Toyota

Toyota started its automotive division in 1933 through the founder's son, Kiichiro Toyoda. Toyota sells 14 different models in Australia. The Toyota Camry is built locally whilst other models, such as the Hilux, Corolla, Aurion and ever popular small car the Yaris, are imported from Japan, Thailand and other nations. Toyota prides itself on quality, durability, reliability, innovation, safety and sustainability. Toyota produced its first car in 1935, called the A1. In 1937 Toyota Motor Company was founded and has gone on to become the world's largest car manufacturer by volume.
2015 Toyota Aurion pricing and specifications

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2015 Toyota Aurion pricing and specifications

The 2015 Toyota Aurion is now on sale in Australia with subtly revised styling, a tighter three-variant range, and updated pricing and specifications...

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2016 Toyota HiLux interior, additional variants revealed in official images
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2016 Toyota HiLux interior, additional variants revealed in official images

Official interior images of the 2016 Toyota HiLux have been released along with shots of the single- and space-cab body styles following the all-new ute’s unveiling in Thailand. The images of Thai-spec models come a few days after Toyota Australia took the wraps off a flagship HiLux SR5 dual-cab in Sydney late last week, but revealed only the eighth-generation ute’s exterior...


2015 Toyota Camry : Design Interview with Kevin Hunter
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2015 Toyota Camry : Design Interview with Kevin Hunter

The US-designed Camry range has been given such a substantial tweak because Toyota admits it needed a sharper design to compete with a number of desirable rivals globally, and to fit its new corporate direction towards creating more attractive and characterful vehicles...


2016 Toyota HiLux global reveal image gallery
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2016 Toyota HiLux global reveal image gallery

Toyota took the wraps off the 2016 Toyota HiLux yesterday in a simultaneous global reveal in Sydney and Bangkok, Thailand. It's one of the company's best selling cars and continuously tops the leaderboard for commercial vehicle sales in Australia. As you could imagine, the reveal was quite an important one for Toyota both locally and globally...


Thieves in San Francisco targeting Toyota Prius batteries
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Thieves in San Francisco targeting Toyota Prius batteries

Thieves in the city of San Francisco are now targeting the battery packs of Toyota Prius hybrids. According to the KGO-TV, the local ABC television affiliate in San Francisco, there has been a recent spate of robberies involving battery packs from Prius hatches...


Toyota Tundra subject of "enormous" Australian demand
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Toyota Tundra subject of "enormous" Australian demand

There is “enormous demand” for the Toyota Tundra full-size pickup in Australia, says the company’s local arm, but it’s not feasible to factory-import it here in its current generation. Toyota Australia executive director of sales and marketing Tony Cramb said at this week’s world debut of the all-new HiLux in Sydney that there was room in our market for an even bigger load-lugger...


2016 Toyota HiLux versus Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton, Nissan Navara
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2016 Toyota HiLux versus Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton, Nissan Navara

Today’s global unveiling of the 2016 Toyota HiLux already has us excited about throwing the all-new iteration of the country’s favourite ute into a comparison with its key rivals. The new-generation Mitsubishi Triton has just launched in Australia, while the new Nissan Navara launches next week and the updated Ford Ranger arrives in the third quarter of this year, just weeks before the launch of the eighth-gen HiLux in October...


2016 Toyota Hilux Reveal : Walkaround
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2016 Toyota Hilux Reveal : Walkaround

CarAdvice.com.au takes a look at the new 2016 Toyota Hilux, unveiled simultaneously in Sydney, Australia and Bangkok, Thailand.


2016 Toyota HiLux suspension developed in Australia for the world's toughest terrain
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2016 Toyota HiLux suspension developed in Australia for the world's toughest terrain

New-generation Toyota HiLux pick-ups sold in some of the world's toughest environments such as Russia, South Africa and South America will feature rugged suspension setups developed by Toyota Australia engineers in our own backyard...


2016 Toyota Hilux Reveal : Full Presentation
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2016 Toyota Hilux Reveal : Full Presentation

Watch our walkaround video here: https://youtu.be/0ecLudteK2o

The 2016 Toyota HiLux has been revealed at last, ahead of its arrival in Australian showrooms in early October...


