Category: Service

The real reasons you need to change your engine oil…

February 1, 2021

Vegemite doesn’t lubricate engines. (Well, duh? I hear you saying). Okay, wait – let us share the whole story. Torque Toyota’s Senior Service Advisor, Shane Donaldson, is our resident expert on quite a few things – including educating our guests on the importance of changing their engine oil. When Shane first started talking about Vegemite a little while back, it made us all a little hungry! Then he elaborated, and we realised he’s actually one...

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Torque Toyota’s Top 20 all-time best driving songs

January 21, 2021

Looking for that perfect playlist for your commute or next road trip? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 20 best songs that’ll have you singing, moving, grooving (safely – gentle arms and passengers only, of course) and having a blast when you next hit the road. We’ve covered a few different eras, so check out our list for some inspo, and head to your favourite music streaming service – such as Apple...

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Torque Toyota’s Top tips for keeping your car clean and organised

January 21, 2021

With Aussies spending increasingly more time in their cars (a whopping average of 13,000km driving per year, to be precise), it’s no wonder they can become a breeding ground of empty water bottles and stray toys. Whether you’re more Marie Kondo or clutterbug, you’ll love the efficiency of having a bit more organisation in your vehicle. So, if your car is starting to look a little like a bomb’s hit it – don’t worry, we’ve...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Make your wheels a priority for 2020

February 5, 2020

New year, new you… Am I right? January is that time when many of us like to start fresh with an ambitious list of New Year’s Resolutions. So, why should your vehicle miss out on the TLC? As we start the new decade, there’s never been a better time to make your wheels a priority. We’ve got all the tips to help extend your car’s life, save you money, and even just look and smell...

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Top ten tips for your roadtrips with kids…

December 23, 2019

As we launch into the holiday season, here’s a topic that could make any parent shudder: Driving long distances with the kids. Children are unpredictable, and, let’s face it – patience is not their forte. So, if the thought of packing your young family into the car these Christmas holidays is slightly terrifying, you’re not alone. But we’ve got you covered. Here are our Top 10 tried and tested tips that will have you mastering...

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How good a Driver are you?

December 19, 2019

TOP TEN TIPS TO STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER Safety starts with your car Having your vehicle serviced and safety checked before any long-distance trip is always a good idea however there are many things you can check yourself to ensure that you arrive safely at your destination. Always check that your tyres (including the spare) are in good condition with adequate tread and correct pressure.  Also have a quick look that your headlights, flashes and...

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Toyota Introduces Apple Carplay / Android Auto on Select Vehicles

November 1, 2019

Owners of select Toyota vehicles will be able to enjoy the convenience and functionality of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ with Toyota Australia’s roll out of the smartphone mirroring technology now underway. Over the course of the past month, Toyota has upgraded its multimedia systems for Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility in new model Prius, Corolla hatch, Camry, and the all-new Granvia launched in October. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing, Sean Hanley said the availability of...

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Are you Summer Ready? Get you vehicle into shape with Torque

October 24, 2019

Summer in Australia can only mean one thing: it’s road-trip season, and so many of us load up our cars and head north (or south, or anywhere) in search of quiet beaches or unspoiled campsites where we can while away the balmy evenings with a barbecue and touch of backyard cricket. It’s fun to think about, isn’t it? What’s less fun to think about, though, is your vehicles safety maintenance, which ranks somewhere between dental...

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Toyota Australia Recalls Camry, Corolla, Prius and RAV4 Vehicles

August 1, 2019

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will initiate a safety recall on 183 Camry, Corolla, Prius and RAV4 hybrid vehicles sold to consumers that were produced between April 2019 to May 2019. In the subject vehicles, there is a possibility components of the electronic brake booster pump assembly may have been manufactured improperly. In some cases, the brake booster pump may stop operating. If this occurs, multiple warning lights and messages could illuminate on...

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Sat Nav Updates Available

July 31, 2019

We’re here to help you get the most out of your drive. Part of that is ensuring you know the way. And that’s easy with Toyota Sat Nav.^ An update* is available now, so next time you’re in for a service, get your Sat Nav updated to ensure you’ve got the full range of benefits. The Sat Nav update is designed to let you drive with confidence. GET THERE FAST Your Sat Nav is programmed...

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