• (4.6) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,656$10,120
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 20-24
  • Engine: 155-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2003 Toyota Highlander

Our Take on the 2003 Toyota Highlander

Our Take

Introduced early in the 2001 model year, the car-based Highlander is the fifth — and newest — member of Toyota’s sport utility vehicle lineup. It is structurally related to the Lexus RX 300, but the Highlander is a little larger and has a different squared-off appearance. Fender c... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

If you're looking for an SUV and don't want to spend a lot of time running around looking at prospects, you couldn't do any better than to try the nearest Toyota store.The esteemed fabricator has five variations on the theme, running from the inexpensive RAV4 "cute ute" (starts at $17,035) all the way up to the indomitable Land Cruiser (pretty complete at $53,595).There are... Read full review for the 2003 Toyota Highlander

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Toyotas are the best

by Garrysgal from Crawfordville, FL on February 28, 2012

This is our third Toyota and before that we had Honda's. I wish the American auto makers could make a good used vehicle that was just as reliable as a Toyota. And one that we could afford to get into.

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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