Toyota RAV4 News
2019 new-car sales: Mazda CX-5 holds off Toyota RAV4 - barely
The battle for the title of Australia’s favourite SUV heated up in 2019, with the Mazda CX-5 retaining over the Toyota RAV4 by the proverbial skin of its teeth. ...Read more
November 2019 new-car sales: Holden hits a new monthly low as Mercedes-Benz overtakes
Australia's new-vehicle market will almost certainly post its largest annual loss since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) when full-year sales results for 2019 are released next month.Official VFACTS ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 Prime 2021 detailed: Hot hatch-slaying acceleration for plug-in SUV
Toyota has uncovered the RAV4 Prime, a plug-in version of the new-generation mid-size SUV that could be introduced to Australia at some point in the future.However, when speaking to CarsGuide, Toyota ...Read more
Is Toyota finally cool?
Toyota has long fought against the stereotype that it produces nothing but "whitegoods on wheels".Born from the fact that it sold sensible, if somewhat boring, like the Corolla and Camry, ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 2020 stop sale detailed
Toyota Australia's RAV4 stop sale order for front-drive Cruiser variants encompasses just 436 units, according to the Japanese brand.The issue involved with the particular RAV4 variant involves the ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 2020 stop sale ordered
Toyota Australia has issued another stop sale on its popular RAV4 mid-size SUV, this time due to a minor specification error.The stop-sale affects just the 2.0-litre petrol-powered Cruiser variants, ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 vs Mazda CX-5: Does Australia have a new favourite SUV?
The Toyota RAV4 looks poised to steal the most-popular SUV sales crown from the Mazda CX-5 as interest in the former surges on the back of the fifth-generation model introduction in May this year. ...Read more
Toyota offers to retrofit smartphone mirroring on select models
Toyota Australia will now offer to retrofit Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity to select models, but will charge up to $199 for the update.Only the Camry mid-size sedan, Corolla ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid wait time up to six months - but now you can rent a Camry to tide you over
The Toyota RAV4 "While You Wait" program has been established to give customers an option to tide them over until their new petrol-electric SUV arrives. ...Read more
Can anything stop Toyota?
Toyota has for so long been derided as 'whitegoods on wheels', but Toyota is now riding high atop the Australian car industry and there seems to be no end in sight to its dominance.For decades Holden ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid confirmed! Will be "most powerful model yet"
Toyota has at last confirmed it will launch a plug-in hybrid version of its popular RAV4 SUV, with the new and eco-friendly model to be officially unveiled at the LA Auto Show next month.But frugal ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 wins 2019 CarsGuide Car of the Year
Toyota’s all-new, fifth-generation RAV4 has been named the 2019 CarsGuide Car of the Year. ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 wins 2019 CarsGuide Family Car of the Year
Toyota’s new RAV4 has been named 2019 CarsGuide Family Car of the Year. ...Read more
2019 CarsGuide Car of the Year shortlists announced
Australia's best new cars are now one step closer to being announced, with judges finalising the Top 10 models for each 2019 CarsGuide Car of the Year award. Read more
August new-car sales shocker: Australia declared one of the "most difficult markets in the world"
New-car sales have continued their slump in August - the 17th consecutive months of declines - with Australia now declared one of the most difficult markets in the world.Car makers reported 85,633 ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid: Emissions-free motoring coming soon as Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV-rival spied testing
Toyota's super-popular RAV4 could be soon to get a plug-in hybrid variant, with what appears to be a PHEV version spied undergoing on-road testing.The move would not just give Toyota a true rival to ...Read more
July new-car sales show light in the tunnel
Toyota maintained its stranglehold on the Australian market in July, taking out most popular new vehicle and runner-up, and holding an unchallenged total market share. Read more
New Toyota Corolla hatch, RAV4 hybrid, Prius and Camry being quarantined over brake defect as mass sales stop continues
Toyota has been forced to quarantine some of its most popular models as it awaits a fix for an ongoing brake issue as the brand's mass sales stop rolls into its fifth week.The issue impacts the brand ...Read more
Toyota's mass sales stop: Camry, Corolla hatch, RAV4 hybrid and Prius withdrawn from sale over brake defect
Toyota has withdrawn some of its most popular vehicles from sale after a defect was discovered across most of its passenger-car range. Toyota has today confirmed that the Camry, Corolla Hatch, ...Read more
Australian new car sales continue to slide in May
The Australian new vehicle market continued to fall in May, with an 8.1 percent slide across the market, matching an 8.1 percent decline year-to-date in 2019. Read more