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2007 Toyota LandCruiser 76 Series GXL Wagon review

2007 LandCruiser 70 Series GXL Wagon - review   “They don’t come any tougher than a Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series. You could drop it off a building or leave it in Baghdad for a year, and it would still go” Test Model: LC76 4 Door 5 seat GXL wagon with a five-speed manual transmission and 4.5-litre turbocharged V8 diesel...

The big small car comparison

Mitsubishi Lancer ES .vs. Honda Civic VTi .vs. Toyota Corolla Ascent Sedan .vs. Suzuki SX4 Sedan     One of the most hotly contested segments in the car industry is the small car segment. There was a time when small car meant Japanese car but European, Korean, and even American names are now entering the arena. But Japan is fighting back...

2007 TRD Aurion 3500SL Review

2007 TRD Aurion 3500SL Review “My CarAdvice colleagues were not overly praiseworthy of the TRD. Too much torque steer, lack of soul, were the main gripes. I disagree. I like the car!” - by Anthony Crawford Test Model: TRD Aurion 3500SL (Sports Luxury) CarAdvice rating:   Options Fitted: Option Pack ($5952), which includes: moonroof, rear personal lamps, satellite navigation, Bluetooth mobile phone compatibility...

2007 TRD Aurion SL3500 Road Test

2007 TRD Aurion SL3500 Road Test   CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: 3500S $56,990 - 6sp Auto only | 3500SL $61,500 - 6sp Auto only (model tested). Options Fitted: Moonroof - by Alborz Fallah It was one of those days in Brisbane, the traffic on the centenary highway was backed up all the way to the Jindalee exit, Mogill road wasn't moving, Coronation drive and Milton road were both blocked, and I was suppose to pick up a car in an hour...

2007 TRD Aurion 3500S Road Test

2007 TRD Aurion 3500S Road Test CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: 3500S $56,990 - 6sp Auto only, 3500SL $61,500 - 6sp Auto only. Options Fitted: None fitted. - by Paul Maric While you were sleeping, Toyota engineers have developed what can only be described as a potent weapon. Think 3...

2007 Toyota Kluger Road Test

2007 Toyota Kluger KX-R (2WD) Road Test With excellent on-road manners, quiet and effortless performance, you’d be hard pressed to find a more suitable and practical family car. CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: $39,990 (plus ORC) Options available: Metallic Paint, Park Assist, Sunroof - by Matt Brogan It would seem there’s a running theme to my road tests lately, the ever-popular SUV...

2007 Toyota Tarago V6 Ultima Road Test

It wasn’t that long ago that I reported on the face lifted Toyota Tarago. I drove around in the 4-cylinder GLI model and was constantly let down by the lack of buzz and power from the small motor when the car was loaded with people...

2007 Toyota Corolla Review

The brand new Toyota Corolla is finally here and looking to overthrow the Holden VE Commodore as Australia's number one selling vehicle.   Made in Japan and powered by a 100kW 1.8-litre engine, the new Corolla is taking on the aging Mazda3, the soon to be updated Ford Focus and Mitsubishi's nearly replaced Lancer...

Toyota Prius vs Honda Civic Hybrid Road Test

Update: We drove the new Toyota Prius for three months. Read our experience with the car:Prius Review Long Term I often get criticised by some of my ‘greenie’ friends about polluting the environment with my day job. So I’ve thrown my lead-foot towel in for a fortnight to figure out what the deal is with this Hybrid malarky...

2007 Toyota Prado GX Turbo Diesel Road Test

Toyota recently announced the addition of a 3.0-litre turbo-Diesel engine to its ranks. What’s so good about that I hear you ask? Well this turbo-Diesel motor is capable of returning a 9.2-litre/100km fuel efficiency figure – which for a vehicle that weighs just under two-tones, that’s not a bad feat...

Toyota Aurion Review

Test model: Toyota Aurion Sportivo ZR6 Options fitted: Moonroof and Satellite navigation at $4850 all up – these are the only options on the ZR6 and are good value when you consider some European car makers charge this much for Sat Nav alone...