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2021 Toyota Sequoia Nightshade First Look

  • Full-sized SUV in Special Edition Nightshade trim
  • Features Black leather-trim seating
  • Sports darkened chrome grille, body moldings and lower grill
  • Sequoia Nightshade limited to 2,500 models
  • Full-sized SUV in Special Edition Nightshade trim

Based upon the Sequoia Limited model, the 2021 Toyota Sequoia Nightshade Special Edition expands the Japanese automaker’s full-size SUV lineup. The Nightshade trim level has been around for several years used on other Toyota models such as the Corolla sedan, Corolla hatchback, Camry, 4Runner and Sienna minivan. For the manufacturers, such special editions are a way to stretch a little bit of extra life from a specific model run. For the consumer, it’s a way to get a tried and true vehicle in a new refreshed package.

What’s included in the Sequoia Nightshade package?

The Sequoia Nightshade Edition comes with black leather seating, and specific darkened chrome Sequoia badging, body moldings and lower grille and fog light bezels. The Toyota Sequoia Nightshade edition is available in Midnight Black Metallic or Magnetic Gray Metallic or Blizzard Pearl.

The Toyota Sequoia Nightshade edition includes leather seating throughout, heated front seats, a power liftgate, a power-folding 3rd Row seat and Premium audio with navigation.

2021 Toyota Sequoia features

A body-on-frame vehicle, the Sequoia is an 8-passenger full-sized SUV known for its reliability and resale. Weighing in at nearly three tons, it’s a heavyweight. It gets its power from Toyota’s 5.7-liter V8 that puts out 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. It’s mated to a reliable yet dated 6-speed automatic transmission. This unique powertrain is capable of towing up to 7,400 pounds.

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Toyota Safety Sense-P (TSS-P) is standard equipment and includes collision warning with pedestrian detection, automatic high beam lighting, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Availability and pricing

Limited to 2,500 copies, the Toyota Sequoia Nightshade will go on sale later this year as a 2021 model. Prices for the 2021 Toyota Sequoia haven’t been announced, but the 2020 Sequoia is priced from $49,500 for the SR5 up through $64,105 for the TRD Pro. Destination is $1,325 extra.

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