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2020 Toyota Supra: Base four-cylinder to offer 145kW in Japan

Hot on the heels of the flagship A90 Supra reveal in Detroit, the official Toyota website in Japan appears to have unveiled outputs for the cheaper four-cylinder options set to follow it...

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2020 Toyota Supra unveiled: Japan's latest hero goes official at last
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2020 Toyota Supra unveiled: Japan's latest hero goes official at last

The last Toyota Supra went out of production in 2002, and our first story on the potential for its rebirth came in 2007 – a year after CarAdvice was founded – with the idea that the FT-HS concept could become the fifth-generation Supra...


2019 Toyota Corolla range review: Where's the sweet spot?
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2019 Toyota Corolla range review: Where's the sweet spot?

Alright, you've decided you're buying a new-generation 2019 Toyota Corolla, but which should you get? To help you decide, we've put a number of models to the test – Corolla Ascent Sport, Corolla SX Hybrid and Corolla ZR Hybrid – head-to-head.


2019 Toyota Corolla range review
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2019 Toyota Corolla range review

Believe it or not, I’m pretty excited at the prospect of this 2019 Toyota Corolla range review. Not so long ago, you’d have thought I was mad for making that statement, but stay with me for a minute… The Corolla looks better than it has for a long time, it’s more accomplished than it’s ever been in an engineering sense, and there is more than one engine variant worth considering – one an excellent hybrid drive system...


Toyota Supra: GT500 racing concept revealed in Tokyo
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Toyota Supra: GT500 racing concept revealed in Tokyo

Toyota has revealed the GR Supra Super GT concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon this week, confirming its entry into its home country's 'Super GT' championship from next year. First previewed last month, the Super GT concept is a little different to the Supra Gazoo Racing concept shown at the 2018 Geneva motor show, which looked more like a GT3 race car...


2020 Toyota Supra revealed: Promo video slips through the net
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2020 Toyota Supra revealed: Promo video slips through the net

The Toyota Supra has surfaced once again, this time through the official reveal video presumably meant to be shown at the reborn sports car's unveiling in Detroit on January 14. During the 45-second clip, the red coupe can be seen revving its turbocharged inline six, and tearing up a dark under-bridge car park...


Toyota Australia plans huge hybrid expansion
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Toyota Australia plans huge hybrid expansion

Toyota Australia (TMCA) is aiming for one-in-five of all vehicles it sells to be fuel-saving petrol-electric hybrid cars, within a time frame of just two years. Based on current sales volumes, this equates to about 42,000 sales of Toyota hybrid cars in 2020, figures that seemed scarcely plausible even a few years ago given Australia’s slow take-up of environmentally friendly cars...


Toyota HiLux DPF drama update
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Toyota HiLux DPF drama update

DODGY diesels and a long list of recalls won’t dent Toyota’s reputation for quality and reliability -- the company claims -- even though a leading law firm is considering taking a class action on behalf of more than 245,000 customers across Australia with potentially faulty vehicles...


Toyota announces five-year warranty
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Toyota announces five-year warranty

Market leader Toyota has finally bowed to public pressure and will boost warranty coverage from three years to five on every new model sold from January 1, 2019. The warranty will extend to seven years on the engine and drivetrain on “properly maintained vehicles” that are equipped with genuine Toyota parts...


New car sales hit the brakes
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New car sales hit the brakes

New-car buyers hit the brakes for the first time in four years in 2018 as falling housing prices, rising living costs, and tighter finance regulations put a dent in sales. According to official figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries released today, the 2018 tally of 1,153,111 was down 3.0 per cent compared to the record 1,189,116 set in 2017...


Toyota HiLux sets new record
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Toyota HiLux sets new record

The Toyota HiLux ute has shattered its previous sales record after posting the highest annual tally of any vehicle for the past decade. Preliminary figures for 2018 show the Toyota HiLux eclipsed 50,000 sales for the first time ever – overtaking the peak of 47,093 set in 2017 and the previous high of 42,956 set in 2008...


2019 Toyota HiLux Rugged X off-road review
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2019 Toyota HiLux Rugged X off-road review

To see if it can walk the walk that its looks talk up, we head off-road in Toyota's tricked-up HiLux Rugged X.


2020 Toyota Supra exterior accidentally revealed
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2020 Toyota Supra exterior accidentally revealed

The exterior of the fifth-generation Toyota Supra has been accidentally revealed a few weeks ahead of its official launch at the 2019 Detroit motor show. These images were originally posted by user t93 on the forums of Supra MkV.com. T93 claims it was sent to them when they signed up for the waiting list on Toyota Germany's website...


The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, James Wong: Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid
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The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, James Wong: Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid

This is probably the first time in my life where driving or owning a Corolla can be considered ‘cool’ and I believe it’s more than worthy of being a top pick for the year.


The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, James Wong: Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid

The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, James Wong: Toyota Corolla ZR Hybrid

My winning pick for 2018 is the new Toyota Corolla Hybrid. Shortly after the all-new model launched locally in August I reviewed the mid-spec SX variant. Why a Corolla? The new-generation model is such a leap forward in so many ways, and personally I believe it’s a genuine top pick in the small-car segment...


Class action against Toyota over DPF issues being considered
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Class action against Toyota over DPF issues being considered

Toyota Australia is facing a class action lawsuit over issues with the Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) in 2015-18 HiLux, Prado and Fortuner vehicles powered by the 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine. According to the legal firm considering the claim, its clients have experienced "increased fuel consumption and a loss of power of the vehicle" because "hard deposits accumulating on the DPF oxidisation catalyst" stop it reaching the necessary temperature...


2018 Toyota Corolla recalled
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2018 Toyota Corolla recalled

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for the new-generation Corolla hatchback fitted with the 2.0-litre petrol engine over concerns CVT-equipped models could have faulty transmissions. "This recall is due to a problem with the torque converter in the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) assembly," Toyota said in its press release...


Why 2019 will bring new-car bargains
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Why 2019 will bring new-car bargains

The end of the calendar year and the start of a new one is a good time to buy a new car because dealers are trying to clear old stock. But the bargains are likely to be sharper this time around because new-car sales are on track to hit the brakes for the ninth month in a row, dealers are overstocked, and the forecast for next year is gloomy...


Mod or Not: Toyota Hilux Rugged X v Modded Hilux SR5
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Mod or Not: Toyota Hilux Rugged X v Modded Hilux SR5

To modify or to not modify? That is the burning, eternal question for many enthusiasts. To explore the functional pros and cons of both paths, we've lined up a new Toyota HiLux Rugged X against a nicely tweaked SR5. Let's see how they both go!


2019 Toyota Supra tested in Australia
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2019 Toyota Supra tested in Australia

Toyota has tested the new Supra sports car on Australian roads before it arrives in showrooms in the second half of next year. However, rather than making changes to suit local conditions, the week-long exercise was used to validate settings already developed on foreign roads...