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2005 Toyota Highlander Base 3.3L V6 2WD Auto w/ 3rd Row 1ST GEN

One Owner Carfax With Over 35 Service Records = WELL MAINTAINED!


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The affordable 1st Generation Highlander that won’t break the bank. The 2005 Toyota Highlander Base with 3rd Row for seven passenger seating is finished in Millenium Silver with a graphite cloth interior. Powered by the always reliable 3.3L V6 paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission. This is the same legendary V6 that was in the Camry, Sienna, Avalon, Lexus RX330, ES 330, and many other models known to last well into the 300-400K mile range and beyond. The best part about this Highlander is its one-owner carfax with a whopping 36 service records. Comes with top-of-the-line BFG Advantage T/A tires that are almost new.  Serviced by City Toyota of Daly City, CA  since new and it shows. Runs and drives perfectly and has a ton of life left. Extended warranties ranging from 3 months up to two years for your peace of mind are available. If you’re in need of reliable transportation look no further. This is a great compact SUV that won’t let you down. This ’05 Highlander is offered with a one-owner carfax, 36 service records, and a clean California title.




  • Toyota Truestart Battery w/ 84 mth warranty
  • Cabin Air Filter
  • Smogged



Safety Ratings:

The 2005 Toyota Highlander Base V6 2WD underscores its commitment to safety with NHTSA five-star safety ratings:

  • Overall Rating: 5 stars.
  • Frontal Crash: 5 stars for both the driver and passenger.
  • Side Crash: 5 stars for both the front seat and rear seat occupants.
  • Rollover: 4 stars, with a rollover risk of 15.7%.

These exemplary safety ratings reflect the Highlander’s status as a secure and dependable choice for drivers and passengers.

Automotive Reviews:

  • Car and Driver (2005): Car and Driver appreciates the 2005 Highlander for its comfortable and well-designed interior, smooth ride, and reliability. It’s recognized as a top choice in the midsize SUV segment.
  • Edmunds (2005): Edmunds praises the Highlander for its versatile and family-friendly cabin, car-like handling, and reputation for durability. It’s considered a well-rounded and practical midsize SUV.
  • Motor Trend (2005): Motor Trend highlights the Highlander’s user-friendly features, commendable resale value, and balanced performance, making it an appealing choice for families and individuals.


  1. Robust 3.3L V6 Engine: Powered by a durable 3.3-liter V6 engine for a harmonious blend of power and efficiency.
  2. Millenium Silver Exterior: A classic and enduring exterior color.
  3. Graphite Cloth Interior: Offers a comfortable and versatile cabin design.
  4. High Mileage: Displays 195,000 miles, reflecting its durability and longevity.
  5. One Owner, Minor Accident: Comes with a one-owner Carfax history that mentions a minor accident.
  6. Exceptional Service Records: Supported by an impressive 36-service record history, illustrating meticulous maintenance.
  7. Two-Wheel Drive (2WD): Provides a smooth and fuel-efficient driving experience.
  8. Third-Row Seating: Offers versatile seating arrangements and accommodates larger groups.
  9. Highlander Generation: Part of the first generation of Highlander models, produced from 2001 to 2007, known for its reliability and practicality.
  10. Technical Details: Delivers around 230 horsepower and 242 lb-ft of torque, with fuel efficiency of approximately 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

Generation and Production:

The 2005 Toyota Highlander Base V6 2WD belongs to the first generation of Highlander models, which were produced from 2001 to 2007. This generation marked the Highlander’s debut, known for its emphasis on durability, versatility, and practicality.


The 2005 Toyota Highlander Base V6 2WD in Millenium Silver with Graphite cloth interior represents a harmonious blend of reliability, versatility, and safety. With NHTSA five-star safety ratings and acclaim from leading automotive publications, it stands as a testament to the Highlander’s enduring excellence. Its single-owner history, albeit with a minor accident report, and extensive service history underscore its reputation for dependable service. As part of the first generation of Highlander models, it contributes to Toyota’s reputation for producing enduring and practical midsize SUVs, making it a compelling choice for those in search of a reliable and adaptable vehicle for their journeys.





