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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...

Is this the 2021 Toyota Hilux Rogue?

The new Toyota Hilux Rugged X and Toyota Hilux Rogue are being kept under wraps until closer to their showroom arrival a few months from now. However, a special edition of the updated Toyota HiLux released in Thailand could provide some of the inspiration of the styling elements of at least one of the two top-end models...

New 2021 Toyota Hilux: official photos, more power, due in August

The new Toyota HiLux has been officially unveiled after months of spy photos and speculation. The biggest update to the Toyota HiLux since this generation was introduced in 2015 includes a bold new nose – with a larger grille and bumper, and redesigned headlight internals – a fresh set of wheels, and LED tail-lights on certain models...

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...

New Toyota HiLux teased in official video, more power confirmed

UPDATE: The new HiLux has now been officially revealed. Details here. The new Toyota HiLux is days away from being officially unveiled as factories prepare to ramp up production ahead of the mid-life model changeover. In the meantime, Toyota Europe has released a teaser video of the updated HiLux being put through its paces in the hands of two time Formula One world champion, LeMans winner, and Dakar Rally driver Fernando Alonso, and his co-driver Marc Coma...

Ford Ranger ramps up production in response to sales surge

Ford is urgently trying to address stock shortages of the Ranger ute in the lead up to June 30 – customarily the biggest month of the year for ute sales – after its two Thailand factories paused production for six weeks due to the coronavirus crisis. Some dealers are running out of Ford Rangers because the market has recovered faster than anticipated in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdowns, while others have plentiful supplies...

New Toyota HiLux back on! Updated model due in late August

The mid-life facelift for the Toyota HiLux is due in Australian showrooms in late August, dealers have been told. This is about a month later than the third week of July – the original arrival date – but earlier than expected after dealers asked for the new model to be delayed amid fears they were overstocked with the runout vehicle...

Why Toyota HiLux vs Ford Ranger is the new Commodore vs Falcon battle

The Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger have been our top two selling vehicles outright for the past three years in a row, as Australians continue to embrace utes in huge numbers. And the Toyota HiLux has held the number one spot for four consecutive years, since 2016 when it became the first ute in Australian automotive history to top the charts...

Ute beauty! Pick-up sales surge after COVID-19 lockdowns ease

MORE: All COVID-19 coverage here Sales of US pick-ups such as the Ram 1500 and newly released Chevrolet Silverado 1500 – as well as our perennial favourites the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger – have been bolting out the door in the first two weeks of May, according to numerous dealers and industry sources...