Toyota HiLux diesel isn’t dead, but a hybrid option is coming … eventually | CarAdvice

Toyota says it will have a hybrid version of every model in its range by 2025, including 4WDs, utes and vans. But the diesel HiLux is here to stay, the company says. The Toyota HiLux diesel – Australia’s top-selling vehicle for the past five years in a row and on Continue Reading

VFACTS: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton and Isuzu D-Max make the Top 10 | CarAdvice

Our love affair with utes shows no signs of slowing as Aussies prepare to holiday at home in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. The Toyota HiLux posted its strongest March result of all time last month, as it got a head-start on its run to becoming the nation’s favourite Continue Reading

2021 Toyota HiLux SR5 Cab Chassis review | CarAdvice

A high-spec trayback is a rare breed in our ute-hungry market. James takes a look at the 2021 Toyota HiLux SR5 Cab Chassis to find out why. Pros and Cons Pros Business in the front, party in the back – isn’t this what a ute is supposed to be about? Continue Reading

New Ram Dakota – a Toyota HiLux rival – has been axed – report | CarAdvice

The new owners of the giant Jeep-Ram-Chrysler and Peugeot-Citroen-Opel conglomerate have reportedly cancelled the return of the global mid-size pick-up. The return of the Ram Dakota – a ute rival to the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger – has reportedly been scrapped. The Ram Dakota was intended to help the Continue Reading

2015-20 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, 2019-20 HiLux recalled for compliance label misprint | CarAdvice

615 four-wheel-drives and utes flagged for incorrect compliance labels – though not all examples have strictly been recalled. Toyota Australia has recalled (or, in certain cases, issued a warning on) 541 examples of the 2015-20 LandCruiser 200 Series four-wheel-drive and 74 examples of the HiLux ute for an issue with Continue Reading

Electric Toyota LandCruiser and HiLux are go: Aussie company wins big fleet deal | CarAdvice

A little-known Sydney engineering firm has won a massive order for 2000 Toyota Hilux and LandCruiser utes converted to electric power. An electric Toyota LandCruiser has become a reality years earlier than expected in Australia – but don’t expect to pick one up in a dealership any time soon. For Continue Reading

VFACTS 2020: Toyota HiLux tops the charts for the fifth year in a row | CarAdvice

The Toyota HiLux has led the Australian new-car market for the fifth successive year, but the Ford Ranger is closing the gap, finishing second outright for the fourth year in a row. The Toyota HiLux ute maintained its title as Australia’s favourite car after notching up its fifth win in Continue Reading

2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X and Rogue delayed until January | CarAdvice

Flagship models in the top-selling Toyota HiLux range won’t be available until next year, despite the arrival of dealer demonstrators.  The 2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X and Rogue won’t be available for customer deliveries until January even though demonstrator models have begun arriving in dealerships across Australia. Both models were Continue Reading

2018 Toyota HiLux, Fortuner recalled over brake booster fault | CarAdvice

Toyota has recalled 23,957 utes and SUVs for a faulty brake boosters which could increase vehicle stopping distances. Toyota Australia has recalled 23,957 examples of its HiLux ute and Fortuner SUV. According to the recall notice from Toyota, “improper moulding conditions” during production of the resin piston inside the vehicles’ Continue Reading

2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X review | CarAdvice

Rugged by name and rugged by nature. The 2021 Toyota HiLux Rugged X asks for a lot more than a regular SR5. Is it worth it? Pros and Cons Pros Looks the part of the go-anywhere adventurer Engine and tech revisions make a good platform even better Effortless off-road Cons Continue Reading