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2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X review

Rugged by name and rugged by nature. The 2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X asks for a lot more than a regular SR5. Is it worth it?

2021 Toyota HiLux Rogue review

Toyota's town ute shapes up markedly with its midlife update.

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.

The changing face of Toyota HiLux through the ages

The origins of Australia’s favourite workhorse date back to 1968 when the original N10 generation Toyota HiLux made its debut in Japan, replacing the Toyopet Light Stout. Since those early days, the HiLux has gone through eight generations. It’s conquered the world too, sold in 180 countries...

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Toyota HiLux 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: 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 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.

Revideo: 2020 Ford Ranger vs Toyota HiLux comparison review

Like their sales figures, it is honestly very hard to separate these utes. Each time one pulls ahead, the other counters in a different way. More tech, Ford. Better ergonomics, Toyota. Rear passenger comfort, Ford. Longer load area, Toyota. Cheaper to buy, HiLux. Cheaper to run, Ranger. You can play tit-for-tat in every possible way, but in our mind it comes down to one key outcome...

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Toyota HiLux Comparisons

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.

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.

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 HiLux News

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...

VFACTS 2020: Toyota HiLux tops the charts for the fifth year in a row

The Toyota HiLux ute maintained its title as Australia’s favourite car after notching up its fifth win in a row, according to official sales figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. The 2020 result also marks the 20th year in a row the Toyota HiLux has been Number One in the Northern Territory, the 14th year in a row it has been the top-seller in Queensland, and the 13th year in a row at the top of the sales charts in West Australia...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X and Rogue delayed until January

The 2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X and Rogue won’t be available for customer deliveries until January even though demonstrator models have begun arriving in dealerships across Australia. Both models were meant to be on sale by now, however a chronic production bottleneck at the Melbourne conversion facility – caused by extended lockdowns in Victoria during the coronavirus crisis – has prompted the delay...

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Toyota HiLux Owner Reviews

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...

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...

2017 Toyota HiLux Workmate (4x4) review

My Toyota HiLux WorkMate 4x4 dual-cab is best described as unexceptionally capable. Now, I must qualify this review firstly, I didn't buy this car – it was chosen by the bean counters on price, reputation and perceived reliability. Of the previous fleet vehicles used by the business, the HiLuxes had the least issues, if any, compared to previous Mazdas, Fords and Nissans...

2007 Toyota HiLux SR review

I bought the car off my dad, as I needed a new car and I work as a tradie. I wasn't the biggest fan of it at first, mainly the looks and how it drove, but over time I added my own touches to the exterior. The car is rather basic in terms of technology for its year, however it has all the main things you want in a car: AUX and Bluetooth, a semi-decent stereo system, ABS, and two airbags...

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