When shopping for a new vehicle, drivers may find it difficult to determine exactly what each vehicle has to offer in comparison to others. Our team here at Serra Toyota is working to provide our readers with multiple comparisons to each and every Toyota vehicle on the lineup. We’ve covered a lot of ground when it comes to the common comparisons including Honda, Nissan and Chevy, so now we’re going to start sharing how Toyota vehicles stand up to various luxury vehicles on the market. This time we’re going to focus on the 2016 Toyota Sequoia and the 2016 Volvo XC90.
Both vehicles are considered SUVs and offer plenty of models and trims to choose from. For this comparison, we’re going to pay close attention to the base models of these two vehicles. The 2016 Toyota Sequoia SR5 with two-wheel drive and the 2016 Volvo XC90 T6 Momentum with all-wheel drive do share a lot of similar qualities, but there are also a lot of differences. Drivers will notice the Sequoia has a larger engine whereas the Volvo XC90 has a more efficient fuel economy.
|2016 Toyota Sequoia 2WD SR5||VS||2016 Volvo XC90 T6 Momentum AWD|
|5.7-liter V-8||Engine||2.0-liter I-4|
|13 city/17 hwy||MPG||20 city/25 hwy|
|7,400 lbs.||Towing capacity||5,000 lbs.|
The 2016 Toyota Sequoia is more powerful overall in comparison to the 2016 Volvo XC90 pumping out 381 horsepower compared to 316. The XC90 is set with an 8-speed automatic transmission, and the Sequoia is set with a 6-speed. When it comes to safety, both SUVs are set with anti-theft protection automatic headlights and brake assist systems standard. The Sequoia offers a front seat belt height adjuster for comfort that is not available in the Volvo XC90.
The Sequoia seats eight passengers, and the XC90 can fit seven passengers. There is slightly more cargo space in the Sequoia with 18.9 cubic feet compared to the XC90 with 15.8 cubic feet. There is also more legroom for front, second and third row passengers in the Sequoia than in the Volvo XC90. Both vehicles have heated exterior mirrors, keyless entry and a backup camera for convenience.
Those interested in learning more about the 2016 Toyota Sequoia are encouraged to contact our team here at Serra Toyota for more information. Drivers looking to get behind the wheel of a new SUV are encouraged to stop down to our lot or schedule a test drive online today.