2001 Toyota Highlander Consumer Review: What I wish I would have known

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What I wish I would have known
By MIrebel on


2001 Toyota Highlander V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)


I have owned our Vintage Gold
Highlander for 3 years now and am very
satisfied overall. But the Highlander
has a couple of quirks that a potential
buyer should beware:

1) Excessive wind noise. You can not
drive over 30 miles an hour with the
windows open because of the extreme
howling and pressure to your ear drums.
It's unbelieveable! Also the car
will "moan" sitting still in the
driveway when the wind blows hard
enough across it.

2) No drip edge above the doors so
everytime you open the door (if its
raining or snowing) you get a wet seat.

3) The cup holder design is less than
convenient. Buy a after market console
for storage and cup holders.

Best Features

Nice quiet ride, great cargo area, and good alternative to the mini-van!

Worst Features

Window wind noise is my number 1 complaint.
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