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  • Toyota Moves to 100% Hybrid on Popular Cars and SUVs

    Toyota Moves to 100% Hybrid on Popular Cars and SUVs (11/06/2024)

    Petrol-only variants discontinued on nine models including RAV4 Hybrid-electric strategy driven by strong customer demand More than half of T...

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  • CMI Toyota Christies Beach Open Day

    CMI Toyota Christies Beach Open Day (7/06/2024)

    CMI Toyota Christies Beach is now open, and we're excited to invite our valued customers and friends to come check out the new dealership at ...

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  • 2024 Apprentice Awards Evening

    2024 Apprentice Awards Evening (4/06/2024)

    Last month we were thrilled to celebrate a huge cohort of apprentices at our most successful Apprentice Awards Evening yet! Our Apprentices...

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  • CMI Toyota Christies Beach is your new home of Toyota in the South.

    CMI Toyota Christies Beach is your new home of Toyota in the South. (30/05/2024)

    We’re extremely excited to announce that the redevelopment of CMI Toyota Christies Beach is now complete! The redevelopment...

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  • Aussie-Favourite LandCruiser Prado Advances Performance, Technology and Features

    Aussie-Favourite LandCruiser Prado Advances Performance, Technology and Features (28/05/2024)

    An extremely capable off-roader packed with premium features Impressive technology with optimum blend of performance and efficiency Expanded ...

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  • CMI Top Tips | myToyota Connect App

    CMI Top Tips | myToyota Connect App (21/05/2024)

    Here are some great CMI Top Tips on using the myToyota Connect app, the only companion app you’ll need, helping you stay connected on the...

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  • Next-Gen Hybrid-Only Toyota Camry Range Touches Down in Second Half of 2024

    Next-Gen Hybrid-Only Toyota Camry Range Touches Down in Second Half of 2024 (13/05/2024)

    New Toyota Camry sedan brings upgrades to hybrid technology, safety and specification Hybrid-only range enhanced with fifth-generation 2.5-litr...

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  • CMI Top Tips

    CMI Top Tips (7/05/2024)

    Introducing CMI Top Tips, where our team will be sharing their favourite Vehicle, Servicing, Tyre and Parts tips you may not know, or just need...

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  • Toyota Sets New Sales Records for RAV4 and Hybrid Electric

    Toyota Sets New Sales Records for RAV4 and Hybrid Electric (6/05/2024)

    RAV4 leads the industry with record total and hybrid monthly deliveries Dealers retail 10,000 Toyota hybrids in a month for the first time To...

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  • 2023 Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards

    2023 Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards (3/04/2024)

    We’re very excited to share that CMI Toyota has been recognised with several awards at the recent Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards. &nbs...

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  • Yaris Cross upgrades with new technology, safety features and styling

    Yaris Cross upgrades with new technology, safety features and styling (28/03/2024)

    Upgraded Yaris Cross with latest generation multimedia and safety technologies Seven all-hybrid variants with choice of front and all-wheel driv...

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  • Upgraded Toyota Yaris with Hybrid-only lineup

    Upgraded Toyota Yaris with Hybrid-only lineup (28/03/2024)

    Upgraded three-model Yaris hatch hybrid range priced from $28,500 New entry-level Ascent Sport hybrid joins SX and top-of-the-range Yaris ZR L...

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  • European designed & built C-HR has arrived

    European designed & built C-HR has arrived (12/03/2024)

    The all-new second-generation Toyota C-HR premium compact SUV has landed at CMI Toyota, bringing stylish European design and frugal hybrid perform...

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  • Toyota Launches All-New bZ4X BEV

    Toyota Launches All-New bZ4X BEV (29/02/2024)

    All-new e-TNGA platform for Toyota’s first BEV Choice of front or all-wheel drive, spanning two trim levels Full-service lease option h...

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  • New Toyota HiLux with V-Active Technology Priced to Appeal to Aussie Customers

    New Toyota HiLux with V-Active Technology Priced to Appeal to Aussie Customers (27/02/2024)

    HiLux SR 4x4 double cab with optional V-Active Technology priced from $54,130(1) Price premium for new V-Active Technology ranges from just $59...

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  • All-New Toyota Landcruiser Prado to Land in Australia in Mid-2024

    All-New Toyota Landcruiser Prado to Land in Australia in Mid-2024 (13/02/2024)

    Five-variant LandCruiser Prado introduces 48-volt technology across model range New Altitude variant delivers enhanced off-road performance and...

