The Highlander was the first car-based, mid-sized SUV in its price range. The refined and effortless powertrain is combined with a supple ride and easy access. These serve to enhance the spacious, quiet, and comfortable interior to make Highlander a pleasant vehicle for everyday driving. Emergency handling could be more capable, but it's secure enough overall. In sum, the Highlander is a very good choice.
Alerts
There are 3 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Road Test Results

Performance
Acceleration Acceleration Acceleration tests are conducted on a smooth, flat pavement straightaway at the track. Time, speed, and distance measurements are taken with a precise GPS-based device that’s hooked to a data-logging computer.
0 to 60 mph 0 to 60 mph (sec.) The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling.
Transmission Transmission Transmission performance is determined by shifting smoothness, response, shifter action, and clutch actuation for manual transmissions.
Fuel Economy Fuel Economy We perform our own fuel-economy tests, independent of the government's often-quoted EPA figures and the manufacturers' claims. Using a precise fuel-flow measuring device spliced into the fuel line, we run two separate circuits to represent city and highway consumption.
CR's Overall Mileage CR's Overall Mileage CR's overall mileage is a composite of measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course and highway cruising; and CR's 150-mile test trip of mixed driving, if tested. In recent road tests, we've discontinued the 150-mile trip test.
CR's City Mileage CR's City Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course.
CR's Highway Mileage CR's Highway Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed highway cruising.
Annual Fuel Cost Annual Fuel Cost The cost and amount of fuel used in 12,000 miles and is calculated from CR's overall mileage.
Braking Braking The braking rating is a composite of wet and dry stopping distances and pedal feel. Braking distance is from 60 mph, with no wheels locked.
Emergency Handling Emergency Handling Several factors go into the rating, including the avoidance maneuver speed and confidence, as well as how the vehicle behaves when pushed to its limit,
Comfort / Convenience
Ride Ride Our expert judgment of how well the suspension isolates and absorbs road imperfections and how steady it keeps the body on various road surfaces.
Noise Noise Our expert judgment of the vehicle's interior noise level in everyday driving.
Front Seat Comfort Front Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the front seat is for drivers of various heights.
Rear Seat Comfort Rear Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the rear seat is for two passengers to sit across.
Interior Fit and Finish Interior Fit and Finish An expert evaluation of the interior quality and craftsmanship.
Trunk/Cargo Area Trunk/Cargo Area Our rating is based on the amount of luggage or cargo space that a vehicle has in the trunk or cargo area.

Owner Reports

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Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Engine Major Engine Major Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.
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Engine Minor Engine Minor Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.
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Engine Cooling Engine Cooling Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.
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Transmission Major Transmission Major Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.
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Owner Satisfaction Owner Satisfaction To learn about satisfaction, CR has collected survey data from our annual survey on more than half a million vehicles. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Driving Experience Driving Experience Includes acceleration and handling
Comfort Comfort Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride
Value Value Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?
Styling Styling How it looks inside and out
Safety Equipment
ABS and ESC standard. Side and head protection air bags standard from 2007. Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking available from 2014, standard from 2017.
Road Test

The Highlander was the first car-based, mid-sized SUV in its price range. The refined and effortless powertrain is combined with a supple ride and easy access. These serve to enhance the spacious, quiet, and comfortable interior to make Highlander a pleasant vehicle for everyday driving. Emergency handling could be more capable, but it's secure enough overall. In sum, the Highlander is a very good choice.

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front
Warranty

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.4-liter 4 (160 hp)
  • 3-liter V6 (220 hp)

Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2001 Toyota Highlander owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"Idiot light went on and ABS had to be replaced"

Anonymous, NJ (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Light came on, needed to reset/relearn the system and it was fixed. Also, there is some minor surging when stopped at stoplight"

Anonymous, UT (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"The sensor magnet in the left rear rotor started to slip. Due to some corrosion the whole assembly had to be replaced and it was quite expensive. Other than that, only regular maintenance items have been required. Best car I ever owned"

Gary M., ON (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"One rear caliper was frozen and required replacement"

Anonymous, PA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"2 of 4 calipers failed to release pressure when warm,"

John H., WI (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"I work on an army fort and am on sand roads much of the time. I have had caliper issues repeatedly due primarily to these conditions"

Richard K., MI (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"Caliper collapsed (left front wheel) locking one of the wheels. Given age of the vehicle and our location (Ontario Canada) issue may have been due to our city's use of road salt during winter"

Anonymous, ON (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Seems to wear brakes quickly"

William M., NY (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"it's got 280000 miles on it"

Robert L., FL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"significant steering wheel vibration at 60 -70 MPH was corrected by replacing brakes, calipers and rotors. Have had issues with this over several years, now seems to be fixed right"

Laura R., PA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"calipers "stuck" on locating pins resulting in premature brake wear. Rotors and pads replaced early"

Anonymous, CT (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Needed brake pads and had that service done before anything major"

Anonymous, DC (2001 Toyota Highlander Unsure 3.0-L V6)

"Needed complete brake job"

M D., NJ (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Seems that I'm always having to machine or replace the rotors"

James M., GA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Squeaking

"The brakes front & back seem to corrode to the point of so much rust build-up and sticking that they are in need of replacement about every 3-4 years at a cost of about $800 for all four wheels. I can count on it!"

