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2014 Toyota Prado GXL Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Toyota Prado GXL Review

In the face of challengers like the Jeep Grand Cherokee (from $48,000) and an extremely competitively priced Land Rover Discovery (from $69,200), the Toyota Prado hasn’t had things all its own way recently in the large SUV class. Historically, the Prado has dominated the burgeoning segment, but ageing engines and pricing that has been creeping up has taken a toll on the vehicle that was previously the runaway sales success...

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$64,190

2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude : Clean tailgate for special edition SUV
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2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude : Clean tailgate for special edition SUV

The special edition Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude has been introduced sporting a clean tailgate design for the first time in the model’s 18-year history in Australia. Unlike the standard Prado that has its spare tyre fixed to the rear door, the 2014 Prado Altitude’s spare is located out of sight underneath the vehicle as it is on European-specification models...


Toyota LandCruiser Altitude special edition released
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Toyota LandCruiser Altitude special edition released

A new special edition Toyota LandCruiser Altitude model has been added to the Australian line-up, and the company claims it adds more than $5000 of extra features. The 200 Series LandCruiser Altitude 4x4 is priced at $91,220, placing it $1505 more than the LandCruiser GXL on which it’s based, translating to more than $3500 in added value...


Toyota LandCruiser brake recall : 13,800 vehicles affected locally
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Toyota LandCruiser brake recall : 13,800 vehicles affected locally

Approximately 13,800 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series models have been recalled in Australia due to a braking system fault that could result in a brake fluid leak. Affecting current ABS-equipped Toyota LandCruiser VDJ7# models built between May 2012 and March 2014 in single- and double-cab chassis, wagon or troop carrier guises, the recall relates to a flexible brake hose bracket located on the vehicles' front differential...


2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review

The setting for the launch of the updated Toyota LandCruiser Prado had significance. New South Wales’ Snowy Mountains played a role in the Australian beginnings of Toyota, and the Landcruiser, when construction company Thiess used second-generation 20 Series ’Cruisers as Snowy Scheme workhorses in the late 1950s...

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$55,990 to $92,590

2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado: pricing and specifications
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2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado: pricing and specifications

The 2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado has arrived in Australia with revised styling, new technology and restructured pricing. Revealed in August with a new grille, headlights, front bumper and tail-lights, the facelifted Toyota LandCruiser Prado range has been reduced from 13 variants to 11 following the discontinuation of the slow-selling three-door body style...


Toyota LandCruiser hybrid planned in electric expansion: report
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Toyota LandCruiser hybrid planned in electric expansion: report

The Toyota LandCruiser and other large SUVs in the brand's line-up will reportedly be offered with hybrid powertrains from 2016 in a bid to combat tightening emissions regulations. According to reports from Japan's Nikkei, Toyota plans to develop hybrid powertrains able to motivate larger, heavier vehicles such as the LandCruiser and HiLux-based Fortuner...


2014 Toyota Prado: facelifted SUV here in October; three-door dropped
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2014 Toyota Prado: facelifted SUV here in October; three-door dropped

The first official images of the facelifted Toyota Prado have been released, revealing a new front end, upgraded cabin and new safety technology. Due to arrive in Australia in late October in five-door guise only - the three-door has been dropped from the local line-up - the revised fourth-generation Toyota Landcruiser Prado gains entirely new headlights featuring a tear-drop-style design with LED daytime running lights, which flank a new grille with large chrome bars that extend further into a redesigned front bumper...


2013 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Altitude released
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2013 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Altitude released

The 2013 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Altitude special edition has been released, gaining a claimed $5000 in extra features. Priced $1700 above the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series GXL on which it’s based, the $92,165 LandCruiser 200 Altitude boasts features normally reserved for the more expensive VX and Sahara grades...


Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review

The Toyota LandCruiser Prado is Australia’s best selling large SUV, but do the numbers prove it’s the best large SUV as well? The LandCruiser Prado has been exceptionally successful for Toyota Australia. 17 years since it first launched and now in its fourth-generation, Australians have bought more than 200,000 of the Japanese-made large SUV...

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$91,490

Toyota LandCruiser updated with new safety technology
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Toyota LandCruiser updated with new safety technology

The Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series has been updated with new safety technology, including the first-time addition of a trailer sway control system. The first Toyota to adopt the towing-focused safety technology, the updated Toyota LandCruiser now sees drivers benefit from the system designed to help keep cars under control in the event that an attached trailer starts to swing from side to side...


2012 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2012 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review

The latest (fourth) generation of the Toyota Prado has been on sale since 2009 and in 2012 it's on track to be Australia's most popular SUV despite prices that start at $55,590. There are five-door and three-door versions of the popular wagon and it's available in two trim levels, the SX and ZR...

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$55,990 to $116,414

Toyota LandCruiser Altitude special edition released
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Toyota LandCruiser Altitude special edition released

The special edition Toyota LandCruiser Altitude has been launched in Australia, adding more than $4000 in extra features to the full-size four-wheel drive. The LandCruiser 200 Series Altitude is priced from $90,490, making it $2000 more expensive than the GXL diesel variant on which it is based...


Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series update adds ABS and more gear
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Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series update adds ABS and more gear

The Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series has been upgraded with the addition of anti-lock brakes (ABS) across the entire line-up and specification enhancements throughout the range. The announcement of the LandCruiser 70 Series updates comes just one week after Toyota Australia confirmed the availability of the dual-cab LandCruiser ute, which CarAdvice first reported on exclusively in February...


