03 Sep 2019

The Top 5 Best Hero Utes

The humble dual-cab 4×4 ute ain’t so humble any more. We look at the top 5 best hero utes either on the Aussie market or about to land here soon.

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Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 get new nose and DPF burn switch
23 Jul 2019

Safety upgrades see 2019 Toyota HiLux score upgraded 5 stars from ANCAP

Following a range of active safety upgrades for the 2019 Toyota HiLux, ANCAP has upgraded its 5-star rating to include a 2019 stamp.

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27 Jun 2019

Updated 2019 Toyota HiLux to get active safety upgrade

The Toyota HiLux range is being updated this year with tweaked models offering active safety upgrades arriving in Australia over the coming months.

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03 Apr 2019

New Car Sales Slump Again in March…utes dominate sales

Australian new car sales slumped again in March down 7.1% compared with the same month in 2018 – the HiLux, Ranger and Triton dominated the market.

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05 Mar 2019

Australian new car sales plummet in February…Holden takes big hit

Australian new car sales plummeted in February according to figures released by the FCAI, showing a 9.3% drop compared to February 2018 with commercial vehicles taking the top three sales spots.

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Toyota HiLux Rogue Vs Toyota HiLux Rugged
22 Jan 2019

Toyota HiLux Rogue Vs Toyota HiLux Rugged

We pit two HiLux variants against one another to work out whether the cheaper more off-road biased Rugged is a better buy than the town-oriented Rogue.

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Toyota HiLux Rogue Review 72%
09 Jan 2019

Toyota HiLux Rogue Review

Isaac Bober’s Toyota HiLux Rogue Review with Pricings, Specs, Performance, Ride and Handling, Ownership, Safety, Verdict and Score.

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Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 get new nose and DPF burn switch
23 Aug 2018

Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 get new nose and DPF manual burn switch

The Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 variants have been given the Aussie-designed nose from the HiLux Rogue, but it’s the manual burn DPF switch that’ll be of most interest to buyers.

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Ford Ranger is Australia's best-selling ute
03 Aug 2018

Australian new vehicle sales fall in July…Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger best sellers

Australian new vehicle sales fell by 7.8 per cent (compared to July 2017) in July with passenger cars continuing to slide, down 20.2 per cent, according to VFACTS figures released today.

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18 Jun 2018

Top 5: Oldest Surviving 4×4 Nameplates

Four-wheel drives generally have a longer model lifecycle than passenger cars, but some nameplates take this to the extreme…Here are the Top 5 Oldest Surviving 4×4 Nameplates still available on the Aussie new-car market.

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2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review 81.67%
20 Apr 2018

2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review

Dean Mellor’s 2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review (Rugged and Rogue too) With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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Toyota HiLux variants
18 Apr 2018

New Toyota HiLux Variants priced from $54k+

Three new Toyota HiLux variants have been launched in the Flinders Ranges this week with prices starting at $54,990+ORC.

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HiLux to get three new variants
20 Feb 2018

Three HiLux variants due in April… bolt-ons only

Three new HiLux variants will arrive in April with Toyota claiming they’re aimed squarely at off-road enthusiasts.

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The Toyota HiLux finished Dakar 2018 with a second and third in the car class… just behind the swansong of Carlos Sainz and Peugeot.
23 Jan 2018

Toyota HiLux finishes second and third at Dakar… Sainz and Peugeot win in swansong

The Toyota HiLux finished Dakar 2018 with a second and third in the car class… just behind the swansong of Carlos Sainz and Peugeot.

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HiLux to get three new variants
11 Jan 2018

Three new Toyota HiLux variants coming soon

Three new Toyota HiLux variants will arrive towards the end of the year that “boost off-road protection, recovery and functionality”…

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