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2008 Toyota Highlander

2008 Ford Edge

  2008 Toyota Highlander 4WD 4-door Limited (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View 2008 Ford Edge 4-door SEL FWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$27,500
$25,735
Invoice $24,475 $24,276
MPG
City/Highway
17/24 15/24
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Most Americans prefer mushy white bread, and the 2008 Toyota Highlander is a larger, high-quality "loaf" that will satisfy most every consumer. Read Full Review If you don't require a third-row seat, the 2008 Ford Edge is a fashionable, satisfying alternative in the crowded pack of mid-size crossovers. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Big V-6 power
  • Quiet ride
  • Clever second-row seat
  • Good handling with Sport model
  • “Light” off-road capabilities

Dislikes:

  • Dull electric steering
  • Too-soft suspension
  • Cramped optional third
  • row seat
  • Slow transmission shifts

Likes:

  • Nice, showy appearance—if you like chrome
  • Comfortable seating all around
  • Perky powertrain is good even with loads and on hills
  • Good ride/handling compromise
  • Standout features, such as SYNC and the Vista Roof

Dislikes:

  • Six-speed automatic lacks manual controls
  • Interior styling and materials are a little plain
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