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2021 HiLux gets the ARB 4X4 Accessories treatment

The second half of 2020 is proving to be a busy time for Australia's aftermarket 4X4 accessory industry, with an onslaught of new models and facelifts hitting showroom floors. The latest announcement comes from ARB 4X4 Accessories, and their range of gear for the face-lifted 2021 Toyota HiLux...

What cars did Aussies buy during the pandemic? Utes, utes and more utes

Australia’s favourite workhorse utes are increasingly being used as weekend getaway cars.  That’s the assessment from industry insiders trying to explain the unexpected surge in the sales of utes such as the Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger, and full-size US pick-ups such as the Ram 1500...

The Toyota HiLux hero model we don’t get in Australia 

The Toyota HiLux ute has received the tough truck treatment in New Zealand with a special model called the Mako – designed to challenge the Ford Ranger Raptor, and named after “the most aggressive shark in the ocean”. However, the high-riding Toyota HiLux has been developed for the New Zealand market only and is not coming to Australia...

2021 Toyota HiLux Rogue and Rugged-X prices increase by $13,000

EXCLUSIVE Flagship versions of the 2021 Toyota HiLux range will cost more than many luxury cars, ranging between $73,000 and $77,000 – a significant 20 per cent increase on previous drive-away prices. Leaked drive-away offers for the 2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged-X and Toyota HiLux Rogue reveal Toyota’s recent round of price rises show no signs of abating...

The models driving Australia's used-car price surge

Used vehicle prices in Australia are 25 per cent higher than they were during the same period last year, marking an all-time record rate of growth for the sector. Although new car sales are dwindling, demand for used vehicles has accelerated rapidly, smashing the previous record of 20 per cent growth set in December 2009...

2021 Toyota HiLux 2.8-litre turbo diesel in detail, company says DPF issues have been fixed

While Toyota’s updated 2021 HiLux, LandCruiser Prado and Fortuner still carry over the same 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine as the respective outgoing models, there have been a lot of mechanical changes for the new models. And Toyota Australia is adamant the worst of its diesel particulate filter dramas are behind them...

2021 Toyota HiLux Rogue gets remote control roller shutter, Rugged X sticks with 17-inch rims

Toyota has released more details about the 2021 versions of the flagship HiLux Rogue and Rugged X models ahead of their postponed showroom arrival later in the year. The 2021 Toyota HiLux Rogue will gain a remote-controlled roller shutter – as per the recent upgrade to the Ford Ranger Wildtrak – and retain its marine-grade weather-proof tub lining...

The 2021 Toyota HiLux designs that didn't make it

Toyota has released photos of the HiLux designs that didn't make it into production for the 2021 model year. The biggest overhaul of the Toyota HiLux since this generation went on sale in 2015 was led by Toyota Australia's design and engineering team – and the changes are going global...

2021 Toyota HiLux prices confirmed, Rugged X and Rogue unveiled

UPDATE: The 2021 Toyota HiLux is now on sale in Australia, read our review here. The 2021 Toyota Rugged X and Rogue have been unveiled ahead of their showroom arrival later this year. Toyota has also released fresh images and details on the rest of the 2021 HiLux ute range...

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...

2021 Toyota HiLux docks in Australia, in showrooms late August

The 2021 Toyota HiLux is just weeks away from showrooms after one of the first shipments was spotted on a dock in Adelaide. Deliveries at other Australian ports are expected to follow in the coming days and weeks The photo shows a 2021 Toyota HiLux SR5 double cab with the new 'tub delete' option, alongside an SR model grade, distinguished by the grey rather than chrome grille surround, and steel wheels rather than alloys...