Category: Toyota News


Toyota HiLux and Fortuner gain key upgrades as standard

August 16, 2021

Toyota has updated its rugged and reliable HiLux pick-up and Fortuner family SUV with a variety of new comfort and safety features including fitting Toyota Connected Services1 as standard on all grades. The addition of Toyota Connected Services1 provides increased peace of mind for owners, offering vital assistance in the event of a collision or if the vehicle is stolen. New interior comfort and convenience features have also been added to the HiLux range, while the Fortuner...

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Two New Flagships for LandCruiser 300 Series – GX, GXL, VX, Sahara, GR Sport and Sahara ZX

August 4, 2021

Toyota Australia will launch two dramatically contrasting flagship LandCruiser variants when the all-new 4WD range goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The dual strategy involves the introduction of GR Sport, offering distinctive off-road character and prowess, and Sahara ZX with a high-quality focus emphasising peerless on-road luxury. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the arrival of two new top-of-the-line LandCruiser variants would further broaden the...

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Australia celebrates historic anniversary with special-edition LandCruiser 70 Series

August 2, 2021

Toyota’s legendary LandCruiser turns 70 today – an historic milestone being celebrated in Australia with the release of special-edition versions of the rugged LandCruiser 70 Series off-roader. The platinum anniversary marks the 1951 Japanese debut of the Toyota BJ, which three years later was renamed LandCruiser – a brand that has been proudly displayed on more than 10 million vehicles sold worldwide. The special-edition model – available in single-cab, double-cab and wagon variants – features...

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Toyota Announces Key Upgrades for HiAce and Granvia

August 2, 2021

Toyota Australia has announced updates for its HiAce van, HiAce Commuter Bus and Granvia wagon, bringing added technology and comfort and convenience features while offering a streamlined choice for customers. Headlining the model updates, available from September, is the addition of new safety and security technology with the fitment of Toyota Connected Services1 to all models. Inside, all three models benefit from upgraded features with Granvia customers treated to a higher level of luxury with rear...

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TOYOTA 86 Update: The Iconic Sportscar Lives on

July 30, 2021

The Toyota 86 has captured the hearts and minds of performance enthusiasts around the country, ever since it was first introduced to the Australian market in 2012. With its compact dimensions, front-engine/rear-drive layout, responsive drivetrain and affordable price tag, the popularity of the 86 is no surprise with over 20,000 examples sold so far in Australia. The current era of the 86 is drawing to a close in 2021, with stock of the current 86...

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Toyota launches Toyota Halo Fleet Management Platform

July 27, 2021

Toyota Australia has launched its new Toyota Halo fleet management platform that uses connected vehicle technologies and near real-time data to help business customers optimise their fleet operations and improve efficiency. Developed in partnership with Australian fleet management software specialist Fleetsu, Toyota Halo is a new service offering, designed to provide fleet and business customers with a fully integrated connected platform to help them effectively manage their fleet operations. Toyota Australia Vice President of Sales,...

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Toyota hybrid sales set to hit new record in 2021

July 15, 2021

Toyota has achieved a significant milestone on its path towards a zero-emission future, selling the brand’s 200,000th hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) in Australia. A total of 210,817 Toyota HEVs have been sold in this country to the end of June 2021, led by Camry, RAV4, Corolla and Prius. The most recent 100,000 sales took just three years with demand accelerating as customers capitalise on the benefits of money-saving economy and low emissions. It took until mid-2018...

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Toyota Boosts Style and Safety for Landcruiser Prado

July 8, 2021

Toyota has improved the safety and styling of its best-selling LandCruiser Prado large SUV range, introducing new active safety technology on lower variants while boosting the visual appeal of the family off-roader. Following a comprehensive update in August 2020, the Prado has been further upgraded, with additional advanced safety features that were previously reserved for higher-grade variants. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the safety of all Toyota customers...

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Upgrades coming to Toyota RAV4 – such as enhanced styling, technology and comfort

June 29, 2021

Toyota is set to make its popular RAV4 medium SUV an even more enticing prospect with an array of new comfort, styling and technology upgrades across the range1. The changes will see every RAV4 petrol and hybrid variant gain new improvements, with production commencing in December 2021. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the update would further boost the appeal of the successful RAV4. “The RAV4’s mix of style...

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New Toyota: World Premiere

June 10, 2021

Toyota has unveiled a giant leap forward in 4WD performance and technology with the next-generation LandCruiser making its global debut in the 70th anniversary year of the legendary nameplate. Due in Australia in the final quarter of this year, the new 300 Series is the most capable LandCruiser ever, expanding its unrivalled reputation for on-road refinement, off-road performance, reliability and durability. Everything Toyota has learnt in 70 years of building four-wheel-drive vehicles has gone into...

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