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Toyota has introduced a new grade for its Tundra full-size pickup truck and large Sequoia SUV. The company says both vehicles have long been ideal for families who are all about adventure and need the combination of performance, utility, towing ability and comfort. That’s why Toyota wanted to give families an “extra dose of sportier …

Rating 57/100 Background Let’s say you’ve got a boat, some water skis, a spouse, six kids and their stuff. Now all you need is a car to haul them around on your summer vacation. With its 2015 Sequoia full-size SUV, Toyota may just be able to help. While the Sequoia hasn’t received any significant changes …

Rating 68/100 Background In today’s world, it’s hard to deny the appeal of crossover SUVs. Compared to traditional full-size SUVs like the 2014 Toyota Sequoia, they offer superior fuel economy and a more pleasant on-road demeanor. Yet there’s still a small population of buyers who truly need the combination of towing muscle and seating capacity …

Rating 52/100 Background Full-size, truck-based SUVs like the 2013 Toyota Sequoia are becoming rarer with each new model year, as buyers who don’t need big-time towing or off-road capabilities are switching to more carlike crossovers. But if those qualities are still a big part of your car needs, the Sequoia should work out well. The …

Rating 83/100 Background Like the giant redwood that is its namesake, the 2012 Toyota Sequoia is big, extraordinary and hard to ignore. What’s really surprising, however, is just how refined this full-size truck-based SUV can be. Inside, the Sequoia offers a huge, well-equipped cabin with cozy seating for eight passengers (or seven with the available …

Rating 62/100 Background The 2011 Toyota Sequoia marks the 10th year of production for this perennial overachiever. Ever since its last redesign three years ago, the Sequoia’s generous helpings of torque, interior volume and civilized road manners have kept it a top choice among full-size SUVs. Thanks to its available 5.7-liter V8, the 2011 Sequoia …

Rating 80/100 Background With the push for environmentally friendly cars and the memory of skyrocketing gas prices in 2008 still fresh in many people’s minds, some buyers have had misgivings about purchasing a large SUV. Sales in general for this segment have been dismal recently, and even Toyota hasn’t been immune. However, it seems there …

Rating 72/100 Background When it comes to full-size SUV ownership, well, you really have to want it these days. Driving a large and imposing car isn’t as much of an image enhancement as it was a decade ago, and depending on where you live, spending $70 to fill the tank is a distinct possibility. That …

Rating 80/100 Background The largest SUV in the Toyota lineup, the full-size Sequoia is designed to accommodate families who need three rows of seating, a moderate level of off-road talent for accessing campsites and the ability to haul a boat or horse trailer. In reality, only a small percentage of Toyota Sequoia owners use their …

Space matters when selecting your next vehicle. Not only do you want to have enough leg and headroom to remain comfortable on your trips, you want a vehicle that has the space to handle all your gear. It’s for this reason why you might be considering an SUV. SUVs offer some of the most versatile …

Durability is an important factor to consider, especially if you own a used SUV or plan to keep it for the duration of its operating life. Even by adhering to maintenance schedules, employing less taxing driving behaviors and using premium parts, your SUV will have limitations as to how much you can drive it before …

NIO, the Chinese-backed startup formerly known as NextEV in the United States, is looking to introduce autonomous electric vehicles in the U.S. by 2020. The company announced its plan to do so not at an auto show, but at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. While NIO did not announce what type …