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Best SUV on the road
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By David
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2008 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4dr SUV (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


Review

This is the best full size suv on the market today. Buy the 5.7 380 plus HP engine for the incredible acceleration and the better gas mileage than the 4.7 litre. The interior in the limited is awesome, with illuminated dash similar to Lexus and hands free bluetooth phone system. The truck rides like a Bentley for 1/4 the cost.


Favorite Features

Great turning radius, very quiet at highway cruising speeds, excellent acceleration.


Suggested Improvements

The only improvement I would suggest is memory for front seats on the limited edition. For $45K you should get memory seats!


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Was looking for a SUV that tows
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By Robert
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2008 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4dr SUV (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


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Needed something larger and wanted to be able to tow about 7000 lbs. This looked to be the right mix, but we had concern over first year and whether it was all it appeared on paper. Was looking at either an Expedition, Armada, or the new Sequoia. The Seq rear axle is all new and very capable but new design for Toy and a little concerning, so I hope for the best there. But we think we made the right choice. Power is very smooth and ample for this huge SUV. It is wider then a Suburban. Drives sturdy and handles very well. Brakes stop very well. Very quiet engine compared to the other SUVs in class.


Favorite Features

Exterior style, mostly front end. Climate controls are very nice and vents are Everywhere in the front, 2nd and 3rd row cabin! Quietness. Storage is overly abundant in closable areas everywhere. 12volt outlet in the center console is nice for charging out of sight. Headlights are very illuminating.


Suggested Improvements

E-brake is hard to find with the foot. Lights needed on more interior controls, impossible to see about 30% of the dash mounted controls in the dark. Aux audio port could be moved to the center console. Tow package avail without 7 other options would be nice. Rear side window could be operable.


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Sequoia Platinum First Impression: WOW!
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By J. Goldsmith
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2008 Toyota Sequoia Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


Review

I've owned this vehicle for less than 24 hours and I have only driven it home from the dealership but that's 50+ miles of everything from Interstate to rough dirt roads, and winding, washboard mountain byways in between. On and off pavement, dirt, snow and ice, I have never become so comfortable, so "at home", felt so secure and in command so quickly in my almost 50 years behind one wheel or another. Also, I have never been in a car/truck that was so thoughtfully designed with the American motorist/family in mind. "Fuel Economy" and reliability just guesses at this stage, With apologies to "Field of Dreams and Iowa: "Is this heaven? No. This is a 4WD Platinum Sequoia."


Favorite Features

Driver's seat. The most adjustable and comfortable I've ever been in.


Suggested Improvements

All the tech gadgets can always be made more intuitive and user friendly... otherwise: None.


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I love my new Sequoia!!
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By lovemysequoia
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2008 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4dr SUV (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


Review

This SUV is so easy to drive. The ride is nice and the interior is very comfortable.


Favorite Features

My favorite features include the automatic folding rear seat and the automatic rear door.


Suggested Improvements

My only complaints would be there is not a lot of cargo room if you are using the 3rd row seat all of the time. The gas mileage is also poor. I'm only getting about 13 miles to the gallon.


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Awesome
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By dags2517
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2008 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4dr SUV 4WD (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


Review

Just purchased this vehicle. All I can say is awesome! This SUV is perfect for a large family. We can fit three car seats in the middle bench seat(which is the main reason for purchase). Fit double stroller in back and plenty of room for anything extra. Drive is smooth and seats are comfortable. DVD system is great for the kids. Dashboard setup is awesome and very stylish. Finally the Sequoia has fold down third row. This vehicle as something for everyone.


Favorite Features

Fold down third row, comfortable seats, dual air control and rear air control, smooth ride and quite engine.


Suggested Improvements

Nothing.


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Excellent Updates
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By Eudais
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2008 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


Review

My new Sequoia 08 Limited drives just fabulously! I love the torque that this baby provides when I step on the gas. Overall the vehicle is youthful, rugged, and yet still refined. I did get the 20" wheels, and overall they ride extremely nice, and look awesome. The vehicle interior is extremely quiet compared to my 2004 Yukon Denali XL. The backup camera performs admirably, and is a must with 3 little kids! The integrated bluetooth feature is a must if you are on your phone a lot, it is just fabulous. I do like the look and feel of this new body style. I purchased the Pyrite Mica color, and think is looks fabulous. (looks better in person than online) My kids love the 3rd row seat!


Favorite Features

Number one feature has to be the look. I think they just look awesome. After that, I would say the engine is a huge plus and performs great. I love the integrated bluetooth, Navi system, and backup camera. I also purchased an extra set of floor mats for winter use. (rubberized) 3rd row seat!


Suggested Improvements

I don't like all of the different option packages that Toyota puts in this vehicle. I have no electronic rear lift gate. It should be standard on all Limiteds. You also would think that for this price premium, load leveling would be a standard feature on the Limiteds as well. Overall I love it!


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Great SUV
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By ck_b2001
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2008 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4dr SUV (5.7L 8cyl 6A)


Review

Great SUV, Lots of power. Acceptable fuel economy. Lots of space. Handles like car. Great engine and transmission. Lots of std features. Build quality looks solid.


Favorite Features

Short turn radius, acceleration, interior space.


Suggested Improvements

Steering wheel mounted controls should be std.


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