2006 Toyota Highlander Overview


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2006 Toyota Highlander Overview

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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    Trouble Shoot

    2006 toyota Highlander check engine light, came on , when keep driving at times it will loose power, When I stop turn engine off two or three min. and good to go a couple miles. Replaced throttle posi...

    5 views with no answers yet

    Ingine Over Heating

    My Toyota pickup model 2006have overheating when I drive on high way in speed 120km/h for ten km the cooling indicator suddenly raised and reach red sign.

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

    Battery Light 2006 Highlander Stays On ???

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

    626 views with 8 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    What Is Causing All Four Windows And Turn Signal Light To Not Work.

    Just got the battery and alternator replaced. Then the next day all four power windows and the turn signals stopped working. Replacing the flasher relay did nothing and I cannot find any burn fuses.

    6 views with no answers yet

    Transmission Slipping

    My 2006 Highlander is slipping between 35-40 mph with 75000 miles. Is this a popular problem? Any suggestions?

    520 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 months ago)