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2018 Toyota 4Runner vs 2018 Toyota Sequoia  

Split screen images of the 2018 Toyota 4Runner and the 2018 Toyota Sequoia

The Toyota SUV lineup is filled with a few different models that give drivers options when it comes to interior space and capability. Today, we are going to take a closer look at the 2018 Toyota 4Runner and the 2018 Toyota Sequoia to see which drivers would be most at home in which vehicle.   

The 2018 Toyota 4Runner comes with a smaller starting MSRP than the 2018 Toyota Sequoia in part due to its smaller size. Standard 2018 4Runner models seat five total passengers. The seating capacity can be bumped up to seven with the available third-row seats. The 2018 Toyota Sequoia is equipped to seat eight passengers on all trim levels and offers almost 30 cubic feet more space in the cargo area. The 2018 Sequoia also offers a little more engine power and more towing capability.   

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2018 Toyota 4Runner vs 2018 Toyota Sequoia
$34,810 Starting MSRP $48,600
17/21 Fuel Economy 13/17
5/7 Seating Capacity 8
89.7 cubic feet Base Cargo Space 120.1 cubic feet

Performance and Off-Road Capability

2018 Toyota 4Runner Available Performance Features

  • 4WD 
  • Skid Plates
  • Mudguards
  • Multi-Terrain Select
  • Crawl Control
  • Locking Rear Differential
  • 5,000-Pound Max Towing Capacity

2018 Toyota Sequoia Available Performance Features

  • 4WD
  • Roof Rack
  • 7,400-Pound Max Towing Capacity
  • Adaptive Suspension
  • Automatic Limited-Slip Differential
  • Toyota Safety Sense Active Safety Bundle 
  • TRD Sport Trim

Based on the available performance features in each vehicle, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner offers a lot more go-anywhere features that help drivers to confidently off-road with no hassle. The available features on the 2018 Toyota Sequoia are more apt for family adventuring like hauling the family boat to the lake on the weekend. With tow/haul mode, the 2018 Toyota Sequoia is able to retain top performance even when the cabin and cargo space are packed with passengers and all of the gear that comes with them.

No matter which Toyota SUV you are considering, you can find what you need at the Serra Toyota dealership in Birmingham, Alabama. We have a variety of in-stock models ready to test drive on the lot and are also able to custom order if your preferred configuration isn't currently available. Give us a call at 205-847-1841 or fill out the form on the bottom of this page and let us know what you are looking for in your next vehicle.

2018 Toyota 4Runner cargo space filled with camping gear
2018 Toyota 4Runner sunroof
2018 Toyota 4Runner touchscreen display
2018 Toyota 4Runner steering wheel and dashboard


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