Toyota Van

PEOPLE MOVING PRACTICALLY | Van Review -Toyota Commuter GL 

Join Delivery’s Ed Higginson for a drive in Toyota’s Commuter GL . Toyota’s Hiace van has a long history in Australia, with its first appearance way back in 1967. Now into its sixth generation and after a 15-year wait, the new update is a major event for Australia’s largest selling mid-size van. This is indeed a big deal, with Toyota ...

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FAMILY FIRST | VAN REVIEW – Toyota Granvia

Warren Caves finds the new Granvia is rather more than a Mum Bus As Toyota drops the long serving Tarago to make way for the Granvia, does it have what it takes to fill the rather large, family-friendly Tarago boots? The Toyota Tarago hit the Australian market in 1983, largely unopposed in the people-mover market. Prior to that time, families ...

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VAN MAN STYLE | Van Review – Toyota Hiace

Stuart Martin tackles Toyota’s latest diesel Hiace and finds smaller horses are definitely better If ever there was a company that lived by the motto “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” it’s Toyota. The now-superseded Hiace was an epic example of that mantra, remaining largely unchanged for 15 years. It dominated the segment in the face of ever-stronger competition, ...

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SHAPE-SHIFTER | Van Review – Toyota HiAce

Neil Dowling reviews the all-new Hiace van Preparing to go to work punting a delivery van through city traffic is usually as warmly anticipated in terms of excitement and pleasure as waiting at the dentist before root canal surgery. Vans can be the coldest, noisiest and most body-shaking mobility machine on the market, with levels of acceptability directly correlating to ...

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Boxing Clever | VAN REVIEW -Toyota surpasses all expectations with the all-new HiAce

Toyota surpasses all expectations with the all-new HiAce – Report by Chris Mullett The all-purpose box on wheels that has underpinned Toyota’s fortune for over half a century has now reached a new milestone with the release of the Sixth-Generation model range. Launched originally in October 1967, this one continuous nameplate has sold 6.3 million vehicles in a total of ...

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SIXTH SENSE | VAN REVIEW – Toyota HiAce

Toyota announces its sixth-generation HiAce It has taken 15 years for Toyota to finally replace its current but ageing cab-over-engine delivery van with a shift to the SBV (Semi-Bonneted Van) design that has been so successful for its global competitors. The HiAce story started in 1967 with the first HiAce, which was offered as a cabover ute, a delivery van ...

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THE VAN MAN | Small Van Review

Rob Randazzo and Brenton O’Connor review the small to medium van sector. Visitors to Sydney airport can gain an immediate impression of the importance of the van segment to the courier market simply by walking past the huge DHL courier depot located adjacent to the domestic terminal. It’s a hive of activity as dozens of yellow bee-like Ford Transits of ...

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HI-HOPES

It’s an unattractive box on wheels, but, as Stuart Martin finds, it still holds its appeal in the van market Employing the mantra “if you are on a good thing, stick to it” has served Toyota well with its HiAce. While many of its opposition have been substantially overhauled, to the point of changing body structure and engine layout, the ...

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