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2002 Toyota Highlander Overview

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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2002 Toyota Highlander

I have a 2002 Toyota highlander an i just gotten it not long ago an i have had alot of problems out of this the first thing that has happened was the code p1354 so we have clean the oil pressure se...

Timing Belt

After replacing a timing belt on a 02 highlander 3.0 vvt all Mark's matches up perfectly but when I rotated it via the crank a full revaluation shouldn't the lines on the belt and the dots on the c...

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...


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

What Causes VSC, Check Engine, And TRAC Off Lights To Come On?

Two days ago I got a new catalytic converter on my 2002 Toyota Highlander with 170,000 miles—bought it new. The old catalytic converter had a hole in it. The next day after I had the car repaired th...