Toyota Sequoia vs Ford Expedition Comparison

Toyota and Ford are among the best-sellers in the SUV, sedans, pick-up, and Hatchback, vehicles, and both companies have been around for a long time and performing well on the global market. 

The Ford Expedition was released several years before Toyota Sequoia was released, with the Expedition enjoying a legendary status. The Expedition and Toyota Sequoia have raised the bars of mid-sized cars, compact pick-up trucks, and SUVs. This review of Ford Expedition and Toyota Sequoia is full of information about performance, interior, exterior, engine size, and stylish departments on vehicles.

Every person has his taste in choosing the brand he wants due to some aspects and sometimes interior, external looking, and performance without leaving behind the prices.

In this review the information will help you to understand both vehicles Toyota Sequoia and Ford Expedition in terms of engine capacity, fuel consumption, performance, and interior, exterior. Pass through this to the end and you will come up with which brand to purchase: Toyota Sequoia or Ford Expedition?

N.B: Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD prices as of April 2022.

Toyota SequoiaFord Expedition
Capacity/Doors5 doors/ 8 seat4 doors/ 5 seater
Torque- 544 Nm393Nm - 637 Nm
Top Speed180 Kph200 Kph
0-100 km/h7.1 sec - 12.8 sec5.9 sec - 14.7 sec
Max Power381 hp - 437 hp215 hp – 440 hp
Engine3.4L3.5L – 5.4L
Fuel Tank Capacity100L 95L
Key FeaturesHeated/Ventilated Front

Seats, Moonroof, Three-Zone

Climate Control, Rear-Seat

Four-wheel disk antilock

brake system (ABS) with

brake assist and Electronic

Brakeforce Distribution (EBD),

six standard 
Fuel Consumption6.5 Km/L – 11.5 Km/L7.2 Km/L - 9.7 Km/L 
Length x Width x Height5.21×2.03×1.96 m5.60×2.00×1.98 m
BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 4,450 – 29,210USD 3,290 – 26,500

Interior & Exterior Comparison

Toyota Sequoia


The Sequoia is a full-size SUV produced by Toyota and since 2000 sold mainly for the North American market with its design borrowed from the Tundra pickup truck. The Toyota Sequoia is the largest SUV ever produced under the Toyota lineup.

(a) Cabin Storage


The Sequoia has a large cabin that can accommodate 8 people with enough leg and headroom on each row.

Inside the Toyota Sequoia cabin, you will find several storage compartments that are useful for keeping items such as smartphones, goggles, beverages, and handbags. In the 1st row, you will find a center box, a glovebox, door pockets, and 3 cup-holders. In the 2nd row, there are only door pockets while in the 3rd row there are side panel pockets.

(b) Cargo Space

The boot space is average when all seats are occupied but when more space is required the 2nd-row seats can be folded down and make a large space for carrying more luggage.

Ford Expedition


The Ford Expedition is a 3-row full-size SUV, produced by Ford. Announced for the 1997 model year as the successor of the Ford Bronco, the Expedition was the first full-size Ford SUV sold with a 4-door body. For its entire production life, the Ford Expedition has been derived from the corresponding generation of the Ford F-150 in production, sharing some mechanical and body components. The 4th generation Ford Expedition began production for the 2018 model year.

(a) Cabin Storage


The Ford Expedition has many storage compartments used for keeping smartphones, handbags, beverages, and bottles. In the driver cabin, there is door panel storage, 2 cup holders in the control panel, a glove box, and the center box. In the passenger cabin, there is door panel storage and in the third row, there are 2 cup holders inside the windows.

(b) Cargo Space

The Ford Expedition‘s boot space depends on which model is chosen and how its seats are positioned. If you chose a standard-wheelbase model, there are 19.3 cubic feet to 20.9 cubic feet behind the 3rd row. When the 3rd row is folded down, space increased from 57.5 cu ft. to 63.6 cu ft.

Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

Toyota Sequoia

(a) Engine & Performance

toyota sequoia blue engine


The Toyota Sequoia XK60 (2nd generation) was installed with a 4.7L 2UZ-FE VVT-i V8 that gives 276 hp, 4.6L 1UR-FE V8 produced 310 hp, 5.7L 3UR-FE V8 gives 381 hp, and 5.7L 3UR-FBE V8 (USK65) gasoline flex-fuel produced 381 hp. These engines are supported by a 6-speed automatic or 5-speed automatic.

The latest generation of Sequoia is powered by single-engine choices, a 3.4L twin-turbo V6 gasoline hybrid engine attached to a 2NM AC permanent magnet synchronous which generates a maximum power out of 437 hp. This engine is supported by a 10-speed AWR10L65 “ECTi Direct Shift” automatic.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Toyota Sequoia’s fuel economy is between 6.5 Km/L to 11.5 Km/L.

Ford Expedition

(a) Engine & Performance

ford expedition engine


The 3rd generation (U324) Ford Expedition comes fitted with a 5.4L Triton 24V V8 (2006–2014) and 3.5L EcoBoost V6 (2014–2017), a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 petrol engine generates a power output of 365 hp, and 5.4L Triton 24V V8 produces a maximum power output of 310 hp. These engines are powered by 6-speed 6R75 automatic, 6-speed 6R80 automatic, or 6-speed 6R80 SelectShift automatic.

The 4th generation (U553) Ford Expedition comes fitted with only one engine option 3.5L EcoBoost V6 mated with a 10-speed 10R80 SelectShift automatic.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Depending on which model is chosen Ford Expedition’s fuel consumption is between 7.2 Km/L to 9.7 Km/L.

Final Verdict

Ford and Toyota have been the best in SUVs, mid-sized and pick-up trucks with plenty of power and interior space but the Toyota has famous SUVs such as Toyota Sequoia, Fortuner, Prado, etc. while Ford has Ford Expedition, and Ford Everest.

Both cars are good but the better choice for towing capacity is Toyota Sequoia which is clearly good for pulling heavy loads over the Ford Expedition

The Ford Expedition and Toyota Sequoia are some of those car models that are limited in almost every detail of the car, but the latest generation Ford Expedition seems to be a luxury car compared to Toyota Sequoia.

Most people are inspired by interior space, exterior appearance, and safety features, and disregard fuel-efficient vehicles.
After going through this review, we hope you already have a choice between these two Toyota Sequoia and Ford Expedition but the choice remains yours. You can own one of these brands by visiting BE FORWARD.




Written by: Josephat Lukaza

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