2001 Toyota Highlander - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2001 Toyota Highlander

159 problems have been reported for the 2001 Toyota Highlander. The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2001 Toyota Highlander. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's visibility with 25 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (23 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Toyota Highlander

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2001 Toyota Highlander in the United States are 69,770 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Highlander owners in the last 17 years is 159, and the age of the vehicle is 17, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 159 / 69,770 / 17 * 1000 = 0.13.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Toyota Highlander model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2001 Toyota Highlander in 2001.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
1
  2017
0
  2016
0
  2015
8
  2014
3
  2013
6
  2012
7
  2011
4
  2010
15
  2009
7
  2008
7
  2007
3
  2006
9
  2005
4
  2004
12
  2003
16
  2002
11
  2001
1

small car iamge Compare the 2001 Toyota Highlander with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Toyota Highlander, the following table can be used to compare the 2001 Toyota Highlander with the Toyota Highlander from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 Highlander is 159 while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Toyota Highlander is 158.

Table 3. Compare the 2001 Toyota Highlander with other model years



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