Based on Toyota's Tundra pickup, the Sequoia's main attributes are an impressively smooth and punchy powertrain accompanied by a vast, interior, impressive towing and solid off-road capability. It rides better than the old Sequoia, but still feels truckish. Handling is clumsy too. Fuel economy is respectable for the class, but isn't great.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Owner Satisfaction with:

Driving Experience

Includes acceleration and handling

What Owners Say

"I don't personally drive this vehicle; my husband uses it for work. That said, I feel that it responds more than adequately."

WILLIAM-RUTH L., AZ (2013 Toyota Sequoia)


Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride

What Owners Say

"The seats are very stiff and the seat belts, at least on the passenger side, cause a sore shoulder unless padding is inserted under the belt."

WILLIAM-RUTH L., AZ (2013 Toyota Sequoia)

"Front Seats are very deep compared to other vehicles in its class which is very awkward and uncomfortable for shorter drivers/front passengers."

Anonymous, NV (2013 Toyota Sequoia)

"Definitely not as comfortable as my Lexus. It drives like a truck so more road noise than I'd like."

Anonymous, OH (2013 Toyota Sequoia)


Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?

What Owners Say

"For the last 2 Toyotas I bought the dealer tried to cheat me by putting on an advertising fee at the last moment and by overcharging for a long term maintenance policy twice the price that I could buy it from by going to a different Toyotoa dealer so I cancelled it and got money back"

MAL S., TX (2013 Toyota Sequoia)

"Bought a Limited trim line that was upgraded w many Platinum trim line features including 2nd row captain's chairs (we have 3 kids so this was key for easy entrance/exit) and satellite radio w nav system."

JON B., SC (2013 Toyota Sequoia)
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Would you buy this car again?

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Percentage of owners who would definitely purchase that same vehicle again. Owner-satisfaction Ratings are determined by the percentage of those who answered "definitely yes" to the question asked by the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Survey "Considering all factors (price, performance, reliability, comfort, enjoyment, etc.), would you get this car if you had to do it all over again?". If we don’t have sufficient data, a similar model might be used to form the owner-satisfaction score.
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