2006 Toyota Highlander Overview


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Avg. Price: $9,448
Base AWD
Avg. Price: $10,331
Base V6
Avg. Price: $10,332
Base V6 AWD
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Avg. Price: $10,418
Avg. Price: $11,756
Limited AWD
Avg. Price: $12,475
Sport V6
Avg. Price: $9,945
Sport V6 AWD
Avg. Price: $11,638

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4.55 stars

Based on 10 reviews

What A Practical Vehicle! by Tyler
 — I must admit, at first I didn't know what to expect of the Highlander. It was just a good replacement to our old blazer. I'll just start with the cons of the Highlander, since it's the base model,... Read More
Toyota's Flagship Suv by Filip
 — Toyota is another one of those dynasty auto makers, they pride themselves on build quality, and this being the best selling SUV in the US has something to do with it. Its reliable to a tee, its never ... Read More
A 'nice' Affordable Utility Vehicle! by JacKOozy
 — Fun to drive while having a lot of nice creature comfort features. Has the power to tow your toys to the beach or up over the mountains for camping. Large enough so you know its solid and safe and no... Read More

2006 Toyota Highlander Overview

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2006 Toyota Highlander

The Toyota Highlander was mostly unchanged for 2006.  It came in three trims: the Standard, the Sport, and the Limited. The base and the Limited were available with 4WD and 2WD, and the Sport came standard with 4WD. The 2.4-liter inline-4 came standard, with 160 horsepower. The 3.3-liter, 230-horsepower V6 was optional on the base Highlander and standard on the Limited and the Sport. Fuel economy was about 20/24 mpg. The 2006 Highlander was available as a five-passenger or seven-passenger vehicle.

Drivers like the 2006 Highlander for its typical Toyota reliability, smooth ride, and excellent safety ratings. Many say the styling is a little too conservative and while pleasant to drive, it isn't much fun. The optional third-row seat is also too small to be comfortable for most passengers.


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Toyota Highlander Questions


How Can I Reset The Low Air Pressure Light?

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Battery Light 2006 Highlander Stays On ???

got in the highlander, notice the battery light stays on ?

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Rear Latch Won't Close

Cardboard paper stuffed into latch mechanism. Able to open door and remove paper, but the latch is in a closed loop position and I cannot close the door. What do I do?

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We were told that the struts are leaking on our 2006 Toyota Highlander when we had the front brakes replaced. Also the back brakes also need replacing.

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