2002 Toyota Highlander Overview


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Base 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,802
Base V6
Avg. Price: $7,382
Base V6 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,815
Limited V6
Avg. Price: $8,106
Limited V6 4WD
Avg. Price: $8,293

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 9 reviews

This Is The Perfect Cross Of Car And Suv by thedavisclan
 — Its fully loaded with power and comfort and ability its said to have. I had the option of this or a used mercedes or lexus of the same kind of models...I.E. rx300. But fell in love with this vehicle.... Read More
Smooth Luxury And Great View From Up High! by 2Fast4U
 — First of all, it's so nice to actually see out of an SUV. Love the power seats. Ultimate comfort, stylish interior. Easy to manuver and rides like a luxury car (Camry underneath). Have had this ca... Read More
02" Toyota Highlander by Movie
 — Great vehicle for places that actually have weather, very solid and reliable. Just not a true off road vehicle and certainly not the best looking truck on the market. Very reliablea great car for the ... Read More

2002 Toyota Highlander Overview

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Based on 9 reviews

2002 Toyota Highlander

Introduced just the year before, the 2002 Toyota Highlander saw very few changes for the model year. In response to consumer complaints, Toyota included a center console in the front. Other additions included a rear seat arm rests and passenger air filtration.

The 2002 Toyota Highlander came as a 2WD and a 4WD Standard and Limited, each as a four-cylinder or a V6 engine. The four-cylinder engine has 2.4 liters and 155 horsepower. The V6 has 3.0 liters and 220 horsepower. Fuel economy is about 18/22 to 22/27, depending on the engine and drive train.

Drivers like the 2002 Toyota Highlander for its comfortable seats and easy drivability. Some owners find the control knobs on the dash to be cheap-looking, and many say the vehicle is overpriced


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Toyota Highlander Questions


Car Is Not Starting Randomly.

Yesterday when I left work my car was hard to start. It would not turn over right away. Got it going and went to pick up my son. Turned my car off and it started right away. I filled up at a gas sta...

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

2002 Toyota Highlander V6 Codes P0440, P0446, P0441

Can someone help me decipher the implications of the above codes? The check engine light started to show after I had leaking gasket replaced (at flex-pipe to convertor). Could it be just a coinciden...

60 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)

My Vsc And Check Engine Lights Are On And I Am Hearing A Resonating Noise C...

I have a 2002 Highlander w/ 112K miles on it. Don't want to put huge $$$ into it, but noticed the VSC and Engine Lights come on and stay on. Correspondingly, I have also recently noticed a resonatin...

44 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Why My Highlander 202 Only Gear Reverse In All Gears?

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2002 Highlander Will Not Shift Into Park

My wife's 2002 Highlander will not shift into Park. It will go through every gear except Park. Any ideas on what the problem and fix is? Thank You

1,483 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 months ago)