Flash Drive

2023 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro

Model Tested: 2023 Toyota Sequoia 4WD TRD Pro Hybrid

The 2023 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro is a full-size 3-row SUV that’s loaded with off-road capabilities.

Engine: 3.4-liter twin-turbo V-6, 437 horsepower and 583 lb.-ft torque

Transmission: 10-speed automatic transmission, four-wheel drive

EPA Rating: 19-mpg city, 22-mpg highway, 20-mpg combined

Base Price: $76,000

As Tested: $80,291


Hybrid feature helps economy

Our best was 17.3-mpg mixed driving

The TRD Pro has serious suspension components to conquer a wide range of terrains.

Powerful engine

Sport mode makes noticeable improvement

Mountain, crawl and tow modes

Muscular exhaust note

Efficient transmission

Smooth gear changes

9,000 pound towing capacity

Trailer braking feature

Pretty smooth highway ride for such aggressive tires

The Sequoia TRD Pro has skid plate to protect vital components.


Big, spacious interior

Room for the whole gang

Excellent high quality interior

Very comfy supportive seats

Outstanding front row legroom

Power lumbar both front seats

Heated and cooled front seats (3 temps)

Large armrest on console bin lid

Contoured, textured, heated steering wheel

Front row room, comfort and features are excelletn.

Good tilt/telescopic range

Excellent second row room with fronts all back

Second row seats flip forward for third row access

Very good third row space


Big flat cargo area

Wide opening no lift-over

Kick to open hatch

Medium size sunroof

Second row space and comfort are excellent.

Oversize console bin

Smart phone charger

Huge sun visors

Sturdy grab handles on “A” and “B” pillars

Two big seatback pouches

Good cargo space behind third row

Power up/down third row seats

Oversize two-part folding side mirrors

WOW Factors:

Impressive all-terrain capabilities

The cargo area has an adjustable platform system.

Powerful engine

Excellent tow rig

Spacious interior

Large cargo capacity


Size limits use on tight forest trails

Annoying wind noise from roof rack

Bottom Line:

The 2023 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro Hybrid is big in size and big on capabilities. It was redesigned for 2023 and uses components common to the new Tundra and Land

Third row seating is good and the second row seats fold for access.

Cruiser. It’s only available as a hybrid which helps fuel economy but its size still requires plenty of fuel for the twin-turbo V-6. Four-wheel drive is standard on the TRD Pro model.