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SAFETY | 9 out of 10
“Standard...side curtain airbags for all three rows”
“Safety features abound, all standard”
Car and Driver
Five stars, driver front impact; four stars, passenger front impact
With all the sheetmetal and automotive heft surrounding you in the 2008 Toyota Sequoia, you would expect to be well protected in an accident. Those expectations are met in this Toyota; 2008’s Sequoia gets good crash test ratings and an excellent assortment of safety features.
The engineers and experts at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) find strength in the latest SUV from Toyota; 2008’s Sequoia scored a perfect five stars for protecting the driver in front impacts, and passenger ratings come in at a respectable four stars. One worry in such a large car is the risk of rollover, but the NHTSA gives the Sequoia four stars here as well--quite an accomplishment for a car so tall.
Car and Driver says that when it comes to safety, “the Sequoia delivers, starting with standard electronic stability control and roll-sensing side curtain airbags for all three rows.” Cars.com also points to the rest of the standard equipment on the Toyota; 2008’s Sequoia SUV has standard “antilock brakes with brake assist...and an electronic stability system with traction control.”
The 2008 Toyota Sequoia scores well in front-impact crash tests.