Toyota SA ups the ante on RAV4 - cruise control, new body colour added

2017-09-16 10:05

The modern SUV has become the quintessential multi-purpose vehicle, living up to the Sports Utility Vehicle moniker. Toyota SA has touched up the RAV4 to make it more appealing, claims the automaker.

Just pull over! Tyre disintegrates, motorist carries on driving

2016-12-09 09:14

This driver decided to drive on a public road with a missing front wheel. Watch as the vehicle is captured with disintegrated tyre and rim while travelling a long a highway!

SA's top 10 best-selling cars - July 2016

2016-08-02 09:48

Despite a huge drop in sales, 44 883 new vehicles were sold in July 2016. We look at the top 10 best-selling passenger cars in South Africa.

Road test: We drive Toyota's ravishing RAV4

2016-03-10 09:09

With all eyes on the new Toyota Hilux and Fortuner, the recent facelifted RAV4 made a relatively quiet entry into SA. We drive the level-headed offspring of the original fun compact SUV.

Toyota's popular SUV in SA: 21 RAV-ishing years

2015-12-08 11:35

Toyota's RAV4 celebrates its 21st anniversary in 2015 with the arrival of a upgraded version in South Africa. FERDI DE VOS takes a trip down memory lane...

Toyota's huge recall: 6.5 million vehicles affected

2015-10-21 09:06

Toyota said it will recall 6.5 million vehicles globally due to a potential fire risk.

Build your own RAV4, Land Cruiser or 86

2014-08-28 07:14

Want to build your own RAV4 or 86 coupe? With a nod to the traditional Japanese paper-folding art of origami, Toyota has produced a range of downloadable paper models for fans of its line-up.

SA escapes Lexus, Hilux, RAV4 recall

2014-02-17 07:25

Toyota is recalling 261 114 Lexus and Toyota units in the US because various safety systems, among anti-lock brakes, could stop working just a week after a huge Prius recall.

Toyota's new RAV4 all grown up

2013-04-10 07:09

Toyota has just unleashed the latest version of its much-loved RAV4 on the local market. Nearly 20 years old, lots has changed and some people just might not like it.

Toyota deserves more credit

2013-03-18 16:24

Toyota, who has received some bad press in recent years mainly because of recall, is actually to be thanked for some of its innovations.


Toyota's reign as top US car in jeopardy

2017-01-09 07:52

The Toyota Camry has been the nation's top-selling vehicle for 15 years, if you exclude bakkies. Now it's in danger of losing its crown, a potential victim of the SUV craze.

Toyota tweaks RAV4: New safety tech, features

2016-09-15 07:57

Toyota's popular RAV4 receives design and tech tweaks for 2016 with the with the top-of-the-range VX benifiting from most of the upgrades.

WATCH: This Poké-fool crashes into cops

2016-07-20 08:53

Another day, another failed attempt by a young driver to 'catch them all'... watch as this reckless Pokemon GO player crashes into cops.

Toyota's RAV4 recall in SA: More than 9000 affected

2016-02-18 14:23

Toyota is conducting a global recall of its SUV models including the RAV4. More than 9600 units are affected in South Africa.

Headed for SA: Toyota's refreshed RAV4 driven

2015-12-02 13:09

Toyota's popular soft-roader, the Rav4, receives a host of upgrades and new features – not least a fresh exterior and some telling interior updates, writes Ferdi de Vos.

New York show: RAV4 upgrades for SA

2015-04-08 08:18

Toyota debuted its first hybrid RAV4 at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. We have details and gallery!

New kit, auto for popular RAV4

2014-03-18 08:19

Toyota spruces its local Rav4 line-up with the launch of a new auto transmission and increased trim for its top-of-the-range 2.2D. What's more, the entire range benefits from increased equipment.

6 safest cars: See them trashed!

2013-09-04 15:12

Toyota shone in the latest batch of Euro NCAP tests with its Corolla, Auris and RAV4 achieving five out of five stars for safety. Take a look at the latest results and VIDEOS!

Toyota tops in brand value

2013-04-02 13:51

Toyota remains on top of the international automotive world in terms of total brand value as the automaker rose 6% in 2012 from R225-billion to R239-billion.

Fourth time around for RAV4 SUV

2013-02-01 13:58

Toyota will take the wraps off two contrasting concepts at the 2013 Geneva auto show and pave the way for two model introductions.

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