Its Toyota Sequoia is an old American beloved with a long historical significance, but it has been lagging behind rivals in recent times. The new third-generation 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid with a hybrid powertrain, already available in U.S. dealers, is competing with Chevy and Ford’s offerings in terms of appearance and features, as well as performance, fuel efficiency, and towing. Toyota has sold over 300,000 of its Sequoia in the initial two generations. Toyota hopes to increase sales by three times through a complete redesign in the 3rd generation. 2024 marks the year that the Toyota Sequoia release marks the first update to the model year for the third generation SUV and, therefore nothing has changed.
The target buyers of the third-gen 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid are older millennials and Gen Xers with kids as well as active empty nesters who remain close to their families, Joe Moses, General Manager, Vehicle Marketing & Communications (Trucks and SUVs), Toyota North America, said during a press briefing in 2022 (via YouTube/AutoNetwork). These are people who wish to “live legendary” in all aspects, Moses added.
2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid Redesign
In 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid will carry over the style of the previous model that be as great as new. Toyota gave the Sequoia dramatic design modifications in January 2021 to make it the third generation The new model is based on the Tundra’s third generation’s “technical muscle” design theme by adding the design and sophistication you might expect of a driver model. On the front, the new Sequoia has a strikingly dominant style, due to its bigger, hexagonal radiator grille, shape-shifting LED headlamps a larger hood, a larger bumper as well as a silver skid plate.
The sides the sharply distinct angular character lines and the arches of the wheel that are square together with the recessed section in the middle that emphasizes the shape of the wheel arches, give an attractive look to the 3rd generation Sequoia. Contrary to the previous model front quarter-glass melds with the windows. The three pillars in front are black. The D-pillars are well-groomed, highlighting the modern look of the SUV. Lexus enthusiasts will be able to spot an uncanny resemblance with that of the 3rd generation LX inside the greenhouse.
Moving towards the back, thin horizontal taillights extend to the shoulders. This new design is more elegant and more sophisticated, enhancing the appearance of the new model. The modern silver skid plate attempts to enhance the roughness. The silver tailgate applique that runs between the tail light and the model name inscription beneath the license plate written in blocks are just a few of the visually appealing features at the rear.
Toyota could have provided sliding rear glass on the third-gen Sequoia however it proved very difficult. Mike Sweers, Executive Chief Engineer Truck Programs Commercial Vehicle, Toyota Motor North America, Research and Development, spoke about the third-gen Sequoia’s style and development in depth in an interview with TFLtalk (via YouTube)’s Andre Smirnov. He explained that Toyota has chosen to use an opening instead of sliding glass in the rear because there’s an aluminum door in the back and it was difficult to make an open-plane glass in the design style that Toyota’s designers at El Segundo (California)-based Calty Design Research required.
The color scheme of the 2024 Toyota Sequoia is slightly different. The only color available to TRD Pro grade TRD Pro grade is a new shade that is called “Terra. In addition unlike the model that came out it’s not it’s Army Green color. The Solar Octane color, which was only available to TRD Pro grade, now requires the TRD Sport Package and Tow Technology Package to be activated.
- Ice Cap
- Wind Chill Pearl
- Celestial Silver Metallic
- Magnetic Gray Metallic
- Midnight Black Metallic
- Supersonic Red
- Smoked Mesquite
- Lunar Rock
- Solar Octane
Its 2024 Toyota Sequoia rides on a frame-on-body chassis with a boxed frame that is also shared with the latest Tundra. The Tundra known by Toyota as the TNGA-F platform debuts with the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 and it is now used to support it in the Lexus LX, too. According to Toyota the primary goal of this platform is to offer superior handling, while also providing the ultimate comfort and off-road capabilities. The latest techniques have made this platform more robust than the previous model Sequoia including a brand new laser welding technique that helps to reduce the weight and mass in places that aren’t needed, while also strengthening those areas that require the most.
Its 2024 Toyota Sequoia utilizes the same front suspension that is independent as well as a rack-mounted electronic power steering system, which Toyota claims improves steering experience over the previous generation. The rear suspension is a multi-link. Load-Leveling Rear High Control Air Suspension, as well as Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), are both available for enhancing the towing capacity of the automobile. Sweers said on TFLtalk that Toyota wanted to enhance the Sequoia without altering its overall dimensions so that it would remain “garageable.” The company altered the second-row seat two distances away from the first row a more. The front seats were also lowered seats to provide the most comfortable seat for both the front passenger and driver. With the lower hip position and taller drivers, front-seat passengers won’t hit their heads anymore.
Sweers explained that Toyota decided to use a multi-link rear suspension in place of a separate rear suspension as in the past because it wasn’t required. Toyota was able to improve the ride quality from the TNGA F platform, which is why it was acceptable to use an arrangement with multiple links instead. This platform allows the sharing of many components too. It also allowed for the sharing of components. Sequoia TRD Pro (covered in the section below) for example, has several parts with Land Cruiser 300.
In an interview with the YouTube channel MotoManTV (video published on 7 February 2022), Sweers interestingly revealed that Toyota originally planned to end the Sequoia when it launched a new generation of Tundra. However, Toyota would lose its presence in the full-size SUV market across the U.S. with the discontinuation of the Land Cruiser and Sequoia. By maintaining the Sequoia similar to the Tundra using the TNGA-F platform, and by reducing its production and development costs, he was able to get Toyota management. Toyota management.
