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Toyota HiLux

2018 Toyota HiLux updates announced, 10 new variants

Sep 21, 2017

Australia’s favourite ute has been updated for 2018, with three new SR extra-cab variants and three new auto Hi-Rider models added to the 2018 Toyota HiLux range. Following market demand, Toyota is introducing three SR...

2017 Toyota HiLux TRD review (video)

Sep 06, 2017

You sneaky, forefronting, tradie-lovin’, load-hauling capitalist. Yes you, Toyota HiLux. You’ve already taken the hearts of thousands of Aussie motorists. Now you come out dressed in irresistible TRD uniform. How many more sales do you...

Australian vehicle sales for June 2017 – Tucson best-selling SUV

Jul 05, 2017

The official Australian VFACTS sales figures for new vehicle registrations for June are in, and what a month it’s been for utes and mid-size SUVs. The top-selling HiLux and Ranger sold in huge numbers, while...

Australian vehicle sales for March 2017 – HiLux storms ahead

Apr 05, 2017

The Australian VFACTS sales figures for new vehicle registrations for March, 2017, have been released. And for the second month in a row, total SUV sales have overtaken total passenger car sales (includes sports cars)....

2017 Toyota HiLux TRD pack now on sale in Australia

Mar 30, 2017

The TRD HiLux has returned, but this time as a mainly cosmetic package rather than sporting a modified engine like its predecessor. Starting with the SR5 4×4 dual-cab, the $58,990 drive-away TRD adds black 18-inch...

Toyota HiLux Tonka concept revealed as hardcore off-roader

Mar 30, 2017

A full-size Toyota HiLux Tonka concept was revealed today, emulating the toy that has kick-started many youthful fascinations with trucks and cars; the Tonka Truck. Styled and developed right here in Australia, the Tonka Concept...

EXCLUSIVE: Toyota HiLux ‘Rugged’ off-road & ‘SRX’ luxury variants coming

Mar 29, 2017

Toyota Australia is rumoured to be planning two all-new variants of the beloved HiLux, PerformanceDrive has heard, tipped to include a ‘Rugged’ variant and a luxury-focused model potentially called the Platinum or the SRX. According...

Video: RC toy Toyota HiLuxs tow full-size HiLux to recreate ad

Mar 23, 2017

Toyota UK has recreated a publicity stunt from the 1980s by towing a new HiLux using 15 Tamiya HiLux Bruiser remote control cars that are 1:10 scale. The Tamiya RC cars produce 23.2Nm each from...

Top 10 best selling cars in Australia during 2016

Jan 05, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. The new vehicle registration figures for December have been released for Australia, revealing the best-selling vehicle models of the year. Before we get into the full report, here’s...

2016 Toyota HiLux SR5 V6 review (video)

Aug 18, 2016

It’s not the most popular engine option but the 2016 Toyota HiLux V6 is the most powerful petrol 4×4 ute in the class (excluding American imports). Does this make it more appealing than the 2.8...

Australian vehicle sales for July 2016 – Corolla returns to form

Aug 03, 2016

The Australian Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries has released the national VFACTS new vehicle registration figures for July 2016, with most brands experiencing a drop in figures compared with June, likely due to the start...

Top 10 best-selling utes in Australia during 2015

Jan 06, 2016

An absolute bumper year for the pickup/utility segment, where almost every participant received an overhaul or facelift. This translated to a market share which held steady rather than the massive growth, like one might have...

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