Dick D., NH (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Ball joints

"bearings all need to be replaced"

Kathy G., IL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Power steering pumps and hoses

"Age related"

Anonymous, AZ (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Loud squeal when turning steering wheel"

Anonymous, NY (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Shocks or struts

"needed to replace front shocks due to driving issues"

Anonymous, MN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"struts need to be replaced"

Kathy G., IL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Had to replace suspension 2 months ago"

Anonymous, MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"rusted to the point shock came off"

Richard K., MI (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"Same as my prius Had car for 16 years and I used to go over speed bumps very fast and eventually my struts needed to get replaced and I got an alignment. I would call this normal maintenance and not a failure. Also an engine mount bolt had to be replaced too"

James S., VA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Springs or torsion bars

"Basically, there was heavy vibration and noise from one wheel. Needed to replace ball joint"

Anonymous, FL (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Worn steering rack and pinion (teeth or gearing?) created chunky-feeling steering. Mechanic flushed steering fluid as a cheap, low-probability-of-success fix compared with replacing rack and pinion, and it has been passibly better since then"

Anonymous, WI (2001 Toyota Highlander Unsure 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"The steering wheel started vibrating over 55 miles an hour, alignment checked and is fine and now it started squeaking. Having it looked at again today"

Myrna R., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Wife informed me that steering was stiff and made turning the wheels difficult. Bottom line was $2,000 repair and/or replacement"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Tie rods

"some of the connections had been "frozen" with rust"

Anonymous, MN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Wheel bearings

"Terrible noise continued for one month, thought it was a bad tire but turned out to be a bad front bearing, fixed and works fine now"

Anonymous, UT (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"The paint started peeling and cracking about 5 years ago. started on back bumper and now whole car is involved"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Unsure 3.0-L V6)

"Paint on hood and top has back oxidation problem"

Sue J., TX (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Edges of body panels developed chips that started to rust. Garaged vehicle"

Anonymous, CT (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"paint is peeling on hood and roof"

Anonymous, FL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"problem with the area of hood and top, the paint comes out and peeling. I have not painted yet"

Anonymous, PR (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"The top of the car is definitely chalking and I've been told it can't be fixed. The bumpers have a dull scraped look that won't polish up"

Anonymous, NV (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"black trim around windows fading"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"As the car ages the paint is fading but still pretty good for a car this age"

Anonymous, ON (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"My Highlander is an emerald green. The protective clear coat has come off in many areas and the green paint has come off down to the metal. A good paint job would be more than the vehicle is worth"

Mary D., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)
Rust

"Rust around 1/3 of read hatch window"

Charles B., NH (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Serious rust driver side door. Worst I've ever had on vehicle this age. Rust beginning on roof above windshield"

Anonymous, MN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"The compressor became very noisy any time the A/C system was turned on. The dealer's mechanic determined the clutch was going bad. The compressor and clutch were both replaced as a single unit. This eliminated the noise"

Willard W., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Air conditioning failed. Needed repair"

Anonymous, FL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Compressor has failed. Needs to be replaced. Already replaced the condenser. Looking at another $1,200. I am coming to the point where it is time to replace, but the engine and transmission are still going strong, so I am inclined to replace the compressor"

Kilmar L., WI (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Compressor went out summer of 2016. This the only problem with the a/c that this care has experienced"

Anonymous, GA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Air stopped working and engine was lurching when air was on"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Automatic climate control

"The temperature adjustment stopped working. The dealer said the temp adjustment unit in control panel was bad. Due to high cost at dealer, I bought a used control panel on eBay and changed it myself. That fixed the problem at half the dealer's price"

Willard W., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"I could not control the heat nor AC. Toyota wanted $1,400 to replace it. I bought a used one for $500"

Anonymous, NJ (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 2.3-L 4 Cyl)

"Developed a leak and had to be replaced and the air conditioning recharged"

Gerald W., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Very slow freon leak. First time with this issue. System recharged and blows cold. (Before climate control board failed.)"

Elizabeth B., TN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

"had to replace the catalytic converter.....pricey, but with close to 200,000 miles it was time"

Anonymous, IN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"ran out of gas on two occasions when gauge showed 1/4 tank left. Toyota dealership indicated there were no problems, and issue might be related to transfer between tank. they recommended a costly check of the gauge system, but did not guarantee that it would fix the problem. since vehicle is 16 years old, we opted not to fix, just monitor mileage"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"replaced all 4 Oxygen sensors when it was about 6 years old and now again they are causing my engine lights to keep going on, so I replaced I think only 1 about 2 weeks ago and my engine light keeps coming on also sometimes the highlander is blowin"

Anonymous, MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"I have had to replace three different sensors which have all been expensive and the check engine light is back on again"

Anonymous, MD (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Refusal to shift into 4th gear caused by faile sensors. Some might have believed this to be a transmission problem, but when the sensors were replaced, the drivability problems disappeared"

