclave make it to the list of 10 best seven
8) Subaru Tribeca -- The Tribeca is Subaru's largest vehicle offering
boasting AWD and room for 7 passengers. With tons of interior room the
Tribeca is not only an effective hauler but it also a capable off-road SUV.
The 3.6 liter V-6 makes over 250 horsepower which is enough
to get the job done.
7) Acura MDX -- The Acura MDX is one of those vehicles that absolutely
nailed its mission statement by being a reliable premium SUV that is built
to last. Standard Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive makes this a sure footed
seven seater SUV. The 3.7 liter V-6 engine provides plenty of power. The
Acura MDX is one of those rare vehicles that owners want to keep forever.
6) Ford Expedition -- The Ford Expedition is a true body-on-frame SUV that
can handle 7 or 8 passengers and their gear thanks to 108 cubic feet or
storage. This large SUV can also tow over 9000 lbs. The 301 horsepower 5.4 liter V-8
might not be the most cutting edge but its works well when mated to the
6-speed automatic transmission. The Expedition is an old school SUV and you
can negotiate deep discounts on this seven seater vehicle.
5) Honda Pilot -- Honda was a little bit late to the SUV game with the
Pilot but they have quickly emerged as a measuring stick for other brands.
The 250 horsepower
3.5 liter V-6 engine is the smallest in the group but it does feature
cylinder deactivation to help save fuel. Perhaps the greatest attribute of
this 7 passenger SUV is that it's very easy to drive for its size. Honda
understands how these SUVs are being used so they made this one of the best
on the market for families.
4) Infiniti JX -- When Infiniti launched the 7 passenger JX crossover,
their #1 objective was to give shoppers a viable alternative to the Acura
MDX. Early sales success indicates they have a winner on their hands. The
aggressive styling, cutting edge entertainment, and trick motorized second
row make the JX one great choice as the best seven seater SUVs. The
Infiniti JX is built for comfort and the CVT trans eliminates shifting so
that the 3.5 liter V-6 engine keeps all 265 horses running smoothly.
3) Mazda CX-9 -- The Mazda CX-9 has remained relatively unchanged since its
debut back in 2007. Although this seven seater SUV is one of the oldest, it
still represents a great value. The 3.7 liter V-6 makes 273 horsepower and is mated to a
6-speed automatic. What the CX-9 may lack in flash more than makes up in
the areas of reliability and overall value. Mazda may be known more for
their Zoom Zoom cars but they can also make some great family automobiles
that can transport up to 7 people.
2) Nissan Armada -- When Nissan launched the Armada, the intention was to
put a dent in Suburban and Expedition sales by providing a full-sized truck
based vehicle with Japanese engineering. The Armada's 5.7 liter V-8 engine
is more than capable of carrying 7 passengers, their luggage, and a towing
a larger object weighing over 9000 lbs. While there are many 7 seater SUVs
and crossovers out there, few can transport them as comfortably as the
1) Chevrolet Suburban -- At the top of the Autobytel best seven passenger
car list is the Chevy Suburban. This is one of the longest running
nameplates in the automotive world spanning many decades. There is a reason
for this; the Suburban can carry 7 or 8 passengers, all their gear, and
more with a very comfortable ride.
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2012 Cadillac Escalade Test Drive & Luxury SUV Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/cadillac/escalade/2012/?id=32972 The 2012
Cadillac Escalade might be on the higher end of the price scale for an SUV.
However the Escalade wasn't made for ordinary soccer moms and trips to the
grocery store, Cadillac's premium SUV was built for those looking for
luxurious comfort. It's not uncommon to see rap stars, movie stars,
diplomats, and other famous high profile people stepping out of an
Escalade. The 2012 Cadillac Escalade exudes style and sophistication, and
is also packed full of the latest and greatest technology as well as a very
powerful engine. The base price for this SUV is $63,170 with the top of the
line Platinum Edition AWD moving off dealer lots starting at $82,495.
The 2012 Cadillac Escalade is powered by a powerful 6.2 liter V-8 engine
that produces 403 horsepower and 417 lb-ft. of
torque. The Escalade's transmission is a 6-speed automatic that is very
responsive and great for towing. The Escalade also comes with either a RWD
or AWD drivetrain. Fuel economy for the 4x2 model is 14 MPG in the city and
18 MPG on the highway thanks to Active Fuel Management which essentially
turns the Escalade V-8 into a 4-cylinder engine at low operating loads. The
suspension features Magnetic Ride Control Shocks that sense changes in the
road and make adjustments every few milliseconds. This technology allows
the shocks to dampen almost instantaneously providing a comfortable ride.
