Toyota Sequoia for Sale in Nigeria
The Toyota Sequoia is a full-size SUV launched by the Japanese automaker in 2000. Based on the Toyota Tundra truck, this utility vehicle is manufactured in the Indiana production facility of Toyota. It is the second largest passenger vehicle from the company after Toyota Land Cruiser, the premium large SUV. After being introduced as 2001 model, the first generation of Sequoia remained till 2007. Subsequently, the second generation was introduced, which is currently in production.
As the Toyota Sequoia is available in very selective markets, authorized distributors are not providing Toyota Sequoia for sale in Nigeria. However, you can still spot this vehicle running on the roads, through independent automobile dealers across the country. Different years and generations of the Toyota Sequoia can be found in Nigeria, with the quickest, safest and most convenient way to begin your search being through Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace, Carmudi. The vehicle market in Nigeria offers all the following Toyota Sequoia editions;
- Toyota Sequoia SR5 4WD
- Toyota Sequoia Limited
- Toyota Sequoia Limited 4WD
- Toyota Sequoia SR5
- Toyota Sequoia Platinum
What to know when buying Toyota Sequoia
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Sequoia
The Toyota Sequoia is available in two engine options; a low grade 4.6 liter V8 engine producing 310 horsepower, and a 5.7 liter V8 engine generating 381 horsepower and 543 Nm torque. With this power output, this vehicle easily outclasses its major competitors like Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition. However, the high performance engine comes with a cost, which is quite obvious from the fact that this vehicle has lowest fuel economy compared to other SUVs in its class.
All the variants of Sequoia use a standard six-speed automatic transmission and two-wheel drive system. Besides, it is also available with the multi-mode four-wheel drive system featuring Torsen® limited-slip center differential lock..
Toyota Camry Fuel Consumption
With the most recent year of production of the Toyota Sequoia being the 2016 Toyota Sequoia, there have been improvements made with regards to its fuel efficiency. For a large vehicle with an equally large engine, the 2016 Toyota Sequoia has a fuel efficiency of 13 miles per gallon (mpg) on city roads, and 17 mpg on highway roads. Find below older years of production and their accompanying average fuel efficiency ratings.
- 2016 Toyota Sequoia - 15 mpg 2015 Toyota Sequoia – 15.2 mpg
- 2014 Toyota Sequoia - 13.5 mpg 2013 Toyota Sequoia – 14.2 mpg
- 2012 Toyota Sequoia - 15.0 mpg 2011 Toyota Sequoia – 12.9 mpg
- 2010 Toyota Sequoia - 14.6 mpg 2009 Toyota Sequoia – 15.2 mpg
- 2008 Toyota Sequoia – 15.1 mpg 2007 Toyota Sequoia – 15.2 mpg
How is the design of Toyota Sequoia
Toyota Sequoia Exterior Design
The overall design of Toyota Sequoia is better than its competitors in every aspect. It provides the greatest cargo volume (18.9 cubic feet) and has the longest wheelbase (122 inches). Moreover, the Sequoia is the best SUV for towing, having a capacity of 3356 kilograms. As far as styling is concerned, you won’t find a standard power sunroof in other SUVs as in this one.
Toyota Sequoia Interior Design
The massive dimensions of Toyota Sequoia not only give an aggressive impression, but also ensure the roominess of the cabin. With the seating capacity for eight persons, this vehicle offers best-in-class legroom in all three rows. In simple words, the Sequoia is an SUV with the best architecture in combination with advanced technological features.
What are the standout features of the Toyota Sequoia?
The Toyota Sequoia is not just a utility vehicle, it is a package full of fun. Since 2012, all Sequoia SUVs come with a standard Entune™ Premium Audio system with Navigation and App Suite. The audio system is connected to JBL® speakers, while the App Suite has a collection of popular apps including Bing, iHeartRadio, OpenTable and Pandora. Moreover, the Platinum version comes equipped with a Blu-ray disc player for rear passengers to watch movies and play games. The comfort, convenience and safety features in Sequoia include second row climate control, heated/ventilated leather seats, Dynamic Laser Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Star Safety System™.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Toyota Sequoia in Nigeria
Even though the Toyota Sequoia is available as a brand new vehicle in the Nigerian automobile market, a good number of foreign used and Nigerian used Toyota Sequoia vehicles are also popular in the country. This could be based on reasons such as; Specifications, customer purchasing power and many other reasons. The Foreign used Toyota Sequoia is usually the preferred choice, because of the very impressive states they come in. For the Nigerian used models, you would be lucky if you found one which was in a very good road useable state locally, and has minimal faults. But, the risk about Nigerian used Toyota Sequoia cars is that some of them have quite a number of faults, and that is the reason why the previous users are selling them off. In the case of purchasing a Toyota Sequoia, foreign used or Nigerian used, it is advised to take a trusted automobile mechanic to do a proper evaluation of the vehicle before purchase is made.
The best Toyota Sequoia year to buy
There is of course the 2016 Toyota Sequoia available for sale in Nigeria by many vehicle dealers but since the rate of importation of used vehicles is on the increase, other year models like the 2010 Toyota Sequoia and 2008 Toyota Sequoia models are also searched for by most people.
Toyota Sequoia Price in Nigeria
Although not being officially sold in Nigeria, the Toyota Sequoia is still one of the most sort after SUVs in the Nigerian used or tokunbo vehicle markets. Carmudi Nigeria even makes it easier for interested customers by offering a wide range of used or tokunbo Toyota Sequoia for sale at reasonable prices. On the average, a 2016 Toyota Sequoia would sell for as much as N20 million and could be higher depending on other factors. Find below the prices of tokunbo and Nigerian used Toyota Sequoia vehicles in the Nigerian automobile market.
Overall impression of Toyota Sequoia
There is a very clear motive to prefer the Toyota Sequoia over its competitors. As a matter of fact, the bigger size and the best towing capacity make it an ideal SUV for commercial purposes. Above all, it comes from Toyota, which is in itself a significant advantage in Nigeria. You must know that the Toyota Sequoia got first position in Trend Comparison carried by Motor Trend in 2008.