Used 2015 Toyota Highlander

2015 Toyota Highlander
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2015 Toyota Highlander

Pros

  • Refined interior appointments
  • quiet, compliant ride
  • smooth and strong V6 engine
  • seating for up to eight
  • fresh technology offerings.

Cons

  • Lackluster four-cylinder engine
  • third-row seat isn't as roomy as those in some other top rivals.

Used 2015 Toyota Highlander for Sale

Toyota Highlander 2015 LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
35,862 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE Plus
CarMax
3.1 mi away
List$25,998
Est.Loan: $473/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet
Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
38,194 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
(3)
AutoNation Toyota Leesburg
5.5 mi away
List$28,998
Est.Loan: $528/mo
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The following items have been reconditioned on this vehicle: All New Tires! Sun/Moonroof,Leather Seats,Navigation System,3rd Row Seat,Keyless Start,Bluetooth Connection,Rear Spoiler,All Wheel Drive,ASH; LEATHER SEAT MATERIAL,ATTITUDE BLACK METALLIC This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. * CLEAN / ONE OWNER CARFAX * AUTONATION IS A HAGGLE FREE / ONE PRICE DEALERSHIP * WE OFFER OUR BEST PRICE UP FRONT TO ELIMINATE THE STRESS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH PURCHASING AT A DEALERSHIP * WE WOULD LIKE TO HELP YOU BUY A CAR * NOT JUST SELL YOU ONE * OFFERED WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADING AUTONATION 125 POINT INSPECTION AND A 90 DAY / 4,000 MILE WARRANTY AND A 5 DAY / NO QUESTIONS ASKED / MONEY BACK GUARANTEE * CALL NOW TO SCHEDULE YOUR TEST DRIVE * AN APPOINTMENT WILL GUARANTEE THE BEST USE OF YOUR VALUABLE TIME AND ENSURE THE BEST POSSIBLE SERVICE. *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.
Toyota Highlander 2015 LE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
38,693 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE
Capital Auto Sales
8.1 mi away
List$24,709
Est.Loan: $450/mo
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$300 Below Market
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**ONE OWNER**CLEAN CARFAX**LOW MILES**4 BRAND NEW TIRES**BLUETOOTH**REAR VIEW CAMERA**THIRD ROW**CARFAX CERTIFIED** 2015 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER AWD with powerful 3.5L V6 DOHC 24-Valve w/Dual VVT-i engine and driven only 38693 miles! **FINANCING AVAILABLE** Contact our sales team at 703-445-2277 today!All of our vehicles pass a Rigorous Multi-Point Quality Inspection. Buy with Confidence! No Credit, Bad Credit, No problem! Tax ID, No Problem! We Finance EVERYONE! Guaranteed Credit Approval! Rates starting at 1.99%. Apply Online at WWW.CAPAUTOVA.COM/FINANCING WE NEED YOUR TRADE, ALL TRADE-IN'S WELCOME!!! Affordable Extended Warranties Available. Ask your sales representative for more information! Call (703) 445-CARS (2277) to make an appointment or drop by to check out our fantastic selection and our beautiful new Chantilly showroom located at: 25280 Pleasant Valley Rd.Suite 150Chantilly, VA 20152 We are open 7 days a week for your convenience! Call, text, email or stop by today! Monday thru Saturday 9 am to 8 pm and every Sunday 11 am to 4 pm.
Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
57,814 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
Virginia Luxury Motors
8.1 mi away
List$27,660
Est.Loan: $504/mo
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$300 Below Market
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LOADED WITH OPTION,, LEATHER , SUNROOF, CAMERA, NAVIGATION,,,XLE AWD!!! **EXTRA CLEAN!! NO SCRATCHES, NO DINGS, NON-SMOKER...Finance Rates Start at 3.99% ON APPROVED CREDIT.....Over 20 Lenders - High Approval Rates...APPLY ONLINE at WWW.VLMAUTO.COM ....FOR BEST BUYING EXPERIENCE, CALL NOW at 703-957-4600. All Our Cars go through a Rigorous 80 points Full Inspection ..OUR CARS ARE CERTIFIED THROUGH OUR MECHANICS AND COME PRE-INSPECTED. OPEN 7 DAYS...TRADES WELCOMED... WE SHIP EVERYWHERE... COMPREHENSIVE EXTENDED WARRANTIES AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. Visit Virginia Luxury Motors online at www.vlmauto.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 703-957-4600 today to schedule your test drive. We try our best to list all options and details carefully however typos and humanmachine errors are possible, please call in advance to confirm any specific options, colors, condition related questions to avoid any confusions. We train our sales staff regularly however any verbal claims or promises made by the employees of the dealership are not valid unless expressed in writing. Price does not include a dealership processing fee of Six Hundred and Ninety Five dollars. All sales are AS-IS unless expressed otherwise in writing. Vehicle accessories such as extra keys, floor matts, books, navigation disc, shift knobs etc may not come with the vehicle however we can always order these items at our discounted dealership prices which are to be paid by the customer. APPLY FOR AN AUTO LOAN: VLMAUTO.COM OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: 10AM TO 7PM SUNDAYS: 12PM TO 5PM
Toyota Highlander 2015 LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
55,172 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE Plus
