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2016 Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (47%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (29%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 17 repairs.
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2016 Toyota Highlander repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (100%)

Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2016 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Highlander in Florida, United States
Oct 2015 - Sep 2017
Sep 2016

10000 mi
Cruise control stalk light would flicker occasionally. Handled under Toyota TSB, no charge. Took about an hour once parts were available. 
Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
Mar 2017

9000 mi
Replaced window trim piece along bottom of passenger front window. Was catching wind and whistling while driving. Required part to be ordered again and another trip to get it correctly installed. 
Toyota Highlander in South Carolina, United States
Oct 2016 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

7000 mi
Cruise control stalk illumination would flicker, only detectable at night. Replaced/repaired ground wire. 
Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Nov 2016 - Sep 2017
Dec 2016 I had 125 miles on the car and the transmission jolted...I couldn't get the car past 1st gear (auto trans) . They towed it to the dealer. Check engine light was on. Dealer said it was 1.5 quarts low on trans fluid. This car was brand new. 
Feb 2017

1000 mi

US $75
Rear passenger tire side wall started separating. Dealer and Toyo Tire company said it wasn't their fault and they said it was road damage. , but the separation clearly wasn't road damage as there was no other marks or damage on the tire. The tire company agreed to a one time "good will" settlement of 75% coverage of the cost . I paid $75.00 out of pocket . 
Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
Mar 2017

12000 mi
Front left speakers intermittent 

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2016 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Toyota Highlander in Colorado, United States
Nov 2015 - Sep 2017
Aug 2016

8300 mi
Something in the driver seat is moving and "popping" out of place. Irritating when driving. Dealership then broke side of seat trim and needs to replace it. And now the original "fix" is already not working again. 
Oct 2016

11500 mi
Seat was doing same "popping" as before, this time the dealer disassembled the seat in house and diagnosed it as the lumbar needing grease which they did and solved it (so far!). 
Toyota Highlander in New Brunswick, Canada
Apr 2016 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

14880 mi

C $75
Wheel Alignment 
Toyota Highlander in Alabama, United States
Feb 2016 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

19190 mi
Entune software update per T-SB-0103-16 Cruise control stalk illumination intermittent operation repair per T-SB-0031-16; replaced (1) flange bolt, (2) plate washers, & (1) repair w/ wire terminal 
Toyota Highlander in Virginia, United States
Jun 2016 - Apr 2017
Mar 2017

9000 mi
Cruise control stalk light was going in and out TSB existed and repairs were made under warrantly 
Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Mar 2016 - Sep 2017
Sep 2016

4000 mi
The automatic rear hatch does not reliably open using the inside button. The repair was unsuccessful and will have to go back. 
Toyota Highlander in Idaho, United States
Jan 2017 - Sep 2017
Mar 2017

100 mi
Light came on and was reset by dealer. 
Toyota Highlander in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
Sep 2016

1000 mi
L front passenger window not operable from driver side, only partially worked from passenger side; L sideview mirror puddle light did not work, power mirror did not work, door lock did not work electrically. 
Nov 2016

2800 mi
wind noise R side mirror--attempted repair, not successful 
Dec 2016

4000 mi
front passenger side door wind noise 

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2016 Toyota Highlander Repair Histories

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