Upgraded Toyota Hilux Range Arrives in Australia with V-Active Technology

March 20, 2024

The upgraded Toyota HiLux range has officially gone on sale in Australia, bringing with it new V-Active technology on select double-cab 4×4 variants, refreshed exterior styling and additional specification that bring valuable enhancements for customers. Pricing for the new HiLux range starts from $26,475 plus on-road costs for the entry-level 4×2 WorkMate single-cab chassis, while V-Active technology is available starting with the 4×4 SR double-cab chassis from $54,130 plus on-roads.1 Along with other specification upgrades,...

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New RALLY2 and Upgraded GR Yaris Pair to Make Public Debut at Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix Display

March 19, 2024

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GR Garage will play host to two exciting new race-bred vehicles making their public debut on Australian soil at the 2024 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix, reaffirming the link between Toyota GR vehicles and their motorsport-derived counterparts. On display for fans to view from March 21 – March 24, situated in the Fan Zone – behind PIT Exit, the GR Garage will show off the new GR Yaris Rally2 car...

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New European Designed and Built Toyota C-Hr Arrives in Australia

March 12, 2024

The all-new second-generation Toyota C-HR premium compact SUV has landed in Australian showrooms, bringing stylish European design and frugal hybrid performance to the small SUV segment. The three-variant C-HR line-up sees a significant increase in luxury and performance compared with the outgoing generation, with the choice of two new-generation hybrid powertrains and the introduction of a range of new technologies for safety, comfort and convenience. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean...

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First Australian bz4x Delivered to Customer in Canberra

February 29, 2024

Toyota Australia’s debut battery electric vehicle, the bZ4X SUV, is now in the hands of its first owner following a customer handover event in the nation’s capital. The first example of Toyota’s all-electric SUV – an all-wheel-drive bZ4X – was delivered to Canberra couple Ali and Nafiseh Lashkari, with Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley and bZ4X Chief Engineer Masaya Uchiyama present at Canberra Toyota to hand over the new...

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Toyota to Deliver Its First Locally-Assembled Hydrogen Generator to Mining Services Provider Thiess

February 28, 2024

Toyota Australia has announced Thiess, one of world’s largest mining services companies, is set to be the first customer to take delivery of its locally-assembled EODev GEH2® hydrogen fuel cell stationary power generator. Toyota Australia President and CEO Matthew Callachor made the announcement at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first GEH2® generator assembled at the company’s site at Altona in Victoria. The 110kVA GEH2® power generator has been designed by EODev (Energy...

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Toyota Launches All-New bz4x Bev

February 25, 2024

The all-new Toyota bZ4X SUV has arrived in Australian showrooms, with Toyota’s first BEV introducing a new BEV-specific platform, the latest motor generator and battery technology, and advanced safety and connected technologies1. Launching in its latest global specification, the bZ4X draws on more than a quarter of a century of Toyota leadership in hybrid vehicles. The bZ4X represents another important step in the multi-pathway approach to electrification that includes a range of technologies Toyota Australia...

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Toyota Australia Recalls Landcruiser 300 and Tundra Vehicles Due to Transmission ECU Reprogram

February 21, 2024

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will initiate a safety recall involving certain Toyota LandCruiser 300 and Tundra vehicles produced between 10th December 2021 – 12th January 2024 (inclusive). There are approximately 28,400 vehicles involved in the Australian market. For involved vehicles, due to an issue in the design of a certain brake clutch disc inside the 10-speed transmission, the brake clutch disc may not immediately disengage when the vehicle is shifted to the neutral position. If this...

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Toyota to Campaign New GR Yaris RALLY2 in 2024 Australian Rally Championship

February 21, 2024

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) Rally Team will campaign a pair of new Toyota GR Yaris Rally2 cars in the upcoming 2024 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) with 2023 ARC champions Harry Bates and Coral Taylor set to debut the car at the opening round in Canberra. A second GR Yaris Rally2 car is due to arrive in time for the third round of the season that will be driven by 2023 ARC season runners...

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New Toyota Hilux with V-Active Technology Priced to Appeal to Aussie Customers

February 20, 2024

Toyota’s updated HiLux range with 48-volt technology on select 4×4 double-cab automatic models will be priced from $54,1301 for the SR cab chassis when it goes on sale in March, providing superb value, improved performance and efficiency, and a raft of equipment upgrades. The new fuel-saving powertrain technology – named V-Active Technology – will be optional on SR 4×4 double-cab automatic variants and standard on SR5 and Rogue 4×4 double cab automatic versions. In a HiLux-first,...

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All-New Toyota Landcruiser Prado to Land in Australia in Mid-2024

February 13, 2024

Australia’s favourite large SUV is set to become even more appealing for customers when the all-new LandCruiser Prado range arrives in Australia in mid-2024, with a new off-road focussed variant, 48-volt technology across the range, and retro-inspired styling. The five-variant Prado range brings the rugged capability worthy of a LandCruiser name, with major improvements to driveability, technology and design. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the all-new LandCruiser Prado...

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