• (4.5) 33 reviews
  • Available Prices: $4,121–$11,405
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 21-24
  • Engine: 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5-7
2005 Toyota Highlander

Our Take on the Latest Model 2005 Toyota Highlander

What We Don't Like

  • Lack of Low-range gearing
  • Midrange acceleration
  • Uninspired styling

Notable Features

  • Car-based construction
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Available AWD
  • Five- or seven-passenger capacity

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 33 reviews

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Can't kill this car

by Robdel1965 from Wanaque,NJ on September 9, 2017

I own a 2005 Toyota Highlander and have owned it since it were brand new. I have over 235,000 miles on a 4cyl SUV, I do change the oil regularly and never had any major repairs.

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2005 Toyota Highlander Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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