2005 Toyota Highlander Overview


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2005 Toyota Highlander Overview

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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    Trac Control, Vsc, Engine Light Comes On!

    I had my timing belt, water pump, radiator hoses and plugs recently done on my 2005 highlander, it has 233,000miles. This was just preventive maintenance. On my trip, out of nowhere, the trac,vsc,e...

    20 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)

    2005 Toyota Highlander Won't Start - Not Battery But Told It Might Be A Sec...

    we had the car detailed (doors were open, etc) yesterday. ran fine; no issues. locked car overnight and went to unlock today; alarm sounded and car will not start. lights work but when key inserted...

    49 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Tire Pressure Light

    That tire pressure light won't stay off despite many tries by tire store and me. I got a new set of brakes from a dealership a couple of years ago and that's when the problem started. What is the f...

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

    2005 Toyota Highlander Wont Shift Into Park And I Cant Remove The Key From ...

    My car wont shift into park. It allows me to shift into other gears but it wont go into park and I cant remove the key from the ignition. I have tried using the unlock button and looking under the hoo...

    21 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    2005 Highlander: 55k Miles. This Morning My Wife Went To Turn On The Car An...

    19 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)