2005 Toyota Highlander Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $9,898
Base AWD
Avg. Price: $11,558
Base V6
Avg. Price: $9,746
Base V6 AWD
11 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,063
Limited V6
Avg. Price: $10,630
Limited V6 AWD
Avg. Price: $11,624

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4.65 stars

Based on 13 reviews

Best Suv In The Market For Mpg, Comfort,reliability by spradlin
 — This is my first used car purchase. I researched for a month on this purchase. Once I test drove this suv I was hooked. The comfort of the Limited gives you a Lexus feel. The handling reminds me an Au... Read More
Couldn't Ask For A Better Used Vehicle by bamd94
 — Very comfortable leather interior, steering and braking took some getting used to after driving a Tacoma for 10 years. The Highlander handles more like a car than a SUV or Crossover SUV. Much better... Read More
Great Little Suv. by Hawkeye2012
 — Overall the Highlander preformed alot better than I expected. Good fuel mileage and plenty of power when you needed it. The only bad thing I could say, is that servicing the front brakes will be a maj... Read More

2005 Toyota Highlander Overview

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Based on 13 reviews

2005 Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander did not change much for 2005. Several features that were once options became standard, such as a roof rack and remote keyless entry.

The 2005 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. The 2005 Highlander is available as a five-passenger or seven-passenger vehicle.

Drivers love the 2005 Toyota Highlander for its dependability, smooth ride, and good safety ratings. However, many drivers complain that the car is a little boring in both looks and the way it handles. Owners of the 2005 Highlander also say that the third-row seat is only suited for very young children.

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Toyota Highlander Questions

Thaekor
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How Can I Diagnose A Slow Battery Drain That Appears To Be Caused By The Fu...

I have a 2005 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3 that has had an ongoing slow battery drain issue. If I don't drive it every day or so, and in cold weather for a long enough time every day, the battery get...

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MaryO
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What Causes Check Engine And Vsc Lights To Come On?

what causes vsc+check engine light to come on together

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daddybah
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Where Are The Co2 Sensors On 2005 Toyota Highlander

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sundaydriveryeah
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Test Drove 2005 Highlander 124k Miles, Trying To Assess Cost Of Ownership I...

Anyone driving a 2005 era Highlander with more than 125K miles want to chime in about cost of maintenance of the car? Test drove a car, will have a PPI, but extensive CarFax records, one prior owner,...

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mjoy
0

How Much Longer Can I Go Without Replacing My Timing Belt?

I have a 2005 Toyota Highlander with 130,000 miles. Is it possible to drive another 10,000 miles before getting the timing belt replaced?

246 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)