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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.

Toyota Reviews

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.

2016 Toyota Prius Review: Quick drive

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

Toyota Fortuner Review

We jump behind the wheel of the first-ever Toyota Fortuner to be sold in Australia. With competition in this segment now heating up, has Toyota landed on a winner?

2016 Toyota HiLux SR5 Review

The all-new Toyota HiLux lobs into the thick of a fast-changing ute market. Is it still the king?

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Toyota Videos

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.  ...

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.

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

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...

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Toyota Comparisons

Ford Everest Trend v Toyota Fortuner Crusade comparison

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...

Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4x4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia. The 4x4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle...

Mazda 3 v Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 : Small hatch comparison

The Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 cumulatively claim a bigger chunk of Australia’s new vehicle market than any other trio of rivals. Remarkably, they represent more than one in every 10 sales of not just passenger cars but all vehicles sold across the country, including SUVs, utes, vans and trucks...

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Toyota News

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

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...

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...

Toyota 1.2-litre turbo could power new baby SUV and sports car

A new 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the Toyota family will likely power a new range of small models, including an upcoming baby SUV and a small sports car. Those models, of course, have been prefaced by the Toyota C-HR concept SUV – which will make its production debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show – and the S-FR sports coupe that debuted in concept guise at the recent Tokyo motor show...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

1999 Toyota Camry Review

The Toyota Camry has been a staple household name in Australia for over 3 decades. For many, it's been a dependable and practical family car. For others, it's the bane of all driving enjoyment. Regardless of what you may think, it will soon be remembered in history as the last car to be manufactured in Australia...

2015 Toyota 86 Review

Over the previous few years Toyota has established itself as one of the dullest manufacturers in the industry. This once sporting company who built automotive icons such as the Toyota Supra and AE86 Corolla have spent most of the last decade building cars which primary focus has been economy and reliability and marketing them to a much older age demographic then almost any other manufacturer...

1996 Toyota STARLET Review

If you're tired of seeing the same old car you're driving over and over again on the daily commute to work perhaps you'd do well to look toward something a bit more…'foreign'. Maybe something like this? A 1994 Toyota Starlet GT (not 1996 as stated above). The 1989 to 1995 run of Toyota Starlets were never sold on Australian shores making this quite the uncommon city car and hot hatch combined...

2012 Toyota Corolla Review

It is one of Australian's most popular cars. Most motor enthusiasts will label this vehicle as pedestrian. For practicality & price, it can't be easily surpassed. It fits up to five persons of median height comfortably and there's space for suitcases at the back. It can travel at the speed limits effortlessly and it has a lot of the features expected in a modern car...

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