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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 Tarago GLi Review

The 2016 Toyota Tarago GLi is a competent eight-seat people mover. But is the family hauler let down by the price?

2016 Toyota HiAce LWB Review

The 2016 Toyota HiAce has some added tech that wasn't available before - like a rear-view camera - but regardless of standard kit, it remains the standout favourite in Australia.

2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid Atara SL Review

We love the hybrid Camry because it really doesn't feel any different to a normal Camry. It uses a lot less fuel though and is solid value for money.

2016 Toyota Tarago GLX V6 Review

The 2016 Toyota Tarago V6 GLX is long in the tooth, but it's still pretty good for buyers looking for a powerful people-mover.

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Toyota Videos

2017 Toyota 86 Track Review

Read the full article here There aren't too many dramatic changes with the 2017 Toyota 86 – rather it’s a mid-life facelift (or refresh in manufacturer terms) for a vehicle that’s already been around for nearly five years. First launched locally in 2012, the 86 has been a supremely popular vehicle – a fact mirrored around the world – so you can understand Toyota’s reluctance to make sweeping, wholesale changes...

Drifting: How do you drift and can anyone do it?

Read the full article here. Since the Toyota 86 launched back in 2012, interest in the smokey sport of drifting has only grown. And why wouldn’t it? The sight, the sound, the smell – it’s a spectacle. But how do you actually drift? And can anyone do it?    ...

2016 Toyota Camry Atara SX Review

Read the full review here There has been a lot said about the demise of the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore, but Australia will also say goodbye to another Aussie-built sedan icon – the Toyota Camry. With its final full-range update having just hit showroom floors, we thought we’d find out if the locally-made Camry is going out on a high note...

2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

Read the article here. What happens when you take one of Australia’s best-selling models and make it more fuel-efficient? You get the new Toyota Corolla Hybrid, which is on sale now priced from just $26,990 plus on-road costs. Sounds like a bargain, right?

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Toyota Comparisons

Mazda CX-9 Azami v Toyota Kluger Grande comparison

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...

Toyota Corolla Hybrid v Toyota Prius Comparison

Here you have two very different takes on hybrid motoring – the 2016 Toyota Prius, and the 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Yeah, we know they’re both Toyota models so there are some similarities between the two, including the fact they’re both five-door hatchbacks. But in other regards, these two are also vastly different...

Family 4x4 SUV Comparison: Ford Everest v Isuzu MU-X v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport v Toyota Fortuner v Nissan Patrol

The current-day SUV boom isn’t all about softer, more car-like high-riding options designed with little more than a school run in mind. For many buyers out there, a family 4x4 still needs to be a proper off-roader, a tough-as-nails workhorse that blends a modicum of urban comfort with proper skills off the beaten path and has the ability to confidently and consistently tow loads...

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Toyota News

Weekend Deals on Wheels for September 17

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six 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...

2017 Toyota C-HR detailed for Australia ahead of first-quarter launch

More local details of the upcoming 2017 Toyota C-HR have been revealed this week, with two “premium variants” to hit Australian showrooms in the first quarter of next year. The use of ‘premium’ indicates that Toyota plans to pitch the C-HR higher than the more affordable variants offered by the Mazda CX-3 (starting at $19,990), possibly pushing towards a starting price in the $25,000 ballpark - though final pricing is yet to be announced...

2018 Toyota Camry face teased with new NASCAR racer

The design of the nose of the next-generation and fully-imported Toyota Camry has potentially been leaked online. The photo you see here was posted on Instagram by user luke_hewa_dennyhamlinfan101, and publicised on the VW Vortex forums, and seems to have been snapped at a closed-door NASCAR event...

2017 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specs: More equipment and safety for updated SUV - UPDATE

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Toyota RAV4 range have been revealed, bringing extra safety and personalisation options for the long-running nameplate, along with boosted equipment levels...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

2015 Toyota Corolla Rz Review

Most journalism these days comes from enthusiasm about performance rather than an independent view of the overall car itself. Most reviews comparing a Corolla to other brands, the Corolla never wins, but guess which sells the most? It's the Corolla and there is a bloody good reason why...

2005 Toyota Prius i-Tech Hybrid Review

We bought her in 2007 with 30,000 km. We sold her in 2016 with 310,000 Km and she never missed a beat! Sure, they aren't a WRX , but that's not their mission. Brilliant Toyota reliability means even now the new owner will get many years of economical trouble free motoring? I bought a 2009 Prius I tech and gave the 2005 to the wife...

2013 Toyota HiLux Workmate Review

2013 Toyota Hilux TGN16R 2.7 Litre five speed manual transmission single cab chassis August 18, 2016. A three year old vehicle.... The Bad Bits, I generously rate the (expletive deleted) manual gearbox with a score of 2/10 for overall performance. It is often hard / very hard to downshift, it is sticky and is very easy to grate, grind or crunch gears on normal upshifts or downshifts...

2016 Toyota Landcruiser Prado GXL (4x4) Review

In the UK we get the Active, which closely matches the GXL. I have been running mine for 3 months and very pleased with the economy (6l-8l/100km) depending how I use it. Using it on the farm it is better than my previous two Land Rover Discoveries (like the time I was idling and the engine let go at 25,000 miles...

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