2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro Opens Path to Family Adventures, Leads Charge for Updates on all TRD Pro Models

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 by in Toyota Canada

2020 Sequoia TRD Pro 13

  • Fitted with High-Tech Fox Shocks Suspension
     
  • Comprehensive TRD Pro Design and Equipment
     
  • Upgraded Audio Includes Android Auto™, Apple Carplay™, and Amazon Alexa™ Compatibility
     
  • Push-Button Start Now Standard on all TRD Pros
     
  • 381-horsepower 5.7-litre V8
     
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense-P
     

TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 7, 2019 – Outdoor journey for 7 is about to go over off a beaten route than ever with a 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro, denounced currently during a Chicago Auto Show. With a framework fortified by a TRD-tuned Fox startle absorber suspension, and an array of proven off-road apparatus privately designed or comparison by Toyota Racing Development engineers, a full-size Sequoia TRD Pro offers room for a whole family and an affinity for thrills.

The 2020 Sequoia joins a register of TRD Pro vehicles that includes a Tacoma mid-size and Tundra full-size pickups and 4Runner SUV. Introduced in 2014 in a United States, a TRD Pro lineup emerged from Toyota’s abounding off-road racing heritage. The TRD Pro badge signifies a car that’s able of going where customary pickups and SUVs fear to tread, while still maintaining a comfort for daily driving.

With a strong body-on-frame construction, four-wheel eccentric suspension, inexhaustible belligerent clearway and absolute V8 engine, a Sequoia is already one of a many able full-size SUVs on a market. The TRD Pro chronicle comes customary with Multi-Mode 4WD, that is discretionary in other Sequoia grades.

Fox Shocks: Ready for a Rough Stuff

A preeminent builder of off-road cessation components, Fox has granted off-road enthusiasts and racers with pavement-escaping options for decades. The aluminum-bodied inner bypass shocks employed on a 2020 Sequoia TRD Pro, and all TRD Pro models, are tuned by TRD engineers privately for any lorry or SUV’s singular attributes.

Compared to external-bypass shocks used on off-road competition vehicles, a Fox inner bypass startle compactly integrates bypass zones inside a startle body, that allows a shock’s liquid to bypass a piston by regulated ports as it moves by a travel. Providing a cushioned float during customary driving, a Fox startle damping gets gradually firmer by a startle piston’s cadence to conflict bottoming over severe route surfaces.

The tuning on any TRD Pro’s shocks is unique, and a front 2.5-inch Fox shocks on Sequoia embody 7 application zones and 2 miscarry zones. TRD engineers reduced a front open rate on Sequoia TRD Pro to urge a off-road compliance. The front shocks also yield an boost in miscarry transport of 18mm.

For a back suspension, Sequoia TRD Pro employs 2-inch-diameter Fox piggyback monotube shocks that underline bottom-out-control technology, that is designed to boost damping force for softened bottoming insurgency in revengeful terrain. Compared to a customary back Sequoia shocks, a 2-inch Fox units underline incomparable 47mm pistons (15mm incomparable than strange equipment) and beefier startle rods that are 3.2 mm incomparable in diameter.

The Fox startle bodies are assembled of entirely anodized aluminum to assistance revoke weight while also good dissipating feverishness to revoke startle blur during off-road driving. A multiple of high-temperature check liquid and pressurized nitrogen gas are employed inside any Fox startle to urge strike correspondence and assistance maximize sign life.

Standing Out on Dirt and Pavement

One could never remove a 2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro in a parking lot of an outside rigging store. The TRD Pro “TOYOTA” grille leads a charge, flanked by LED headlights and, below, Rigid Industries LED haze lights. The Sequoia TRD Pro rolls on TRD 18 x 8-in. black BBS fake aluminum wheels wearing P275/65 R18 tires.

In further to TRD Pro-exclusive Army Green, other extraneous colour choices embody Super White, Midnight Black Metallic and Magnetic Gray Metallic. Whichever colour is chosen, black TRD Pro front doorway badges fast brand this special model. A TRD front movement image helps strengthen a front cessation and oil vessel during route driving, while expel aluminum using play and a TRD roof shelve raise function, preference and a brave attitude.

The TRD Pro cabin diagnosis mixes ready-to-get-dirty duty with luxury, since there’s zero wrong with a small comfort out on a trail. Black TRD Pro leather-trimmed seats with red contrariety stitching and “TRD Pro” stitched into a front headrests are gentle and durable, while TRD Pro all-weather building mats supplement bring-it-on cabin protection.

