2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum

2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum Competitors

$59-62k full-size SUV, designed in Japan, built in U.S.A. 12-14 city / 17-18 hwy 316-475 mile range, gas or flex-fuel engine
381 hp 347 cu. in. V8 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

The 2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum is mostly gets compared to other full-size SUVs and minivan and SUVs. The 2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum's top rivals come from Toyota (such as the Land Cruiser and the Sequoia SR5) and Infiniti (such as the QX56)

compared to full-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sequoia Platinum compared to other full-size SUV competitors include: it has slightly more cargo space (120.1 ft3 vs 97.1 ft3), slightly more ground clearance (9.9" vs 8.9"), has slightly more spacious front seats (62.5 ft3 vs 59.8 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.5 ft3 vs 37.0 ft3) and has smoother suspension (independent vs live).

However, on average it has slightly fewer seats (7 vs 8), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year), has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile), has worse traction (two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive) and slightly longer braking distance from 60mph (146 ft vs 139 ft).

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
$69,730

Significant advantages of the Land Cruiser (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
  • Significantly more airbags: 7 vs 6

Significant disadvantages of the Land Cruiser (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly less cargo room: 81.7 ft3 vs 120.1 ft3
  • Less ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.9" vs 9.9"
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent

common strengths of the Land Cruiser and Sequoia Platinum

  • Fairly powerful: 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.1 lb/hp vs 15.1 lb/hp
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2011 Infiniti QX56

2011 Infiniti QX56
$59,690

Significant advantages of the QX56 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Speed sensitive volume

Significant disadvantages of the QX56 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 37.0 ft3 vs 48.5 ft3
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 58.3 ft3 vs 62.5 ft3

common strengths of the QX56 and Sequoia Platinum

  • Fairly powerful: 400 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Both provide sporty handling: 14.0 lb/hp vs 15.1 lb/hp
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.9 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Infiniti QX56 vs the 2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum

2011 Nissan Armada SV

2011 Nissan Armada SV
$39,465

Significant advantages of the Armada SV (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly cheaper: $39,465 vs $59,055
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 132 ft vs 146 ft
  • Speed sensitive volume

Significant disadvantages of the Armada SV (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Less powerful: 317 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Significantly fewer airbags: 5 vs 6

common strengths of the Armada SV and Sequoia Platinum

  • Both vehicles ride hide, good for off-roading: 9.8" vs 9.9"
  • Both have spacious front seats: 64.5 ft3 vs 62.5 ft3
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 7.2 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
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2011 Toyota Sequoia SR5

2011 Toyota Sequoia SR5
$42,530

Significant advantages of the Sequoia SR5 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly cheaper: $42,530 vs $59,055

Significant disadvantages of the Sequoia SR5 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Navigation system not available
  • Entertainment system not available
  • Premium radio not available

common strengths of the Sequoia SR5 and Sequoia Platinum

  • Both vehicles ride hide, good for off-roading: 9.9" vs 9.9"
  • Fairly powerful: 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 120.1 ft3 vs 120.1 ft3
arrow Compare the Sequoia SR5 vs the Sequoia Platinum

2011 Lexus LX 570

2011 Lexus LX 570
$80,330

Significant advantages of the LX 570 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the LX 570 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly less cargo room: 83.1 ft3 vs 120.1 ft3
  • Less ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.9" vs 9.9"
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 36.5 ft3 vs 48.5 ft3

common strengths of the LX 570 and Sequoia Platinum

  • Fairly powerful: 383 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.7 lb/hp vs 15.1 lb/hp
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus LX 570 vs the 2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum

2012 GMC Acadia Denali

2012 GMC Acadia Denali
$44,690

Significant advantages of the Acadia Denali (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Cheaper: $44,690 vs $59,055

Significant disadvantages of the Acadia Denali (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Much less ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.4" vs 9.9"
  • Significantly less powerful: 288 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3

common strengths of the Acadia Denali and Sequoia Platinum

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 116.9 ft3 vs 120.1 ft3
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
arrow Compare the 2012 GMC Acadia Denali vs the 2011 Toyota Sequoia Platinum

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sequoia Platinum compared to other minivan and SUV competitors include: it is slightly more powerful (381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 250 HP @ 5,700 RPM), has slightly more spacious front seats (62.5 ft3 vs 57.6 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.5 ft3 vs 42.5 ft3), has standard moon roof (standard vs not available) and has standard roof rails (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (14 mpg vs 18 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (18 mpg vs 24 mpg), costs more ($59,055 vs $34,660), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2011 Honda Pilot EX

2011 Honda Pilot EX
$31,980

Significant advantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly cheaper: $31,980 vs $59,055
  • Speed sensitive volume

Significant disadvantages of the Pilot EX (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly less powerful: 250 HP @ 5,700 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Entertainment system not available
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the Pilot EX and Sequoia Platinum

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both can control front A/C separately from rear A/C
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2011 Acura MDX

2011 Acura MDX
$43,815

Significant advantages of the MDX (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 126 ft vs 146 ft
  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the MDX (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.0 ft3 vs 48.5 ft3
  • Entertainment system not available
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the MDX and Sequoia Platinum

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 7.3 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
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2011 Toyota Highlander SE

2011 Toyota Highlander SE
$34,660

Significant advantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly cheaper: $34,660 vs $59,055
  • Speed sensitive volume
  • : Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission

Significant disadvantages of the Highlander SE (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.5 ft3 vs 48.5 ft3
  • Entertainment system not available

common strengths of the Highlander SE and Sequoia Platinum

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
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2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited

2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
$39,210

Significant advantages of the 4Runner Limited (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Cheaper: $39,210 vs $59,055

Significant disadvantages of the 4Runner Limited (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 53.8 ft3 vs 62.5 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning not available

common strengths of the 4Runner Limited and Sequoia Platinum

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 7.1 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
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2011 Honda Odyssey EX

2011 Honda Odyssey EX
$32,035

Significant advantages of the Odyssey EX (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 18 mpg
  • Significantly cheaper: $32,035 vs $59,055
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 567 miles vs 475 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Odyssey EX (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly less powerful: 248 HP @ 5,700 RPM vs 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM
  • Entertainment system not available
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the Odyssey EX and Sequoia Platinum

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 3
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 148.5 ft3 vs 120.1 ft3
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
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2011 Lexus RX 350

2011 Lexus RX 350
$41,350

Significant advantages of the RX 350 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the RX 350 (vs the Sequoia Platinum)

  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 3
  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Fewer seats: 5 vs 7

common strengths of the RX 350 and Sequoia Platinum

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.9 seconds vs 7.1 seconds
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