(1)
Autoline of VA
8.1 mi away
List$22,497
Est.Loan: $410/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Toyota Highlander 2015 LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
65,410 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE Plus
Snap Car Buying
8.3 mi away
List$22,844
Est.Loan: $416/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 LE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
28,711 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE
(1)
Moore Cadillac of Dulles
8.3 mi away
List$25,000
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 LE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
54,862 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE
(6)
Ourisman Chantilly Toyota
9 mi away
List$24,987
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
50,008 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
(1)
Priority Nissan Chantilly
9.3 mi away
List$28,995
Est.Loan: $528/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
30,045 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
(59)
Pohanka Acura
10.2 mi away
List$29,800
Est.Loan: $543/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
76,982 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE Plus
(3)
Pohanka Chevrolet
10.2 mi away
List$23,912
Est.Loan: $436/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
34,417 miles
Certified Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
(1)
Koons Tysons Toyota
14.8 mi away
List$27,904
Est.Loan: $508/mo
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2015 Toyota Highlander XLE V6 AWD in Attitude Black Metallic, 3RD ROW SEATING, BLUETOOTH, BACKUP CAMERA, HEATED SEATS, MOONROOF, NAVIGATION, ONE OWNER LOCAL TRADE IN, POWER LIFTGATE, TOYOTA CERTIFIED. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Toyota Highlander 2015 LE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
48,531 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE
(2)
Priority Nissan Tysons Corner
15.1 mi away
List$24,985
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
79,976 miles
Certified Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
(1)
Ourisman Fairfax Toyota
15.6 mi away
List$23,991
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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Toyota Highlander 2015 LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
30,405 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE Plus
(3)
Imperial Highline
16.6 mi away
List$25,795
Est.Loan: $470/mo
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$300 Below Market
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THIS VEHICLE IS SUPER CLEAN AND HAS LOW MILES ON IT, LOADED WITH OPTIONS, LEATHER**SUNROOF**ALLOYS**HEATED SEATS**BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY**REAR CAMERA**HEATED MIRRORS**TOW PACKAGE**TRACTION CONTROL**ALL POWER OPTIONS, RUNS AND LOOKS AMAZING, FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CALL US TODAY AT 703-368-7777 DIRECTLY, OR FILL OUT CREDIT APPLICATION ON OUR WEBSITE. -
Toyota Highlander 2015 LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
37,447 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE Plus
(18)
Fitzgerald Toyota Gaithersburg
16.8 mi away
List$27,495
Est.Loan: $501/mo
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$695 Below Market
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"Certified. Silver Sky Metallic 2015 Toyota Highlander LE Plus V6 AWD 6-Speed Automatic Electronic with Overdrive 3.5L V6 DOHC Dual VVT-i 24V Highlander LE Plus V6
Toyota Highlander 2015 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
38,451 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
XLE
(9)
Fairfax Motors
16.9 mi away
List$27,950
Est.Loan: $509/mo
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$300 Below Market
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* SUPER CLEAN * NAVIGATION * CARFAX CERTIFIED * ONE OWNER * LOCALLY OWNED * MINT CONDITION * RUNS LIKE NEW * Why pay higher prices when you can buy directly from us with our no HASSLE and HAGGLE free pricing?? Our prices are competitive in the market and compete or beat other dealerships. The buying experience with Fairfax Motors is the best! Fairfax Motors is family owned and operated in Fairfax, Virginia offering cars for sale and buying services to the DMV area for 24 years. Our owner has built successful and long term relationships with our customers with them returning to purchase cars from us time and time again. Our entire staff offers transparency with each customer from our knowledgeable sales staff to our dynamic managers and all the way to our very experienced Finance Director who has been in the business for 40 years! We offer Finance and Extended Warranty options, plus detailing services to keep your car looking beautiful. We need your cars to fill out inventory, so we take all trades and buy cars too! Stop dreading the car buying process and start having fun! Still aren't sure? Our customers love to show us love and share their buying experience with the world. Come see us at Fairfax Motors for your next vehicle purchase.
Toyota Highlander 2015 LE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
51,428 miles
Used 2015
Toyota Highlander
LE
CarMax
18 mi away
List$23,998
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NC, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet

