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2021 Toyota Yaris: Australia’s cheapest car with centre airbag, hybrid option

The 2021 Toyota Yaris will be the cheapest car on sale in Australia with a centre airbag between the two front seats – and the option of hybrid power – as advanced safety trickles down to one of the most affordable models on the market. At the moment, the only new car on sale in Australia with a centre airbag is the $200,000 Audi A8 limousine, although others will soon follow...

Lexus planning a Toyota Yaris-based SUV – report

Lexus is believed to be planning a city SUV based the new Toyota Yaris Cross (shown above and below), according to international reports. The new Lexus model will be named the ‘BX’, the report by AutoHome claims, and it is expected in showrooms in 2023. The Lexus BX is expected to adopt the same 1...

Toyota GR Corolla poised for the USA. Now for Australia...

Toyota USA has hinted a GR version of its Corolla hatchback may be joining its lineup, however plans for other countries including Australia are yet to be announced. In a recent Twitter post, Toyota USA said, “While GR Yaris isn’t hitting the states … perhaps it’s time the US got a hot hatch to call its own”...

10 new cars we're excited about in 2020

When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months. At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours...

Beat the bowser: five of the most economical new cars under $20,000

The price of petrol might be hitting 20-year lows but as night follows day the cost will go up. As many motorists look to save money amid the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve compiled a list of five of the most economical new cars under $20,000...

Toyota Yaris compact SUV spied

Toyota appears to be making progress on its new pint-sized SUV based on the next generation Yaris, if these spy photos taken during winter testing are a guide. It's unlikely the new model will share the same body as this Toyota Yaris with raised suspension and bolder bodywork (as pictured above)...

2020 Toyota GR Yaris pricing announced in UK

The Toyota GR Yaris hot-hatch could cost as much as $60,000 when it goes on sale in Australia at the end of this year – if pricing out of the UK is a guide. Toyota UK pricing for the rally-inspired all-wheel-drive GR Yaris released last week, lists the base-model GR Yaris (the variant due to be sold in Australia) at £29,995 (AU$59,955) including on-road costs...

2020 Geneva Motor Show cancelled: What the car brands are doing instead

With news the 90th annual Geneva motor show had been cancelled three days out from its opening amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the world's biggest motoring brands were forced to get innovative...

Toyota confirms Yaris-based crossover for Europe

Toyota will beef up its crossover range with a new model which will be based on the GA-B platform used for the latest Yaris hatch. Given the as-yet-unnamed model's underpinnings, the new car will likely be smaller than the C-HR and serve as an entry point into the company's crossover range...

Toyota readying Yaris-based SUV

Toyota is reportedly developing a new, entry-level crossover to slot into its line-up beneath the C-HR. Auto Express reports the new SUV is set to be revealed in the second half of this year. It’ll be the second vehicle to use the Yaris’s TNGA-B architecture, which differs from larger TNGA-C-based cars like the Corolla in using a simpler, torsion-beam rear suspension...

2020 Toyota GR Yaris: world’s most powerful three-cylinder unveiled, performance figures confirmed, still no price

The 2020 Toyota GR Yaris hot hatch has shed its disguise in a dust-covered debut that pays tribute to the brand’s world rally heritage. Although price is yet to be announced, Toyota has laid bare all the facts and figures behind its first in-house all-wheel-drive performance car in 20 years...