The 2015 Toyota Highlander is the brand's family-friendly offering for the midsize crossover-SUV market. Offering 8-passenger seating, lots of family-friendly features like a rear-seat intercom, and clever touches like a cable organizer for your devices, the Toyota remains an attractive option against formidable contenders like the Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder and Ford Explorer.
You'll Like The 2015 Toyota Highlander If...
The 2015 Toyota Highlander is a safe choice, for all the right reasons. Comfortable, accommodating and feature-packed, with a variety of models for all budgets, the Highlander's a tough act to follow.
You May Not Like The 2015 Toyota Highlander If...
The Highlander is a popular choice, and the me-too nature may be a turnoff for some. Additionally, if you find you often tow more than 5,000 pounds, or need real off-road capability, then you might want to take a look at the refreshed Toyota 4Runner.
Excellent car! It has everything that I wanted in a car and more. It is comfortable and performs very well in every terrain. The extra seat has come in handy many times and allowed us to be the vehicle of choice for family outings. The leather seats give the car the look and feel of a more expensive vehicle and do not get overheated in the summer weather. The seat warming feature is wonderful for the cold winter days and is used regularly by the passenger and the driver. The seats are roomy and there is ample leg room for the front and back seats.
The trunk is especially large and the back seat can be laid down to add more space. It provides a huge area to load and carry large items. I love the trunk space and have used it for hauling numerous items.
The only issue I have had with my highlander has been the trunk feature of pushing a button and the trunk door lowering. I had to return to the Toyota dealer and have it worked on a couple of times. They were able to make an adjustment that fixed it and now it works perfectly.
I rarely use the sunroof but it is nice to have that option in case I choose to use it sometime. There are many features on this car that I am still learning to use since it has what I need and so much more. Since it is an SUV, it has been wonderful with the all wheel drive to get up and down our driveway in the winter. I never worry about the weather, since I believe my highlander will get me wherever I need to go regardless of the weather. Great, reliable car that I feel very safe driving.
Best performing SUV on the market.
The 2015 Toyota highlander handles beautifully. Though it is technically a large SUV, it does not drive as such. It is easy to handle and makes driving an enjoyable experience. The look of the vehicle is very sleek and smooth. It is a very stylish car. I absolutely love the look of it. There’s plenty of legroom in the front and middle rows. The third row is only meant for small children. I love that I have a full seat in the middle instead of bucket seats. And the interior is a gorgeous tan leather. The best car I have ever had!
2015 Toyota highlander platinum.
I have had no problems with this car at all. It is very comfortable to drive and has seats that both heat and cool. The ride is very smooth and it has the feel of luxury. There is a very large sunroof which allows for natural light. The rear seats fold down almost flat, providing a nice space for my dogs to travel. The rear hatch closes with the push of a button making it easy for me to hold onto the dogs while closing the door. Rear seat passengers have access to control the climate in that area for themselves.
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Steering > Electric Power Assist System
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2015 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid, and 2014-2015 Rav4 vehicles. A component of the electric power steering (EPS) electronic control unit (ECU) may have been damaged during the manufacturing process. Over time, this damage may result in failure of the electric power steering system.
An unexpected loss of power steering increases the risk of a crash.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the serial number of the EPS ECU or steering column assembly. If the number is within the affected range, the EPS ECU will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on May 7, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
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