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Pros: Looks and gas mileage.
Cons: No air control for rear seats.
Advice: Great small SUVGreat looks, great service record, great value. My next Highlander will be the Hybrid.
Pros: The dash board
Cons: the front leg room
Advice: It's a vehicle you will like for years.This has been a wonderful vehicle to own. I've only had to take it to the shop for routine maintenance. The service department at Reinhardt Toyota is great.
Pros: Automatic AC/Heater control
Cons: I'll get back to you.......
Advice: If you are looking for a great ride in a reliable SUV, this is the one to buy!We have owned our Highlander for one year. I could go on and on about how well we like it but I'll just say we couldn't be happier. It drives and rides excellent. Another bonus, important one, happened just last week on July 3rd, 2004. We were driving on the freeway when I saw a vechicle entering at an on ramp, went to move over to the next lane and another car was in my blind spot. When I saw him I steered sharply to the right and as I did I realized the vechicle entering the freeway was close on my right side by this time. I again steered hard left to center and accelerated out of a tight situation. The Highlander response was excellent and I had complete control in possible accident situation. Handling is great.
Pros: space, power lumbar
Cons: cup holders, parking brake
Advice: Move your ankle around and test with a drink in cup holder.It drove much better than the Rav4. We measured the longest cargo possible -- all seats configured down and 8'10' was an impressive measurement. The power lumbar support was a cool feature haven't seen elsewhere. Totally dismissed it though because the parking brake lever hits the driver's ankle and the cup holder cover does not recess. (I always have a bottle of water and I tap my foot to music). Older versions with gear shift on the dash looked better designed.
Advice: Research first, then buyThis car is worth every penny. I have read one bad review by a person who claimed this car is not for people with bad backs. I had lower back surgery almost 5 years ago and have had no problems with this car at all!! I think it is becuase he may not have gotten the deal he wanted. If you do you research on the internet, you can get a reasonable price for this car. Now that I have had this car for about 7 months, I would have paid the sticker price for it. I love this car and you will too!!
Pros: the way it handles!
Cons: I really can't think of anything!
Advice: Stop deliberating & get one!Handles beautifully. Responsive & tight. Nice pick-up, roomy even in the back seats. AC very efficient, to back seats as well. Keyless entry & alarm long range.
Pros: The digital temperature control; the autodimming mirror
Cons: The wind noise when you open the back windows at any speed.
Advice: Buy one, it's a good car.Good vehicle. Could use better sound system and speakers; also, when the back windows are rolled down it creates a vaccume and is unpleasant to the ears! Otherwise, I'm completedly satisfied with my Highlander.