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2011 Toyota iQ vs. 2013 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2013 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 Toyota iQ. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 Toyota iQ would be higher. At 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (376 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 287 more horse power than 2011 Toyota iQ. (89 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 2011 Toyota iQ. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 1854 kg more than 2011 Toyota iQ. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2013 Toyota Sequoia is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2013 Toyota Sequoia. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Toyota iQ, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (544 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 354 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Toyota iQ. (190 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Toyota iQ.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Toyota iQ 2013 Toyota Sequoia
Make Toyota Toyota
Model iQ Sequoia
Year Released 2011 2013
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1364 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 376 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 544 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type CVT 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 860 kg 2714 kg
Vehicle Length 3051 mm 5210 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1955 mm
Wheelbase Size 2000 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 32 L 100 L


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