2002 Sequoia New Car Test Drive
The Toyota Sequoia is among the best of the full-size SUVs. It's about the same size as a Ford Expedition, slightly larger than a Chevy Tahoe. Like most Toyotas, it's very well engineered and offers the highest levels of quality, durability, and reliability. It's quiet and comfortable.
The Sequoia is a great family vehicle, a modern replacement for the traditional American station wagon, with three rows of seats capable of carrying eight passengers.
Two trim lines are offered: SR5 and Limited. Both are powered by a 240-horsepower 4.7-liter V8 mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive models are available.
SR5 comes standard with power windows, mirrors and door locks, cruise control, automatic climate control, and an AM/FM stereo with both cassette and CD players.
Limited adds leather upholstery, front and rear air conditioning, heated outside mirrors, JBL stereo, roof rack, and alloy wheels.
Both trim lines come standard with an electronic stability program to help correct a skid, and traction control to enhance control when accelerating in slippery driving conditions.
About the only changes for the 2002 model year are the availability of keyless entry and fog lights as stand-alone options on the SR5 version.