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2007 Toyota Sequoia Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINTRecall Date: 01/18/2007
  • Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS AND MINI VANS, DUE TO POSSIBLE IMPROPER FINISHING OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINT, SOME BALL JOINTS MAY EXPERIENCE AN INCIDENTAL DETERIORATION OF THE INTERNAL LUBRICATION. THIS MAY CAUSE THE BALL JOINT TO WEAR AND LOOSEN PREMATURELY, WHICH COULD RESULT IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT, REDUCED VEHICLE SELF-CENTERING, AND NOISE IN THE FRONT SUSPENSION.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 533124
  • Consequence: IN EXTREME CASES, IF THE VEHICLE IS CONTINUOUSLY OPERATED IN THIS CONDITION, THE LOWER BALL JOINT MAY SEPARATE FROM THE KNUCKLE AND COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.
  • Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER BALL JOINTS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MID-FEBRUARY 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
  • Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 07V013000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2007
Overall Dependability
Powertrain Dependability
Feature & Accessory Dependability
Body & Interior Dependability

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Warranty

Based on the U.S. News analysis of reliability information from a number of different sources, the 2007 Toyota Sequoia receives excellent marks for predicted reliability. The Sequoia comes with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty.

In addition to the basic warranty, the Sequoia comes with a five-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty. NewCars.com says, "Although the basic warranty that comes with the average full-size SUV is slightly longer than the Toyota Sequoia's, the difference isn't too significant." 

The 2007 Toyota Sequoia has excellent reliability outlook based on general consensus that reliability "may be the biggest selling point," according to the New York Times.

Auto Mall USA says, "Like most Toyotas, [the Sequoia is] very well engineered and offers high levels of build and finish quality, and Toyota offers some of the highest customer satisfaction and long-term reliability ratings in the auto industry." AutoMedia.com similarly remarks, "It's so solid that, once you get in and close the door, it seems as if some guy walks up and welds it shut behind you. And there are no surprises -- it is, after all, a Toyota." The New York Times adds, "I would bet that over time, given Toyota's reputation for reliability, the Sequoia will be a stranger at the repair shop."

Also see J.D. Power's assessment of the Toyota Sequoia's quality and reliability. 

Warranty information last updated: 10/8/07

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