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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 tip...

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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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  • CMI Top Tips

    CMI Top Tips (12/04/2023)

    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 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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  • Merry Christmas from CMI Toyota (19/12/2022)

    We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and understanding in 2022. As we celebrate the festive season, we...

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  • CMI Toyota Fleet and Parts Function 2022

    CMI Toyota Fleet and Parts Function 2022 (14/12/2022)

    The historic Guardsman Bar, originally built in 1928 within the Adelaide Train Station, was the perfect setting for this year’s CMI Toyota ...

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  • Next generation C-HR with Prologue Concept teased

    Next generation C-HR with Prologue Concept teased (9/12/2022)

    C-HR prologue concept previews all-new C-HR small SUV Organic design language builds on the bold styling of the original C-HR Hybrid and plug-...

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  • Turbocharged performance and Connected Services for the Toyota Kluger

    Turbocharged performance and Connected Services for the Toyota Kluger (9/12/2022)

    New, torque-rich turbocharged four-cylinder engine replaces petrol V6 Toyota Connected Services delivers welcome owner benefits Upgraded multi...

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  • New GR Sport Variant for the Yaris Cross SUV range

    New GR Sport Variant for the Yaris Cross SUV range (5/12/2022)

    GR Sport grade delivers unique dynamic and visual enhancements Single 2WD hybrid variant priced from $35,840 plus on-road costs Retuned, lower...

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  • The ultimate guide to car safety features

    The ultimate guide to car safety features (5/12/2022)

    Car safety features have come a long way since the days of seat belts. From airbags and collision detection to blind-spot monitoring and crumple z...

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  • Doris the RAV4 – An Update

    Doris the RAV4 – An Update (10/11/2022)

    The incredible people behind the Hutt St Centre have been busy putting Doris the RAV4 to work with wonderful case managers such as Andy!  ...

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  • Toyota launches upgraded Corolla Hatch and Sedan

    Toyota launches upgraded Corolla Hatch and Sedan (10/11/2022)

    Toyota Connected Services added across Corolla range Upgraded multimedia system offers improved functionality New, more powerful fifth-genera...

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  • Toyota launches all-new Corolla Cross

    Toyota launches all-new Corolla Cross (25/10/2022)

    All-new Corolla Cross offers class-leading technology and connected services Choice of two-wheel or all-wheel drive, petrol or hybrid powertrai...

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  • The 2022 Lumary City-Bay Fun Run

    The 2022 Lumary City-Bay Fun Run (18/10/2022)

    CMI Toyota have been proud sponsors of the iconic City-Bay Fun Run for over 11 years and we were ecstatic to be able to participate once again in ...

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  • Toyota GR Corolla due to arrive in early 2023

    Toyota GR Corolla due to arrive in early 2023 (15/09/2022)

    Toyota GR Corolla hot hatch touching down at CMI Toyota from Q1 2023 500 units secured for Australian market in first year Express you...

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  • Toyota GR86 launch

    Toyota GR86 launch (14/09/2022)

    Third Toyota GR model developed with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing expertise New 2.4-litre engine delivers significant increases in power and torque Evo...

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  • HiLux Rogue taken to new heights

    HiLux Rogue taken to new heights (8/09/2022)

    Upgraded Toyota HiLux Rogue flagship pick-up arriving in October New and improved Rogue retains recommended retail price of $70,200(1) plus on-...

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  • Toyota GR Supra pricing announced

    Toyota GR Supra pricing announced (8/09/2022)

    GR Supra range to open from $87,000 plus on-road costs for GT grade(1) Range-topping GTS offered from $97,000 plus on-road costs(1) Changes to...

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  • New GR Sport Grade for Yaris Cross Range

    New GR Sport Grade for Yaris Cross Range (30/08/2022)

    Sport design touches, retuned suspension sets GR Sport apart Arriving in local showrooms from December 2022 GR Sport to be offered with responsi...

