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Toyota Camry RZ returns with more kit, higher price
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Toyota Camry RZ returns with more kit, higher price

The Toyota Camry RZ special edition is back, this time with more equipment and a slightly higher price tag. Now available with satellite navigation, the upgraded Camry RZ is limited to just 700 units nationally and is priced $29,190 plus on-road costs – $2700 more than the Altise grade on which it’s based and $700 more than the sold-out RZ special edition offered earlier this year...


2018 Toyota Camry spied
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2018 Toyota Camry spied

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry has been spied undergoing testing on public roads in the States. Although it's covered from head to toe in camouflage, this prototype features a lot of the styling cues that made their debut on the seventh generation Camry's extensive mid-life facelift...


Toyota Corolla retrospective: a look back at 50 years of the world's most popular car
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Toyota Corolla retrospective: a look back at 50 years of the world's most popular car

The Toyota Corolla is celebrating its 50th birthday this year, and to mark this momentous occasion, we've decided to take a look back at all eleven generations of the world's most popular automotive nameplate. Unlike the model it overtook to claim the title of world's most popular car, the original Volkswagen Beetle, the Corolla has - like Doctor Who - gone through many incarnations...


2016 Toyota Camry Atara S gains standard navigation, optional on Altise
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2016 Toyota Camry Atara S gains standard navigation, optional on Altise

The 2016 Toyota Camry has seen the addition of satellite navigation as standard equipment on the Atara S grade, albeit for a minor price increase, while the system is also now optionally available on the entry-level Altise variant. For a $700 bump the Atara S petrol (now $30,190) and hybrid (now $33,190) are fitted with a 7...


Be thankful that Toyota's dinosaur still lives
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Be thankful that Toyota's dinosaur still lives

I attended the launch of the updated Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series range this week, and promptly filed my review to a chorus of derision from people who I presume have never had red dust in their boots. Toyota's Outback icon is now 31 years old, and this week marked the launch of the biggest update over its near-unprecedented life cycle...


2017 Toyota C-HR spied testing in Australia
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2017 Toyota C-HR spied testing in Australia

The 2017 Toyota C-HR has been spied testing in Australia ahead of its local release in early 2017. Spotted testing in Melbourne, the heavily disguised Toyota C-HR appears to be undergoing final validation and tuning in Australia before it's signed off locally. Toyota has previously been spotted testing the Prius locally and did extensive testing with Fortuner in Australia prior to its launch...


Toyota HiLux fails emergency swerve test - UPDATE
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Toyota HiLux fails emergency swerve test - UPDATE

The Toyota Hilux, Australia’s top-selling light commercial, has dramatically under-performed in a European extreme handling evaluation called the 'moose test'. Swedish publication Teknikens Värld put the new-generation Toyota HiLux through the test last month and found something "seriously wrong"...


Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series' life span extended by years
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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series' life span extended by years

The unique Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series will be around for many years to come following a series of just-launched 2017 updates, the model’s global chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari assured us this week. Koyari said that rumours of the old workhorse’s demise were greatly exaggerated, and admitted he was dismayed that many stories suggested an axing was on the table, in the face of more stringent modern safety and emissions standards...


Toyota Corolla, Yaris, Avensis Verso added to Takata airbag recall: 179,000 vehicles affected
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Toyota Corolla, Yaris, Avensis Verso added to Takata airbag recall: 179,000 vehicles affected

Toyota Australia has recalled 179,710 vehicles from its Corolla, Yaris and Avensis Verso lines as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Affected vehicles were built between March 2007 and December 2011. For this latest recall, the front passenger airbag in the affected vehicles may be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Review
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Review

Legend. Icon. 70 Series Toyota LandCruiser. The updates for 2017 are here, but is the king off the road still worthy of the title?

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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series pricing and specs
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series pricing and specs

The 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series update launched this week is the biggest running change to the iconic off-roader in its decades-long history. With a nameplate dating back to 1954 and a body shape to 1985, the secret to keeping rusted-on regional owners and business clients happy is slow, steady progression...


Toyota Landcruiser 70 Series, Prius awarded five-star ANCAP ratings
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Toyota Landcruiser 70 Series, Prius awarded five-star ANCAP ratings

The rugged Toyota Landcruiser 70 Series has been awarded the full five-star safety rating from independent crash-testing authority, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), along with the current-generation Toyota Prius. However, the five-star safety rating applies to single-cab variants only, which saw the addition of curtain airbags and a driver’s knee airbag as part of a 2017 upgrade, along with changes to the bonnet and seat designs...


2016 Toyota Fortuner GXL V Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed Twin Test
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2016 Toyota Fortuner GXL V Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed Twin Test

Read the full comparison here. These two vehicles are among the most rugged yet family-friendly SUVs on the market: the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and the 2016 Toyota Fortuner...


Keiichi Tsuchiya at WTAC 2016: The story behind the ultimate Toyota 86 fairy tale

Keiichi Tsuchiya at WTAC 2016: The story behind the ultimate Toyota 86 fairy tale

At this year's World Time Attack Challenge (WTAC) 2016 at Sydney Motorsport Park, an incredibly rare and special moment occurred when the man widely considered to be the father of modern drifting, Keiichi Tsuchiya, performed a drift demonstration in a meticulously rebuilt 1984 Toyota AE86 Corolla – a car synonymous with drifting culture the world over...


2016 Toyota Fortuner GXL v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed comparison
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2016 Toyota Fortuner GXL v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Exceed comparison

If you're in the market for a rugged, yet family-friendly SUV, then it's hard to go past these two contenders: the 2016 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and the 2016 Toyota Fortuner. Both are diesel-powered, both are priced close to one another in the trim levels we have here – the Mitsubishi being the flagship Pajero Sport Exceed, and the Toyota the mid-spec Fortuner GXL – and both are going under scrutiny here so we can see which we would recommend as the best rugged off-road family vehicle at this price point...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 14, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with you at the CarAdvice.com News Desk. Making headlines this week, the final four Fords built here in Australia will go up for auction on Saturday October 15. It comes after the final Falcon and Territory rolled off the production line in northern Melbourne last Friday...


Toyota and Suzuki to investigate green vehicle, safety, IT partnership
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Toyota and Suzuki to investigate green vehicle, safety, IT partnership

Yesterday, the heads of Toyota and Suzuki announced that the two car makers will begin investigating a new partnership focusing on safety, green cars and information technology. According to the two companies, the automotive industry is "changing drastically and rapidly in an unprecedented fashion"...


2015-16 Toyota Prius recalled for parking brake fix: 300 vehicles affected
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2015-16 Toyota Prius recalled for parking brake fix: 300 vehicles affected

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 304 of its current-generation 2015 to 2016 model-year Prius vehicles over concerns the parking brake could be faulty. According to the Japanese manufacturer, the affected vehicles are equipped with a foot-operated parking brake that may fail once engaged...


Mazda CX-9 Azami v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison
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Mazda CX-9 Azami v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison

Read the full article here. If you’re looking for a seven-seat SUV there’s a fair chance the Toyota Kluger would have been on your shopping list at some point – and with good reason. It’s stylish, well packaged, competitively priced and has dominated sales in its segment for ages...