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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

Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ: You don't mess with imperfection

As the most enthusiastic motoring aficionados descend into a collective delirium about whether Toyota’s revived six-cylinder sports coupe really is deserving of the Supra name, given its heavy reliance on BMW componentry, it seems the Supra’s baby brother has stepped out of the firing line for a moment...

2019 Toyota Yaris GRMN review

Toyota jumps from whitegoods to wow-factor with the Yaris GRMN. It's a bit of a science experiment right now, but potentially points the way for future Toyota hot hatches.

2019 Toyota HiAce review

The all-new Toyota HiAce has grown and now offers a raft of standard safety and convenience features. But, will six-monthly service intervals put buyers off?

Buying and modifying a Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series

It’s old, it’s overpriced, it’s slow and it’s thirsty. It’s also expensive, awful in traffic, and come to think of it, not exactly great on the highway either. It’s also a legend in its own right, and regularly outsells some of the cheaper, faster, safer and more efficient competition out there. It’s the Toyota LandCruiser 79 Series, in double cab format...

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Toyota Videos

2019 Toyota HiAce review: New-gen van driven!

The all-new 2019 Toyota HiAce van is now on sale in Australia. To see if it has what it takes to live up to the legend of its predecessor, Paul Maric takes a drive.

REVIEW: 2019 Toyota RAV4

The new Toyota RAV4 has moved with the times to appeal to modern families. To find out just how far it's come in this new fifth-generation form, Joshua Dowling takes a spin.

Cars We Own: Adding a tray to the CarAdvice Toyota Landcruiser 79

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2019 Small Car Comparison

It's time. We've put the 10 most popular small cars together, priced between $30,000 and $40,000, to see which are most deserving of your attention.

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Toyota Comparisons

2019 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

The all-new RAV4 is here. We pitch the top-spec petrol Edge against the fresh, limited-edition Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI R-Line.

2019 small car comparison

While buyers continue to gravitate toward SUVs, small cars haven’t entirely lost their appeal. They account for about one-in-seven new vehicles sold this year, with this cluster of models forming the vast majority of the segment’s sales. We’re testing flagship variants here, with sticker prices between $30,000 and $40,000...

2019 Toyota HiLux SR5 v Volkswagen Amarok Core V6 comparison: Off-road

So, you've got around $55,000 to spend on your next ute. You're tossing up between a trusty four-cylinder diesel Toyota HiLux SR5 and venturing out for what seems like the bargain of the century, a turbocharged V6 Volkswagen Amarok Core diesel. Bargain of the century is a relative term, simply because most other manufacturers in this segment churn out four-cylinder diesel jobs like they're going out of fashion...

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Toyota News

2019 Toyota HiLux gets AEB across the range

Australia's best-selling car has been given a significant safety upgrade. Toyota has made autonomous emergency braking standard across the HiLux range, bringing it into line with the Ford Ranger, Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Ssangyong Musso and Mitsubishi Triton...

Lexus and Toyota to use rear-drive Mazda architecture - report

Mazda's upcoming rear-wheel drive platform could also underpin a generation of rear-driven Toyota and Lexus products, if reports from Japan are on the money. Uncovered in May, the new platform will support longitudinally-mounted petrol and diesel inline-six engines with mild-hybrid augmentation, sending power to the rear or all four wheels...

2020 Toyota Yaris to go hybrid

EXCLUSIVE Toyota’s cheapest car is due to get a major makeover and include the option of hybrid power for the first time in Australia. Although a hybrid option has been available overseas in this generation, Toyota dealers have been told the next-generation Yaris, due on sale next year, will be available with a choice of petrol or hybrid...

CarAdvice podcast 158: Interviewing Charlie Cooper, the grandson of John Cooper

On this week's podcast, Scott Collie and James Wong join Mandy Turner. In car news, the Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder, 718 Cayman GT4, and the 2020 Renault Zoe have been revealed. Also, Toyota Australia is chasing the Tundra and Tacoma to tackle American challengers, and the Holden Astra sedan and Sportwagon have been axed...

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Toyota Owner Reviews

2018 Toyota Camry SX review

I never believed that I’d be a Camry man, but I needed to look at a 4-cylinder family car to replace my work-supplied Sonata after I was made redundant and I had secured a new job that didn’t have a car as part of the pay package. We have a Mazda 3 hatchback already in our garage and I didn’t want a Mazda 6, as I am not a fan of Mazda’s tablet-style infotainment screen or central control wheel...

2005 Toyota Caldina GT-Four review

You’re probably looking at the title and the photo and saying to yourself, "Wait that's not a Celica" and you would be right. This is, in fact, a Toyota Caldina GT-Four. Unfortunately there was no model option for the Caldina on CarAdvice’s dropdown menus. (Editor's note: Alas, our data is restricted to models officially offered in Australia...

2016 Toyota 86 GTS Review

I bought this car nearly 3 years ago as my trusty family XR8 had completed its family duties and it was time to buy Dad something that he’d coveted for a while now. Some might call it a mid-life crisis, but I’m now having more fun with my car in my late forties, than I ever did in my late teens. For me, I have always enjoyed driving...

2018 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport review

Well, the time to upgrade my beloved Holden Cruze had come. A couple of issues with my Cruze allowed me to scrap Holden from the consideration. In the end, I had three cars I was seriously interested in: Hyundai i30 Toyota Corolla Mazda 3 Funnily enough, they were the best three selling cars at the time, so I thought it didn’t really matter what I chose, because they were all very good cars...

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