Toyota LandCruiser 70-Series double-cab confirmed
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Toyota LandCruiser 70-Series double-cab confirmed

As reported exclusively by CarAdvice back in February, Toyota Australia is set to launch a new double-cab ute variant of the LandCruiser 70-Series. The company says the demand has been primarily from the mining sector, which is looking for a rugged vehicle with extra capacity. Toyota Australia will be the first to have access to the LC79 LancCruiser 70-Series double-cab as it lands in Australia in late September...


Toyota LandCruiser Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Toyota LandCruiser Review

Australia is the single largest market in the world for the iconic Toyota LandCruiser. More than one in 10 of all LandCruisers ever built have been sold here. In Australia’s booming SUV market, the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series has the distinction of taking a massive 77 per cent slice of total sales for large SUVs priced under $100K...

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$77,990 to $118,990

2012 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude launched
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2012 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude launched

The special edition Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude has been released to sit above the current LandCruiser Prado GXL. Prices start at $68,490 for the LandCruiser Prado Altitude V6 petrol model and $69,490 for the diesel. This puts it between the Prado GXL diesel at $61,990 and the Prado VX diesel at $78,490...


2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series gets new V8
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2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series gets new V8

The 2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series wagon is now on sale in Australia, sporting a new petrol engine, more technology and features, and higher prices for all but the base model. The LandCruiser GX retains its $77,990 (before on-road costs) starting price, while the rest of the full-size 4x4 line-up sees increases of between $1326 and $7826...


Toyota LandCruiser 70-Series dual-cab ute coming
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Toyota LandCruiser 70-Series dual-cab ute coming

The mining boom is set to give birth to another Toyota workhorse with a new dual-cab ute variant of the LandCruiser 70-Series. Toyota’s work truck namesake to the LandCruiser 200-Series 4WD is currently available in Cab Chassis, Troop Carrier and Wagon forms, though a CarAdvice source says the Japanese brand will respond to demand from mining companies to produce the fourth, passenger-friendly variant...


2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series on sale in Australia in March
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2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series on sale in Australia in March

The 2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series four-wheel drive has received a mild facelift and a number of new technology features to further enhance its off-road capability for the New Year. Officially unveiled in Japanese specification for its domestic market, the revised Toyota LandCruiser goes on sale in Australia in March...


2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series leaked in brochure
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2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series leaked in brochure

Images of the facelifted Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series have leaked online, revealing a bolder front-end design and upgrades to the interior. Sourced from a Japanese brochure and first posted by the Prado-Club website, the images claim to reveal the first styling revisions to the full-size SUV since production started in September 2007...


Toyota LandCruiser GX on sale in Australia: Cheaper diesel now $77,990
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Toyota LandCruiser GX on sale in Australia: Cheaper diesel now $77,990

Toyota Australia has launched an entry-level diesel variant of the LandCruiser 200 Series designed for Australia’s miners, farmers and ‘those who tend to torture’ their 4WDs. The Toyota LandCruiser GX is priced from $77,990 before on-roads, making it almost $10,000 cheaper than the previous base model diesel, the $87,664 GXL...


Video: Toyota LandCruiser 60th anniversary tribute
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Video: Toyota LandCruiser 60th anniversary tribute

To celebrate the Toyota LandCruiser's 60th anniversary, Toyota has put together a nice little video tribute showcasing a timeline of the popular SUV as a bit of a birthday gift. The video goes through each of the different generations briefly, showing some fairly unique off-road footage of the old LandCruisers, before giving us a few demonstrations of how well the LandCruiser has aged, proving it can still get over and through when the going gets rough...


2011 Toyota LandCruiser Altitude on sale in Australia
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2011 Toyota LandCruiser Altitude on sale in Australia

Toyota Australia has launched the new, special edition 2011 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series Altitude.   The Toyota LandCruiser Altitude is based on the GXL model, and scores a number of extra features on top of the entry-level 200 Series model: 18-inch alloy wheels, front fog lights, touchscreen satellite navigation, leather-accented interior, power front seats, premium steering wheel audio controls, premium gear shift knob and a cool box...


Barnaby Joyce drowns his government Toyota LandCruiser
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Barnaby Joyce drowns his government Toyota LandCruiser

National Party Senate leader Barnaby Joyce drowned his government-purchased Toyota LandCruiser late last year, leaving the approximately-$80,000 vehicle a soggy write-off with damaged electrics. Mr Joyce explained he was driving to his farming property in northern New South Wales when he approached the swollen Burren Creek...


Toyota Landcruiser Video Review
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Toyota Landcruiser Video Review

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Toyota LandCruiser celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2011
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Toyota LandCruiser celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2011

The Toyota LandCruiser celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2011 following the birth of the world-famous four-wheel drive in 1951. To mark the occasion, Toyota Australia released the limited edition LandCruiser 200 Series 60th Anniversary last September. The vehicle is still available, offering more than $5000 worth of extra features...


Toyota LandCruiser clocks 1,000,000km
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Toyota LandCruiser clocks 1,000,000km

A Toyota LandCuiser 80-Series has just clocked over one million kilometres on the same, original engine. The owner says he bought the car at 132,000km 10 years ago and has since fitted an LPG system and driven it an additional 868,000km. The car is used by Collin Muddle to transport caravans from Melbourne up to Brisbane, where he lives...


Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series 60th Anniversary Edition
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Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series 60th Anniversary Edition

You may not believe it, but the iconic Toyota LandCruiser wagon has now been around for nearly six whole decades and to celebrate the anniversary, Toyota Australia is set to release a special-edition model. It was in January of 1951 when Toyota unveiled its "Jeep" BJ prototype. The idea was simple: build a Japanese version of the original U.S...