Toyota Kluger

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Family SUV Comparison : Toyota Kluger v Nissan Pathfinder v Jeep Grand Cherokee v Ford Territory v Holden Captiva 7 v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-9

In 2013 large SUV models formed the fourth most popular segment in the country. Fast forward to first quarter 2014 and the large SUV class is now the second most popular, overtaking utes and light cars...

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2014 Toyota Kluger Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2014 Toyota Kluger Review

A first sample of the 2014 Toyota Kluger came on a winding Pacific Coast Highway driving between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Fast forward two months and our first local drive is conducted on a very different Pacific Highway between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast, on the other side of the ocean on which both roads are named...

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$40,990 to $67,990

2014 Toyota Kluger : Pricing and specifications
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2014 Toyota Kluger : Pricing and specifications

The third-generation Toyota Kluger range has launched in Australia priced from $40,990. A three-tier range comprising entry-level GX (below), $49,990 GX-L and $63,990 Grande (above) are each available in either front-wheel drive, or for an extra $4000, all-wheel drive. Every new Toyota Kluger utilises a 3...


2014 Toyota Kluger Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2014 Toyota Kluger Review

It is difficult to find a term of measurement big enough to describe how improved the 2014 Toyota Kluger is compared with the outgoing model. It is, quite accurately, a shedload better. On paper, things don’t look to have changed much with this third-generation Toyota Kluger. The new model gets the same 3.5-litre petrol V6, and 201kW power and 337Nm of torque as the old one...

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Toyota Kluger : new-gen here March; passes on diesel, hybrid and eight seats
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Toyota Kluger : new-gen here March; passes on diesel, hybrid and eight seats

The third-generation Toyota Kluger will be the first US-built model the brand has offered locally, but that petrol-loving market has ruled diesel power out, while the alternative petrol hybrid has been deemed too expensive for our country. "The main market for this vehicle globally is North America," explained Toyota Australia product public relations manager Stephen Coughlan at the international launch of the new model...


2014 Toyota Kluger goes family friendly with SpongeBob SquarePants
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2014 Toyota Kluger goes family friendly with SpongeBob SquarePants

Toyota and Nickelodeon have joined forces to create a unique 2014 Toyota Kluger inspired by children's cartoon favourite SpongeBob SquarePants. The brightly coloured Kluger – called the Highlander in North America – will headline Toyota's promotion of the all-new third-generation SUV as it completes a four-month road trip around the US...


Toyota Kluger Altitude special edition released
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Toyota Kluger Altitude special edition released

The Toyota Kluger Altitude special edition has been released, offering local buyers more than $9000 worth of additional features and technology for a $1300 premium. Based on the seven-seat Toyota Kluger KX-R, the Altitude special edition is priced from $44,490 in front-wheel drive and $48,990 in all-wheel drive. Both are powered by the same 201kW/337Nm 3...


Toyota Kluger: all-new SUV now seats eight, but still lacks diesel
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Toyota Kluger: all-new SUV now seats eight, but still lacks diesel

The third-generation Toyota Kluger has been revealed at the 2013 New York auto show ahead of its arrival in Australia in the first half of next year. With an aggressive front end featuring a prominent ‘blade’ running through the headlights into a large trapazoidal grille, and LED daytime running lights flanking the front bumper, Toyota says one of its aims with the new full-sized Toyota Kluger SUV was to dramatically improve its looks...


2014 Toyota Kluger: sharper third-gen SUV teased
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2014 Toyota Kluger: sharper third-gen SUV teased

The all-new Toyota Kluger will sport sharper, squarer styling when the covers come off at next week's 2013 New York auto show. The single teaser image confirms the third-generation Toyota Kluger – called Highlander in most overseas markets – will feature a broad, chrome-edged grille flanked by thin, horizontal headlights, while contoured bumper and bonnet panels combine for a tougher, more muscular appearance...


Toyota Kluger: next-gen SUV to debut in New York
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Toyota Kluger: next-gen SUV to debut in New York

The all-new Toyota Kluger will make its world premiere later this month at the New York auto show, following confirmation by the Japanese manufacturer. Details are light on the third-generation Toyota Kluger, badged Highlander in most overseas markets, but improvements over the current, six-year-old SUV are set to be many, including upgraded engines and drivetrains, fresh styling and enhanced interior and safety technology...


Toyota Kluger Altitude special edition adds value, features
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Toyota Kluger Altitude special edition adds value, features

The Toyota Kluger Altitude special edition is now on sale in Australia, bringing new levels of value and equipment to the popular large SUV range. Priced from $44,990 in front-wheel-drive specification and $49,490 in AWD, Toyota says the Kluger Altitude package adds more than $8000 in extra features for a $2300 premium over the KX-R variant on which its based...


Toyota Kluger Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Toyota Kluger Review

You're probably not going to see Jennifer Hawkins swanning around in a Toyota Kluger anytime soon - and you won't find a poster of one hanging on your son’s bedroom wall next to the Lamborghini Aventador and the NSW/Queensland State of Origin team, either. Affordable family-size SUVs that bow to function over form just don't get that kind of attention...

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$39,990 to $65,490

Toyota Kluger production to shift to US from 2013
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Toyota Kluger production to shift to US from 2013

Toyota Kluger vehicles sold in Australia will be imported from the US from 2013 after Japanese production of the large SUV ends late next year. Toyota Motor Sales USA confirmed it would take over exports of the Kluger (known as the Highlander in overseas markets) to Australia and Russia from late 2013, with plans to expand production at its Princeton, Indiana plant by 50,000 units annually...