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  • All New Toyota Corolla Cross Revealed

    All New Toyota Corolla Cross Revealed (24/08/2022)

    All-new Corolla Cross range arrives in October with an entry level RRP of $33,000 Corolla Cross to come with new safety and convenience technol...

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  • Toyota Australia confirms Tundra development project

    Toyota Australia confirms Tundra development project (24/08/2022)

    Extensive program is underway to re-engineer Tundra for RHD, to meet Toyota's comprehensive local and global standards Toyota to partner wi...

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  • New Generation Toyota GR 86 Grades & Specifications

    New Generation Toyota GR 86 Grades & Specifications (19/08/2022)

    Toyota GR86 sports coupe to launch in September with two grades Driver oriented cockpit offers focused layout More power and torque from larger ...

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  • National Tree Day 2022

    National Tree Day 2022 (11/08/2022)

    CMI Toyota have been proud to be a part of National Tree Day since 1999, and this year we celebrated again with Toyota Australia as they embarked...

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  • Adelaide Crows Family Evening 2022

    Adelaide Crows Family Evening 2022 (11/08/2022)

    The CMI Toyota team were thrilled to be able to host talented Adelaide Crows players and their passionate supporters for the recent Crows Family ...

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  • Linda Wins Big in the People's Choice Credit Union Community Lottery

    Linda Wins Big in the People's Choice Credit Union Community Lottery (10/08/2022)

    CMI Toyota are proud to be a major sponsor of the PCCU Community Lottery, which helps local sporting clubs, schools, charities, volunteer groups ...

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  • CMI Toyota Get Home Safe Foundation Gala 2022

    CMI Toyota Get Home Safe Foundation Gala 2022 (5/08/2022)

    CMI Toyota are proud supporters of the Get Home Safe Foundation, a not-for-profit organization which develops and supports programs that create b...

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  • Toyota Demonstrates Power of Hydrogen Technology at Marvel Stadium

    Toyota Demonstrates Power of Hydrogen Technology at Marvel Stadium (2/08/2022)

    Hydrogen-powered fuel-cell technology helps power Marvel Stadium sign, coaches' box for AFL match Demonstration designed to show potential ...

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  • Toyota to Celebrate Decade of Toyota 86 with GR86 10th Anniversary Edition

    Toyota to Celebrate Decade of Toyota 86 with GR86 10th Anniversary Edition (25/07/2022)

    Limited-run GR86 10th Anniversary Edition to arrive in Australia in late 2022 Special orange paint, interior colour scheme sets apart 10th Anniv...

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  • Toyota to Upgrade HiLux Range with Updated Safety and Convenience

    Toyota to Upgrade HiLux Range with Updated Safety and Convenience (18/07/2022)

    New HiLux Rogue to feature a wider track and increased ride height Suspension, brakes upgraded to accommodate track increase Changes enhance b...

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  • Toyota to bring Turbocharged Power to Kluger Line-Up

    Toyota to bring Turbocharged Power to Kluger Line-Up (18/07/2022)

    Turbocharged 2.4-litre engine to join Kluger line-up Range-wide upgrades including Toyota Connected services Further details to be announced ...

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  • A new Toyota Hiace for Vinnies SA

    A new Toyota Hiace for Vinnies SA (22/06/2022)

    The CMI Toyota team are proud to support many amazing and life-changing organisations across our community. Our parent company, the CMV Gro...

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  • Expert advice on how to save money on Car Servicing, Maintenance & Repair

    Expert advice on how to save money on Car Servicing, Maintenance & Repair (7/06/2022)

    When it comes to keeping your vehicle in top condition, and ensuring it is keeping you and your passengers as safe as possible on the roads, ongo...

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  • Toyota Unveils Track-Focused Two-Seater GR Corolla

    Toyota Unveils Track-Focused Two-Seater GR Corolla (6/06/2022)

    High performance GR Corolla two-seater to join five-seat variant in 2023 Weight reduction, revised suspension, stiffer chassis and more torque ...

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  • Apprentice Graduation & Awards Evening 2022

    Apprentice Graduation & Awards Evening 2022 (31/05/2022)

    The CMI Toyota Apprentice Program has been running for nearly 20 years and each year, we take pride in having the opportunity to welcome our ne...