Anonymous, BC (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"135000 miles, O2 sensors need to be replaced. Check engine light is on"

John W., AL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Check engine light comes on every couple of months sometimes it needs a sensor replaced and sometimes it just needs to be reset"

Anonymous, MD (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"ICON GOES ON FOR A FEW DAYS AND GOES OFF FOR A FEW DAYS"

Craig M., MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Engine computer

"Oxygen sensor failed"

James L., MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Had to replace several sensors in last year totaling about $1000"

Mark S., TX (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Had to have rear main seal, valve cover gaskets and lower and upper oil pan seal replaced at a cost of $2000"

Anonymous, GA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Suddenly started burning 1l of oil per 500 to 1000 km of driving, mostly at higher speed"

Anonymous, ON (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Rear Main Seal had to be replaced"

David G., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"We've been told there's a crack in the engine, which is why it's burning oil so much. Have to put oil in it every month. Been told days are numbered and option is either new or used replacement engine or buy a new car"

Anonymous, FL (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"For the first time I've owned a Toyota, I'm using oil much more than ever. It goes into the shop this week"

Anonymous, NV (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Catalytic converter

"Hole in connecting pipe"

Anonymous, NY (2001 Toyota Highlander Unsure 3.0-L V6)

"Using a lot of oil--not a serious problem yet, engine light stays on"

Olive W., GA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 2.3-L 4 Cyl)
Exhaust leaks

"pin whole, repaired twice, then replace part of exhaust pipe"

Andrzej W., MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Flex pipe needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"I own a shop so we welded in a new pipe section behind the rear-most Catalytic Converter"

Randal R., WI (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"the exhaust pipes and catalytic converter were cracking at the welds and connection points and needed replacement along with the oxygen sensor that monitors it. Cost was $1800 to repair"

Dick D., NH (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"exhaust pipe rusted out & oxygen sensor was exposed"

William R., ON (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"right stop light does not work"

Andrzej W., MA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"One rear tail light not working. Replaced by authorized mechanic"

Anonymous, TX (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"rear tail light would burn out frequently. Replaced wiring"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

"Brake light socket had to be tweaked"

Anonymous, HI (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Tail light issues twice"

Anonymous, TN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Interior lights

"Gear indicator lights on shift console constantly going dead"

Charles B., NH (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"ceiling light fixture will not hold a bulb"

Anonymous, GA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"within the last 10 days, while going thru a touchless car wash, water started dripping in 2 locations from driver side top of windshield"

Anonymous, IL (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Water leaks around poor seals in windshield"

Elizabeth B., WA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"suspect a screw came off from air conditioning air outlet direction control behind panel"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"noise and fan rattles when ac or heat turned on"

Anonymous, CO (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited Unsure)

"Replaced both front door weather seals under warrantee"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"Air noise around drivers door while traveling greater than 70 miles per hour"

Anonymous, NM (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Windows

"Right side windows will not go back up once let down. Must wait and they will eventually go back up after many attempts or we must assist by pulling while press the up control"

Sue J., TX (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"The control switch on the driver door quit working for the back right passenger window. I put the window down and then couldn't get it up again with the same driver switch. The estimate for repair was thousands of dollars! More than the car is worth!"

Mary D., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)
Doors or sliding doors

"RUST!!"

Anonymous, MN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Transmission leaks

"Gasket(s) needed replacing"

Don S., ME (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

"The car is old and the transmission at the wield line has started to leak"

Anonymous, GA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Slipping transmission

"Transmission replaced at about 175,000 miles, which I thought. Bit early, considering I got 235,000 on my last Camry. The rebuild is failing, not Tayota's problem. It has been superb otherwise"

Gravely I., SC (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Alternator

"The engine light went on and I took it to my mechanic. He said I needed to replace it, which I did"

Sara W., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Battery (not hybrid or electric)

"The battery looses its charge and can't seem to be fixed"

Anonymous, CT (2001 Toyota Highlander Unsure Unsure)

"had to replace dying battery"

S L., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveshaft or axle

"A wheel bearing started making a light noise. I had it replaced even though it probably would have lasted many thoUSnds of miles. This is the best car I have ever owed"

Bruce B., CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Electrical failure

"Climate control board lost all power. Inspection showed no broken wires or connections. All fuses and relays good"

Elizabeth B., TN (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"Mechanical failure. Replaced unit with used OEM unit"

Anonymous, CA (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)
Radio

"the cd changer stopped working. Seems to be a common problem with this unit"

Natale L., AR (2001 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.0-L V6)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

"engine not yet replaced but mechanic says it will have to be. It is burning (not leaking) oil at a significant pace"

Richard E., MS (2001 Toyota Highlander Unsure Unsure)

"currently dead in my driveway.. wont run well at all Toyota' s 3.0 L was discontinued cause its a piece of shit. Not at all happy with this purchase. Bought it cause they were supposed to be reliable"

Mark T., ON (2001 Toyota Highlander Base 3.0-L V6)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

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