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2009 Toyota Sequoia vs. Its Competition

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For now, shoppers in this class have a lot to celebrate, with some really good vehicles that dealers are, in most cases, heavily discounting to get off the lots.

The Chevrolet Tahoe was recently redesigned and reigns supreme, with its long-wheelbase version, the Suburban, in this segment, and its V-8 engines are both responsive and fuel-efficient.

The Ford Expedition was redesigned a few years back with a more luxurious interior; it comes in standard or long-wheelbase editions, and stands out for having a good ride and capable handling even though its power ratings lag.

The Nissan Armada comes with one wheelbase and one engine, but its big V-8 makes the brassiest sound at speed, and its styling is still like no other.

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The 2009 Toyota Sequoia is a good interpretation of a full-size SUV, but it’s just not in sync with the times.
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For those who need to get work done, but with some style and comfort, practicality still reigns in the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe.
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Competitors to the 2009 Nissan Armada offer roomier interiors and better options, but the Armada should be commended for its handsome looks and powerful V-8 engine.
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The 2008 Ford Expedition is a big, capable SUV with a truly useful and convenient third row.
MSRP From   
N/ABrowse Used Listings$36,965Browse Used Listings$37,210Browse Used Listings$31,345Browse Used Listings
Gas Mileage   
14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy
N/AGas V8Gas V8Gas V8
EPA Class   
Style Name   
N/A2WD 4-Door 1500 LS2WD 4-Door SE2WD 4-Door XLT
N/ARear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
Passenger Doors   
Body Style   
N/A4 DoorSport Utility4 Door
N/AAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
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