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Edmunds' Expert Review

After last year's thorough redesign, the 2015 Toyota Highlander stays true to its no-nonsense roots. It remains a top choice in the three-row family crossover class.

vehicle overview

With so many people haulers out there, how do you know which one is right for you? Well, let's start with your list of needs. Do you need room for up to eight people? A comfortable and quiet ride? Good performance and fuel economy? How about the option of rear seat DVD entertainment or even occasionally towing up to 5,000 pounds? If this reads just like your short list, then Toyota would like you to take a look at the versatile Highlander crossover SUV. It's back after a thorough redesign last year and better than ever.

The 2015 Toyota Highlander, now in its third generation, is a top contender in this family-friendly crossover SUV segment. Tossing out minivans and V8-powered toy box-hauling behemoths, the Highlander is likely the sweet spot for most. Offered in front- or all-wheel drive with a choice of four-cylinder or V6 engines, there are five distinct trim levels from which to choose, each offering increasing amounts of content with few factory options. This strategy makes the process of finding the right Highlander pretty easy.

No matter which one you're considering, know that you'll get a comfortable cabin with plenty of room for your family and their things. The Highlander's second row can be either a three-across bench or a double captain's chair affair with a side table. The Highlander is also pleasant and easy to drive, and with its refined V6 and smooth six-speed automatic, it's also one of the quickest SUVs out there (even among V8s). If tech is your thing, there's enough available high-end gear on the upper trim levels to keep you and your co-pilot "infotained" for days on end.

In light of all these qualities, we awarded a top "A" rating to the 2015 Toyota Highlander. Of course, that's not to say that Toyota's crossover is the best at absolutely everything. If you want a truly adult-friendly third row with easier access, for example, the Ford Flex would be a better bet. Another perennial favorite of ours is the Mazda CX-9, which is more fun to drive and offers more cargo space as well. There's also the handsome-looking V8-powered Dodge Durango or the three-row Hyundai Santa Fe, which stacks up nicely against the Highlander across the board. But the Highlander has history and the Toyota nameplate on its side, and it's one of our top picks for 2015.

2015 Toyota Highlander configurations

The 2015 Toyota Highlander is a three-row midsize crossover offered in LE, LE Plus, XLE, Limited and Limited Platinum trim levels. Eight-passenger seating is standard on the LE, LE Plus and XLE, while seven-passenger seating (featuring second-row captain's chairs instead of a three-person bench) is optional on the XLE and standard on the Limited and Limited Platinum. Note that the related Highlander Hybrid is reviewed separately.

The base LE gets things started with 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, heated exterior mirrors, privacy glass, a rear spoiler, cruise control, a rearview camera, fabric seating, manually adjustable front seats (six-way driver, four-way passenger), a sliding and reclining 60/40-split second-row seat, a 60/40-split third-row seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 6.1-inch central touchscreen and a six-speaker audio system with voice control, a CD player, an auxiliary audio jack and an iPod/USB interface.

Picking the LE Plus adds foglights, a flip-up rear hatch window, an adjustable-height power liftgate, tri-zone automatic climate control, upgraded upholstery with synthetic leather (SofTex) accents, an eight-way power driver seat (with power lumbar), a leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio and HD radio.

The XLE further adds a sunroof, roof rails, keyless entry and ignition, leather upholstery for the first and second rows (SofTex for the third), an upgraded driver information display, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a 110-volt power outlet in the second row, retractable second-row sunshades, driver voice amplification for communicating with rear passengers (Driver Easy Speak), an 8-inch central touchscreen, a navigation system and smartphone app integration (Entune App Suite).

