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2020 Toyota HiLux Workmate review: 4x2 petrol auto

The ute that keeps councils, couriers and rental fleets running leads the 4x2 sales race with good reason.

2020 Toyota HiLux review: Workmate 4x2 petrol manual

We test Australia’s top-selling workhorse in the lead-up to the end of the financial year, the biggest month for ute sales.

2020 Toyota HiLux SR d/cab 4x4 auto review

The Toyota HiLux SR offers up a more affordable alternative to the favourite SR5. It's a better workhorse, too, for those of you wanting to actually use their dual-cab.

2019 Toyota HiLux Workmate 4x4 review

Now boosted with advanced safety tech, is Toyota's HiLux the pick of single-cab work utes?

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Toyota HiLux Videos

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...

Video: 2020 Ford Ranger v Toyota Hilux... Tug o' War!

There are any number of ways to decide which of these two utes should be king of the Australian market, and our latest full comparison is certainly one of them. THIS, however, is another slightly less scientific but loads-more-fun way to decide.

11 Utes, 1 winner: 2019 Dual-cab ute comparison: Best ute of 2019

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60 It’s the most comprehensive test we’ve undertaken: 11 of Australia’s top-selling double-cab utes compared side-by-side...

Mod or Not: Toyota Hilux Rugged X v Modded Hilux SR5

To modify or to not modify? That is the burning, eternal question for many enthusiasts. To explore the functional pros and cons of both paths, we've lined up a new Toyota HiLux Rugged X against a nicely tweaked SR5. Let's see how they both go!

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Toyota HiLux Comparisons

Australia's best-selling utes comparison: 2020 Toyota HiLux v Ford Ranger

Coke v Pepsi. Carlton v Collingwood. Balboa v Drago. Famous rivalries all, but none of them are a pinch on the fierce battle between Australia’s two favourite utes. The 4x4 versions of the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger constantly duke it out for the honours of the top-selling car in the country...

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60

We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.

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 HiLux News

Exclusive: 2021 Toyota HiLux, every detail listed in leaked document

The 2021 Toyota HiLux will have sweeping changes that are more than skin deep when it arrives in Australian showrooms in August. A confidential dealer bulletin has outlined in detail all the changes coming to the biggest update to the Toyota HiLux since this generation went on sale in 2015...

This 1981 Toyota HiLux costs more than a new model

An immaculate 1981 Toyota HiLux is being advertised for an astronomical $USD50,000 – the equivalent of $AUD73,000 – in the US, in yet another example of classic Japanese cars starting to fetch big dollars. By comparison, the current 2020 Toyota HiLux range tops out at $62,990 drive-away for a Rugged X or Rogue edition...

Tug o' war battle! 2020 Ford Ranger vs Toyota Hilux in a 4x4 duel

Can the ultimate automotive battle in Australia be solved with physics? If you've read our comparison between Australia’s two favourite cars, you’ll know that the battle for the top sales position is being fought on many fronts, with each vehicle giving or taking ground depending on buyer criteria. One leads in tech, the other in ergonomics...

What Marty McFly’s Toyota HiLux would look like today

The 2021 Toyota HiLux has been given the Marty McFly treatment as a tribute to the Back To The Future movie series from the 1980s. While this computer-generated rendering (pictured above) comes from the imagination of the CarAdvice team and our resident Photoshop guru Theophilus Chin, it got us thinking about what it would take for Toyota to build a modern version of the black HiLux from the movie franchise that shot Michael J Fox to stardom...

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Toyota HiLux Owner Reviews

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...

2016 Toyota HiLux SR (4x4) Review

With the new crop of dual cab utes around, it is hard to decide which ones suits you better. Do I go for engine power, features, size or name? Mid-2016 I picked up my 2016 HiLux in hope that it would satisfy everything that I need. I loved the standard rear-view camera and the cool box that comes standard with the SR as well as the 7-inch touch screen...

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