2004-2005 Toyota Avalon, Camry V6, Kluger, Lexus ES 300, RX 330 recalled in Australia: 24,222 vehicles affected
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2004-2005 Toyota Avalon, Camry V6, Kluger, Lexus ES 300, RX 330 recalled in Australia: 24,222 vehicles affected

Toyota and Lexus Australia have recalled 24,222 Toyota and Lexus vehicles over an issue related to the crankshaft pulley of the vehicles’ V6 engines. The local recall of five separate models is part of a larger global recall action affecting 550,000 vehicles, including more than 420,000 in the US...


2014 Subaru Tribeca to share Toyota Kluger platform: report
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2014 Subaru Tribeca to share Toyota Kluger platform: report

According to a recent report by Motor Trend, Subaru and Toyota might be sharing platforms for more than just the upcoming Toyota FT-86 and Subaru coupe equivalent. Subaru might also share its next-generation Subaru Tribeca platform with the upcoming Toyota Kluger...


2011 Toyota Kluger update sees price drop
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2011 Toyota Kluger update sees price drop

Toyota has released details of the updated Toyota Kluger models as well as pricing which provides savings of up to $1000 over the existing model. On the outside the new off-road vehicle features an updated frontal area including the grille and bumper bar, as well as a new bonnet design, headlights and tail lights, and front guards...


Toyota Kluger facelift coming Q4 2010, no change to Prado
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Toyota Kluger facelift coming Q4 2010, no change to Prado

Toyota Australia has confirmed the Toyota Kluger will receive a facelift in the fourth quarter of 2010 following the debut of the 2011 Toyota Highlander (overseas Kluger) at the 2010 Moscow International Motor Show next week. Toyota Australia’s Mike Breen said he could not give an exact date on when the updated Kluger would arrive Down Under, but confirmed it would hit showrooms before the beginning of 2011...


Toyota Kluger Review & Road Test
Rating: 610 /10
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Toyota Kluger Review & Road Test

It'll keep Mum watching the road instead of the kids Model Tested: 2009 Toyota Kluger KX-S; 3.5 litre, six-cylinder, petrol; five-speed automatic; SUV - $49,990* Options: Metallic Paint $400 CarAdvice Rating: Here's an interesting fact for you: From the start of 2009 to the end of November, Australians had bought a whopping 168,537 SUVs...

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$39,990

Toyota Kluger Review & Road Test
Rating: 610 /10
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Toyota Kluger Review & Road Test

Vanilla never looked so good. Model Tested: 2009 Toyota GSU45R Kluger Grande; 3.5-litre V6 AWD; five-speed automatic; seven-seat wagon - $66,490* Options: Metallic Paint $520 (Fitted - Crystal Pearl) CarAdvice Rating: By Matt Brogan Kluger is often considered the default option when buying a seven-seat family SUV, but don't let popularity put you off, for as I found out this week there's good reason you see so many of these on the road, and it all begins without so much as even turning a key...

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$23,200

Toyota could build Kluger locally
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Toyota could build Kluger locally

Though far from being official, Toyota Australia chief executive Max Yasuda has hinted at the prospect of a four-wheel drive vehicle, possibly the Kluger, being produced at the company's Altona plant, in Melbourne. While the move is welcomed news Mr Yasuda has stressed a decision will not be made until the global financial crisis subsides...


2007 Toyota Kluger Road Test
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2007 Toyota Kluger Road Test

2007 Toyota Kluger KX-R (2WD) Road Test With excellent on-road manners, quiet and effortless performance, you’d be hard pressed to find a more suitable and practical family car. CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: $39,990 (plus ORC) Options available: Metallic Paint, Park Assist, Sunroof - by Matt Brogan It would seem there’s a running theme to my road tests lately, the ever-popular SUV...


New Toyota Kluger Raises the Bar
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New Toyota Kluger Raises the Bar

Update: Toyota Kluger Review. Toyota expects increasing demand in the medium SUV segment with its new Kluger that is available, for the first time, in 2WD as well as AWD. The new Toyota Kluger is significantly larger, roomier and more powerful than the vehicle it replaces. It is also more fuel-efficient compared with both the previous model and its main competitor...


Toyota Kluger wants Territory
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Toyota Kluger wants Territory

We previously mentioned the Next-generation Kluger, the new front-wheel drive - four-wheel-drive Kluger has just gone on sale in the United States. In the States, the Kluger is referred to as the Highlander. Toyota Australia expects the new car in August...


New 2007 Toyota Kluger AWD & 2WD
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New 2007 Toyota Kluger AWD & 2WD

Toyota Australia originally introduced the Kluger model in 2003, with a minor face lift in late 2005. The Four-wheel-drive medium SUV capitalized on the continuing consumer demand for larger cars. Toyota plans to launch the next-generation Kluger in August this year. The major change to the lineup will be the introduction of a new two-wheel-drive variant...


2007 Toyota Kluger SUV
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2007 Toyota Kluger SUV

The new 2007 Toyota Kluger SUV  is due for release in August. The Kluger SUV is set to have the most comprehensive list of standard safety features in its class. With standard range of seven airbags across its range of two-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive models. Side-curtain airbags for all three rows include a roll-over sensor...