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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. These are the Camry, Hilux, Corolla, Aurion and ever popular small car the Yaris, all 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

2021 Toyota Camry Ascent review

Somebody stop pulling my leg, because this base-spec Camry is one of the best and most complete cars on the market at the moment.

2021 Toyota Kluger launch review

The Toyota Kluger is new from the ground up and available in Australia with the choice of hybrid or V6 power for the first time. Our preview drive left us with a difficult choice.

2021 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport Hybrid sedan long-term review: The driving gig

The Corolla has been many things to many people over the years – today James puts it to the test as a gig-economy workhorse...

Project Cars: 1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5

If you’ve been following my project car updates on Ralph the Runner, you’ll know that my main goal is to keep this thing looking as original as possible, while having the comfort and practicality of a basic off-road tourer. I always loved the thin pinstripes that ran down the side of the 4Runner when I bought it, but I knew that they weren’t an original decal and had been put on by the original owner at some point in its life...

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Toyota Videos

Video: 2021 Toyota Kluger launch review

In addition to being completely new from the ground up, the new Toyota Kluger will offer local buyers the choice of hybrid power for the first time.

Video: Ford Transit Custom v Peugeot Expert v Toyota HiAce - Drive Car of the Year 2021 Best Van

Only a few years ago, there was precious little to talk about beyond payloads and tie down points in this segment. But we’ve since been through something of a commercial vehicle renaissance. Crucial safety technology has finally made its way into this part of the commercial vehicle world, and more complex powertrains are offering improved performance and efficiency for users...

Video: 2021 4X4 Dual Cab Ute Off-Road Mega Test

We know how they perform on the black top but, which dual cab performs best when the going gets rough? Let's find out!

Video: 2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV review

Meet the 2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV, an electric vehicle that takes its power not from a wall socket, but rather generates it on board using a hydrogen fuel cell. The technology itself may be unfamiliar to most motorists, but for Toyota this is its second ‘production’ hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle...

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Toyota Comparisons

2021 4x4 Ute Off-road mega test

You can see it in the traffic. Four-wheel-drive utes are more popular than ever, and account for almost one in five (17.5 per cent) of all new vehicle sales in Australia based on sales data from January to April 2021. Indeed, between the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux, four-wheel-drive double cab utes have been the top-selling vehicles outright for the past five years in a row, and are well on the way to notching up a sixth...

Six-cylinder sports showdown: 2021 Toyota GR Supra v 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster

At CarAdvice, we generally compare cars with the most important barometer – price. Apples v apples, as we like to put it. For those rational purchases, daily drivers, family cars and the like, objectivity remains important. We're here to give you expert advice based on our assessment criteria.

Four-wheel-drive ute mega test: Tub comparison

There's plenty of variety at the business end of the four-wheel-drive ute segment these days. We run through them from top to bottom.

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Toyota News

Yes, you can get booked speeding in a road works zone. Just ask this guy

Just in case you’re wondering if police book drivers for speeding in road works zones, here’s a helpful reminder. Police today revealed they recently stopped a vehicle allegedly travelling at 116km/h in a 40km/h road works zone on the Mitchell Highway near the remote town of Nyngan – in central western NSW between Dubbo and Broken Hill...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series: New 3.3-litre diesel engine details emerge

The cat is already out of the bag: The 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series will be powered by a newer, smaller V6 turbo-diesel engine. Replacing the current LandCruiser 200 Series' 4.5-litre V8 turbo-diesel engine, the new engine offers more power and torque from less capacity: 227kW and 700Nm, surpassing the Toyota V8's 200kW and 650Nm...

Toyota Gazoo Racing says no to performance SUVs (for now), GR Corolla expected within 12 months

Toyota's Gazoo Racing performance division will focus first on sports cars and passenger cars before turning its attention to SUVs, the Japanese brand's US sales boss claims. In an interview with American magazine MotorTrend, Toyota North America executive vice president of sales Bob Carter outlined that the brand's Gazoo Racing performance arm would prioritise the development of sports cars and passenger cars, rather than rush to build a range of high-profit, high-riding performance SUVs...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series: Official off-road specs, interior tech details emerge

Official details of the 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series' off-road specifications and interior technology details have emerged, around 24 hours after its global unveiling on Thursday. The new information comes courtesy of a 35-minute walk-around video posted by Toyota's Russian arm, which details approach and departure angles, ground clearance, and the array of technologies inside the cabin of the new LandCruiser 300 Series...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

2012 Toyota 86 GT review

NOTE: CarAdvice editorial image used as none provided by the writer After 3 years in an old, beat-up Lancer with no air con, I wanted what every teen wants: A fun, reliable and sporty car with good fuel consumption that won't cost me more than what my part-time job could afford. Enter the Toyota GT86...

2003 Toyota Avalon Conquest Review

NOTE: Library image used as none provided by the author. Having owned four examples of the Toyota Avalon, I can honestly say that a better value family sedan, in this price and year range, you will not find. Comfort is the word that best describes the driving experience of an Avalon. Reliability is the second word that best describes Toyota's answer to the Falcon and Commodore of the early 2000's...

2020 Toyota RAV4 GXLl (AWD) Hybrid review

I never thought I'd see the day. Being a total car nut the thought of owning an SUV, let alone one made by the blandest of bland Toyota, made me shudder. My previous expedition for a family car in 2015 saw me buy a Mazda 6 wagon, with not a single SUV considered. Now it was time to replace my faithful Astra SRi Turbo with another family car...

2020 Toyota GR Yaris review

There have been many truly outstanding car names over the years. Who can forget the Mighty Boy from Suzuki, the Lettuce from Mitsubishi and Great Wall's Wingle, whatever that means. My personal favourite is the Ford Probe. You just know that the car was named after whoever Ford's “Vice President in Charge Of Car Names” was at the time returned from his annual medical, saw the long nose on that Ford/ Mazda creation and immediately knew it had to be called the Probe...

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