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2014 Toyota Sequoia - Styling Review

 
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7.0
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On Styling
It's trying to make a statement with exaggerated styling, but the Sequoia comes off as less confident than those big GM and Ford utes.
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STYLING | 7 out of 10

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the impression most people get when seeing the...Toyota Sequoia for the first time is that it's huge.
Road & Track

officially graduated from "almost full-size" to "wow, that's big" status
Edmunds

so big that keeping the Sequoia name seems slightly modest
Car and Driver



A quick glance at the 2014 Toyota Sequoia will tell you all you need to know: it's a brawny, truck-based full-size SUV. Just about everything else on the road is smaller, so shoppers should make sure that they're comfortable behind the wheel before committing.

The design is decidedly masculine–almost cartoonishly so–but its beefy front end has a truck-like gravity that no crossover can match, while its styling remains more handsome than softer minivan alternatives. The high beltline, tall hood, and imposing chrome grille add to the size and bulk, while its chromed mirrors, chunky door handles, rippled sheetmetal and flared fenders all contribute to the musclebound madness. Thanks to the long rear doors, it's pretty easy to enter and exit, as well as put child seats in the middle seats.

Cabin appointments, predictably, feel like those of a high-end full-size pickup from the front seats. The design and some of the materials are carried right over from the Tundra pickup, with matte-metallic plastic trim flowing down from the gauge area and covering part of the center console. Some may find that center-dash treatment a little overstyled, but otherwise the chunky design, with simple large controls and displays, is very functional without looking too plain.

 

Conclusion

It's trying to make a statement with exaggerated styling, but the Sequoia comes off as less confident than those big GM and Ford utes.

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