2016 Toyota Fortuner - who will buy it?
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2016 Toyota Fortuner - who will buy it?

With the arrival of the all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner later this year, the Japanese brand's SUV line-up will hit six models. The all-new Fortuner will be sold in the same space as the petrol-only Kluger and FJ Cruiser, as well as the Prado and LandCruiser 200 Series, while the smaller RAV4 can't be forgotten...


2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed
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2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed

The all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV has been unveiled at simultaneous events in Thailand and Australia ahead of an October sales debut this year. The Japanese brand’s new rugged off-road model – which is based on the new-generation Toyota HiLux – is to that ute as the Ford Everest is to the Ranger, the Isuzu MU-X to the D-Max … you get the idea...


2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed in Sydney ahead of Australian debut
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2016 Toyota Fortuner revealed in Sydney ahead of Australian debut

The all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV has been unveiled at simultaneous events in Thailand and Australia ahead of an October sales debut this year. The Japanese brand's new rugged off-road model - which is based on the new-generation Toyota HiLux - is to that ute as the Ford Everest is to the Ranger, the Isuzu MU-X to the D-Max ... you get the idea...


Toyota Australia recalls 2900 Prius V cars for stalling glitch: 625,000 affected globally
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Toyota Australia recalls 2900 Prius V cars for stalling glitch: 625,000 affected globally

Toyota Australia has announced a recall on approximately 2900 of its Prius V hybrid family cars, affecting models built between November 2011 and November 2014. Forming part of a wider recall that affects around 625,000 Prius V models globally, the issue centres around a software glitch that could cause the vehicle’s hybrid system to fail...


2016 Toyota Fortuner without disguise - UPDATE
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2016 Toyota Fortuner without disguise - UPDATE

The 2016 Toyota Fortuner — the company’s new-generation HiLux-based SUV — appears to have been captured sans disguise in Thailand ahead of its expected world premiere next week. If these images — which we’ve sourced Top Gear Philippines and Ferd — are legit, then it appears the Fortuner will get a sleeker set of headlights and a very different V-shaped grille, to differentiate itself from its ute sibling...


2015 Toyota Camry Atara SX Review
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2015 Toyota Camry Atara SX Review

The updated 2015 Toyota Camry Atara SX is a sporty take on the familiar whitegoods mid-sizer.


2016 Toyota HiLux interior, features revealed for Australian market
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2016 Toyota HiLux interior, features revealed for Australian market

Toyota has revealed further equipment details on its all-new 2016 HiLux this week, along with new photos of the Australian model’s interior. These shots follow the earlier release of an interior view specific to the Thai market, but, as expected, Australia’s new HiLux will boast a largely identical interior to the already premium look shown with the new ute’s unveiling in May...


Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date
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Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date

What new vehicles have grown in registrations the most in 2015 so far? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV and commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, cars in hot demand might just be harder to haggle on than those that are struggling against rivals. Then again, they might be flying in the sales race precisely because they’re so affordable...


2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV spotted in Thailand
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2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV spotted in Thailand

The all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV - a spin-off from the new-generation Toyota HiLux - has been spied on a semi-trailer in Thailand ahead of its global premiere this month. The all-new Fortuner has previously been confirmed for the local market, where it will likely slot in between the RAV4 and Prado models...


2016 Toyota Prius leaked: Is this the Japanese brand's all-new hybrid hatch?
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2016 Toyota Prius leaked: Is this the Japanese brand's all-new hybrid hatch?

Images of what could be the new 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid have surfaced online ahead of an anticipated Tokyo motor show debut in October. Toyota has previously promised a new and more exciting look to its now iconic hybrid hatch, and these renderings may be our first look at the Japanese carmaker’s interpretation of that concept...


Tommi Makinen to lead Toyota Yaris WRC team in 2017
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Tommi Makinen to lead Toyota Yaris WRC team in 2017

Rally legend Tommi Makinen will lead Toyota Gazoo Racing’s charge into the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2017, the outfit has confirmed today. Makinen will be joined by Toyota president Akio Toyoda, noted motoring enthusiast and the driving force behind the launch of the 86 sports car, as team chairman...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed further in new spy photos
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser revealed further in new spy photos

Toyota’s refreshed 2016 LandCruiser 200 Series has surfaced once more this week, appearing in a handful of photos snapped by a well-placed Instagram user. These new shots, posted online by Instagram user hamad1two3, offer the first ‘real world’ look at the big off-roading SUV’s updated styling...


2016 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport Review
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2016 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport Review

The 2016 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport hatch is a pleasant and well-equipped little runabout for the money with a hint of newfound flair...

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Toyota HiLux TRD Prototype revealed: new Wildtrak rival debuts in Thailand - UPDATE
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Toyota HiLux TRD Prototype revealed: new Wildtrak rival debuts in Thailand - UPDATE

Toyota’s got a special TRD-prepped HiLux on show at this week’s Bangkok International Auto Salon in Thailand, hinting at a sporty new flagship for the top-selling pickup range. But, before you get your supercharged Speedos in a Siberian hitch, you need to know: this is not a direct successor to the powered-up TRD HiLux developed right here in Australia for a limited run back in 2008...


More brands passing new Luxury Car Tax savings on to buyers
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More brands passing new Luxury Car Tax savings on to buyers

Buyers shopping at the premium end of the new car market will hang onto a little extra pocket money from this week, with BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus and Porsche all moving to pass new savings onto customers. Away from the prestige marques, overall market leader Toyota has announced that it too will treat its customers to the same benefits, available on a number of its large family cars...


2015 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Review
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2015 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Review

The 70 Series Toyota LandCruiser ute is an icon, but has it kept up with the times?

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Toyota UUV marries ute underpinnings to a people mover body
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Toyota UUV marries ute underpinnings to a people mover body

The Toyota Ultimate Utility Vehicle has the body of a people mover and the off-roading ability of a ute, with a few hints of Mad Max thrown in for good measure. Overnight, Toyota's US arm unveiled the design of its new headquarters in Plano, Texas, about 40 minutes north of Dallas. To spice the affair up a little bit, the company also revealed the Ultimate Utility Vehicle (UUV)...


Toyota extends Takata airbag recall on Yaris, Avensis Verso
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Toyota extends Takata airbag recall on Yaris, Avensis Verso

Toyota Australia has announced it is extending its recall over the Takata airbag problem for its Yaris and Avensis Verso models. A statement from Toyota Australia said the company is "extending the range of vehicles involved in the passenger side front airbag safety recall that was previously announced on certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators"...


Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux: Australia's definitive new motoring battle
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Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux: Australia's definitive new motoring battle

I was thinking about the great Australian automotive rivalries this week. Falcon v Commodore. STi v Evo. Ferrari v Lamborghini. Specifically, in an era defined by economical small cars and practical SUVs — the latter of which are hardly exemplars of sex appeal — is there room for great Aussie ‘blue corner, red corner’ battlegrounds in our automative landscape? Think, for instance, of the great multi-generational death match between two Australian-made, hyper-inflated, sedan-bodied testosterone boosters with V8 engines delivering grunt to the rear wheels...


Toyota Australia returns to profit
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Toyota Australia returns to profit

Toyota Australia is back in the black after posting a $194 million profit after taxes for the 2014/15 financial year end — as per Japanese practice —on March 31, 2015. Major factors contributing to these results were good local and continued strong export vehicle sales — Toyota Australia is our biggest car exporter — with 264,947 Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold in 2014/2015, and “efficient cost management”...