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Toyota Highlander Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Toyota Highlander 6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  63 Highlanders, 9.0 months of data per Highlander, average 9900 miles
2014 Toyota Highlander 38
65.4285714286% 65.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Highlanders, 10.8 months of data per Highlander, average 22500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2013 Toyota Highlander 13
3.33333333333% 3.33333333333% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  39 Highlanders, 9.4 months of data per Highlander, average 34500 miles
2012 Toyota Highlander 8
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  49 Highlanders, 9.6 months of data per Highlander, average 52300 miles
2011 Toyota Highlander 19
9.59183673469% 9.59183673469% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  34 Highlanders, 9.2 months of data per Highlander, average 64100 miles
2010 Toyota Highlander 30
22.5274725275% 22.5274725275% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 Highlanders, 10.1 months of data per Highlander, average 64900 miles

No clear reason why this stat should be higher than those for other model years.
2009 Toyota Highlander   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Highlanders, 10.7 months of data per Highlander, average 81000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Toyota Highlander 42
24.7252747253% 24.7252747253% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  43 Highlanders, 9.3 months of data per Highlander, average 94600 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2007 Toyota Highlander   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Highlanders, 9.3 months of data per Highlander, average 114100 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2006 Toyota Highlander 50
27.8325123153% 27.8325123153% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Highlanders, 9.1 months of data per Highlander, average 119800 miles
2005 Toyota Highlander   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Highlanders, 10.2 months of data per Highlander, average 133700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2004 Toyota Highlander 33
6.3025210084% 6.3025210084% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Highlanders, 10.1 months of data per Highlander, average 118800 miles
2002 Toyota Highlander   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Highlanders, 10.9 months of data per Highlander, average 131200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2001 Toyota Highlander   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Highlanders, 8.0 months of data per Highlander, average 135100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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TrueDelta Reviews the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearComment
2014 The Toyota Highlander's top draw remains reliability. While the crossover has been thoroughly revised, its engines and transmission have been around for years. Direct injection as in the Hyundai? A continuously variable transmission (CVT) as in the Pathfinder? You'll find neither raising doubts about long-term durability beneath the hood of the Toyota. Looking at past Highlanders, you'll find a happy face for every year with sufficient responses in our car reliability survey (which covers through the end of 2013 at the time of this review). Both the Nissan and the Hyundai have experienced teething pains over the past year. see full Toyota Highlander review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Outstanding reliabilty. No problems at all. see full Toyota Highlander review
2011 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Reputation and history as reported in Consumer Reports is unbeatable. see full Toyota Highlander review
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
good reliability ratings in consumer reports see full Toyota Highlander review
2010 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
quality and coverage of extended guarantee, past history of reliability (found on web and in research on net malice the programme for maintenance and pre-fixed prices for regular check-ups see full Toyota Highlander review
2009 4dr SUV 187-horsepower 2.7L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Has been very reliable, no issues at all see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
It just goes and goes. I had a 2001 and got this one and have not been disappointed. Never had a problem - just oil changes and routine maintenance. see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I am confident that the vehicle is well made and is a good investment for my money see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Legendary toyota reliability see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
No reports of any problem yet see full Toyota Highlander review
2007 4dr SUV 155-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I bought it used and after 1 year, it works solidly with no problems see full Toyota Highlander review