2020 Toyota Sequoia

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Toyota Sequoia highlights

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Mileage (EPA estimate)

13 city, 17 highway, 14 combined

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Big on size, power, and features.

Whether you're looking for an SUV that can carpool your kids' friends to practice or one that can accommodate all your friends on the way to an afternoon hike, the 2020 Toyota Sequoia fits the bill. The 2020 Sequoia comes with seating for seven or eight people and plenty of cargo space. A powerful engine, available all-wheel drive, and available off-road tuning ensure that your whole group will get to your next adventure without any problems. And the 2020 Toyota Sequoia isn't just a workhorse. It also comes standard with tech and driver-assistance features designed to keep you comfortable on the road.

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What is new for the 2020 Toyota Sequoia?

  • The Sequoia is available in a new trim called the TRD Pro.
  • Sequoia trims have been upgraded with Smart Key, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay as standard equipment this year.

2020 Toyota Sequoia trims

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  •  Includes seating for eight, cloth seats, moonroof, available 4WD, lane-departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and more.

  • View all Toyota Sequoia SR5s in stock

TRD Sport

  •  Includes seating for seven, sport shocks, available leather seats, heated mirrors, TRD front-door styling, available heated front seats, navigation, and more.


  • Includes seating for eight (with available seating for seven), leather-trimmed seats and steering wheel, power liftgate, 12-speaker audio system, available Blu-ray Disc player, and more.



  • Includes seating for seven, standard 4WD, fog lights, FOX® shocks, skidplate, roof racks, all-weather floor mats, and more.

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5 reasons to buy the 2020 Toyota Sequoia

1. Room for all your friends

 2020 Toyota Suquoia: Passenger seats | CarMax

If you need plenty of room, the 2020 Toyota Sequoia is a great choice. The Sequoia comes standard with seating for eight people, with three-passenger benches in the second and third rows. Higher trims have seating for seven, due to captain's chairs in the second row. Even in the third row, adults have plenty of space. This is an SUV that can comfortably fit your tallest friends.

2. Towing and hauling made easy

 2020 Toyota Suquoia: Cargo | CarMax

Once all your friends and family are packed in, you'll need space for your favorite toys and equipment, too. The 2020 Toyota Sequoia has 18.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, and a whopping 66.6 cubic feet when the third row is folded flat. If that's not enough, hook up the trailer: the 2020 Toyota Sequoia with the standard V8 engine can tow an estimated 7,400 lbs., when properly equipped.

3. Lots of driver-assistance features

 2020 Toyota Suquoia: Dashboard | CarMax

The 2020 Sequoia comes standard with Toyota's suite of driver-assistance features. That means no matter which trim you choose, you'll have lane-departure warning, emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and more. Automatic high beams and adaptive cruise control—standard on all trims—can make your job easier behind the wheel.

4. Performs in all weather conditions

 2020 Toyota Suquoia: Exterior front view | CarMax

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia is ready no matter where you take it. It's powered by a V8 engine that's standard on every trim. Four-wheel drive is also available, and it comes standard on the off-road-focused TRD Pro trim. Whether you're navigating snowy roads or splashing through muddy off-road tracks, the Sequoia can meet the challenges.

5. Attention to detail

 2020 Toyota Suquoia: Front seats | CarMax

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia comes with plenty of extras that make it a comfortable and convenient SUV. On 2020 models, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto integration are standard on all trims. Even the base trim comes standard with a moonroof, and the Premium package (available on every trim) allows you to shop for a model with leather seats and other upscale features.

Similar vehicles

If you're interested in the 2020 Toyota Sequoia, you should also check out these similar vehicles from Previous generation years.

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The Ford Expedition is a large SUV that was redesigned for the 2018 model year. It comes standard with a twin-turbocharged 375-hp V6 engine; a 400-hp V6 engine is an available option. The 2018-2021 Expedition comes standard with seating for eight and offers seating for seven with available second-row captain's chairs. In 2021, a two-row Expedition that seats five became available. The 2018-2021 Expedition has 20.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row and 63.6 cubic feet behind the second row.

You'll find these features on the 2018-2021 Ford Expedition:

  • Touchscreen with SYNC® infotainment system

  • Ford MyKey® for speed and volume control

  • Four USB ports

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

Above Average

RepairPal gave the Toyota Sequoia an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Toyota Sequoia 7th out of 16 among Fullsize SUVs.

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Toyota Sequoia features and specs

SR5 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Third Row Seat
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Rear Entertainment System

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 42.5"/M 40.9"/R 35.3"

Head room

F 34.8"/M 34.9"/R 34.5"

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Max towing capacity

740/7400 lbs.



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Color options

 2020 Toyota Suquoia: Color options | CarMax


  • Army Green

  • Blizzard Pearl

  • Celestial Silver Metallic

  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

  • Midnight Black Metallic

  • Shoreline Blue Pearl

  • Sizzling Crimson Mica

  • Super White


  • Black

  • Graphite

  • Red Rock

  • Sand Beige

Interior details

The 2020 Toyota Sequoia comes standard with seating for eight, with bench seats in the second and third rows. Available second-row captain's chairs drop seating to seven. The Sequoia comes standard with a seven-inch touchscreen, fabric seats, and a moonroof. Leather-trimmed and genuine leather seats are available in higher trims. Three-zone climate control and fold-flat seats are standard.

Child seat details

The Toyota Sequoia is well-equipped for car seats and can even handle three car seats installed side-by-side in the second row. All second-row seats in the 2020 Sequoia have LATCH anchors and tethers, and so does the middle seat of the third-row bench. Overall, the many options for positioning car seats and the spacious interior make the Sequoia a good option for families with children in car seats.


The 2020 Toyota Sequoia has one engine option: a 381-hp 5.7L V8 paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard on all but the TRD Pro trim; 4WD is an available option for all trims and standard on the TRD Pro. The 2020 Sequoia can go from zero to 60 mph in 7.23 seconds and has a top speed of 115 mph (according to the manufacturer, when new).

Two-wheel-drive models with the V8 engine get an EPA-estimated 15 mpg combined, while all-wheel-drive models get an EPA-estimated 14 mpg combined.

Year comparison

2008-2022 Toyota Sequoia (second generation)

The Toyota Sequoia's second generation has been running since 2008 and will continue through the 2022 model year. Since 2013, the Sequoia has offered one engine option: the 5.7L V8. In 2014, a touchscreen became standard in the Sequoia. After that there were no major changes until the 2018 model year, when Toyota's suite of driver-assistance features became standard, and the Sequoia was given an exterior refresh.

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