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  • Betty Wins Yaris Cross Urban Hybrid!

    Betty Wins Yaris Cross Urban Hybrid! (31/05/2022)

    A big congratulations to valued CMI Toyota guest Betty, who recently won a Yaris Cross Urban Hybrid by simply booking in her car for a service!&n...

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  • Toyota to Deliver Updates Across Passenger Car Range

    Toyota to Deliver Updates Across Passenger Car Range (17/05/2022)

    Improved safety, convenience and performance features to be rolled out across multiple Toyota models Corolla, Yaris, Yaris Cross, C-HR, Camry a...

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  • Toyota Boosts Safety, Increases Payload for Iconic LandCruiser 70 Series

    Toyota Boosts Safety, Increases Payload for Iconic LandCruiser 70 Series (17/05/2022)

    Safety performance benefits from addition of autonomous emergency braking Higher gross vehicle mass allows greater payload Upgraded range due...

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  •  Toyota to Upgrade RAV4 with New Safety and Technology Features

    Toyota to Upgrade RAV4 with New Safety and Technology Features (11/05/2022)

    Upgraded multimedia system with new Toyota Connected Services functions Enhanced Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance technologies Upgraded ...

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  • Toyota Tops the List as Australia's Most Trusted Car Brand

    Toyota Tops the List as Australia's Most Trusted Car Brand (4/05/2022)

    Toyota named Most Trusted Car Brand by national Reader's Digest survey Survey result marks the 17th year in a row that Toyota has been awar...

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  • Toyota Unveils Updated GR Supra with Manual Gearbox

    Toyota Unveils Updated GR Supra with Manual Gearbox (29/04/2022)

    GR Supra GT and GTS to be available with six-speed manual gearbox Enhanced ride and handling delivered through steering and suspension retune ...

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  • Coming Soon: Manual Transmission for Toyota GR Supra

    Coming Soon: Manual Transmission for Toyota GR Supra (20/04/2022)

    All-new, tailor-made manual transmission coming to GR Supra sportscar Transmission engineered to meet demands of driving purists More informa...

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  • 2021 Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards

    2021 Toyota Dealer of the Year Awards (12/04/2022)

    Recently, Toyota Central Region (CRO), hosted their annual Dealer of The Year Awards at the Adelaide Convention Centre. It was a fantastic ev...

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  • Toyota New LandCruiser Named 4x4 Wagon of the Year

    Toyota New LandCruiser Named 4x4 Wagon of the Year (4/04/2022)

    LandCruiser VX crowned best 4x4 wagon available in Australia Nine days of gruelling testing confirms new model's capabilities LandCruiser...

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  • World Premiere of Toyota GR Corolla

    World Premiere of Toyota GR Corolla (1/04/2022)

    Fire-breathing 220kW sports car due in Australia later this year New model resurrects the sports DNA in Corolla Development included a hydrog...

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  • All-New GR Sports Car World Premiere

    All-New GR Sports Car World Premiere (30/03/2022)

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) will unveil an all-new GR sports car in a streaming event from the United States at 12.30pm AEDT (12.00pm Adelaide...

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  • Toyota Connected Services Functionality Improved

    Toyota Connected Services Functionality Improved (11/03/2022)

    Toyota Connected Services (TCS) delivers new convenience functionality via myToyota Connect app Updated TCS now available on LandCruiser 300, H...

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  • Toyota Wins Two Drive Car of the Year Awards

    Toyota Wins Two Drive Car of the Year Awards (9/03/2022)

    Corolla SX is named the "best first car" available in Australia The latest Kluger is judged the "best large SUV" on the mark...

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  • Toyota is making 25 years as the best-selling automotive brand

    Toyota is making 25 years as the best-selling automotive brand (6/01/2022)

    HiLux confirmed as Australia's best-selling vehicle for the sixth straight year Record sales of hybrid vehicles, led by RAV4 Targeting hi...

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