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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 Corolla Ascent Sport hatch petrol review

If you're not in the market for a hybrid Corolla hatch, can you live with a base-spec ’Rolla?

A 13-year-old's painstaking restoration of his Toyota MR2

Not many 13-year-old kids own a car. Even fewer own a sports car they’re painstakingly restoring back to original condition in order to go racing. But that’s exactly what Andy Ericson, aged 13, is doing with his 1990 Toyota MR2. Andy bought the down-at-heel second-generation (W20) MR2 as a project car at the height of last year's coronavirus pandemic...

2021 Toyota GR Supra GT review

Is the 2021 Toyota GR Supra's power bump noticeable?

Is this rare 1994 Toyota Celica GT-Four the coolest engagement present ever?

When Derek Smits started university, he wasn’t expecting he would earn a degree, meet his fiancée and be gifted a classic and rare Toyota Celica as an engagement present. But, that’s exactly what happened. Derek was at university completing his post-graduate studies when he met Natalie...

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Toyota Videos

Video: Four-wheel-drive ute mega test: Tub comparison

Loadspace is arguably the most crucial part of a ute’s definition. While their base function is still the same, there are a lot of different feature these days that can set them apart. From bare bones, all the way to electric roller covers, let's see what's available to you.

Video: 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross Urban review

The Yaris Cross came in fashionably late to the light-SUV segment, so has it done enough to contest its many rivals? Emma looks at the range topping Yaris Cross Urban as a petrol-2WD.

Video: 2021 Toyota Yaris gets five-star safety

The 2021 Toyota Yaris has become the first city hatchback to earn a five-star safety rating against new, tougher criteria.

VIDEO: Toyota GR Yaris review – Australian first drive

Small but mighty! Justin gets behind the wheel of the rally-bred hot hatch that already has a cult following!

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Toyota Comparisons

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.

Spec shootout: 2021 Hyundai i30 Elite sedan v Toyota Corolla SX sedan

The world of the humble small sedan has become a little more broad-ranging of late. Traditional three-box small cars have grown, and buyers have moved away from medium sedans, thus somehow creating a new, melded category. Hatch versus sedan arguments have raged for decades, but there’s no denying the neat and almost elegant lines of the saloon option, particularly as manufacturers have turned to designs that inject a level of style and intrigue into the segment...

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Toyota News

1979 Toyota Corolla sells for $12,750 at auction

A low-mileage 1979 Toyota Corolla has sold at auction for twice its original purchase price, with the virtual hammer falling on a final bid of $12,750. Rich Fowler from Collecting Cars Australia told CarAdvice the untampered condition of the Corolla contributed to the healthy price...

Toyota LandCruiser, Nissan Patrol, Mitsubishi Pajero sales continue to surge as Aussies holiday at home

The Toyota LandCruiser, Nissan Patrol and Mitsubishi Pajero continued their sales surge last month as more Australians plan to holiday at home amid restrictions on international travel. Despite the age of all three vehicles – launched in 2007, 2010 and 2006 respectively – sales of the three nameplates combined have increased by 69...

Hyundai first to register hydrogen car fleet in Australia

The race to a hydrogen future appears to have been won by Hyundai after registering its first fleet of hydrogen cars in Australia last month. The Korean car maker and its Japanese rival Toyota are both on the brink of introducing a fleet of hydrogen vehicles. Hyundai is part of a project in the nation's capital while Toyota is co-developing a hydrogen refuelling facility in Melbourne...

2015-20 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, 2019-20 HiLux recalled for compliance label misprint

Toyota Australia has recalled (or, in certain cases, issued a warning on) 541 examples of the 2015-20 LandCruiser 200 Series four-wheel-drive and 74 examples of the HiLux ute for an issue with the compliance label...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

1988 Toyota Landcruiser (4x4) review

Well, 33 years ago at 21 years old I decided I wanted a 4x4 ute. I started looking around, but back then just about everyone in the rural areas was driving a Cruiser, so after a couple of conversations with the car yard fella I drove out with my new HJ 75 Series ute. I honestly felt pretty good driving home until I hit my first hill and cars just started going around me...

2020 Toyota Camry Ascent Sport Hybrid review

Although the CVT noise is a bit intrusive at times, the car is remarkably quiet when cruising. Performance is as brisk as say a VW Jetta but the way the car gathers speed just seems linear rather than stepped. The handling is very good and I guess the weight of the battery pack over the rear wheels helps. Fuel economy in the city is outstanding at 4...

1964 Toyota Crown ute review

A car so rare that I couldn't even select the correct variant in the drop down boxes. The 1964 Toyota Crown ute is a magnet. A magnet for just about every old bloke at every shopping centre or servo. They all seem to know someone that had the sedan or the wagon but didn't know they even made a ute...

2020 Toyota HiLux SR5 Hi-rider review: The Thailand driver

The Toyota HiLux is becoming ever more popular in Australia, with a long list of variants and gaining critical acclaim in Australia and other countries. The introduction of the new model will only cement its reputation in the highly competitive pick-up segment of the market...

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