2003 Toyota Highlander User Reviews

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    2003 Toyota Highlander Review
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    Toyotas run great easy to drive and handles well.
    Power Ranked 2003 Acura MDX better.
    "The Acura has a powerfull 3.5 lliter engine."
    Value Ranked 2003 Acura MDX worse.
    "I like the feel of the Toyota handles well around the corners for a 3 row SUV."
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    2003 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 Review
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    55

    Excellent, Except For The Sun Visor. — It's a great car, but if I had known about the defective sun visor, I would not have bought it. New visors cost over $800. The garage door opener is built into it, making it very expensive and probably too heavy. This is my 7th Toyota over the years, and now they can't build a good sun visor? I expected more from them. It should be recalled because it could cause a wreck if it flops down while driving.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: It's a very good mid size SUV.  It has a great stereo, and runs and drives great.

    Cons: The sun visor is the only negative.  It will not stay where I put it and it flops down while driving, blocking my vision.  It should be a recalled safety issue.

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    2003 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 4WD Review
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    35

    This Car Is Awesome!! — The handling, acceleration and the fuel efficiency of this car are awesome. The car is comfortable and reliable!! is an SUV that you can trust your family to be safe in. The maintanance of the car is reasonable, regular oil changes its all it needs to keep running in excellent shape!!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: This is great on fuel efficiency and it runs great!!!

    Cons: There isn't any Cons to this vehicle

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    2003 Toyota Highlander Base V6 Review
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    Great Car — •Performance - acceleration, braking, handling - Great for an SUV •Build Quality - needed no major repairs - only regular maintenance, squeaks/rattles - there are NONE •Appearance - both interior and exterior styling - looks great and the paint is just like new •Fun Factor - this car is fun to drive and is comfortable on a long trip, I can load it down with a lot of stuff. Handels great in the rain and wind also.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: comfortable car to drive

    Cons: gas mileage not so good for a toyota should be better

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    2003 Toyota Highlander Base V6 4WD Review
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    Good For Now — Smooth Ride, Plenty of Cargo room, great 4wd, performes awsome in the snow, and best of all over 20mpg(with the v6 awd). This vehicle is great for river trips and snow trips. Rack up the bikes or boards for a weekend in the mountains or fill the back for a day at the beach.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Smooth Ride

    Cons: nothing

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    Toyota Highlander, Nicest Vehicle I've Ever Owned. — Marta and I bought this used last year. We absolutely love it. It's amazing in the snow, comfortable for 5, has a very quiet yet powerful motor, and all the toys you need. I work out of it and find it perfect for a road warrior salesman. We'll keep it until we can get a good deal on a V6 AWD Toyota Venza. We really like the look of them.

    Pros: Smooth ride, AWD, quiet power, very roomy.

    Cons: Dark colour hard to keep clean.  Lame wheels.

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    J — Not really a good performance car... Acceleration over 8.5 seconds... about 13 to 14 liters per km. Nothing exciting just a car

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    2003 Toyota Highlander Base Review
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    My Ride — Good simple looks, nice interior, great room for its outward size. Stock tires are nice and ready to be taken over curbs and a little bumpy grass. Gas mileage is normal. The engine has been rattling over the last 2 yrs of ownership and its a little embarrassing, but it is still a dependable SUV.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good simple exterior look, light frame feel but still safe. Surprisingly roomy interior with great neutral colors and detailing, not over done, but not under done either. large side windows and good head room.

    Cons: Well cant complain about handling, it is an SUV, the acceleration could have been a little better along with breaking sensitivity. No rear air a/c with controls is a big negative for any back seat passengers...

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Toyota Highlander Reviews

    Love My Highlander By klcolgan

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    2012 Toyota Highlander Reviews

    Great For Family Vehicle By Bstrother

    We bought the Highlander to use as a roomy alternative to a sedan. There is loads of room and height inside for our little one to comfortably get in and out. the looks of the 2012 are more like an SU... Read More

    In A Nutshell, Practical. By buzzby

    We have owned for nearly one month in Anchorage Alaska and have replaced the stock tires with Bridgestone Blizzak tires. Traction and handling on ice and snow for the 4wd is amazing. I can't speak... Read More

    2011 Toyota Highlander Reviews

    Overall Great Car. By drsrllc

    I bought it new and have nearly 65000 miles on it and couldn't be happier. Great ride quality, really good looks and the fit and finish are excellent. Navigation and hands free phone work well and ove... Read More

    Well Built Suv By jdeter34

    Overall This SUV is very dependable, safe, and great ride for long trips. I want to mention that the stoping is by far the best I have ever had in an SUV. The look of it is sure to turn heads. Read More

    2010 Toyota Highlander Reviews

    Very Nice But Not Built Strong. By Daitheman

    My wife everyday driver. I thought it was a really great SUV until my friend and I were driving in a Audi TT and one crashed into us T-bone. The nose of the highlander fell off. The Audi was fine eve... Read More

    Dependable By shanbanan

    Love the way it drives, smooth dependable aand very roomy, comfortable seats both front and back. Very comfortable, just dont like the base model material on the seats, everything sticks to them. Toyo... Read More

    2009 Toyota Highlander Reviews

    Problemless By Peter

    I love everything about this car. The backseat makes you feel like a king, and I prefer this to other car brand SUVs, personally I like it more than Lexus and Honda SUVs. I know the handling wouldn't ... Read More

    Best Car I Have Ever Owned, I've Had Many. 61 Year Old Alaskan By greasemonkey61

    Best highway car driven, off road snow and ice here in Alaska great! gas mileage could be better but is well worth the money!!Just drove 1300 miles not a hitch! Headlights were able to show me t... Read More

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