by Highlander2002 on May 27, 2007 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I had bought this car used at a local dealership with 10k miles on it. After a few months, I had started to notice some minor rattling coming from the trunk area. I had brought it back to the dealership and they claimed to have replaced some clips. Still rattles. A few months later, I bought it to another dealership for the recall and again complained about the rattle. They added some foam, but the noise is still there. Over the years, more rattling started to appear from the dash and trunk. It's beginning to sound like my old 1984 Supra. At least the car is reliable. Hasn't broken down once.
by Chandler S on Jul 25, 2006 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
Replacing our '95 4Runner (purchased new) was our '02 Highlander (purchased new - 3.0l V6 4x2). Occupants appreciate the comfortable and plush interior. The Camry-based ride is tight and refined. The original 16" Goodyears were just replaced @ 60K (with same). Absolutely NO mechanical problems to date. An extremely sure-footed vehicle (further enhanced with VSC) in foul weather. Much easier to park/maneuver than a larger SUV. I would describe the exterior styling as modestly elegant. We experience 23 mpg in mixed driving, approaching 30 mpg hwy. Overall, an excellent value.
by CAROLINAS on May 5, 2004 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
We wanted a SUV style vehicle to
replace a Conversion Van. Researched
SUV's for quality, design, ride. Also,
talked to other with SUV's. The
Highlander Limited came out ahead. I'm
not into off road stuff so a "car-ish"
rather than a "truck-ish" ride was,
and has been, the best solution for
me. My 2002 Highland was purchased
used with a Toyota Used Car
Certification check. Have had no
problems and enjoy driving it in the
city and on the highway. I'd do it all
over again with Toyota.
by Geoff S on Oct 6, 2003 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
A good running solid to the road feel
vehicle with quite reasonable fuel
economy. Why is there no power seat
on the passenger side? No defect
complaints. Driven a # of different
Crossover type vehicles and this one
beats them all in comfort and ride.
The Big three needs to match this
by Apollo_Johnw on Aug 20, 2003 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
If I go into all the items that I like
about this car, you would think that I
was working for the company. My job
has me on the road a lot, so I see many
driving conditions on and off the
Ride for the Highlander is fabulous.
Road noise is kept to a minimum.
Handling is excellent. Turning radius
compares to a much smaller vehicle.
Stereo in the Limited is wonderful for
roadtrips or intown cruising. Seat
positioning is outstanding for heights
of 5'0-6'0. Rear legroom is incredible.
by Pawdoc on May 29, 2003 Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
In 2001 I discovered the Toyota
Sequoia, and I watched as it increased
10K in price in 14 mos. Then I found
the Highlander. It is the perfect
combination of truck, performance,
reliability, safety, cargo, quality,
and comfort available for the price.
Expensive? Perhaps, but compared to
EVERYTHING else its a steal. If you
have 50K for a car, get a Sequoia, but
if you have 50K, why not just get the
Lexus! For the rest of us -
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