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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 HiLux SR 4x2 Hi-Rider review

Toyota's HiLux has benefitted from some much-needed updates bringing it in line with the rest of the segment. For buyers who don't need 4WD, the SR Hi-Rider in RWD might be just the ticket for the job site.

2020 Toyota LandCruiser 200 GXL review

Is this stoically good seller going to be the last of the V8 interceptors?

REVISIT: Buying and Modifying a Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series: Part 4

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...

Remember these cars? Well, you can still buy 'em new

Yes, we can still confirm the Mitsubishi Lancer is no longer on sale (but we like to double-check every now and then). But there are still plenty of models lingering around among all the new or relatively fresh metal in showrooms – vehicles that most people had forgotten were actually still available...

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Toyota Videos

Video: Best ute 2020 comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v VW Amarok vs LDV T60 Trailrider

We test eight of Australia’s favourite utes in our annual mega test.

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.

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Toyota Comparisons

2020 Toyota Camry SL hybrid v Lexus ES300h Sports Luxury comparison

They're siblings from different mothers, but is the premium commanded by the Lexus ES300h justified against its twin-under-the-skin, the Toyota Camry SL hybrid?

Best ute 2020 comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v VW Amarok v LDV T60 Trailrider

We test eight of Australia’s favourite utes in our annual mega test.

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?

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Toyota News

Toyota says sales are recovering after being held back by stock shortages, predicts 2020 will hit 17-year low

Market leader Toyota says new-car sales are recovering quicker than the industry had forecast during the grip of the coronavirus crisis – and dealers are taking orders for more cars than they can deliver, due to severe stock shortages. Analysis by Toyota – which has been market leader in Australia since 2003 – predicts the sales tally for 2020 will fall to its lowest level in 17 years...

Mitsuoka Buddy unveiled: Retro American styling for the Toyota RAV4

The Mitsuoka Buddy has emerged online, offering buyers the chance to own a modern vehicle with the retro styling of an American SUV. Based on the Toyota RAV4, Mitsuoka has transformed the vehicle into a classic American model from the 1980s, with a design vaguely reminiscent of the Chevrolet K5 Blazer or Suburban from the era...

Million-dollar Toyota 2000GT begins restoration in Sydney

A very rare Toyota 2000GT sports car has begun its restoration journey, it has been revealed. Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia announced the 2000GT's restoration kicked-off at a workshop in Sydney in recent days. Only 351 examples of the Toyota 2000GT were made between 1967 and 1970 – with nine being delivered to Australian customers – making it one of the rarest vehicles to ever come from the Japanese car maker...

2021 Toyota Yaris Cross price and specs: $26,990 to $37,990 plus on-road costs

The Toyota Yaris Cross  – the Japanese brand’s first pint-size SUV – will cost big bucks when it arrives in local showrooms from next month. Pricing announced today confirms the Toyota Yaris Cross will be available with a choice of petrol or hybrid power, in two-wheel-drive and electric all-wheel-drive...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

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...

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...

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