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  • Upgraded HiLux Revealed with New Looks, Improved Technology and 48-Volt Powertrain

    Upgraded HiLux Revealed with New Looks, Improved Technology and 48-Volt Powertrain (5/02/2024)

    Enhanced exterior design and technology upgrade makes Toyota HiLux range more appealing than ever 48-Volt Technology on 2.8-litre turbo-diesel ...

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  • Enhanced GR Yaris Hot Hatch Unveiled at Tokyo Auto Salon

    Enhanced GR Yaris Hot Hatch Unveiled at Tokyo Auto Salon (29/01/2024)

    Upgraded GR Yaris features increased engine outputs and new eight-speed automatic transmission Improved cockpit design provides increased focus...

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  • CMI Toyota Fleet and Corporate Function 2023

    CMI Toyota Fleet and Corporate Function 2023 (15/12/2023)

    The recently opened Hotel Alba on South Terrace was the perfect setting for this year’s CMI Toyota Fleet and Corporate Function. Whilst ...

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  • Merry Christmas from CMI Toyota! (15/12/2023)

    We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support in 2023 and we hope you "Have yourself a Merry Little Chr...

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  • Toyota Tundra Customer Evaluation Program Kicks Off

    Toyota Tundra Customer Evaluation Program Kicks Off (11/12/2023)

    Toyota begins deliveries of new right-hand drive Tundra to selected evaluation customers i-Force Max twin-turbo V6, dual-range AWD and 10-speed...

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  • CMI Toyota Celebrates 60 Years

    CMI Toyota Celebrates 60 Years (30/11/2023)

    On Saturday, October 21, we cleared the cars out of our West Terrace showroom for one night only, transforming the space to celebrate CMI Toyota&...

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  • 2023 Toyota National Skills Award Winners

    2023 Toyota National Skills Award Winners (27/11/2023)

    The CMI Toyota team are extremely proud to announce that two of our amazing team members were recognised for their outstanding knowledge and experien...

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  • Toyota Unveils Hydrogen Powertrain Technology for Pilot Program in Australia

    Toyota Unveils Hydrogen Powertrain Technology for Pilot Program in Australia (14/11/2023)

    Prototype HiAce powered by hydrogen-fuelled internal combustion engine to begin pilot program this month New hydrogen powertrain is the latest ...

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  • Toyota Awarded Roy Morgan Most Trusted Automotive Brand for Second Consecutive Year

    Toyota Awarded Roy Morgan Most Trusted Automotive Brand for Second Consecutive Year (1/11/2023)

    Toyota recognised as Most Trusted Automotive Brand by respected research firm Roy Morgan Toyota also ranked in the top 10 most trusted brands i...

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  • The best of Toyota Connected Services

    The best of Toyota Connected Services (24/10/2023)

    Toyota Connected Services provide integrated communication and interaction between the myToyota Connect app and your vehicle. There are so many f...

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  • All-New C-HR SUV to Arrive in Early 2024

    All-New C-HR SUV to Arrive in Early 2024 (16/10/2023)

    European designed and built C-HR SUV to hit Australian showrooms from $42,990 plus on-roads(1) Hybrid-only powertrain line-up delivers improved...

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  • Fully Electric HiLux Achieves Milestone in Australia

    Fully Electric HiLux Achieves Milestone in Australia (16/10/2023)

    HiLux BEV Revo Concept evaluated by local engineers and industry partners Prototype underlines Toyota’s commitment to electrifying commer...

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  • Upgraded Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Range Touches Down in November

    Upgraded Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Range Touches Down in November (16/10/2023)

    Upgraded LandCruiser 70 Series range arrives in local showrooms priced from $75,600 plus on-roads(1) Four-cylinder 2.8-litre engine mated to au...

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  • Toyota Refreshes GR Performance Car Range with new Equipment, Updated Colour Palette

    Toyota Refreshes GR Performance Car Range with new Equipment, Updated Colour Palette (9/10/2023)

    Additional active safety equipment added to manual GR86 grades New Dynamic Performance Pack offered on GR86 GTS New colour options for GR Cor...

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  • The 2023 Lumary City-Bay Fun Run

    The 2023 Lumary City-Bay Fun Run (6/10/2023)

    CMI Toyota have been proud sponsors of the iconic City-Bay Fun Run for over 12 years and we were thrilled to participate once again in the 49th L...

