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Toyota Corolla 1,6 Prestige vs. Kia Cerato Sedan 1,6 EX vs. Hyundai Elantra 1,6 Premium

15/04/2014
by CAR magazine
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Comparative Test: Toyota Corolla 1,6 Prestige vs. Kia Cerato Sedan 1,6 EX vs. Hyundai Elantra 1,6 Premium

Toyota’s new Corolla carries a weight of expectation and faces formidable competition from Korean brands. Is it up to the task?

Toyota Hilux Dakar Edition front

07/04/2014
by Wilhelm Lutjeharms
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Toyota Hilux Dakar Edition released… again

Toyota is at it again. Over the course of the next three months, Hilux Dakar Editions of the single, double and Extra Cab derivatives will become available. The last time Toyota offered these editions was last year from August to October. This time these bakkies will again be available for a three-month period. As was …

Toyota Corolla front view

07/04/2014
by CAR magazine
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Compact Sedan: Toyota Corolla

WHO’D have thought awarding a Best Buy accolade to a range that, statistically speaking, is the world’s top-selling passenger vehicle and a mainstay of the South African market would court so much controversy. The newly introduced Corolla was bested in a three-way comparative test in this issue and the fact that just one member of …

Toyota Yaris front

28/03/2014
by Wilhelm Lutjeharms
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New Toyota Yaris leaked on the Net?

At the recent Geneva Motor Show, Toyota unveiled its new Aygo. Now, these images have leaked unto the Internet, illustrating that Toyota has used some of the Aygo’s design features for its upcoming new Yaris. The most notable change is at the front where the grille dominates the nose section. On these Japanese documents it …

Toyota TS040

28/03/2014
by Sudhir Matai
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Toyota TS040 Le Mans prototype unveiled

The 2014 World Endurance Championship is set to be one of the most exciting in recent years with no fewer than three manufacturers challenging for the crown. The eight round series, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as its crown jewel, kicks of on April 20 and already all the major players have revealed …

Toyota FJ Cruiser front

21/02/2014
by Wilhelm Lutjeharms
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DRIVEN: Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota’s FJ is a rather distinctive proposition in the 4×4 market thanks to unique design and door layout, as well as its off-road capability. We already know that it rides rather well on road even though it’s somewhat cumbersome in the corners. We also know that it feels like you’re piloting a tank from behind …

Toyota Aygo front

21/02/2014
by Wilhelm Lutjeharms
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Toyota Aygo teased before Geneva [w/video]

It was to be expected. Shortly after Peugeot revealed details about its upcoming 108, Toyota has released this teaser video of the new Aygo. Just as a reminder, both these cars and the Citroën C1 are built in the Czech Republic, make use of the same chassis as well as the small capacity three-cylinder engine. …

Toyota Corolla front three-quarter image

10/02/2014
by Kelly Lodewyks
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Toyota Corolla 1,8-litre Exclusive Multidrive S

Toyota recently launched the 11th version of its Corolla (we’ve only received the last seven) onto the local market. Here are our thoughts on the 1,8-litre Exclusive Multidrive S (aka CVT). Longer, lower and wider than its predecessor, the new Toyota Corolla incorporates the Toyota brand’s new design direction. The squared-off corners and elongated three-box …