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Finally we can say "Oh what a feeling!"

My brother-in-law owns a 2008 TRD HiLux 4000SL, which acts as a regular reminder of Toyota Australia’s attempt more than a decade ago to tempt newer and younger customers to the brand. Or, as the company might as well have also said: to eradicate the disparaging “white goods on wheels” comments associated with its cars...

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid waiting time changes again, now it's six months

The longest waiting time for customers to get their hands on a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Cruiser was up to eight months, Toyota Australia has confirmed to CarAdvice, after the company recently claimed the delay had been cut to three months. The popularity of the range-topping RAV4 Hybrid caught Toyota Australia off guard...

2020 Toyota RAV4 kitted-up like a hot hatch

It's one of Australia's most popular, and sensible, cars. But some owners of Toyota's RAV4, just a few, may want the chance to make their theirs stand out from the pack. Enter this madcap update from Japanese tuning shop Kuhl Racing. Above: The typical Toyota RAV4. Normally, the RAV4 – which was the eighth biggest selling car in Australia for 2020, the winner of our 10-way medium SUV test, and the Drive...

Top 5: Reviews of 2019

2019 is officially over. It’s time for sunshine and (a sometimes rose-tinted) reflection on the year gone by. Here at CarAdvice, we’re taking the chance to look back at some of the most interesting, exciting and downright strange stories published this year. Here are the most popular reviews of the year...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid wins Drive Car of the Year

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has won the Car of the Year award by our sister publication Drive – the second time a petrol-electric vehicle has taken out top prize. It was unanimously voted the winner from a record field of 89 contenders and 57 finalists across 20 categories...

Every category winner in Drive Car of the Year 2020

UPDATE: The Toyota RAV4 has now been announced as the overall winner of Drive Car of the Year 2020. To read the full story, visit Drive.com.au here.  Another Drive Car of the Year program has just about wrapped up, with only the overall winner left to be announced...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid not for Australia just yet

The new Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid – the most powerful and quickest RAV4 to date – will go on sale in the US by the middle of next year, but Australian customers will need to wait a little longer...

Toyota RAV4: 436 cars affected by stop sale

Toyota Australia has been forced to stop sales of its front-wheel drive RAV4 Cruiser SUV, after discovering some examples have been delivered with the wrong wheels. UPDATE - 2:00pm 13/11/2019: Toyota has provided additional detail about how owners of RAV4 Cruiser two-wheel drive vehicles with the wrong wheels fitted can have the problem rectified...

Toyota: Apple CarPlay retrofit $199 for selected models

Toyota Australia has finally rolled out its Apple CarPlay and Android Auto retrofit program, along with announcing the standard fitment of the smartphone mirroring systems across its new-generation model lines. From November 1, existing owners of the Camry, Corolla, Granvia, HiAce, Prius and RAV4 will be able to upgrade their vehicles' infotainment systems – costing $199 for Camry, Corolla and Prius, while Granvia, HiAce and RAV4 retrofits will be free of charge...