A sinister-looking special-edition model also joins the 2021 Toyota Sequoia range.
Despite the current-generation model launching way back in 2007, the Toyota Sequoia full-size SUV is soldiering on for the 2021 model year with only a few minor changes including a new special edition. Following its debut for 2020, the hardcore Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro carries over for the 2021 model year with a new Lunar Rock exterior color replacing Army Green. Other available colors for the TRD Pro include Super White, Magnetic Gray Metallic, and Midnight Black Metallic.
In addition, Toyota is launching a new sinister-looking Nightshade Edition of the 2021 Toyota Sequoia. While most Toyota Nightshade models such as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback Nightshade are based on SE trims, the 2021 Nightshade Sequoia is based on the luxurious Limited grade model and features seats trimmed in black leather and black exterior trim.
Other exterior enhancements include darkened chrome Sequoia badging, body moldings, and lower grille and fog light surrounds. There's also a choice of three exterior colors for the 2021 Toyota Sequoia Nightshade: Midnight Black Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Blizzard Pearl.
As standard, every 2021 Toyota Sequoia trim is equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense P safety suite that includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with sway warning system, automatic high beams, dynamic radar cruise control, blind-spot monitor, and rear cross-traffic alert. Pricing for the 2021 Toyota Sequoia starts at $50,100 for the entry-level SR5 trim with 2WD and $53,325 with 4WD. That's a minor price increase over the 2020 model, which carries an MSRP of $49,980.
The TRD Sport trim will set you back $52,815 with 2WD and $56,040 with 4WD, while the Limited trim starts at $59,120 with 2WD and $62,345 with 4WD. Upgrading to the Platinum trim will set you back $66,150 for the 2WD version and $69,375 for the 4WD version, while the off-road-focused TRD Pro starts at $64,225. 2WD is only available for the TRD Pro.
Topping the range is the new Nightshade Edition, which starts at $60,120 and $63,345 with 2WD and 4WD respectively. Pricing excludes the $1,365 destination and handling charge. Regardless of the trim you select, every 2021 Toyota Sequoia uses a 5.7-liter V8 producing 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.