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2004 Toyota Highlander Overview


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Avg. Price: $10,413
Base AWD
Avg. Price: $11,893
Base V6
Avg. Price: $10,306
Base V6 AWD
Avg. Price: $10,577
Limited V6
Avg. Price: $11,157
Limited V6 AWD
Avg. Price: $11,579

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 7 reviews

Rev O 04 by Raymond
 — its practical,economical, classy and you can have 10 passengers sitting comfortably.... the 2L turbo diesel engine is strong and can overtake with ease....can corner well because of upgraded dobinson ... Read More
Wonderfully Practical Car by tucker
 — my brother owns this car and I've driven it a few times. He's had the car for a few years and has had absolutely no problems at all. It is a very dependable car. The nice thing about this car is it is... Read More
Purchase A Two Year Old Used To Avoid Taxes And Depreciation Cost - Worth The Investment by jcfreedman
 — Excellent in areas of reliability - car never failed in 7 years now with 148k. Only one major repair on the engine at about 75k, which Toyota ate more than 25% of the cost. Car is clean, comfortable a... Read More

2004 Toyota Highlander Overview

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Based on 7 reviews

2004 Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander was redesigned for 2004. The most notable change was the addition of an optional third row seat, boosting the seating capacity from five to seven people. The engine got a power boost, and the suspension was retooled for a softer ride.

The 2004 Toyota Highlander is available in two trims, the Standard and the Limited. Both are available with 4WD and 2WD with a four-cylinder or V6 engine. The 2.4-liter inline-4 comes standard, with 160 horsepower. The 3.3-liter, 230 horsepower V6 is optional on the base Highlander and standard on the Limited. Fuel economy is about 20/24 mpg.

Drivers like the 2004 Toyota Highlander for its smooth ride, comfortable interior, and generous amount of cargo space. Many shorter drivers like that the Highlander is easy to get into and doesn’t feel overwhelmingly large to drive. Some drivers complain that the car is very noisy when the windows are down, and many find the styling to be quite bland. Owners also find the third seat to be too small for anyone but tiny children.


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Toyota Highlander Questions


I Have A 2004 Toyota Highlander And Had A Rebuilt Mot0er Put In 5 Months Ag...

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What Is Wrong? Bad Fuel?

our 2004 highlander quit at the gas pump and would not start. the first mechanic said fuel pump so we replaced that-it ran but not well-so off to another mechanic who replaced injectors and cleaned ...

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Check Engine Light & Vsc Light

I just had my 2004 Highlander back end repaired from a fender bender accident. Now the check engine light and VSC light are on. Toyota service dept said I need 02 sensor replaced at $698. Could the...

973 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

Could A Rear Ended Accident Cause The Check Engine Light, Vsc Light And Abs...

Rear bumper, tail light/lamp, tail lift replaced due to accident damage.

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How Many Miles Before Strut Replacement On 2004 Highlander?

I have 25,000 miles on my 2004 Highland, 2 WD, V6 and am told by service shop that I need new front shocks and struts. Another mechanic advised that it is unlikely that I need them at this mileage. We...

128 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)