Category: Toyota News

2019 Corolla Sedan gets Hybrid Technology

December 5, 2018

Toyota Australia has stepped up the roll-out of hybrid models with confirmation its advanced fuel-efficient technology will be available in the next-generation Corolla sedan. Corolla sedan will be the seventh hybrid model offered by Toyota in Australia, joining its Corolla hatch stablemate, the award-winning Camry sedan, the three-member Prius family and the 2019 RAV4 SUV. Toyota Australia’s vice president sales and marketing Sean Hanley said Toyota is the only automotive company capable of offering such...

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2019 Prius Update Arrives in April

December 4, 2018

Toyota has advanced the styling and technology of its hybrid halo model with the global reveal of an updated Prius at the Los Angeles auto show. The new Prius brings cleaner, more engaging lines with revised front and rear-end treatments, headlamps, tail-lights, wheel designs and colour choices. Inside, the cabin’s sensory quality is even more refined with new upholstery along with revisions to the centre console and some of the controls on the instrument panel....

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Lookout for Counterfeit Parts

December 3, 2018

Consumers are being urged to exercise caution when buying parts and accessories for their cars, with Toyota Australia uncovering hundreds of cases of counterfeit and fake automotive parts being sold to unsuspecting Aussie buyers. Since 2016, Toyota Australia’s Brand Protection team has successfully investigated and stopped more than 100 cases of fake, unsafe parts and accessories from being sold as Genuine Toyota Parts. The fake products range from bogus badges and floor mats, to unsafe...

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Welcome Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia

November 22, 2018

Toyota Australia is significantly boosting its support for local motorsport, announcing the formation of a factory-backed Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia rally team to campaign two Yaris AP4 rally cars in the Australian Rally Championship. The new rally team will make its debut with leading Australian driver Harry Bates behind the wheel of the Yaris at Rally Australia in Coffs Harbour from November 15-18. Bates and co-driver John McCarthy will compete in the final rounds of...

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More Hybrids on the way

October 26, 2018

Toyota Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to adding five new hybrid models to its range over the next two and a half years as it ramps up its plans to deliver the advanced petrol-electric technology to a broader base of customers. The company’s decision to expand the availability of hybrid models – both passenger cars and SUVs – coincides with stronger-than-expected buyer demand for hybrid versions of the latest Camry. Since being launched late last...

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MyToyota App Delivers Savings and Rewards

October 4, 2018

Toyota owners can save on their fuel bills following a deal with Caltex that delivers a discount of four cents off a litre through the myToyota app at over 500 Caltex service stations across Australia. To celebrate the launch of the app and the partnership with Caltex, myToyota will be offering all registered guests an additional four cents a litre for a limited time between 27 September – 2 October, bringing the total discount to...

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Supra confirmed for Australia

September 20, 2018

Toyota Australia today confirmed the long-awaited next generation of Toyota’s beloved sports car, the Supra, will be sold in Australia from the third quarter of next year. The fifth-generation Supra, also known as the A90, will embrace the car’s impressive sports-car heritage and deliver pure driving pleasure with its front-engine/rear-wheel-drive architecture and turbocharged in-line six-cylinder 3.0-litre engine. Boosted by a twin-scroll turbocharger, highly precise direct fuel-injection and variable valve control, engine outputs will be more...

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Inclusivity with Mobility for the Future

September 2, 2018

TOYOTA AIMS TO CREATE A MORE INCLUSIVE SOCIETY VIA TOKYO 2020 With two years to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (August 25-September 6, 2020), Toyota is supporting Para sports and inclusivity through mobility at multiple levels. As a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is supporting Para sports and contributing to creating a more inclusive society at the grassroots level, as well as through cooperation with The Tokyo...

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Aussie-Styled Face Fronts Updated for Hilux SR and SR5

August 22, 2018

Toyota has updated selected HiLux SR and SR5 models with a new front end styled by Toyota’s Australian design team based in Port Melbourne. The bold new face for all SR and SR5 extra cab and double cab models mirrors that found on the top-end HiLux Rogue model that was launched earlier this year. Toyota’s Melbourne-based product planning and development team designed the Rogue in conjunction with the Toyota engineering team in Thailand, where HiLux...

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The All New Corolla Sets the Benchmark

August 8, 2018

Our All New Corolla is set to retain its mantle as Australia’s best-selling passenger car with the imminent arrival of a new-generation hatch. The all-new Corolla hatch sits on an innovative platform that underpins bold exterior styling, an upscale interior, impressive driving dynamics and ride comfort, plus advanced technologies including class-leading safety. There are three grades and seven variants with hybrid technology now available at each level – Ascent Sport, SX and ZR, in a...

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