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Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 1058 repairs.
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Toyota Highlander repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (35%)

< $100 (29%)

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Chart based on 749 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Toyota Highlander problems by year

2001 - 2001 (5%)

2002 - 2003 (11%)

2004 - 2007 (32%)

2008 - 2010 (22%)

2011 - 2013 (16%)

2014 - 2016 (12%)

2017 - 2019 (2%)

Chart based on 1071 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander Personal Experiences: Pros
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
As stated above, had a 2001 Highlander and it never gave me one bit of trouble. Dealer has been exceptional and easy to work with. full 2008 Toyota Highlander review
2006 4dr SUV 215-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Vehicle size and comfort (can easily carry 5 adults on long trips; Ride height; Interior held up extremely well on previous one. full 2006 Toyota Highlander review

Toyota Highlander Problems and Repair Histories

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