Interior & Features
The Interior of the 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid, like in the model that was released is based on the Tundra’s style. The trims, however, and some of the plastic components are dressed up with faux wood panels, or glossy paint to please the car buyer with a family. The Sequoia’s design was modern, Toyota didn’t feel the need to change the design in the update to MY2024. The 2024 Sequoia comes with second-row benches or captain’s chairs that can be tumbled or reclined to increase luggage capacity or comfort. In contrast to the previous model Limited grade customers are also able to choose between alternatives.
Third-row Toyota offers the SUV with seats that recline as well as the segment-first slide feature that lets users move the row to either forward with a 6-inch adjustment range. Furthermore, a movable cargo shelf with folding third-row seats means the storage of cargo in different sizes and configurations. The maximum cargo volume is smaller than the model from the second generation (120.1 cu. ft.) – 86.9 cu. ft. The battery of the hybrid system that is mounted beneath the third-row seats could be responsible for the reduction in space. Customers have the option of choosing between SofTex-, fabric-leather-, TRD Pro Softex, and Semi-aniline leather-trimmed seats based on the configuration of the 2024 model year.
Audio Multimedia System
In terms of the features list In terms of features, the 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid continues to be equipped with the locally-developed Toyota Audio Multimedia system, which, based on the model selected screen size ranges between 8 and 14 inches and comes with Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as well as user profiles that are saved to the device as well as cloud-based navigation and an assistant virtual.
Other notable options include a digital display on the rearview mirror as well as a Panoramic View Monitor that uses the cameras mounted on the vehicle for different angles of view and a view of the hitch to help by connecting trailers, an optional extended and power-folding tow mirrors with a hands-free liftgate and 120V power outlets, heated and ventilated seats, a heated steering wheel top-of-the-line JBL music system a panoramic moonroof with a Head-Up Display LED headlights as well as taillights that can turn in a sequence, as well as rain-sensing windshields and wireless charging Qi.
Toyota Safety Sense 2.5 tomes with Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection Dynamic Radar Cruise Control Automatic High Beams and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist aane Tracing Assist and Road Sign Assist are standard in 2024 Sequoia. Other important safety features included in the standard model are the Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and Front and rear parking assist with Auto Braking.
The third-generation 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid has introduced the brand new Capstone grade. We anticipate it to be carried into 2024’s model year. The current model features a more elegant design and luxury. It comes with 22-inch chrome wheels with unique chrome accents, giving it a more elegant appearance. It is the first time chrome wheels of 22 inches are offered in the form of a Sequoia and are exclusive to this high-end class. A further highlight on the outside that is part of this Capstone class is its power-running boards.
Inside, the Capstone model comes with luxurious-grade perforated seats with a distinct black-and-white scheme as well as with Capstone branding on the dashboard as well and exclusive Acoustic glass on the doors’ front. Toyota has adorned the center console as well as the passenger’s side of the interior in American Walnut and an open-pore design.
All 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid come with the previous version’s twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 Hybrid powertrain. It was first revealed on the Tundra model, this hybrid engine has a power output of 437 horsepower as well as 583 lb.-ft. of torque and is equipped with an automatic transmission with 10 speeds. The powertrain is designed so that its motor (generator) is housed inside the bell housing, between the transmission and the engine. AA1.87 Kilowatt Nickel Metal Hydride battery is used to power the engine inside this case Sequoia.
The SUV’s full-size version can be purchased as a 4WD or 2WD model variant, and the 4WD versions come with a lever for the driver that lets you switch between 4WD High, 2WD, and 4WD Low. In addition, a drive mode switch allows the driver to select between Eco Normal, Normal, and Sport modes. The load-leveling rear air suspension comes with the option of Comfort, Sport S+, and Custom. If set to Sport and Sport+ the i-FORCE MAX motor makes use of an electric motor’s rapid response to boost the speed of the SUV. In comparison against the first-generation Sequoia, the third-gen model comes with an average of 26 percent greater towing capacity that can reach 9,520 pounds. The same is true for the model year 2024.
Its 2024 Sequoia 2WD should deliver an Emissions-based. fuel efficiency at 21mpg (city)/24 Mmpg(highway)/22 mpg (combined) in all SR5 Platinum, Limited Platinum as well as Capstone grades. For 2024 Sequoia 4WD, expected to be available in five different grades, (SR5, Limited, Platinum, TRD Pro, and Capstone) is expected to yield 19mpg (city)/22 /22 mpg (highway)/20 mpg (combined) the EPA’s average. Fuel economy throughout the 4WD model.
2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid Price & Release Date
In 2024 Toyota Sequoia Hybrid costs (excl. USD 1850 DPH fee) start at 60,875 USD and rise to USD 77,865. The first units of the brand new model to begin coming into dealerships within the next few weeks. Toyota delivered 4,797 vehicles of the Sequoia Hybrid in the U.S. in 2022. In 2023, which was the Sequoia Hybrid’s first full year of production, Toyota sold 9,555 units from January to June. The second quarter of the year will likely be more successful, and the total for the year could be more than 20,000 units.