Nearing the top, the Limited comes with 19-inch wheels, LED running lights, LED ambient interior lighting, second-row captain's chairs, heated and ventilated front seats, driver memory functions, a four-way power passenger seat, a blind-spot monitoring system, rear cross-traffic alerts, rear parking sensors and a 12-speaker JBL audio system.

There are no factory options available for the LE or LE Plus trim levels. The XLE can be outfitted with the second-row captain's chairs. An optional rear seat entertainment package for the XLE and Limited includes a Blu-ray player with 9-inch display, RCA jacks and wireless headphones.

On just the Limited you can also select the Driver Technology package, which fits the Highlander with automatic high-beam control headlights, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning, frontal collision warning, a frontal impact crash mitigation system (with automatic braking) and Toyota's Safety Connect telematics (emergency assistance, stolen vehicle location and automatic collision notification).

Finally, the top-shelf Highlander Limited Platinum reaps all of the above as standard and further includes a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel and heated second-row seats.

2015 Highlights

The 2015 Toyota Highlander is essentially unchanged.

Performance & mpg

The base Highlander LE starts with front-wheel drive and a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a six-speed automatic. Fuel economy is an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined (20 city/25 highway), but that's barely better than the ratings for the stronger V6 engine.

That 3.5-liter V6 is optional on the LE and standard on all other trims. It's rated at 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is again a six-speed automatic that may be mated to either front- or all-wheel drive (Limited Platinum comes with standard AWD). The front-wheel-drive V6 configuration achieves an EPA-estimated 21 mpg combined (19 city/25 highway), while the AWD V6 drops a tick to 20 mpg combined (18 city/24 highway). We easily met these estimates when we recorded a real-world 23 mpg on Edmunds' 120-mile mixed-driving evaluation loop in an XLE AWD.

At the Edmunds test facility, we recorded a 7.3-second 0-60-mph time in that same XLE AWD, which is about a second quicker than the average for this segment. A Limited with front-wheel drive still outpaced most competitors with a run to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds.

The four-cylinder Highlander LE is rated to tow up to 1,500 pounds. An LE or LE Plus V6 is rated up to 2,000 pounds. A properly equipped Highlander XLE or Limited (with standard heavy-duty radiator, alternator and supplemental oil cooler) can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Safety

The 2015 Toyota Highlander comes standard with traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, front seat side airbags, a driver knee airbag, a front passenger seat-cushion airbag and full-length side curtain airbags. A rearview camera is also standard.

The Limited trim gets a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, and its optional Driver Technology package (standard on Limited Platinum) adds a frontal collision warning and mitigation system (with automatic braking), lane-departure warning and Toyota's Safety Connect telematics (emergency assistance, stolen-vehicle location and automatic collision notification). Unfortunately, these items are unavailable on lesser Highlander trims.

In a simulated panic stop from 60 mph conducted at the Edmunds test facility, a Highlander XLE AWD managed a braking distance of 116 feet, a very good distance for this class.

In government crash testing, the Highlander received a five-star overall rating (out of a possible five), with four stars for total frontal impact protection and five stars for total side impact protection. During testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Highlander received the highest possible rating of "Good" in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength tests. In the small-overlap frontal-offset impact test, the Highlander received the second-highest rating of "Acceptable." Its seat and head restraint design was rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

Driving

Most 2015 Toyota Highlander buyers end up with the tried-and-true V6 engine, and it's easy to see why: You get almost the same fuel economy as with the base four-cylinder, along with an extra 85 hp and some of the smoothest acceleration in any crossover at this price. The six-speed automatic transmission works well and provides quick downshifts.

The meaty three-spoke steering wheel is precise, and if you drive quickly around a tight turn, the Highlander remains secure, with a decent amount of grip. As long as you're not looking for handling as athletic as the Mazda CX-9's, you'll likely find the Highlander sharp enough. Of course, the Highlander's bread and butter is ferrying passengers around in comfort, and here it excels. The cabin remains hushed at speed, and road impacts are generally shrugged off by the compliant suspension, though the Limited's 19-inch wheels don't do the ride any favors.

Interior

Hard plastics that were once the bane of the Highlander have since been supplanted by supple surfaces with fancy stitching at the seams. The gauge cluster has a contemporary look thanks in part to the multifunction information display that sits in the middle (especially the XLE and Limited's larger color version). Although the base 6.1-inch central touchscreen is, well, a bit basic in both form and function, the available 8-inch unit is more satisfying with its improved graphics and functionality.

