• (4.5) 19 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,690$9,470
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 20-24
  • Engine: 155-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2001 Toyota Highlander

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Our Take

Toyota hopes to piggyback on the success of the Lexus RX 300, a car-based sport utility vehicle, by offering its own version that is larger but less expensive. The RX 300 is the best-selling model at Lexus, Toyota’s luxury division.With the addition of both the Highlander, which goes on sal... Read Full Report


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Toyota, in press material that presents the latest member of its sport utility menagerie, paraphrases an old candy-bar ad: "Sometimes you feel like a truck, sometimes you don't." True enough. Which is why the Toyota Highlander presents itself as a combination SUV, minivan and passenger car. A crossover SUV based on the Camry automobile platform, Highlander manages to blend the att... Read full review for the 2001 Toyota Highlander

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183,725 breakdown-free miles!Knock-on-wood:)

by OwatAfeeling! from Oregon on July 30, 2010

I have been the owner of 4 Toyotas, 3 Hondas, 1 Volkswagon, and by some strange coincidence, I sold all the Toyotas running solid and in fact, my 1992 Toyota Camry I sold(Almost 200k miles at time of ... Read Full Review

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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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