Tag Archives: Toyota

RAISING THE BAR | UTE Review – Toyota HiLux

Hilux adds to its safety systems and sharpens its appeal.  It’s Australia’s top selling vehicle and Toyota Australia has every intention of keeping the model at the forefront of the buyer thought process to maintain its market leadership. With this in mind, the Japanese manufacturer has introduced a range of benefits for Hilux buyers, with the addition of Toyota Safety ...

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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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STORM WARNING | UTE Review -Toyota HiLux Rugged

HiLux comes under increasing pressure from the latest competition – Words by Stuart Martin Toyota has built its brand around a strong reputation for reliability, workhorse muscle and off-road prowess; but its success has also made it a rather large target for rivals in recent years. The launch of its Halo trio last year improved its market offering as the ...

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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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A LIKEABLE ROQUE | UTE Review – Toyota Gears Up The HiLux

Toyota gears up the HiLux – Words and images by Stuart Martin The rich model mix that pervades the light commercial ute market is where Toyota’s ‘Halo’ trinity is aimed. The Rogue is the urban cowboy of the trio, still capable of getting mud in the wheel arches but not quite as front-bar savvy as the more-expensive ($63,690 for the ...

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HIACE HITS A NEW GENERATION | Transport News

The sixth generation Hiace has been announced by Toyota Motor Corporation in a media function for Asean media held recently in Manilla, Phillipines.  According to UK based Just Auto, the 6th generation van and passenger van series is mainly for Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Oceania, Mexico and Latin America. The latest model, which remains rear-wheel drive, is not yet available in ...

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THE HALO EFFECT | UTE REVIEW – Toyota HiLux Halo

Suart Martin takes time out in the up-spec models of the HiLux. The rich mix of dual-cab ute sales in Australia has prompted changes to the HiLux model line-up. A trio of new ‘Halo’ models have been installed at the top of the range, in and around the long-serving SR5 flagship and the SR model on which they are based. ...

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HILUX IN REVIEW | UTE REVIEW Toyota HiLux

HiLux retains its top ranking position through readjusting its marketing strategy and realigning its model range as it approaches its half-century. As pricing for the top level ute models in the Australian market heads towards the $100,000 mark and beyond, the HiLux has been hanging on to market leadership, despite not being able to supply the upper spec trim and ...

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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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TRENDY TRADIES TRAVELLING TOOLBOX | UTE REVIEW 4×4

Delivery Magazine delves into the growth of the off-road load carrier for the recreational tradie – Stuart Martin reports  To suggest there’s been solid growth in the LCV 4×4 dual cab segment of the Australian new vehicle market is akin to suggesting the Coalition has a mild dislike of alternative energy options. The multipurpose machine that tows both tools and ...

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