2016 Toyota HiLux details, October launch in Australia
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2016 Toyota HiLux details, October launch in Australia

The 2016 Toyota HiLux has been revealed at last, ahead of its arrival in Australian showrooms in early October. The new generation of Australia's top-selling commercial vehicle was unveiled simultaneously at a special event in Sydney as well as in Bangkok, Thailand — where the reveal was also broadcast across several public television networks...


Takata airbag recall in Australia : Everything you need to know - UPDATE
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Takata airbag recall in Australia : Everything you need to know - UPDATE

The Takata airbag recall has become the largest automotive recall in history, affecting more than 53 million vehicles and more than a dozen car makers around the world. Among those are more than half a million vehicles in Australia, including more than 410,000 recalled by Honda, Nissan and Toyota over the past week...


2016 Toyota HiLux global reveal — LIVE
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2016 Toyota HiLux global reveal — LIVE

CarAdvice is attending the global reveal of the 2016 Toyota HiLux in Sydney today. The car will be shown both in Sydney and Bangkok with an international embargo lifting at 2:30pm AEST. Join Paul Maric at 2:30pm AEST for a live Periscope session. Simply monitor the feed below for the link to the Periscope stream as it happens...


2016 Toyota HiLux to be unveiled globally on May 21, 2:30pm AEST — follow it live
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2016 Toyota HiLux to be unveiled globally on May 21, 2:30pm AEST — follow it live

Toyota is set to officially take the wraps off the 2016 Toyota HiLux tomorrow during two simultaneous global unveilings in Sydney and Bangkok, Thailand. While the media will be let in to see the car earlier, the official embargo lifts at 2:30pm AEST on May 21. As reported yesterday, images of the HiLux have been leaked ahead of the reveal, but we expect Australia-specific information and more technical details to be revealed...


2016 Toyota HiLux interior and exterior leaked again, days ahead of official reveal
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2016 Toyota HiLux interior and exterior leaked again, days ahead of official reveal

The 2016 Toyota HiLux (or HiLux Revo as it's known in Thailand) has been leaked in images from a car yard in Thailand ahead of the car's official global unveiling on Thursday May 21. The images, which appear on the HiLux Revo Thailand fan page, show what appears to be an upper-specification Toyota HiLux in red with a beige leather interior...


2015 Toyota HiAce Crew Van Review
Rating: 610 /10
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2015 Toyota HiAce Crew Van Review

The just-updated, top-selling Toyota HiAce LWB now comes with a five-seater Crew Van option

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$37,990 - $40,490

2016 Toyota Prado revealed in compliance images
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2016 Toyota Prado revealed in compliance images

Images of the 2016 Toyota Prado have appeared on a government compliance website along with details about the SUV's new and revised engines, and a new gearbox option. While the updated LandCruiser Prado's design remains generally unchanged from what we can tell, the range is expected to receive specification upgrades in the form of satellite navigation for the GXL and extra kit across the range...


Weekend deals on wheels
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Weekend deals on wheels

It's time for the latest Weekend Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. Toyota HiLux SR 4x4 Dual Cab — $39,990 drive-away The new-generation Toyota HiLux may be getting revealed next week, but it won’t actually go on sale until the final quarter of 2015...


2015 Toyota Corolla hatch arriving within weeks
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2015 Toyota Corolla hatch arriving within weeks

The 2015 Toyota Corolla hatch, the latest iteration of Australia's top-selling car, will get two distinct appearances inspired by Europe and the US when it goes on sale locally next month. Toyota Australia has confirmed the design of the entry-level Corolla Ascent and Ascent Sport hatch variants will be based on the refreshed Toyota Auris from Europe, while the sporty SX and ZR variants will have more aggressive styling similar to that of the Scion iM hatch that debuted in New York last month...


Toyota Australia has “blinding flash of the obvious”, aims to combat pushy salesmen
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Toyota Australia has “blinding flash of the obvious”, aims to combat pushy salesmen

Toyota Australia is embarking on a significant grassroots overhaul from its dealer network up, as it chases a return to the 20-plus per cent market share it recently enjoyed. Simply put, some elements of its business locally “frustrate the customers beyond belief”...


