At over 80,000 miles we've only changed shocks and tires. The hybrid powertrain's lively performance and seamless transition between gas and electric modes adds spice and character as well as efficiency. I'm still not sure all leaks are found and fixed. Plus it will have all the maintenance and repair procedures that will ever be needed. If the light does not turn off, have the system checked by your Toyota dealer. Many checks you should be doing yourself. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed.
Nine months ago at 98000 while driving on highway car stopped, Toyota had to replace the transmission. For hauling purposes, the Highlander Hybrid offers a maximum of 94 cubic feet of cargo room with the second- and third-row seats folded. Better yet hire them to do whatever maintenance they thing is needed? Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed. We had the 3500 lbs tow package installed much nicer than aftermarket. This was a repeat issue. Should be recalled as design is faulty. It took the dealer 2 visits over 4 months to find the leak and fix it.
Issue got bad to the point where I had to manually push the locks on the doors to secure the vehicle. Now I'm stuck with this car with issues still unresolved. Covered under 60,000 mile warranty by 500 miles. Toyota's number for this recall is C0M. In the winter, problem was much worse. Dealer said gear defect which had since been redesigned for newer models. Just visit your local independent auto repair shop and ask them to print out recommended 60,000 mile maintenance for your car.
Was able to remedy problem as step-by-step repair procedure was available on Youtube. The previous highlander was traded with over 125000 km and the brakes were still good. Have vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer. Otherwise, it is as says and you should have a manufacturers service manual included. Driving Impressions The 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid features a smooth ride and secure if uninspiring handling.
The motor is k but the connecting rod and the connection to the tailgate frame got damaged. There is a clunking sound but the hatch is not latched. The recall began on May 28, 2013. There is a recall involving problems with the hatch, and Toyota has agreed to replace the rear hatch. Had the axles replaced, the spline replaced and most recently the transaxle! I took it in to the dealer and it was fixed at no charge. You might even get one for free from a wrecking yard.
The third-row seat is tight. Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the switch, applying a lubricant if no abnormality is found. A full car with 4 people and luggage driving over 70 mph will be closer to 26. Please, do what is suggested by others and have items done piecemeal without their so called dealer discribes 60k check ups. I am dissapointed and my next vehicle is going to be a U.
And while the handling is secure, it's not very agile. This is the estimated average annual insurance premium being charged in your state. The Highlander Hybrid is also very quick for a large crossover -- expect a 0-60 mph time in the mid 7-second range. In Edmunds performance testing, the updated Highlander Hybrid went from zero to 60 mph in 7. Properly equipped, the Highlander Hybrid can also tow trailers up to 3,500 pounds. Mileage will drop off in the winter a bit, but that's mostly if you are only doing short trips, and the engine has to warm up, to heat the interior.
This came from the back of the emblem. It's also trained me that fast starts are incredibly wasteful on gas. The optional third-row seat is cramped compared to those of some larger crossovers, but it's useful for kids, and adults of shorter stature can squeeze back there for short trips. The Toyota Highlander scores high for its refinement, quiet interior, ride comfort, power, fuel economy, and flexible and roomy second-row seat. As to GeorgeSanJose suggestion about getting the repair manual. The set speed may be resumed once vehicle speed exceeds 25 mph. It also incorporates a removable center section that can be replaced with a handy center table or stowed away to permit minivan-like walk-through access to the third row.