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The 2018 Toyota Sequoia gets some much-needed attention

With a mild refresh and a whole new trim, Toyota's eight-year-old, three-row SUV finally grows up a bit.

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On the aging Sequoia, the addition of the TRD Sport version is a small shot in the arm for a model that hasn't had a complete make over since 2008.

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The Sequoia TRD Sport can be had as a 4x2 and 4x4 with power coming from a 5.7-liter V8,

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Suspension changes consist of Bilstein shocks and beefier antiroll bars to improve handling.

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Visually, the TRD Sport trim freshens the outside of the Sequoia with a new grille and bumper, black mirror caps, 20-inch black wheels, smoked tail lights and black badges.

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For the cabin, black fabric seats are standard, while black leather is available as an option.

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Other alterations consist of TRD sill protectors, shift knob and TRD Sport floor mats.

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On the technology front, all 2018 Sequoias will come standard with the Toyota Safety Sense suite of equipment that includes lane-departure alert, pedestrian detection, radar cruise control and automatic high beams.

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Exterior paint colors available on the Sequoia TRD Sport include Super White, Magnetic Gray and Midnight Black Metallic.

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For 2018, all Sequoia models receive new LED headlights, daytime running lights and fog lamps.

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The 2018 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport will land in dealer showrooms in September.

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