Toyota and Mazda sign long-term partnership focusing on drivetrains, safety
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Toyota and Mazda sign long-term partnership focusing on drivetrains, safety

At a joint press conference overnight, Toyota and Mazda announced that the two companies will begin a "long-lasting partnership" that will focus on drivetrains and safety. The two companies will immediately form a joint committee that will look at ways to "utilise each company's respective strengths", as well as nurture collaboration on environmental and safety issues...


2016 Toyota HiLux interior photos leaked showing Lexus LCD screen
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2016 Toyota HiLux interior photos leaked showing Lexus LCD screen

New photos of the 2016 Toyota HiLux (also known as the Toyota HiLux Revo in other markets) interior have been leaked ahead of the commercial vehicle's international reveal on May 21. The interior photos, posted on the MZ Crazy Cars Facebook page, show an infotainment screen, a push-button differential lock and a central trip computer screen lifted from the Lexus range...


Toyota Australia recalls 181,000 vehicles
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Toyota Australia recalls 181,000 vehicles

The growing Takata airbag recall saga continues, with Toyota Australia today announcing a recall of about 181,000 vehicles — a campaign that is also set to involve fellow Japanese brand Nissan’s local subsidiary. And due to the massive scale of the recall, Toyota’s Australian arm will not be able to get the supplied parts to fix faulty airbags for some time, potentially not until early 2016 based on current estimates...


2015 Toyota Camry Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Toyota Camry Review

The new-look and sharper-driving Toyota Camry range is the final iteration to be made in Australia. Its sizeable makeover is a worthy one

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$26,490 - $40,440

2016 Toyota Hilux's Australian supply challenge - UPDATE
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2016 Toyota Hilux's Australian supply challenge - UPDATE

Toyota Australia says its increasingly successful rivals in the ute market — a market it still dominates with the HiLux — deserve respect, but is confident the new-generation version premiering overseas on May 21 has what it takes to beat them back. The main issue, the company says, is not the quality of the vehicle but rather the supply out of Thailand...


Toyota Prado to get new 2.8-litre diesel engine, six-speed automatic from June production
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Toyota Prado to get new 2.8-litre diesel engine, six-speed automatic from June production

The Toyota Prado will benefit from a significant mechanical upgrade in the third quarter of this year. A source has revealed to CarAdvice that from June production the LandCruiser Prado will trade its current 3.0-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine for a new 2.8-litre turbo diesel and upgrade from a five-speed automatic transmission to a new six-speed auto gearbox...


Toyota and Mazda near fuel cell, engine partnership - report
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Toyota and Mazda near fuel cell, engine partnership - report

Toyota and Mazda are nearing a partnership that would see the two Japanese automakers share and supply drivetrain technology with each other. According to the Nikkei, the new agreement would see Toyota share and co-develop its fuel cell technology (below), currently used in the Mirai, with Mazda...


2015 Toyota Aurion to premiere in weeks
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2015 Toyota Aurion to premiere in weeks

The updated Toyota Aurion is set to be revealed within weeks, though don’t expect the V6-powered Holden Commodore rival to get a cosmetic update as significant as its Camry sibling. Instead, the other member of Toyota’s Australian-made line-up will be given more of a stylistic 'spruce-up' to see it through to the closure of its Altona manufacturing plant in late 2017...


Toyota Australia's behind-the-scenes fight to make new-look Camry
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Toyota Australia's behind-the-scenes fight to make new-look Camry

Toyota Australia invested around $80 million into its plant to produce the new-look Camry here until the end of 2017 — and it had to lobby hard for the privilege. In fact under different yet entirely tenable circumstances, we might not have seen the 2015 Camry pictured here at all...


2016 Toyota HiLux international reveal set for May 21 in Thailand
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2016 Toyota HiLux international reveal set for May 21 in Thailand

The 2016 Toyota HiLux is set to be internationally unveiled at an event in Thailand on May 21, ahead of an Australian launch late this year. A video teaser released by Toyota Thailand today reveals several design elements and further detail...