Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed. The recall began on March 21, 2013. Both the second and third rows fold flat, creating a massive cargo space able to hold big, bulky objects. As the suspension is soft, the body motions are tippy and the whole truck rolls and lolls in fast corners. Perhaps more significant is that Toyota has widened the 3rd row by 4.
The Explorer offers two V-6 engines and an optional turbo four-cylinder, all mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Nothing Fancy, Just Basic Competence The shape is familiar by now, with fairly aggressive styling tha. Toyota Highlander resale values typically are some of the strongest in its class. In the base model, power comes from a standard 2. The three-row crossover competes with midsize crossovers including the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, and Chevrolet Traverse.
The brand-new Nissan Pathfinder, for example, looks a lot like this Highlander in many ways. Standard safety features include seven airbags, stability control, traction control and anti-lock brakes with brake assist and electronic brake-force distribution. For those people, many Toyotas are absolutely perfect — and the 2013 Highlander is the pinnacle of such appliancelike, comfortable, utilitarian thinking. A gasoline-electric hybrid version is also available. Units Affected 7525 Your eyes are not deceiving you — the refreshed 2014 Toyota Highlander is larger than its predecessor.
Oliver, my sales guy, helped me set up my car and phone connection preferences and made sure I was completely satisfied before letting me drive away. The 2014 Toyota Highlander will finally get a six-speed transmission for its V-6 engine, which should improve fuel economy and acceleration. New for 2013 Highlander Plus trim replaces Tech Package, while a Leather Premium Package replaces the Leather Package on base Highlander Hybrid models. Show full review Even in its final model year before a redesign, the 2013 Toyota Highlander is good, solid, basic family transportation — nothing to set the heart aflame, but eminently competent. Highlander Plus includes a 3.
The front axle motor produces 167 hp and 247 lb-ft of torque, while the rear axle motor produces 68 hp and 96 lb-ft of torque. These vehicles were sold with labels that were outside the allowable one percent of accuracy of actual weight added. Big round knobs on the dash for the radio and climate control are easy to use even when wearing bulky winter gloves. Recall Date 2014-03-27 Description Toyota is recalling certain model year 2013 Highlander vehicles manufactured March 13, 2013, through August 6, 2013. The interior is similarly pleasing. The closest matches are the Pathfinder, Explorer and Santa Fe not the Santa Fe Sport, mind you, which is a smaller, five-seat model. Nothing outrageous, just well laid out, extremely comfortable and made from high-quality materials that have been screwed together well.
Easy to talk to, they followed up when they said they would and answered all of my questions. The recall began on March 21, 2013. A very positive experience from beginning to end. Without passing the calibration test, the occupant sensing system may not operate as designed. This is the last year for this style of Toyota Highlander, with a new 2014 model on its way that was unveiled at the 2013 New York International Auto Show in March see the.
Regardless of powertrain, the Highlander delivers the expected on-road experience. If money is no object and you want the best in fuel-stretching technology, shoot for the Highlander Hybrid. Overall great experience with them. An overloaded vehicle can result in a tire failure which may result in a vehicle crash, personal injury, or property damage. There is a hybrid model that attains best-in-class fuel economy without sacrificing power or interior space.
That third row is wide enough for full-sized adults, but legroom is seriously compromised. Very nice lady I dealt with. Requiring seven seats does cut the list down ever so slightly. While the second-generation , the midsize three-row crossover was refreshed for the 2011 model year. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 1-800-301-6859. Interior electronics are basic and not terribly complicated on the entry-level Toyota Highlander the only major options my test model had were a V-6 engine and all-wheel drive.