2009 Toyota Highlander Ratings

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Toyota Highlander 2009
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    2009 Toyota Highlander

    Disappointment plus

    Pros: gas mileage, excellent acceleration from a standstill.

    Cons: ride, road noise, headrests, side windows fog too easily, cloth seats, too much body plastic, transmission

    I was expecting a little more after reading the reviews in various magazines and after owning a 1998 Sienna, which I loved. The Hylander I purchased is a 4-cylinder, 6 speed, with a third row bench seat. No bells or whistles. Pretty much stock. Diappointments - transmission does not shift smoothly, the ride is rough, the headrests are too far forward, the road noise is atrocious, too much plastic, driver's seat cloth wrinkled and stretched, weak A/C, side windows fog up too easily, and the original tires wore out (cupping) under 25,000 miles.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Toyota Highlander

    most demanding car i vere owned

    Pros: snow button

    Cons: cruise control works bad can't maintain speed

    random acceleration, so so ergonomics, high maintenance, speedo off by 3.5 mph, power ports in dumb places, OEM tyires sucked on wet street (changed them at 800 mi), stupid console

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year