Category: New Vehicles

Toyota Unveils a Bolder, more Stylish and Safer Camry

July 21, 2020

Toyota has unveiled a facelifted Camry that brings a bold new look, the latest in Toyota Safety Sense technology and new dash design for Australia’s favourite family sedan. The upgraded Camry will arrive in Australia in the first half of next year and offers buyers a stylish and safe four-door sedan with the comfortable and dynamic road manners to make every journey a pleasure. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said over...

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Corolla Cross: Toyota’s best-selling car adopts Toyota’s SUV heritage

July 9, 2020

Toyota is expanding its industry-leading SUV line-up with a stylish Corolla-based vehicle that features raised ground clearance, dynamic performance and fuel-efficient hybrid technology. This global model has debuted today in Thailand where the vehicle will go on sale first. The Corolla Cross combines Toyota’s best-selling nameplate with Toyota’s strong heritage in small-car design and SUV engineering. Due in Australia in late 2022, Corolla Cross benefits from Toyota’s experience as a pioneer in recreational SUVs 25...

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New-Generation YARIS to leapfrog competitors

June 24, 2020

Toyota Australia’s new-generation Yaris will leapfrog competitors in the light-car market, setting a new benchmark with segment firsts and the introduction of in-demand premium features. Advanced driver-assist and safety features in the fourth-generation Yaris include technologies aimed at reducing accidents at intersections1, plus a new airbag designed to protect the heads of front-seat occupants – all supported by a stiffer and more agile chassis. Toyota Australia’s Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said local...

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Toyota Fortuner Boosts Power, Style and Features

June 5, 2020

Toyota has unveiled a mid-life upgrade for its seven-seat Fortuner SUV, elevating its visual appeal while assembling multiple improvements to engine, driving and towing performance. Due in Australia in late August, Fortuner’s bold exterior styling is refreshed with a more premium look, reflecting the vehicle’s dual role as a comfortable urban transporter and a rugged off-road explorer. But the most significant changes are under the skin where new and revised engine components result in noticeable...

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Toyota HiLux – Striking new design delivers stronger on-road presence

June 5, 2020

A bolder, tougher-looking HiLux range has made its global debut along with an expanded line-up and significant improvements to performance, fuel economy, ride comfort, towing and equipment levels. The updated HiLux, arriving in Australian showrooms from late August, offers beefier output from its biggest-selling 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine due to multiple new components and enhanced cooling. Maximum power has been increased to 150kW (+15.3 per cent) while peak torque on automatic models has been ramped up...

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Hybrid Power Features in Next-Generation Toyota Kluger

May 12, 2020

Toyota has confirmed the next-generation Kluger SUV will offer both hybrid and petrol engine options when it arrives in Australia in the first half of next year. The new seven-seat Kluger embraces a similar dual-powertrain strategy to that adopted by the Yaris Cross SUV due later this year and the latest-generation C-HR and RAV4. Toyota is the leader in both SUV and hybrid sales in Australia with the all-new Kluger expected to add to the...

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Toyota Confirms new “Yaris Cross” SUV for Australia

April 24, 2020

Australia’s love affair with robust, high-riding SUVs is set to intensify late this year when Toyota introduces its newest and most affordable crossover, based on the next-generation Yaris. The Yaris Cross, unveiled today in a global digital media conference, will join Toyota’s C-HR and RAV4 in offering both petrol and hybrid powertrains. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said Yaris Cross will meet the changing tastes of consumers for SUVs that has...

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Unprecedented demand for hybrid vehicles

March 6, 2020

Local sales of Toyota’s hybrid vehicles have soared to all-time records on the back of surging demand for their combination of performance and fuel-efficiency. Australian customers have bought a record 7,597 Toyota hybrids so far this year, a gain of 166 per cent over the same period last year, with hybrids accounting for more than half of all RAV4, Corolla and Camry sales. The hybrid tally so far in 2020 represents almost one-quarter of the...

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Range-topping Horizon based on 4.5-litre V8 turbo diesel LC200 Sahara

February 11, 2020

As Toyota continues to celebrate the 60th anniversary year of its formal establishment in Australia, it has launched the limited edition LandCruiser 200 Sahara Horizon. It features bespoke styling treatments including a unique grille with a dark finish, black headlight and smoked chrome front foglight surrounds, semi-aniline leather-accented seats with unique stitching and “LandCruiser” embossed into the backrest, and a black leather-accented heated steering wheel, with just 400 units to be made available. Toyota Australia...

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Yaris hybrid on sale in May with leading fuel economy and safety technology

January 23, 2020

The all-new Yaris hybrid will be Toyota Australia’s most fuel-efficient car when it goes on sale in May. With a new 1.5-litre hybrid powertrain available in Yaris for the first time, the hybrid variants will offer an astounding official combined fuel consumption figure of just 3.3l/100km1. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said the addition of the hybrid drivetrain to the Yaris range would not only benefit customers with lower fuel bills,...

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