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  • National Tree Day 2023

    National Tree Day 2023 (5/10/2023)

    CMI Toyota have proudly been involved in National Tree Day since 1999. This year we celebrated again with Toyota Australia as they embarked on th...

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  • 2023 Toyota National Skills Competition

    2023 Toyota National Skills Competition (22/09/2023)

    Every year, the Toyota National Skills program is conducted across Australia over nine months and the top performers from each region compete in the...

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  • First-ever Toyota HiLux GR Sport Arrives in Australia as Flagship Performance Variant

    First-ever Toyota HiLux GR Sport Arrives in Australia as Flagship Performance Variant (13/09/2023)

    New Dakar-inspired HiLux GR Sport styling design led by Toyota Australia Powertrain and suspension modifications deliver all-terrain performanc...

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  • Toyota Presents New-Vehicle Showcase led by HiLux BEV Concept

    Toyota Presents New-Vehicle Showcase led by HiLux BEV Concept (11/09/2023)

    Toyota showcase includes eight new vehicles demonstrating wide range of powertrain technologies Battery-electric HiLux BEV concept demonstrates...

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  • Getting Started with Toyota Connected Services

    Getting Started with Toyota Connected Services (4/09/2023)

    Do you know what Toyota Connected Services and myToyota Connect are? Read on to clear up any questions you have about Toyota Connected Services a...

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  • CMI 4WD Top Tips

    CMI 4WD Top Tips (16/08/2023)

    We're excited to bring you our 4WD focused CMI Top Tips with 4WD expert, Ricky from Follow Me 4WD. Ricky will be sharing some of his best ...

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  • Expert Advice: What PSI Should Car Tyres Be?

    Expert Advice: What PSI Should Car Tyres Be? (10/08/2023)

    With so many makes, models, and sizes of cars out there, a common question is ‘what PSI should car tyres be?’ And it’s a good q...

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Used Car in Australia

    The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Used Car in Australia (8/08/2023)

    Tips, Tricks, and Insights for a Smart Used Car Purchase The used car market in Australia has seen considerable fluctuations in recent years...

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  • All-new Toyota Landcruiser Prado World Premiere

    All-new Toyota Landcruiser Prado World Premiere (2/08/2023)

    New-generation LandCruiser Prado unveiled with new design, platform and technology All-new model retains the essence of LandCruiser performance...

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  • Toyota Unveils Substantially Upgraded Landcruiser 70 Series

    Toyota Unveils Substantially Upgraded Landcruiser 70 Series (2/08/2023)

    LandCruiser 70 series offered with four-cylinder turbodiesel/6-speed auto powertrain for the first time Refreshed styling inside and out, impro...

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  • HiLux GR Sport to arrive in September

    HiLux GR Sport to arrive in September (28/07/2023)

    Australia's first-ever Toyota HiLux GR Sport arrives in September from $73,990 plus on-road costs(1) Unique Dakar-inspired enhancements impr...

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  • Toyota to add 48-Volt Technology for HiLux in 2024

    Toyota to add 48-Volt Technology for HiLux in 2024 (30/06/2023)

    48-Volt Technology offers approximately 10 per cent improvement in fuel economy  Toyota HiLux with 48-Volt Technology expected to arrive i...

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  • Toyota unveils all-new premium C-HR SUV

    Toyota unveils all-new premium C-HR SUV (26/06/2023)

    Sharper styling and more luxury features for new C-HR arriving in first half 2024 Hybrid-only powertrain with latest generation 1.8-litre and 2....

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  • 2023 Adelaide Crows Family Night

    2023 Adelaide Crows Family Night (9/06/2023)

    Toyota has been a major sponsor of the Adelaide Crows for 33 years, and as a proud member of the Toyota dealer network we were thrilled to host s...

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  • 2023 Apprentice Graduation and Awards Evening

    2023 Apprentice Graduation and Awards Evening (2/06/2023)

    If there is one thing we’re extremely proud of, it’s the CMI Toyota Apprentice Program.    We have proudly run our ...

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  • Reader's Digest Judges Toyota Australia as Most Trusted Car Brand for 18th Consecutive Year

    Reader's Digest Judges Toyota Australia as Most Trusted Car Brand for 18th Consecutive Year (18/05/2023)

    Reader's Digest survey lists Toyota as Most Trusted Car Brand Result marks 18th straight year Toyota awarded most trusted car brand 2800 Aus...

