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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

REVISIT: Buying and Modifying a Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series: Part 3

Déjà vu! As we move toward the end of the year, and a hope that travel restrictions will ease across the country, many readers have been asking about getting a vehicle prepared for a big trip away – so we felt it was a good time to review the build-up we did to a 70-Series Landcruiser dual cab...

The last road trip: Driving a Toyota Corolla through New Zealand

Before the lockdowns began and the world was stuck at home, we took a Toyota Corolla for one final road trip from the top of NZ to the bottom.

REVISIT: Buying and modifying a Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series: Part 2

The mods continue as we set up the CarAdvice LandCruiser for a life of work.

2020 Toyota Fortuner GX review: Runout wrap

There's an updated Toyota Fortuner right around the corner, but should you wait, or jump in to grab a deal on one of the runout cars? James heads off-road to find out.

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Toyota Videos

Video: 2020 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD review

Buyer demand for the RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid has been massive in Australia, but does it deserve the attention? Let's find out.

Video: 2020 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu Horizon review

The 2020 Toyota Prado Kakadu Horizon adds some extra trim to the already highly specified Kakadu, but is it too much? James Ward takes a look on and off-road to see if we have passed peak-Prado.

Video: 2020 Toyota HiLux Rogue review

The 2020 Toyota HiLux, Australia’s annual best-selling car for four years straight, is about as ubiquitous as it gets on our roads.

Toyota LandCruiser v Nissan Patrol off-road comparison

Toyota LandCruiser versus Nissan Patrol. It’s an old-time battle with some all-time hardware. Although the LandCruiser was facelifted in 2016, its bones date back to 2007. The Nissan Patrol was more recently refreshed in 2019, after launching as an all-new, petrol-only platform in 2010.

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Toyota Comparisons

Small car value review: 2020 Toyota Yaris v Toyota Corolla comparison

The Toyota Yaris has upped its game but also its pricing – in a big way. Does the city car now make any sense for buyers over a comparably priced Corolla?

Small SUV review: 2020 Nissan Juke v Toyota C-HR comparison

It’s an automotive version of Zoolander as the second-generation Nissan Juke and Toyota C-HR adopt ‘blue steel’ poses in a battle of style-focused compact crossovers.

Ute review: 2021 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain v Toyota HiLux SR5 v Ford Ranger Wildtrak comparison

The newest ute on sale in Australia takes on the top two sellers and the benchmarks of the class.

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Toyota News

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to get GR treatment – report

The next-generation Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series due next year is reportedly going to be joined by a flagship GR version, similar to the Nissan Patrol V8 Warrior being developed in Australia. The unconfirmed report by Japanese website sites unnamed sources and other media outlets, who claim Toyota is developing a new top-end model...

Video: Suspected Toyota GRMN Yaris on the Nurburgring

Days after the first images appeared, a video has now emerged of what is suspected to be the new (even more) hardcore 2021 Toyota GRMN Yaris. Sporting an aero package with a large rear wing – reminiscent of its Yaris World Rally Car cousin – as well as vented front guards and more aggressive front spoiler, the prototype was seen testing alongside the recently-unveiled Toyota GR Yaris...

2021 HiLux gets the ARB 4X4 Accessories treatment

The second half of 2020 is proving to be a busy time for Australia's aftermarket 4X4 accessory industry, with an onslaught of new models and facelifts hitting showroom floors. The latest announcement comes from ARB 4X4 Accessories, and their range of gear for the face-lifted 2021 Toyota HiLux...

Toyota GR Yaris prototype hints at hotter-still GRMN version

There’s little question the 2020 Toyota GR Yaris is serious about cementing itself as a dedicated hot-hatch challenger, but does Toyota have even better things up its sleeve? This latest development prototype, spotted testing at the Nurburgring, suggests a flagship GRMN Yaris may be on the way...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

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...

2015 Toyota RAV4 GXL (4x4) review

The "Part Road Closed" sign was quite ambiguous. What exactly does "Part Road Closed" mean? Does it mean that half the road is unusable somewhere up ahead? Am I to expect roadworks along the way? I mean - "Road Closed" is an easy concept to understand isn't it? It means, "Do not proceed any further and turn around...

2019 Toyota HiLux SR (4x4) review

I bought my 2019 Hilux SR in January 2020 due to its excellent resale and solid Toyota build quality. I prefer the front look of the SR compared to the SR5, especially with the bull bar. Everything is functional and does the job, and the interior is really comfortable when travelling for extended periods of time...

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