really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2014 Toyota Highlander accessories - interior problems

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2014 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 312015

Highlander 6-cyl

  • miles


We purchased a 2014 Toyota Highlander limited on Aug 9, 2014. After driving the vehicle for about 150 miles the person in the right front passenger seat experiences severe back and discomfort in the area of the tailbone. There is something very hard towards the back of the seat. I complained to the selling dealer and they recommended coming back when the zone rep was in area. I returned a week later and met with the zone rep. She had me sit in another Highlander limited and asked if it felt different, it did feel the same. Her reply was "didn't you sit in the car before you bought it?" I told her my wife sat in the back seat and I drove, salesman sat in right front passenger seat. I took the vehicle to an automotive upholstery shop where the removed the leather seat cover and discovered the metal seat heater module and wiring directly under the leather and on top of the foam. The shop cut about 1/2 inch into the foam and buried the module and placed the cut out foam on top of it. They also did the same for the seat back. I requested dealer to reimburse me the $200 it cost to have the above mentioned work done; their response was they would request Toyota to cover the cost. A week later I learned that Toyota refused to pay for a modification they did not approve and they felt the placement of the module was not a defect. I then asked the dealership to reimburse me and the service manager said Toyota would not authorize the expense. I told him I worked for a GM dealership and saw many modifications that were approved by GM. His response was "Chevrolet has to accommodate customers in order to sell cars and Toyota doesn't have to because they sell cars as fast as they are made. And, when Toyota sells two million cars and only a few hundred customers complain about an issue such as mine Toyota isn't concerned enough to make or reimburse a modification;" upon learning this is the attitude of Toyota, I will never purchase a Toyota again.

- Bend, OR, USA

problem #1

Apr 242014


  • miles
I purchased my 2014 Toyota Highlander on 4/24/14. I notice a few days later that their was a chirp noise in the passenger 2nd row while driving ( very annoying). I took it to dealer and it was diagnosis that the rail rack shows sign of friction and possible causing it create the chirp noise.

- Allen Park, MI, USA

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