by nashvillegirl on Jan 25, 2013 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
We bought our 2002 dark green 4 cyl Highlander new, and it now has 353,800 miles on it!
We have replaced the catalytic converters, A/C knob, and just recently, the timing chain. The car still looks great inside and out.
When (if!) it ever dies, I'll buy another one. We have always owned Toyotas because they are so dependable and low-maintenance, but this is the best one ever.
by debb/rud on Oct 15, 2010 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
First let me say I didn't want this car but we bought it because it was in our price range. It had 77,000 miles when purchased. I am happy to say it grew on me over the past 2 yrs. Great fuel usage (400+ to the tank), low maintenance cost and reliability. Ours has 135,000 miles and the drivetrain is still strong! I have the 4 cylinder And it drives like a six cylinder Interior is durable and shows very little wear (even with the dogs) easy to clean and the paint still looks good.
by Rick on Apr 11, 2010 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
I bought this with 15,000 miles on it and it has 116,000 on it now and never had any problems with it, I guess its time to change the plugs other than that, I will be looking for a newer one soon and getting a nice resale on this one.
by Dene on Feb 6, 2010 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
After owning the car a few years, my check engine light would come on and go off. The service manager recommended that I do the cat. converter because it seemed that it was going out and I only had about 15,000 miles before my warranty was up. I think this is problem with some of the Highlanders. And yes, the heater/air is acting up.
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