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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

Toyota HiLux Rogue tow test: Lifestyle-ready

Toyota's HiLux is a legend, and the SR5-based Rogue is proving a popular variant. How does it handle some weekend-livin' towing jobs? Dom Wiseman explores its capability with a big boat, and a smaller jetski. MORE: HiLux news, reviews, comparisons and videos MORE: Everything Toyota...

2019 Toyota Corolla ZR hybrid review

Tech like a Prius, but at a much sharper price and in a much sharper suit. A hybrid might not be the first thing you think of when looking for a small car, but the Corolla hybrid makes a compelling case for itself.

2019 Toyota Supra review: Prototype drive

It's one of the most hyped sports cars and it carries a name that demands respect. But, can the all-new Supra live up to its name? Paul Maric finds out.

2019 Toyota Corolla SX Hybrid review

The new Corolla has gone from being the boring option to one of the top picks in the small car class. In SX Hybrid guise, it's also ripper value.

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Toyota Videos

2019 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport review

Toyota's new Corolla is bolder and sportier than ever before - perhaps more even than we could have ever imagined - but has it lost some practicality in the process? Jez Spinks drives. MORE: Corolla v Mazda 3 v Hyundai i30 comparison...

2019 Toyota Supra review: First drive!

Paul Maric has driven one of the most anticipated cars of 2019 - the all-new Toyota Supra. Apologies in advance for the quality of audio and video – we had very limited time with the car and no video resources, so had to chop this together ourselves on the day. The Toyota Supra will launch globally in early 2019 with an Australian debut in Q3 2019...

Toyota Hybrid: The silent majority

Sponsored by: Toyota Hybrids... what even are they? Today,  just about any mention of the word 'hybrid' should bring to mind a vehicle that combines an internal-combustion engine with advanced electrification – designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, and increase driving range...

2019 Toyota Corolla review: First drive

Alborz jets to the US to drive the new-generation Toyota Corolla.    ...

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Toyota Comparisons

2018 Mazda 6 GT v Toyota Camry SL V6 comparison

Could this be the family car battle of head versus heart? The Toyota Camry SL V6 and Mazda 6 GT turbo both stick to a well-worn medium sedan formula, although manage to avoid looking like carbon copies of each other – both aesthetically and mechanically...

2019 Toyota Corolla v Hyundai i30 v Mazda 3 comparison

It’s fair to presume a couple of things when you consider that non-premium small cars are amongst the biggest-selling – make that the biggest-selling – passenger cars out there. And it’s also easy to presume that you don’t get much goodness for your modest spend...

2018 Holden Calais 2.0T v Toyota Camry SL Hybrid comparison

Comparing a Holden Commodore/Calais and Toyota Camry would have been incongruous until this year, when both entered new lives as imports. Now it seems perfectly natural to pit this front-drive pair against one another, despite a few differences in design and execution. It's the German-made Calais hatchback with turbocharged petrol engine versus the Japanese Camry sedan with petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain...

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Toyota News

Toyota Prius, Prius V recalled

Toyota has re-recalled a batch of Prius and Prius V hybrids, over concerns the fix provided to the power management ECU on both models wasn't sufficient first-time around. According to the company, affected vehicles are fitted with faulty power management ECU software...

Toyota sets up electric car division

Toyota has created a new division, responsible for electric and fuel-cell vehicle development. Over the weekend the company told The Mainichi it had created a new unit, dubbed the ZEV Factory, to help speed the development of electric vehicles. The new division is built around a 50-strong planning team, originally established in late 2016 with Akio Toyoda, company CEO, at the helm...

2019 Toyota Supra spied inside and out

The all-new Toyota Supra has been snapped by spy photographers once again, this time showing parts of its cabin. Earlier this month a leaked parts catalogue gave an indication of the Supra's interior components – pretty much confirming most bits will be shared with the related BMW Z4 – and these latest images add to that...

2019 Toyota Supra: Specs leak offers an inside look

A parts catalogue posted on Supra MKV forums has revealed details about the spec of Toyota's upcoming sports coupe. The catalogue, which appears to be a BMW internal document, shows just how heavily Toyota has leant on its German development partner in the Supra's cabin. Before we get into that, though, the engines: on BMW's documentation, the car is listed in 20i, 30i and 40i guises...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

2006 Toyota Corolla Ascent Seca review

In the last six months, my wife and I traded our 11-year-old white automatic ex-rental Toyota Corolla Ascent and upgraded to a much nicer (and car enthusiast aligned) manual Mazda 3 SP25 GT sedan in Soul Red. Obviously, loving the new car and will write a review once I have done 5000km on the clock, but today's review is all about the trusty old Corolla...

2013 Toyota 86 GTS review

The 86. Hachi-roku. The car keyboard warriors love to hate. It burst into the world as the poor man’s Porsche motoring journalists had been waiting for. That’s how I like to think of it. For less money than most hot hatches, you can have a two-door, RWD sports car that’s cheap to run and an absolute hoot to drive...

2017 Toyota HiLux Workmate (4x4) review

My Toyota HiLux WorkMate 4x4 dual-cab is best described as unexceptionally capable. Now, I must qualify this review firstly, I didn't buy this car – it was chosen by the bean counters on price, reputation and perceived reliability. Of the previous fleet vehicles used by the business, the HiLuxes had the least issues, if any, compared to previous Mazdas, Fords and Nissans...

2017 Toyota Camry Altise review

At some point, every motoring enthusiast has experienced the discomfort of being stuck behind a Camry driver. That maddening pain of being held back by someone completely oblivious to their surroundings, meandering through traffic (and life) slowly but surely as others (and life) pass them (and now you) by...

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