Toyota has baked a number of handy storage features into the 2015 Highlander's interior. There's a unique built-in shelf on the dashboard, for instance, that can serve as a resting place for phones and other small personal effects. The shelf's short height, however, can make it hard to fit your hand in there to place or retrieve those items. Vastly more spacious is the storage box under the console armrest that's big enough for a large purse.

If you're expecting big-time space in the way back, we should warn you that adults will still find it cramped relative to some rivals. Kids will be fine, though, and the three-across seating bolsters the Highlander's credentials as a minivan substitute. On the cargo-carrying front, the available height-adjustable power liftgate with memory height settings is a boon in garages with low ceilings. Maximum hauling capacity tops out at 83.7 cubic feet, which is an average figure for this class of vehicle.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2015 Toyota Highlander.

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In love with my Highlander, but a couple of things
Bee Dee,07/30/2015
I'm a car owner that keeps my cars for years so when it was time to start shopping for my next car my first consideration was a car with a reputation for longevity, ease of ownership and quality. I'd honestly never thought of Toyota because it's so soccer mom-ish but I began to love the new styling every time I saw the new body style. I had heard that buying a Toyota would keep me in the car for at least 5 years headache free. I've got almost 5000 miles on the car now and loved every minute I've spent in the car! My few less than positive comments follow: 1. The braking is almost too soft. I find myself pressing on the brake and startled when I'm coming too close to the car in front of me and then quickly pressing much harder to actually stop the car. I've done this several times now and can see it's a problem in the event I have to react to split second stopping. I feel like I need to take it to a empty parking lot and practice emergency stops so I can adjust to the really soft brake pedal. 2. I find the car has that lag when you stomp on the gas to accelerate into traffic from the on ramp. It almost feels like it LOSES energy when I step on the pedal then doesn't follow up with rapid acceleration but slogs into traffic which is frustrating. I don't know about torque and rpms and such but a V6 should have more power than this at a low speed to rapid acceleration, I thought. I live in Colorado. When driving into the mountains it has plenty of power to climb the hills and the transmission is smooth and perfectly silent. I love the ability to take it out of auto D and switch the gears to slow my descent which is a necessity here. I bought it in May so hope that this car is solid on snowy roads, that's why I went back into an SUV from a sedan. Last winter, I'd rent a AWD/4WD when driving to the mountains because I had a FWD sedan so when I needed a winter car I'd rent one. So, I compared the Nissan Pathfinder, the Buick Enclave and the Ford Explorer in true winter conditions. The Buick is a tank and grippy. I actually relaxed during a tricky winter drive in the Buick. Next in line was the Explorer which has the control to switch to "snow" and when I put that into play, it felt solid and reliable on slick, snow packed roads but still had a "tinny" feel, the opposite of a tank. The Nissan would hit a patch of snow pack and slide sideways making for a sickening experience among other really questionable build issues that convinced me this car is a non starter. Bottom line, I hope my Highlander feels solid like the Buick this winter. The Buick has a pretty interior, lots of accent lighting and finishes in the cabin to make you feel like you're in a very expensive high end vehicle. The Highlander has a utilitarian interior cabin with just a few details to make it feel more like a car than a truck but it stills looks utilitarian. The center compartment is huge and I find I access it a lot like my purse...the tray has the things I need daily, and the "bottomless" part catches all the stuff that I leave in the car so I reach deep into it and rake through stuff to find what I'm looking for. It literally can conceal a large purse or your laptop case (and probably an airline carry on!) so it's useful for concealing things left in the car. The sound system is just adequate, the range of sound is in the middle range and a narrow range at that, just adequate. The road noise is noticeable but acceptable. The doors have a hollow sound when you shut them which is surprising. The bluetooth speaker system tied to my phone is a muffled sound and coupled with road noise, it's underwhelming. I chose the Highlander over the Buick because I felt like the Highlander is going to take me much further down the road with fewer repair/maintenance headaches but it was a close call between the two. The Toyota care program tilted my decision in it's favor. I'm all for someone else taking care of and paying for the regular maintenance for the first two years. In town driving on mostly 35mph streets gets around 22; getting into stop and go drive time on interstate roads gets 24 and all out interstate driving at 75mph gets over 30. This is almost the same as my little 4cyl FWD sedan! Bottom line, I'm hoping the car doesn't disappoint in true winter driving and I'm prepared to switch to winter tires to get the performance I need but I hope I don't have to spend the money and the time to switch tires twice a year. Everything else I'm overall content with and happy with my purchase.
