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2008 Toyota Highlander SportReview
Adrian writes:
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The Best Mid-size Suv On The Market! —

I'm planning to buy this SUV sometime this year (hopefully) and have already gone ahead and test driven it. My test truck was an olive green Highlander Sport, with all the options. Unfortunately traffic was a bit heavy the day I tried it out, so I barely got a feeling of the power this thing packs: it's 270hp V6 is one of the most powerful out there (compared to the Edge's/MKX's 265hp V6, 260hp V6 on the Acadia, etc.) and yet boasts superior fuel economy and overall driving comfort. The interior is superbly appointed, with unbeatable ergonomics and unparalleled roominess. Access to the third row was easy, even for me, and said row was comfortable enough for a drive no longer than a few hours. The driver's seating position is extraordinary, and makes it easy to drive the thing, even around heavy traffic. Acceleration is impressive, braking is too, though the brakes could be a little bit stiffer in my opinion. Handling is a bit weird and feels excessively loose as it's electric and not hydraulic, but once you get the hang of it, it's really comfortable to be able to maneuver with nothing more than the tip of your fingers on your right hand. The back-up camera and GPS are very useful.

Pros: Huge interior space, good third-row seating, powerful engine, swift acceleration, broad range of options and trims to choose from, lovely colors, fuel economy, reliability

Cons: Spongy brakes, loose handling gets a bit to get used to, price.

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2008 Toyota Highlander Base 4WDReview
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Good Car — this car is really nice, we rented it when taking a vacation to Florida, it is really big.much bigger than the older one the car was also very good on mileage and didn’t have any problems

Pros: not much avg car

Cons: not much

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2008 Toyota HighlanderReview
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My First Toyota After Many Gm Cars. Highlander Is A Blast; I'll Keep It. — What a vehicle. It drives beautifully. Steering is crisp, with plenty of power in Limited. Navigation is cool and entertaining, although somewhat difficult to follow with all the buttons. Nicest features are the backup screen, power lift on rear door, JBL speakers, leather heated seats, comfortable ride and ease of access to front and back seats. Also, plenty of storage with collapsible third row of seats.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

Pros: Power rear liftgate, backup screen, powerful engine, safety features galore, comfortable ride for big car.

Cons: Front door pull blocks access to power window buttons, relatively poor mileage, fat front pillars, no trailer hitch, no side beams to stop door dings.

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2008 Toyota Highlander Sport 4WDReview
Marwan writes:
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Great Vehicle — Newly redesigned vehicle with lots of torque and power. Lots and lots of room, can fit 7 people easily.

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2008 Toyota Highlander LimitedReview
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Lots Of Room And Very Sleek, Also Great Ride And Handling. Got Mine Loaded Up. — Very nice auto, I got all the options rides and handles better then any suv I have ever had. Could be better on mpg.

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Miles Driven per Year:15,000

Pros: Lots of room. and pleanty of pep.

Cons: Needs to get more miles per gallon

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2008 Toyota Highlander LimitedReview
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Nice Overall Suv — Rented this car on our April, 2008, trip to drive from Portland, OR, to Pasco, WA, and back. Put about 600 miles on the SUV. Performance was pretty good with decent acceleration and handling. Lots of room for 4 adults. Many amenities. I own a Honda Pilot and this vehicle is definitely a contender as a replacement. I was amazed at the fuel economy - averaging about 22 for a vehicle of this size and performance. It was fun to drive with great confidence.

Pros: Size, Performance, Looks

Cons: Noise

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2008 Toyota Highlander Sport Review
luster says:
vs2008 Ford Edge SEL
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Handling Ranked 2008 Ford Edge SEL worse.
"yes"
Value Ranked 2008 Ford Edge SEL worse.
"yes"
2008 Toyota Highlander Review
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vs2008 Honda Pilot
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vs2008 Nissan Pathfinder
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2008 Toyota Highlander Review
sassyhelper says:
It has a sleeker design. Felt roomier.
vs2008 Honda Pilot
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vs2008 Nissan Pathfinder
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2008 Toyota Highlander Review
edu says:
With leather seats
vs2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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Looks/Style Ranked 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee worse.
"Is just first choice "
Back Seats Ranked 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee worse.
"Just first choice "
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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Review By Guru9XQB87

I have the limited and love it. It’a a great family car that will last us a long time. I wish the hybrids came in a V6 engine and I also wish they made more AWD but can’t win everything I suppose ha. Read More

Review By Guru9XR81X

Had a 2015 Highlander, traded for 2021 Highlander, love all the new features. Read More

2020 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Review By Guru9B439N

Missing Nothing. Best mid size SUV on the road. k + Read More

Review By Guru9Z4KF6

It’s economical grate vehicle . Spacious and elegant. Looking forward to purchase one. Read More

2019 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Review By Guru9BGTH9

Seats are very comfortable for my height, I love the third row seat, interior is roomy, the leather seats and moon roof are a nice touch. This is my second Highlander, I love them! Peace of mind with... Read More

Review By david

Compared to what I was driving, a 2018 Rav4 it is very nice. I am still trying to figure out all the features. Toyota makes great cars. Well done. Read More

2018 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Review By Kafers51

I found this vehicle with low mileage and all the amenities I was interested in. Very happy with my purchase Read More

Review By Guru9BH326

Third row seating is snug for adults. But all vehicles of this class seem to share that. We started out looking for a Honda Pilot to replace our aging Honda CRV (400K km) but decided to look at High... Read More

2017 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Review By Marvin

The Highlander is ranked #1 for its maintenance. I purchased a 2010 in 2012. It had 60k and now has 274k. Im in the market for a 2017-2019 model. Read More

Review By ToyotaRick

Good ride. Lots of gadgets. Good sound system. Roof rack and trailer hitch. Heated and cooled seats. cozy! Read More

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