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2015 Toyota HiLux : Quick Review
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2015 Toyota HiLux : Quick Review

Read the article here. The all new HiLux debuts with a brand new diesel engine and boasts an impressive 3.5 tonne towing capacity in manual trim in addition to a wading depth of 700mm. Top spec models get bi-LED headlights and a new interior with a large 7.0-inch colour touchscreen and a central LED screen at the tachometer...


Lexus Australia appoints Peter McGregor to CEO role: Hanley rejoins Toyota in sales role
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Lexus Australia appoints Peter McGregor to CEO role: Hanley rejoins Toyota in sales role

Lexus Australia welcomes a new Chief Executive Officer this week, with Peter McGregor stepping into the role as successor to outgoing CEO Sean Hanley. McGregor comes to the job from Toyota where he worked in marketing, franchise development, regional operations and product planning...


Victorian Government commits another $46.5m to assist transition from vehicle manufacturing
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Victorian Government commits another $46.5m to assist transition from vehicle manufacturing

The Victorian Government is committing an additional $46.5 million to help automotive businesses, workers and communities transition into new industries with secure employment prospects. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Industry Minister Lily D’Ambrosio today launched the ‘Towards Future Industries: Victoria’s Automotive Transition Plan’ at the Bosch manufacturing plant in Clayton...


2016 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specifications

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 update has arrived, bringing with it revised styling, some cabin upgrades, engine tweaks, plus more active and preventative safety equipment. The updates particularly improve value of the flagship Toyota RAV4 Cruiser variants. The late-year RAV4 revision means industry top-seller Toyota has updated a staggering 13 models in 2015...


Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok
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Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok

Read the article here. If there was ever a vehicle that typified the work hard / play hard Australian lifestyle, it is the double-cab ute. Tough, practical and pretty cool, these rugged pickups are winning plenty of favour with Australian buyers. But which one is best? We’ve gathered eight of the most popular models together and will put them through their paces over a series of challenges to find Australia’s Best Ute...


Toyota S-FR Racing Concept uncovered
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Toyota S-FR Racing Concept uncovered

The sporty little Toyota S-FR coupe concept car just got racy, with the Japanese company unveiling the Toyota S-FR Racing Concept ahead of its debut at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. Toyota Gazoo Racing has reimagined the slinky, cutesy S-FR Coupe into a track-focused racer ahead of the modified car showcase that runs from 15-17 January in Tokyo...


PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota reveal new light vans for Europe
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PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota reveal new light vans for Europe

A trio of new light vans has been revealed overnight as part of a joint venture between PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota. The new models, dubbed Peugeot Traveller, Citroen SpaceTourer and Toyota Proace, come as the result of an announcement in 2012 that PSA would build all three vans at its plant in Valenciennes, France...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX : Long-term report one
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX : Long-term report one

It may not look any different from the outside, but the updated 2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado range has brought a big change with it. We’ve already filled you in with a launch review of the 2016 Prado on the major changes, but we thought it would be best to get to know the updated model with its new smaller diesel engine by taking ownership of one for three months...

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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Manual - Quick Look
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Manual - Quick Look

Ladies and gentleman, allow me to present to you the new 2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado. There’s something different about this particular one though that you might not have expected. Let’s take a look… Notice anything different? This one’s a manual. Far from a common sight, even Toyota admits that only 100-odd people buy a manual Prado every year...


2016 Toyota RAV4 Space Demonstration : 2015 LA Auto Show
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2016 Toyota RAV4 Space Demonstration : 2015 LA Auto Show

Toyota's pretty proud of the luggage capacity in the 2015 Toyota RAV4, and their demo is simple but effective.  ...


Toyota Tacoma Back to the Future Truck : 2015 LA Auto Show
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Toyota Tacoma Back to the Future Truck : 2015 LA Auto Show

Marty McFly had a good eye back in 1985, electing a black-on-black space-cab Toyota HiLux as his dream ride. 30-years later, Toyota has come to the party again with the 2015 Toyota Tacoma Back to the Future show special.  ...


2016 Toyota HiLux WorkMate 4x4 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Toyota HiLux WorkMate 4x4 Review

The Toyota HiLux 4x4 Workmate is a fit for purpose dual cab designed with the hard working tradie in mind. It's specified to take a beating and it also happens to look pretty cool with it's black steel rims and black trim.

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$45,990

Ford Everest Trend v Toyota Fortuner Crusade comparison
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Ford Everest Trend v Toyota Fortuner Crusade comparison

Note: Toyota has revised ground clearance for the Fortuner from 279mm to 225mm. Few vehicles attract one-eyed partisanship like the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux utes. A growing number of buyers frankly sit firmly in the one camp while jeering at the other — as our comments board and social media pages will tell you...


Toyota 86 Blackline on sale in Australia: $37,990 TRD special celebrates 86 Racing Series
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Toyota 86 Blackline on sale in Australia: $37,990 TRD special celebrates 86 Racing Series

Fans of the racer look have been given a treat this week, with the local launch of the Toyota 86 Blackline Edition. The 86 Blackline arrives as a limited-edition offering, with availability restricted to 250 in manual form and 200 with an automatic shifter. Based on the top-shelf GTS trim grade, the Blackline is priced from $37,990 for the manual and $40,490 for the auto, marking a premium of $2000 over their regular counterparts...


Toyota Australia action forces recall of asbestos brake pads
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Toyota Australia action forces recall of asbestos brake pads

An investigation into the sale of counterfeit brake pads containing the banned substance asbestos has lead to an online supplier recalling the parts in Australia. The news follows an earlier announcement from Toyota Australia that warned owners of its popular HiLux and HiAce vehicles that the counterfeit pads were being advertised on eBay as genuine Toyota parts...


Welcome to the LA Auto Show 2015
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Welcome to the LA Auto Show 2015

Welcome to the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show! We start off our coverage in typical LA style, with a modified SUV. Click here for all our show coverage.


2016 Toyota Prius Review: Quick drive

2016 Toyota Prius Review: Quick drive

The all-new Toyota Prius is bigger and better than ever.


Toyota Mirai Australian First Drive
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Toyota Mirai Australian First Drive

Read the article here. Toyota Australia has taken the wraps off the first local example of the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle at an event in Melbourne. The vehicle is the only road-going Mirai in Australia, making stops in Melbourne and Sydney before the 6th World Hydrogen Technologies Convention during October...


2015 Toyota 86 track day review – Sandown Raceway
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2015 Toyota 86 track day review – Sandown Raceway

Read the review. It's a Sunday and we're at Sandown Raceway, which can only mean one thing: we’re here for another CarAdvice weekend warrior track test. And we're excited, because today we get to test the rear-wheel-drive 2015 Toyota 86. We’ve signed in, we’ve said g’day to the guys from Driver Dynamics, had our drivers’ briefing and been allocated our group...


2016 Toyota Prius spied testing in Australia
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2016 Toyota Prius spied testing in Australia

CarAdvice has spied the 2016 Toyota Prius testing in Australia ahead of the car's global rollout later this year and local launch early next year. The fourth-generation petrol-electric Toyota Prius hybrid was unveiled in Las Vegas in September and revealed in more detail a few weeks later in the lead up to the Frankfurt motor show...