The Escalade has always been known to have the latest and greatest
technology available from Cadillac. Some great features found on the 2012
model include: Blind Zone Alert, Touch-Screen Navigation, Bose surround
sound, and more. There is DVD entertainment for the rear passengers.
Leather seating and surfaces along with high end wood trim pieces are
prevalent in the 2012 Cadillac Escalade. And now the Escalade also features
cool LED headlights and taillights.
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2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 Test Drive & Luxury SUV Video Review
http://www.autobytel.com/mercedes-benz/gl-class/2013/?id=32972 The 2013
Mercedes-Benz GL represents the second generation complete with a redesign
that features tons of updates. The 2013 GL450 is larger, pack with tons of
technology, and more refined. On the outside the Mercedes GL is very
elegant and refined. This large SUV abounds in chrome and stainless steel
parts. On the inside the GL is chalked full of luxurious materials with the
ability to seat up to 7 passengers. Although the GL is larger, it weighs
less and gets much better fuel economy than the previous generation. There
are 3 different trims including the GL350 BlueTEC, GL4450, and GL550.
Prices range from $62,400 up to $86,900 but you can top out at over $100k
by adding on various packages and options.
There are 3 different engines that power the GL Class. One engine is a
BlueTEC diesel found on the GL350 while the other 2 engine choices are V-8
motors. The 2013 Mercedes GL450 is powered by a 4.6 liter V-8 that makes
362 horsepower and
406 lb-ft. of torque. This engine, paired with a 7-speed automatic,
averages 14 MPG in the city and 19 MPG on the highway. Keep in mind the GL
is a full size 7 passenger luxury SUV weighing over 5400 lbs.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class looks like a strong muscular SUV thanks to
the large dimensions, stainless steel skid plates, and distinctive design.
The Xenon headlights match perfectly to the LED daytime running lights
which are a must for any luxury vehicle. The drive system features Mercedes
4MATIC all-wheel drive to help keep the GL on the road.
On the inside the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450 can seat up to 7 adults while
bathing them in high end luxury and comfort. Cargo room is plentiful at 83
cubic feet of space. The materials are top of the line. The front seats are
power operated with the capability to heat. There are 2 sunroofs to keep
both the second row and third row passengers happy. There are a few
optional packages and many different options that can be added. Mercedes is
on the forefront of technology and many innovations can be found on the
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450.
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2013 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4x4 Review: large, but in charge?
This review was a viewer request. While I'm not really a large SUV type of
guy, they have their place for the right buyer and at $58K it was way out
of my price range!
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2014 Toyota Sequoia Platinum Review, Start Up and Walkaround
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This trim level of the Sequoia is the most fully loaded you can buy.
This trim features:
Unique 20" Alloy Wheels
Power Tilt and Telescopic Steering Wheel
XM Real-time Traffic Capability
Adaptive Variable Front and Rear Suspension, with Load-leveling Air
Suspension in the rear
Dynamic Laser Cruise Control
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats with Perforated Leather Surfaces
Second Row Heated Captain Seats
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System with 9-inch LCD Monitor and Blu-ray™
Blind Spot Monitor
Interior quality could use improvements such as the dash board, plastics,
shifter, wood grain accents and the door panels. Soft touch materials are
correct of where it is needed. The front seats are extremely plush and
soft, leather has a nice graining and feels soft and supple. The ventilated
seats work amazing! and the second row captain chairs are heated. Third row
seating feels low to the ground, but legroom is good. You third row seat
also power reclines and folds flat. Total vehicle price of this Sequoia is
$68,275.00. That's almost half the price of a Cadillac Escalade ESV. The
i-Force 5.7L V8 comes standard and is rated at 381 HP and 401 FT/LBS of
Torque and fuel economy at 13/City 17/Highway. Overall a great offering
2013 Toyota Sequoia Platinum - Exterior and Interior Walkaround - 2013 Detroit Auto Show
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2012 Toyota Sequoia at High River Toyota
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