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Marketplace: Family off-road SUV buying guide

We've all heard about it: pulling the rug out from international travel has caused Australian tourists to look inward. Not spiritually, but geographically. Places like Aspen and the Andes might be out of reach at the moment, but domestic travel is shaping up to boom over the next twelve months for many Australians...

2018 Toyota HiLux, Fortuner recalled over brake booster fault

Toyota Australia has recalled 23,957 examples of its HiLux ute and Fortuner SUV. According to the recall notice from Toyota, "improper moulding conditions" during production of the resin piston inside the vehicles' brake boosters – which, as its name suggests, amplifies the braking force applied when the brake pedal is pushed – could cause the piston's strength to degrade...

Toyota HiLux DPF: What has been done to fix it

Toyota Australia has fixed thousands of faulty or clogged diesel particulate filters across HiLux, Prado and Fortuner models made since 2015 – and now it claims the newly updated versions of those cars have a system redesigned in such a way as to avoid past problems...

Toyota offers 10-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty on cars with faulty DPFs

Toyota Australia has doubled the warranty from five to 10 years on cars affected by faulty diesel-particulate filters (DPFs). Customers have experienced – and Toyota has acknowledged – repeated problems with the DPF system fitted to 2.8-litre 1GD-FTV and 2.4-litre 2GD-FTV diesel engines. This includes Toyota HiLux, LandCruiser Prado, and Fortuner dating back to 2015...

Australians continue to gorge themselves on four-wheel-drive SUVs to holiday at home

Australians are preparing to holiday at home next year, with the latest sales figures showing a continued surge in sales of four-wheel-drive wagons. Demand for iconic four-wheel-drives such as the Toyota LandCruiser and Nissan Patrol remained strong in September, bucking the market trend of a 20.5 per cent decline year-to-date...

2021 Toyota Fortuner price and specs: Facelifted off-road SUV arrives

Toyota has revealed their facelifted 2021 Fortuner range, which has been released alongside the updated 2021 HiLux. Along with a new look, Toyota’s ute-based seven-seat SUV gains a more powerful driveline, a handful of specification changes and a bump in retail prices. The range now starts from $49,080 for GX specification, which is followed by mid-range GXL at $54,350...

2021 Toyota Fortuner pricing revealed

The 2021 Toyota Fortuner has been revealed in these computer-generated images, showing a fresh face, better economy, and increased performance. But like the rest of the Toyota range, the updated Fortuner is also getting a price rise. The entry-level Fortuner GX is now $49,080 plus on-road costs, whereas the outgoing Fortuner GX was $45,965 plus on-road costs...

Toyota price rises across the range

Pricing across the Toyota range has undergone a major shakeup, with the RAV4, LandCruiser, Corolla, Prius Hybrid, Camry, 86, Granvia, C-HR, and HiAce models all receiving price increases. The HiLux is also expected to increase in cost when the 2021 model is launched later this month, as previously reported by CarAdvice...

Fixing Fortuner: Bring back the 4Runner and Surf

Oh Fortuner. If there was ever a car that seemed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the Australian new car market, it is Toyota’s HiLux-based 4WD wagon, the Fortuner. Launched in 2015, the Toyota Fortuner had all the right components for success...

New 2021 Toyota Fortuner gets a makeover and more power, due in August

The Toyota Fortuner has received a welcome facelift, with a new front and rear appearance, a power boost, and an increase in towing capacity to match or exceed most of its direct rivals. The biggest update to the Toyota Fortuner since the HiLux-based model went on sale in 2015 is due in local showrooms in August...

2021 Toyota Hilux and Fortuner: new spy photos 

UPDATE: The new HiLux has now been officially revealed. Details here. The updated Toyota HiLux has been caught on camera less than 24 hours before it is due to be officially unveiled. The latest photos appear to have been taken in the Middle East, where the crucial external changes were masked, and appeared overnight on Carscoops...