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2007 Toyota Highlander
2007 Toyota Highlander
Available Price Range $5,919-$14,715 Trims8 Combined MPG 21-25 Seats 5-7

Our Take on the 2007 Toyota Highlander

Our Take

Introduced in 2001, the car-based Highlander became the most popular member of Toyota's five-model sport utility vehicle lineup. Though it is structurally related to the more expensive Lexus RX 330 — which becomes the RX 350 for 2007 — the Highlander has a different squared-off a... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Lack of Low-range gearing
  • Uninspired styling
  • Hybrid emphasizes performance over economy

Notable Features

  • Car-based construction
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Available AWD
  • Up to seven-passenger capacity
  • Hybrid model

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Sitting here in front of my computer, searching relentlessly for inspiration for this review of the 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid I've been driving for the past two weeks, on the eve of leaving for a trip to California that, while technically "work"-related I'm highly looking forward to, I find my thoughts veering sharply and dangerously off the subject of cars (how's that for a ... Read full review for the 2007 Toyota Highlander

Consumer Reviews

4.5

Average based on 17 reviews

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Bought used with 30,961 miles on it

by Toyota Fan from Mooresville, NC on September 19, 2008

I bought the 2007 Highlander after my RAV 4 was totaled because I wanted a sturdier car. I love the way this car handles and enjoy the extra room. I wish the car had automatic locks though. The exteri... Read Full Review

8 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Highlander Base

Head Restraints and Seats
P
Moderate overlap front
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Highlander Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
P
Overall Rear
P
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
A

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
A
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
A
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Highlander Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Highlander Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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