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2007 Toyota Sequoia vs. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan

To start off, 2007 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Volkswagen Multivan would be higher. At 4,664 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Toyota Sequoia (274 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 42 more horse power than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. (232 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan weights approximately 1194 kg more than 2007 Toyota Sequoia.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Toyota Sequoia (426 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 111 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. (315 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 2007 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. 2007 Toyota Sequoia has automatic transmission and 2006 Volkswagen Multivan has manual transmission. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Toyota Sequoia will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Toyota Sequoia 2006 Volkswagen Multivan
Make Toyota Volkswagen
Model Sequoia Multivan
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type SUV Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4664 cc 3189 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 274 HP 232 HP
Engine RPM 5400 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 426 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 2900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 94 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 95.9 mm
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 8 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1110 kg 2304 kg
Vehicle Length 5190 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 2010 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1930 mm 1950 mm
Wheelbase Size 3010 mm 3010 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 14.7 L/100km 12.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 100 L 80 L


 

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