Sequoia TRD Pro’s prolonged register of customary amenities embody Smart Key with Push Button Start, 8-way energy driver’s seat, energy tilt/slide moonroof, and tri-zone involuntary meridian control with apart rear-seat controls. There’s no necessity of onboard song sources with a customary Premium Audio, that uses a high-resolution touchscreen arrangement and includes Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay™, Amazon Alexa compatibility™, AM/FM/HD Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, USB media port, and Bluetooth hands-free phone capability and song streaming.

Power to Spare

Like all Sequoia models, a TRD Pro offers only one powertrain — importance on power. The DOHC 5.7-litre i-FORCE V8, that uses regular-grade gasoline, produces 381-horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s teamed with a six-speed electronically tranquil involuntary transmission. Notably, a large V8 produces 90 per cent of a rise torque during a low 2,200 rpm, a bonus to towing. Compliant with a SAE J2807 towing standard, a Sequoia TRD Pro can draw adult to 7,100 lbs. and comforts an integrated draw hitch, Driver-selectable Tow/Haul delivery mode and Trailer Sway Control.

The customary Multi-Mode 4WD complement uses a lockable TORSEN limited-slip core differential to dispense torque to a front and back wheels, and a two-speed send box provides a low operation ratio for rebellious high off-road trails. Low operation is permitted on a fly around a rotary knob, while a core differential thatch during a pull of a button.

Room for Adventure

The 2020 Sequoia TRD Pro is accessible exclusively as a 7-seat model, featuring middle-row captain’s chairs and a three-across third-row chair with 60/40 apart backs that also recline. And there’s copiousness of room for all. Second-row legroom stretches 40.9 inches, while a third quarrel offers adult-size 35.3 in. legroom.

Carry lots of gear? The Sequoia TRD Pro can hoop it. With both third-row chair backs folded flat, there’s 66.6 cu. ft. of carrying space, adequate to transport camping rigging for four. With a second-row seatbacks also folded, a space increases to a cavernous 120.1 cu. ft., adequate for a prolonged camping trip. The Sequoia can even lift objects adult to 11 feet long, supposing a limit weight is not exceeded. The liftgate has a versatile apart energy window, with automobile up/down and jam protection.

Toyota Safety Sense-P

Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P) is customary on each Sequoia grade. This modernized active reserve apartment bundles a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection and Automatic Braking, Lane Departure Alert with Sway Warning System, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control with full stop technology, and Automatic High Beams. Sequoia gets even some-more reserve with Standard Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

All Sequoia models are versed with a dual-stage, modernized front atmosphere bag system, seat-mounted side airbags for a motorist and front passenger, roll-sensing side shade airbags for all 3 seating rows, and motorist and front newcomer knee airbags.

TRD Pro Upgrades All Around for 2020

The Sequoia TRD Pro leads a lot of “new” opposite a TRD Pro family for 2020. All TRD Pro models underline upgraded multimedia systems that embody Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay™, and Amazon Alexa™ compatibility. The Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner TRD Pros will all rest on an 8-inch touchscreen, while a Sequoia TRD Pro will underline a 7-inch touchscreen. In addition, all grades of 2020 Sequoia, Tundra, 4Runner and Tacoma will implement this updated audio system, yet shade distance might change between models.

The Sequoia and Tundra CrewMax TRD Pro are upgraded to underline a top-level multimedia complement with JBL Premium Audio and Navigation, a underline still customary in both 4Runner and Tacoma TRD Pros.

Speaking of Tundra TRD Pro, for 2020 it will be offering in both Double Cab and CrewMax configurations.

The Tacoma TRD Pro shows a universe an even worse position with singular consecutive LED/DRL headlamps and LED foglamps, along with a new 16-inch circle pattern and black-insert taillamps. The motorist gets a new 10-way energy seat, and Smart pivotal duty is combined to a newcomer door.

Toyota bolstered functionality for a 2020 Tacoma TRD Pro, as well. Ever wished we could have seen a route barrier before it was too late? The Tacoma TRD Pro shows a approach – utterly literally. New for 2020, Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) + Multi Terrain Monitor (MTM) provides selectable front, side, or back views for around and underneath a vehicle. An accessible LED bed flare offers brighter illumination.

The 2020 4Runner TRD Pro is renowned by a new grille design, as a reduce territory houses a radar sensor for Toyota Safety Sense-P (TSS-P), that is customary for all 4Runner grades for a 2020 indication year.

Just like Sequoia, Tundra and 4Runner TRD Pro models supplement Smart Key with Push Button Start for 2020, and a 4Runner also gains dual additional rear-seat USB ports.

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