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  • CMI Toyota Welcomes Crows Captain, Jordan Dawson as an Ambassador

    CMI Toyota Welcomes Crows Captain, Jordan Dawson as an Ambassador (9/05/2023)

    We are thrilled to let you know that we have welcomed a new Ambassador into the CMI Toyota family – Adelaide Crows Captain, Jordan Dawson! ...

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  • Toyota Yaris Family Reaches Landmark of 10 Million Global Sales

    Toyota Yaris Family Reaches Landmark of 10 Million Global Sales (3/05/2023)

    Milestone achieved in the 25th year of production Joins Corolla, Camry, RAV4, HiLux and LandCruiser with eight-figure sales Australian total ...

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  • Grandcarers SA Receives a Generous Donation

    Grandcarers SA Receives a Generous Donation (2/05/2023)

    On Monday April 17, the CMI Toyota team were delighted to hand over the keys to a Toyota RAV4 GXL, to one incredible South Australia charity &nda...

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  • 2023 Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards

    2023 Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards (18/04/2023)

    We’re thrilled to let you know that CMI Toyota has been recognised with several fantastic awards at the recent Toyota Dealer of the Year Aw...

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  • Toyota Kluger, HiLux Acknowledged at Car of the Year Awards

    Toyota Kluger, HiLux Acknowledged at Car of the Year Awards (3/04/2023)

    Kluger named "best large SUV" in market by drive.com.au HiLux judged "best value" 4x4 dual-cab ute by CarExpert Kluger wins ...

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  • Andrew, Luiza and Doris the RAV4: Helping make a house a home.

    Andrew, Luiza and Doris the RAV4: Helping make a house a home. (30/03/2023)

    We’re thrilled to share a heart-warming update from the incredible team at Hutt St Centre on the impact Doris the RAV4 has been having on t...

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  • Toyota GR86 10th Anniversary Edition Celebrates a Decade of Exciting Sports Performance

    Toyota GR86 10th Anniversary Edition Celebrates a Decade of Exciting Sports Performance (23/03/2023)

    Toyota celebrates 10 years of 86 with release of GR86 10th Anniversary Edition Both manual and automatic versions available from $46,700 plus o...

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  • New-generation Toyota C-HR to be offered exclusively with Hybrid powertrain

    New-generation Toyota C-HR to be offered exclusively with Hybrid powertrain (9/03/2023)

    Next-generation C-HR small SUV to be available in Australia with hybrid powertrain only All-new model to arrive in Australia in H1, 2024 Hybri...

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  • Toyota Australia Extends Partnership with Adelaide Football Club

    Toyota Australia Extends Partnership with Adelaide Football Club (7/03/2023)

    Toyota Australia has extended its longstanding partnership with Adelaide Football Club as the major partner for a further four years, until the en...

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  • What is a Hybrid Car and why choose Toyota?

    What is a Hybrid Car and why choose Toyota? (16/02/2023)

    If you’ve been thinking about buying a new car, you may be interested in a hybrid. Hybrid cars are becoming increasingly popular and more pe...

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  • Toyota Gazoo Racing Resets Hot Hatch Benchmark with Arrival of GR Corolla

    Toyota Gazoo Racing Resets Hot Hatch Benchmark with Arrival of GR Corolla (15/02/2023)

    GR Corolla sports car arrives in Australia from $62,300 plus on-road costs  221kW turbo engine, AWD drivetrain deliver outstanding perform...

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  • LandCruiser 300 Series Receives Glowing Review

    LandCruiser 300 Series Receives Glowing Review (31/01/2023)

    For more than 16 years, Ricky and the Follow Me 4WD team have been offering nationally recognised and accredited four-wheel drive training t...

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  • Toyota Reveals Advanced Electrification Plans

    Toyota Reveals Advanced Electrification Plans (31/01/2023)

    bZ4X SUV to be the first of at least three Toyota EVs in three years More than half of Toyota sales in Australia to be electrified by 2025 $2...

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  • World Premiere of Dakar-Inspired HiLux GR Sport

    World Premiere of Dakar-Inspired HiLux GR Sport (6/01/2023)

    Most powerful diesel HiLux ever in Australia with 165kW and 550Nm Off-road halo model with wider tracks, tuned suspension, bigger disc brakes ...

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  • Toyota Achieves Strongest Customer Deliveries in 14 Years

    Toyota Achieves Strongest Customer Deliveries in 14 Years (6/01/2023)

    Toyota: 26 years as market leader, the past 20 in a row HiLux: Record sales and Australia's best-selling vehicle for the 7th straight year ...

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