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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...

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Suzuki Jimny vs Toyota Prado off-road – video
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Suzuki Jimny vs Toyota Prado off-road – video

If you're anything like us, the arrival of a new Suzuki Jimny is exciting news. With a cute, retro face and proper off-road chops, it's the antidote to the average soft-roader. But just how capable is it when the going gets really, really tough? To find out, Autocar put the flyweight Suzuki head-to-head with a proper heavyweight, in the form of the Toyota Prado three-door utility – known as the LandCruiser Utility in the UK...


Toyota HiLux, Landcruiser Prado gain diesel particulate filter regeneration switch - UPDATE
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Toyota HiLux, Landcruiser Prado gain diesel particulate filter regeneration switch - UPDATE

UPDATE: The Toyota Fortuner will also get the DPF regeneration switch as part of the August tech change. Toyota will shortly announce the addition of a diesel particular filter (DPF) regeneration switch for the Landcruiser Prado and HiLux, as part of a rolling technical change on both models...


Toyota Prado VX, GXL, Kakadu gain new, no-cost tailgate option
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Toyota Prado VX, GXL, Kakadu gain new, no-cost tailgate option

Toyota is about to announce the addition of a split tailgate with top-hinged glass as a no-cost option for the updated Landcruiser Prado, CarAdvice can exclusively reveal. Unlike previous Prado generations where the flat, split tailgate has been limited to top-spec Altitude models, the model-year update will make it available on the GXL, VX and Kakadu...


2018 Toyota Prado GX review
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2018 Toyota Prado GX review

While the GXL is the quintessential go-to for so many Prado buyers, there's also the entry-grade GX manual as an option for those on a tighter budget.


Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial revealed for the UK
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Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial revealed for the UK

The Toyota LandCruiser Utility Commercial has been revealed for the UK market, blending the off-road ability of the Prado with the load-lugging practicality of a commercial van. Offered in both three-door and five-door bodies (pictured), the LandCruiser Utility Commercial is a two-seater with a rubber-lined cargo area combined with a bulkhead and mesh hatch to offer a "robust solution to your transportation needs"...


2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado Kakadu review
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2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado Kakadu review

Toyota has updated the Landcruiser Prado, but are the changes for the better? Paul Maric finds out...


2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado pricing and specs
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2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado pricing and specs

The Toyota LandCruiser Prado - Australia's biggest-selling large SUV - has been given a swathe of price cuts yet picked up way more safety equipment and some offroad-focused tweaks to boot. Bidding to make the strong stronger, Toyota has also bumped the braked-trailer towing capacity on all auto versions to 3000kg - sure to delight grey nomads, horse trainers and mine-site fleet buyers at the same time - put a rear diff-lock on the GLX auto and VX grades, and ditched the V6 petrol engine altogether...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude review
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude review

The 2017 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Altitude sees some added kit over the GXL model upon which it is based, but it isn't as value-packed as it perhaps should be.


2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado revealed: Here in November without V6 petrol
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2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado revealed: Here in November without V6 petrol

The newly-updated 2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado has been revealed at this week's Frankfurt motor show, with the Japanese carmaker putting an increased focus on safety for buyers of the rugged off-roader. Outside, a refreshed exterior is highlighted by a revised – and decently chrome-heavy – grille, restyled headlights, re-profiled fenders, and a potentially polarising new bonnet, which Toyota says has been sculpted “to enhance downward visibility”...


2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado spied, due to land locally this year
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2018 Toyota Landcruiser Prado spied, due to land locally this year

A facelifted version of the Toyota Landcruiser Prado has been spied at a Japanese port ahead of its reveal later this year. The images by LiveDoor Blog show changes to the current generation Prado that include a redesigned front end, new headlights, bumper bar, bonnet and grille, while the rear is also expected to receive a minor makeover...


2018 Toyota Prado facelift leaked - UPDATE
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2018 Toyota Prado facelift leaked - UPDATE

UPDATE, June 24: A series of clear new images have made their way online, again courtesy of Instagram user hamad1two3. We have added those images to throughout the body of this article, and you can find more in the gallery here. As before, it remains to be seen if these images are authentic, although the level of detail and the number of angles suggests they are genuine Toyota brochure or promotional images...


Toyota SUV comparison: Fortuner v Kluger v Prado
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Toyota SUV comparison: Fortuner v Kluger v Prado

We’re always amazed at just how many SUVs Toyota seems to sell, and there’s good reason for that – people know the brand, know the reputation, and know they’ve got options to choose from. With that in mind, we decided to gather three of the Japanese brand’s seven-seat SUVs to put them to the test: the Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Kluger, and Toyota LandCruiser Prado...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Toyota Prado Altitude returns for 2017
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Toyota Prado Altitude returns for 2017

The 2017 Toyota Landcruiser Prado Altitude special edition is back, starting at $68,230 before on-road costs. Based on the GXL turbo-diesel variant, Toyota says the Prado Altitude adds around $10,000 of extra equipment for a $5000 increase over the standard car...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX Review: Long-term report two
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX Review: Long-term report two

Our long-term Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX hits the open road with various drivers for update two.


Ford Everest Titanium v Toyota Prado VX: Comparison Review
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Ford Everest Titanium v Toyota Prado VX: Comparison Review

Toyota Prado — it’s a name synonymous with off-roading and, evidently, astronomical sales. Over 16,000 in 2014 to be exact, for a market share of a little over 15 per cent. So, when Ford Australia announced that the Ranger-based Ford Everest would take on the Prado both in terms of price and off-road ability, we packed our camping gear and hit the bush for some proper off-road driving...


Ford Everest Titanium pricing defended, flagship making up 25 per cent of sales
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Ford Everest Titanium pricing defended, flagship making up 25 per cent of sales

Ford Australia president and CEO Graeme Whickman has defended the company’s controversial $76,990 (plus on-roads) asking price for the flagship Ford Everest Titanium. The Australian-developed Everest — an SUV based on the same T6 architecture as the Ranger ute — has been generally well received since it launched a few months ago...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX : Long-term report one
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado VX : Long-term report one

It may not look any different from the outside, but the updated 2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado range has brought a big change with it. We’ve already filled you in with a launch review of the 2016 Prado on the major changes, but we thought it would be best to get to know the updated model with its new smaller diesel engine by taking ownership of one for three months...


2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado pricing and specifications

The updated, 2016 Toyota LandCruiser Prado has arrived on local shores, primed to take on rivals such as the forthcoming, Australian-developed Ford Everest. Headlining the list of changes for the MY16 Toyota Prado is the introduction of a new, downsized 2...