2005 Toyota Highlander

V6 2WD with 3rd-Row Seat
3.3L V6 DOHC 24V
Manufactured in
Honsha, Japan
18 years
5-Speed Automatic


Model Year 2005
Make Toyota
Model Highlander
Trim Level V6 2WD with 3rd-Row Seat
Manufactured in Honsha, Japan


Engine Type 3.3L V6 DOHC 24V
Transmission-short 5A
Transmission-long 5-Speed Automatic
Driveline FWD
Traction Control Standard
Vehicle Stability Control System Standard


Standard Seating 7
Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Optional
Front Heated Seat Optional
Front Power Lumbar Support Optional
Leather Seat Optional
Second Row Folding Seat Standard
Third Row Removable Seat Standard


Tank 19.20 gallon
Fuel Economy-city 19 miles/gallon
Fuel Economy-highway 25 miles/gallon


Anti-Brake System 4-Wheel ABS
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc
ABS Brakes Standard

Wheels and Tires

Tires 225/70R16
Alloy Wheels Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Steel Wheels Standard


Curb Weight-automatic 3705 lbs
Standard Towing 2000 lbs
Maximum Towing 3500 lbs
Standard Payload 1655 lbs
Maximum Payload 1655 lbs
Standard GVWR 5360 lbs
Maximum GVWR 5360 lbs


Turning Diameter 37.40 in.
Front Headroom 40.00 in.
Rear Headroom 39.80 in.
Front Legroom 40.70 in.
Rear Legroom 36.40 in.
Front Shoulder Room 57.90 in.
Rear Shoulder Room 57.00 in.
Front Hip Room 55.10 in.
Rear Hip Room 54.90 in.
Overall Length 184.60 in.
Overall Width 71.90 in.
Overall Height 67.90 in.
Wheelbase 106.90 in.
Track Front 62.20 in.
Track Rear 61.60 in.
Passenger Volume 133.90 cu.ft.
Cargo Volume 10.50 cu.ft.


Steering Type R&P
Front Suspension Ind
Rear Suspension Ind
Front Spring Type Coil
Rear Spring Type Coil


Air Conditioning Standard


Child Safety Door Locks Standard
Power Door Locks Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft Optional
Driver Airbag Standard
Front Side Airbag Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard
Side Head Curtain Airbag Optional
Keyless Entry Standard


Basic-duration 36 month
Basic-distance 36,000 mile
Powertrain-duration 60 month
Powertrain-distance 60,000 mile
Rust-duration 60 month
Rust-distance Unlimited mile


MSRP $26,190 USD
Dealer Invoice $23,307 USD
Destination Charge $565 USD


Automatic Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional
Fog Lights Optional


AM/FM Radio Standard
Cassette Player Standard
CD Player Standard
CD Changer Optional
DVD Player Optional


Cruise Control Standard
Tachometer Standard
Tilt Steering Standard
Tilt Steering Column Standard
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls Standard
Cargo Area Cover Standard
Cargo Area Tiedowns Standard
Cargo Net Optional
Power Sunroof Optional
Manual Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional
Front Air Dam Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional
Splash Guards Optional
Power Windows Standard
Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror Standard
Interval Wipers Standard
Tow Hitch Receiver Optional


Interior Trim Gray Cloth Interior
Gray Leather Interior
Ivory Cloth Interior
Ivory Leather Interior
Exterior Color Black
Bluestone Metallic
Indigo Ink Pearl
Millennium Silver Metallic
Oasis Green Pearl
Salsa Red Pearl
Sonora Gold Metallic
Super White


Year: 2005
Make: Toyota
Model: Highlander
Trim: V6 2WD with 3rd-Row Seat
Mileage: 195,275
Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic
Condition: Excellent
Location: San Luis Obispo
Price: $6,995
Drivetrain: FWD
Engine: 3.3L V6 DOHC 24V
Exterior Color: Millenium Silver Metallic
Interior Color: Graphite Cloth Interior
MPG: 19 City / 25 Highway
VIN Number: JTEDP21A650058441

Fuel Efficiency Rating

  • City: 19
  • Highway: 25

Actual rating will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle condition.

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