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2016 Toyota Sequoia Capabilities & Premium Features

They say that the Sequoia is an SUV built with Canadians in mind. That could be because it is tough and hard-working, but also enjoys some of the finer things in life. Let’s take a closer look at the 2016 Toyota Sequoia capabilities & premium features, to see if the full-size SUV is more of a workhorse or luxury vehicle.

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When you look at the towing ability of this vehicle it’s hard to argue that it isn’t a workhorse. The Sequoia comes standard with a factory-integrated hitch and Trailer Sway Control logic which helps support Sequoia’s ability to haul up to 7,100 lbs. The 2016 Toyota Sequoia features One-Touch 4-Wheel Drive and a Two-speed Transfer Case with a Lockable Torsen Limited-slip Differential.

There are also several features that come standard that make this a reliable and effective work vehicle like Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Trailer Sway Control and Active-Traction Control System (A-TRAC).

The Platinum Sequoia model has Load Leveling Rear Air Suspension and Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) with three settings, which boosts heavy-load towing while ensuring the appropriate chassis attitude and ride height.

Oh, and the engine, well, it generates an impressive 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque.

Premium Features

The heated front seats are just the start of all the top notch features this SUV has to offer. Heated captain’s chairs are also available for the second row seats. Even the woodgrain and leather-wrapped steering wheel is ergonomically designed. The woodgrain and chrome throughout the interior give it an upscale, sophisticated feel.

The Platinum model has heated/ventilated leather front seats. Summer or winter you are sure to travel in comfort. Your passengers will too as the second row boasts climate control.

And how about the Rear Seat Entertainment System, featuring a DVD and Blu-ray player with a 9” LCD Video Display, 2 sets of Wireless Headphones and Audio and DVD Remote Control?

With so many practical and fun features like the Entune App Suite, It’s hard to say whether this SUV is more beauty or brawn, it does both so well.  Why don’t you come in for a test drive? Then you can decide for yourself.

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