Size is generally associated with safety, and in the 2009 Toyota Sequoia, you would expect to be well protected in an accident. Those expectations are met in this Toyota; 2009’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; 2009’s Sequoia scores 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 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; 2009’s Sequoia SUV has standard “antilock brakes with brake assist...and an electronic stability system with traction control.”