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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

2020 Toyota Corolla ZR sedan review

Toyota’s top-spec small sedan takes a positive step upmarket.

2020 Toyota HiAce review: Super LWB diesel

With an extra-long wheelbase and frugal diesel power plant, is this HiAce a better pick than a 4x4 ute?

2020 Toyota Kluger GX review

Runout pricing for Toyota's enduringly popular big Kluger SUV adds value to the proposition. Is base specification the one to buy?

2020 Toyota HiLux Workmate review: 4x2 petrol auto

The ute that keeps councils, couriers and rental fleets running leads the 4x2 sales race with good reason.

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Toyota Videos

Revideo: 2020 Ford Ranger vs Toyota HiLux comparison review

Like their sales figures, it is honestly very hard to separate these utes. Each time one pulls ahead, the other counters in a different way. More tech, Ford. Better ergonomics, Toyota. Rear passenger comfort, Ford. Longer load area, Toyota. Cheaper to buy, HiLux. Cheaper to run, Ranger. You can play tit-for-tat in every possible way, but in our mind it comes down to one key outcome...

Video: 2020 Ford Ranger v Toyota Hilux... Tug o' War!

There are any number of ways to decide which of these two utes should be king of the Australian market, and our latest full comparison is certainly one of them. THIS, however, is another slightly less scientific but loads-more-fun way to decide.

Video review: 2020 Toyota Fortuner v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport - off-road comparison

4WDers are a bit spoiled for choice these days. Along with traditional big 4WD wagons and huge array of 4WD utes available, buyers can also look at a segment in between: 4WD wagons, based on the utes. We’ve got two of the freshest updates here: The 2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (which is facelifted for 2020), and the 2020 Toyota Fortuner (which got refreshed in late 2019)...

Video review: 2020 Toyota Fortuner v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport - on-road comparison

For those who want a big SUV with built-in off-road ability, you’ve got two choices: go big, with something like a LandCruiser or Patrol. Or, go not-so-big (and not-so-spendy) with the variety of ute-based 4X4 wagons currently on offer...

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Toyota Comparisons

Off-road spec comparison: Jeep Gladiator Rubicon v Ford Ranger Raptor v Toyota LandCruiser 79 v Nissan Navara N-Trek Warrior

Which of these high-dollar 4x4 utes packs the best on-paper punch? Time to crunch some numbers...

Old v new: 1996 Toyota Supra RZ v 2020 Toyota Supra GTS

This is no performance comparison, but rather a tear down memory lane, as two old mates talk team Toyota.

Australia's best-selling utes comparison: 2020 Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger

Coke v Pepsi. Carlton v Collingwood. Balboa v Drago. Famous rivalries all, but none of them are a pinch on the fierce battle between Australia’s two favourite utes. The 4x4 versions of the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger constantly duke it out for the honours of the top-selling car in the country...

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Toyota News

2021 Toyota Prado: power boost, Apple Car Play, but manual axed

EXCLUSIVE The Toyota Prado is poised to get the same power boost as the Toyota HiLux ute – and will gain Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and additional advanced safety aids – as part of rolling changes from August production due in Australian showrooms the following months...

Are our taxi cabs about to switch from hybrid to electric?

Up to 90 per cent of taxi cabs in Australia's biggest cities are hybrid – after decades of LPG-powered Holdens and Fords – but now some operators are experimenting with pure electric power. There are at least five fully electric taxi cabs in use in NSW – BYD E6 models imported from China – and more are under consideration...

How big is the boot? Every SUV in Australia, ranked smallest to biggest

If you're shopping for an SUV, it's likely you want to know a few important things. A good number of seats, an ample amount of power, an affordable price point, reliability, safety and – possibly most importantly – how much of your life you can cram into the boot...

What crisis? New-car sales surge in June 2020, best result in 12 months

Australians treated themselves to more than 110,000 new cars in June 2020 – the strongest monthly result since June last year and better than was widely anticipated – as most of the nation gradually emerged from COVID-19 lockdowns...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

1993 Toyota Corolla RV Seca review

We bought this awful green-coloured 1993 RV Toyota Corolla from Brian Hilton Toyota in Gosford back in February 1994. It was an ex-demo car with 3000km on the clock at the time. It was first registered on the 30th of December 1993, perhaps to boost sales figures for the month? They certainly were not a cheap car when new - $28,000 and this was not the top of the range 'Ultima' model...

2009 Toyota Aurion Touring SE review

CarAdvice continues to be the most informative automotive website in Australia. (Stop it, we're blushing! - Stevo) I always look forward to reading the Owner Reviews and I’ve decided to give it a go and submit my own. My previous car was a 1995 manual Nissan Maxima, which was flawless for almost 20 years (bar the embarrassing faded paint)...

2009 Toyota Prius review

I didn't see many owner reviews for the Prius and thought I'd talk about my experience with my blue egg. This was definitely not a car I thought I was going to enjoy, but let's start from the start. I was looking for an upgrade last year as my work situation had changed and I'd now be driving about two and a half hours a day to and from work in partial peak hour traffic...

1992 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara (4x4) review

Fifteen years ago, I decided to become a bald nomad and that I needed a vehicle to tow a 7.2-metre Euro caravan, which I was in the process of buying. I researched what would be suitable in the four-wheel wheel drive category, and the Toyota 80 series stood out as a super-reliable and capable vehicle, especially the turbo diesel model...

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