2023 Toyota Sequoia, TRD Pro Priced — Prepare to Pay a Pretty Penny

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

The 2023 Toyota Sequoia is going to remain atop the brand’s SUV ladder, with a planned sticker price based at $58,300.

The TRD Pro version, which is top-of-the-line and off-road-oriented, will start at $76,900.

Should you opt for a TRD Pro, you’ll get 33-inch Falken Wildpeak all-terrain tires, 18-inch BBS wheels, skid plate, dual exhaust, locking rear differential, Fox shocks, a LED light bar, and LED marker lights.

In between these trims are the base SR5 (includes LED lights, flip-up rear window, 18-inch wheels, privacy glass, black grille with chrome surround, heated front seats, 12.3-inch instrument screen, power moonroof, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), the $64,700 Limited (20-inch wheels, chrome accents, gray grille, cooled seats, heated steering wheel, power third row), the $70,900 Platinum (premium LED lighting all around, 20-inch wheels, chrome mesh grille, panoramic glass, digital rearview mirror, and premium audio), and the luxury-oriented Capstone trim, which includes 22-inch wheels and costs $75,300 to start.

TRD Sport and Off-Road packages will be available, depending on trim. The TRD Sport package will be available on the SR5 and add Bilstein shocks and 20-inch wheels, while the TRD Off-Road package will be available on four-wheel-drive SR5s and Limiteds and it will add a skid plate, off-road Bilstein shocks, and a locking rear differential.

Toyota’s Safety Sense 2.5 suite of advanced driver-assistance systems is standard. It includes radar cruise control, lane-departure alert w/steering assist, and a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection. Other driver aids include automatic high beeams, road-sign assist, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.

The sole powertrain choice is a hybrid system that pairs a twin-turbo, 3.5-liter V6 engine and an electric motor with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all but TRD Pros, which come with four-wheel drive. Four-wheel drive is a $3,000 option otherwise, and the destination fee is $1,495.

The 2023 Toyota Sequoia hits stores this summer.

[Image: Toyota]

Tim Healey
Tim Healey

Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at Web2Carz.com. He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for About.com, CarFax, Vehix.com, High Gear Media, Torque News, FutureCar.com, Cars.com, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as AutoGuide.com, Off-Road.com, and HybridCars.com. He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.

More by Tim Healey

Comments
Join the conversation
2 of 18 comments
  • Urlik GDI engines emit 5 to 10 times the particulate matter that PFI engines emit. The particles are not just carbon either.
  • Pgb65773699 I enjoyed it, it is what you expect , funny
  • Redapple2 Brandee. Another Stanford grad. Bankman Fried. The blood test girl. Mary Barra.
  • Redapple2 CruiseSTUPID, battery problems, software, killing carplay and AM. Why is this so hard.
  • Alan Like all testing and analysis work you need a good set of requirements. If you don't you'll find or end up with gaps.
Next