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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid model revealed at New York auto show
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: plug-in hybrid model revealed at New York auto show

The all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime brings plug-in power to the petrol-electric small car, with the new, more stylish and more technologically-advanced model debuting at the 2016 New York auto show. Described by the brand as the "most technologically advanced, best-equipped Prius in the model's history", the new plug-in hybrid Prius model sees big improvements over the previous-generation version of the car...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series v 2016 Lexus LX570
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series v 2016 Lexus LX570

What do you get the LC200 owner, looking for a new 4WD who already has everything? Perhaps a Lexus LX570?


2017 Toyota 86 unveiled: More power and revised exterior for rear-drive favourite
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2017 Toyota 86 unveiled: More power and revised exterior for rear-drive favourite

The 2017 Toyota 86 has been revealed ahead of its official launch at next week's New York motor show. The mid-life update to Australia’s most popular sports car carries a host of exterior changes, minor interior revisions and a small increase in power and torque. From the outside there is a revised front bumper that houses a larger grille, which Toyota says emphasises the 86’s low and wide stance...


New Toyota Prius concept or variant teased ahead of New York reveal
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New Toyota Prius concept or variant teased ahead of New York reveal

A new Toyota Prius concept or variant will be revealed at next week's New York auto show, but no-one outside the company is quite sure what it will be. Overnight, Toyota's American arm issued a short statement about the upcoming car. The Japanese automaker says that the Prius concept will feature "stand-out style, intelligent eco-tech" and will be "the next mechanical marvel in the Prius lineup"...


2017 Toyota Kluger facelift unveiled, Australian launch due next year
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2017 Toyota Kluger facelift unveiled, Australian launch due next year

The facelifted Toyota Kluger crossover has been revealed ahead of its official debut at the New York auto show next week. Under the bonnet, the post-facelift Kluger — or Highlander as its known in North America — will be available with a 3.5-liter direct-injection V6, which is mated exclusively to a more compact eight-speed "direct shift" automatic transmission...


Deals on wheels — March 11
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Deals on wheels — March 11

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Toyota HiLux WorkMate 4x4 dual-cab Toyota has never really had to discount new-generation HiLuxes much before...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 GX v Nissan Patrol Ti : Comparison Review
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser 200 GX v Nissan Patrol Ti : Comparison Review

The traditional off road battleground in the ‘Large SUV’ segment (which has now morphed into ‘Upper Large SUV’ believe it or not), has for decades now boiled down to a two-way stoush between the Toyota LandCruiser and Nissan Patrol. It’s been quite some time though since Nissan fans have been able to enter that stoush on even terms...


Australia not ready for Toyota plug-in hybrids, marketing chief says
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Australia not ready for Toyota plug-in hybrids, marketing chief says

Toyota Australia says that plug-in hybrids are still a niche product for our market and there is not enough demand to make a solid business case for such models. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the new 2016 Toyota Prius, Tony Cramb, executive director for sales and marketing of Toyota Australia, said that research into the local market has shown it’s still not the right time for Toyota plug-ins...


2016 Toyota Prius Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Toyota Prius Review

The oddly styled fourth-generation Toyota Prius fails to make much of an impression.

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2016 Toyota Prius sticks with nickel hydride over lithium-ion batteries in Australia
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2016 Toyota Prius sticks with nickel hydride over lithium-ion batteries in Australia

Toyota Australia says that it has stuck with the proven and tested nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) battery for the fourth-generation Prius instead of switching to the lithium-ion system available in some other markets, due to the former's reliability as well as lower cost...


2016 Toyota Prius pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota Prius pricing and specifications

The 2016 Toyota Prius has launched in Australia with a starting price of $34,990 for the new and better equipped standard model, while the top-spec i-Tech model comes in at $43,990. Prices for the new Prius indicate a $2500 increase over the outgoing third-generation model (and a $1000 reduction on the i-Tech), which, along with the two generations before it, has found over three million sales worldwide, of which around 20,000 are in Australia...


Toyota Setsuna concept: Wood-based car to debut in Milan
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Toyota Setsuna concept: Wood-based car to debut in Milan

Made from wood, the Toyota Setsuna concept car will make its debut at Milan Design Week, which starts on April 11. According to the Japanese automaker, it chose to design a concept car largely from dead tree because it's a "material that is durable yet prone to change over time", allowing the Setsuna to show how "cars undergo a gradual transformation over the years, as if absorbing the aspirations, memories, and emotions of multiple generations of a family"...


Rugged SUV sales: MU-X beating Pajero Sport, Everest, Fortuner and Colorado 7
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Rugged SUV sales: MU-X beating Pajero Sport, Everest, Fortuner and Colorado 7

We get asked a lot of questions about the sales performance each month of Australia’s fleet of rugged, ute-based family off-roaders. We speak for the Ford Everest, Holden Colorado 7, Isuzu MU-X, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Toyota Fortuner, based respectively on the Ranger, Colorado, D-Max, Triton and HiLux...


2017 Toyota C-HR unveiled in Geneva, Australian launch due early next year
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2017 Toyota C-HR unveiled in Geneva, Australian launch due early next year

The all-new 2017 Toyota C-HR has been given an official unveiling at this week’s Geneva motor show, after a series of leaked images gave buyers a first look just days ago. Today’s debut adds key details to the images that surfaced earlier, along with confirmation that an Australian launch will occur in early 2017...


2017 Toyota C-HR Hybrid SUV Concept : 2016 Geneva Motor Show
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2017 Toyota C-HR Hybrid SUV Concept : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

The all-new 2017 Toyota C-HR has been given an official unveiling at this week’s Geneva motor show, after a series of leaked images gave buyers a first look just days ago. Today’s debut adds key details to the images that surfaced earlier, along with confirmation that an Australian launch will occur in early 2017...


2017 Toyota C-HR revealed, Australian debut on the cards
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2017 Toyota C-HR revealed, Australian debut on the cards

The all-new and production-ready 2017 Toyota C-HR compact SUV has been revealed today, ahead of an official premiere at next week’s Geneva motor show. The C-HR made its first appearance as a striking three-door concept at the 2014 Paris motor show, before appearing again with a second pair of doors and a more production-focused look at last year’s Frankfurt show...


Nissan Patrol v Toyota LandCruiser Comparison
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Nissan Patrol v Toyota LandCruiser Comparison

The traditional off-road battleground in the 'Large SUV' segment (which has now morphed into 'Upper Large SUV', believe it or not) has, for decades now, boiled down to a two-way stoush between the Toyota LandCruiser and Nissan Patrol. It's been quite some time though since Nissan fans have been able to enter the battle on even terms...


Toyota RAV4 recalled for rear seat belt issue, close to 100,000 cars affected
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Toyota RAV4 recalled for rear seat belt issue, close to 100,000 cars affected

Toyota has issued a recall for RAV4 vehicles due to an issue with the rear passenger seat belt mounting. The recall affects 98,664 cars built between August 2005 and November 2012, spanning the third generation of the mid-sized SUV. Toyota Australia states that in the event of an accident the seat belt material may become caught on a metal component, potentially severing the belt...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX Review: Long-term report two
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX Review: Long-term report two

Our long-term Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX hits the open road with various drivers for update two.

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Toyota C-HR SUV to make production leap at Geneva motor show
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Toyota C-HR SUV to make production leap at Geneva motor show

C-HR compact SUV to be built in Europe UK-built hybrid drive system to provide power Australian launch in 2016 a strong chance The final production version of the Toyota C-HR concept series will debut at next month’s Geneva motor show, the Japanese carmaker has confirmed...