Can't get past the buzzing any I'm not alone!
K Sugarman,11/09/2015
We too have one of the vehicles which makes an incredibly annoying intermittent buzzing sounds. The dealer has blown us off, pretending like the sound is normal, but it's totally unacceptable. Toyota customer support has been no help at all! Thanks to the Internet, we know we are not crazy or alone like Toyota wants us to think we are. I STRONGLY recommend reading these forums before buying a Highlander or Sienna: http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/333-3rd-generation-2014/1077937-weird-vibrating-buzzing-noise.html http://www.siennachat.com/forum/193-problems-maintenance-repair/228201-2015-xle-sienna-humming-buzzing-noise-dash.html http://toyotaowners.net/toyota-forum/showthread.php?t=24778 http://www.aboutautomobile.com/Complaint/2015/Toyota/Highlander/10715419 http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/333-3rd-generation-2014/1092585-new-2015-ltd-strange-sound-coming-dash-area.html
No complaints but we haven't bonded
chrish2015,05/23/2015
It's been 7 months and almost 8000 miles and my Highlander and I are getting along but we're not BFFs. It's comfortable but not Volvo comfortable. The Entune program is a pain. I hardly bother with it anymore but the rest of the infotainment unit works fine. Mileage for the first 5000 miles was just over 19 MPG mixed according to the computer. I reset it just before a road trip to the Grand Canyon. The round trip MPG was just over 22. Overall it was pretty comfortable for the 12 hour days on the road from CA to AZ and back. I haven't had a need to use the off road features yet. I've also had my first recall notice.
Saved my family's life-literally
DS,01/08/2016
I purchased a 2015 Highlander Limited on September 30, 2015-I absolutely loved the vehicle. This vehicle was a replacement for my 2003 Highlander in which I logged over 180,000 satisfied miles. It was amazing how far this vehicle has come since then with regards to design and features. The new vehicle was extremely luxurious and had exceptional driving ability. On October 20, 2015 I was taking my three boys to soccer practice (ages 6,7 and 11) when I was hit head-on by a drunk driver in a 25 mph zone five minutes from our home. The driver of the other vehicle, who was travelling at 87 mph and managed to slow to 70 mph before striking me in the front driver side, was killed instantly. Me and my three children were able to exit the vehicle and walk away! This is true and real -world testament to the Toyota Highlander's quality and safety. The Glassboro Police Department (assigned to investigate the crash,was impressed with the construction of the vehicle and how it held up under such extreme conditions and force. It is my understanding that the Chief of Police actually wrote a letter to Toyota as a testimonial to the vehicles safety features. He actually had a small quote in one of the numerous articles attesting to how well the vehicle withstood the collision. Needless to say that as soon as I was able to, I walked into Toyota of Turnersville and purchased the exact same vehicle, only a different color-slight superstition. My children love our Highlander and refer to it as the "safe car." This car is definitely top of the line in its' segment across the board. Please keep in mind, the price is relatively high (comparable to some "luxury" SUVs) and there is comparatively less wiggle room with the price; however, you get what you pay for with this vehicle. Luxury level amenities and comfort, high level of performance and reliability and top of the line safety.
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Features & Specs

MPG
18 city / 24 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
270 hp @ 6200 rpm
MPG
19 city / 25 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
270 hp @ 6200 rpm
MPG
20 city / 25 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
185 hp @ 5800 rpm
MPG
18 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
270 hp @ 6200 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover18.5%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2015 Toyota Highlander
Used 2015 Toyota Highlander Overview

The Used 2015 Toyota Highlander is offered in the following submodels: Highlander SUV. Available styles include XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), XLE 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), LE 4dr SUV (2.7L 4cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), LE Plus 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), LE Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), LE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited Platinum 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and LE 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

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Price comparisons for Used 2015 Toyota Highlander trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE is priced between $21,990 and$32,486 with odometer readings between 27 and109884 miles.
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  • The Used 2015 Toyota Highlander Limited is priced between $26,000 and$34,900 with odometer readings between 24227 and80929 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Toyota Highlander LE is priced between $23,150 and$29,985 with odometer readings between 28711 and61164 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum is priced between $27,888 and$34,195 with odometer readings between 31989 and72289 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2015 Toyota Highlander?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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