I do not like the gas mileage, it is about 22 miles to the gallon. It is a real gas hog. However, l enjoy driving it in the winter. I travel a lot during the winter on highways, and it is solid in icy and snowy conditions. I have had one recall which was easy to fix. This car has been very reliable, no major problems. It is a foreign car, so l knew it would be reliable. It has a CD player and a tape deck in it. There is a lot of room for storage because you can put down the back seat. There is a third row of seats which one fits two small people. I have only used it once. The car is silver with gray interior. It does not have a backup monitor system because of the age of the car. It also has tinted back windows and a partition in the truck so a person would not see packages in the truck.
Toyota highlander comfort review.
The car is great. The driver and passenger have plenty of room and is extremely comfortable. The second row seating also a lot of room. The vehicle has great gas mileage for a full sized SUV. I currently get 20 to 22 highway miles and 17 to 19 in the city. The third row seating has a enough room for smaller children. The second and third row fold down very easily. With a pull of a lever. The second row can be switched in to captain's seats. By making the center seat collapses and slides into the base of the center console. The cold weather package is very expensive. It has heating pads that are places all throughout the cars engine bay. The cold weather package is activated by a plug that can be plugged into a wall by using a extension cord.
Toyota highlander runs smooth long life perfect performance and space.
I purchased this vehicle second hand from a person who took pretty good care of it. When I received the vehicle it had 200, 000 miles on it. I was informed that the engine was redone at 160, 000 miles there for we had a 40, 000 mile engine. Performance is very well. Space for my family is perfect. Not to much maintenance needed. Very sturdy and easy to fix this year and make on your own instead of taking it to a shop to pay triple the price in repairs and parts. No complaints being this is a second hand car I assumed and was prepared for a worse experience and ended up being amazed by the life on the vehicle there is still left on it.
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES HAVE A CHILD PROTECTION LOCK (CPL) SYSTEM ON BOTH OF THE REAR SIDE DOORS. WHEN AN OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE CLOSES THE DOOR VERY HARD WITH THE CPL LEVER SET TO THE LOCK POSITION, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE LEVER MAY CONTACT THE BODY PANEL, CAUSING THE CPL LEVER TO MOVE INTO THE UNLOCK POSITION.
THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE DOOR TO BE OPENED WITH THE INSIDE WHILE THE OPERATOR BELIEVES THAT THE CPL WAS ACTIVATED. IF THE DOOR WERE OPENED FROM THE INSIDE WHILE THE VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION, AN OCCUPANT COULD FALL OUT AND BE INJURED.
DEALERS WILL SHORTEN THE CPL LEVER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 7, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
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