2012 Toyota Sequoia Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$20,478 - $28,411
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
13 City / 17 HWY
Horsepower
310-381
Seats
7-8
Color:  Silver Sky Metallic
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$20,478 - $28,411
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
13 City / 17 HWY
Horsepower
310-381
Seats
7-8

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.6 Overall Score
Performance 3.6 Comfort 3.5 Styling 3.5 Value 3.2

Editor's Overview

The largest SUV in the corporate fleet, the 8-passenger 2012 Toyota Sequoia adds trailer sway control to its lengthy roster of standards and offers a Blind Spot Monitor to the short option list of the range-topping Sequoia Premium. While long on space and flexibility, the Sequoia's cabin lacks the style and warmth found in several of its key competitors.

Toyota Sequoia Models & Trims

SR5 $20,478 - $23,817
Horsepower: 310 hp - 381 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: 7
Standard Wheels: 18, 20 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Limited $22,876 - $26,873
Horsepower: 381 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: 7
Standard Wheels: 20 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Platinum $24,208 - $28,411
Horsepower: 381 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: 7
Standard Wheels: 20 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.58

12 Reviews

5 star 58% 4 star 42% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Best car for a mom when you are going from work to school pick up to sports. Everything fits but the car is not too big

very comfortable, easy to drive, everything is within drivers reach (radio, ac, lights), enough leg room for kids, enough "trunk" (back of SUV) space for all the kids sports items, drink holders for front and back, rear air control

- Taunya W

Great family car, great for road trips.

Overall my Toyota has been a great vehicle. I have always taken car in for routine maintenance. (oil change, tire rotation, etc. ) In the time I have had it I have had brake work and ac work. It has 135, 000 miles and runs well.

- Lisa W

Love my Sequoia Platinum!

Love my vehicle! It's spacious but not too big. Has a dvd player that my children love and definitely helps on long trips! Runs great and is definitely a vehicle I would buy again.

- Ashley M

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$20,478 - $23,817
$22,876 - $26,873

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 - 381 (hp)
381 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.7L DOHC EFI 32
5.7L DOHC EFI 32
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional
Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Standard
Standard

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 (in.)
42.5 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 (in.)
38.3 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 (in.)
36.5 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.9 (in.)
38.9 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

AC
Standard
Standard

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
7 - 8
7 - 8

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Standard
Standard

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional
Standard

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Running Boards

Running Boards
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P275/55R20
P275/55R20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
122 (in.)
122 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.2 (ft.)
39.2 (ft.)

Length

Length
205.1 (in.)
205.1 (in.)

Width

Width
79.9 (in.)
79.9 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
5680 - 5985 (.lbs)
5730 - 5985 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
310 (hp)
381 (hp)

Torque

Torque
327 (ft. lbs.)
401 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
500 (.lbs)
500 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26.4 (gal.)
26.4 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
15 (mpg)
15 (mpg)

City

City
13 (mpg)
13 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
17 (mpg)
17 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

Overdrive
Standard
Standard

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall
  • Front
  • Side
  • Rollover
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
Not Available
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall
  • Mechanical
  • Powertrain Quality
  • Body & Interior Design
  • ‌Features
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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