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    Re: Etios for Daughter - Still a Good Buy??

    Had the XS sedan.

    Pros:
    1. Light body and power makes it quick
    2. Stable on the freeway (some say otherwise but all I spoke to had the hatch which does have a shorter wheel base)
    3. At the...
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    Re: 2016 Toyota Hilux Multimedia system

    For mirror link to work you have to get an app that supports it. I have found a Navigation app called Sygc on the Play store that works but it fails to download the necessary files to work however...
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    Re: New Hilux : 1st Hand Impressions ONLY, Please!!

    Drove a 2.4 and 2.8.

    First the 2.4 in SRX trim. Walking up to it you notice its focused to more work orientated buyers with steel rims and a lack of the pumped up wheelarches. The interior as well...
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    Re: New Hilux - Any news?

    Seen the internal Toyota prices not bad.Not sure about retail but the manual and auto 2.8 double cabs 4x2 have the same price. Fortuner is slightly cheaper but this could also be different for...
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    Seen the facelift getting moved to toyota's...

    Seen the facelift getting moved to toyota's storage yard this morning, looks way better then the current one. I assume introduction is imminent.
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    Dont shoot the messenger;D. But it seems that...

    Dont shoot the messenger;D. But it seems that fortuner production is secondary to Hilux, remember the Hilux is exported to Europe and the like while the Fortuner is exported just across our boarders....
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    New local spec units of Hilux and Fortuner have...

    New local spec units of Hilux and Fortuner have already been built seen them myself as i was driving pass the factory have to be sharp though to spot them as they have blocked off most of the area...
  8. Thread: Toyota Corolla

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    I currently have a 1.6 Corolla Quest and have...

    I currently have a 1.6 Corolla Quest and have experience with 3 separate cars of that shape, you can expect fuel economy of around 8 to 9 l/100km, performance is adequate and they sit nicely on the...
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    I was just taking a normal Sunday afternoon drive...

    I was just taking a normal Sunday afternoon drive to the beach near the Toyota factory when suddenly for some reason I looked left and saw a fleet of the new hilux and fortuners parked in an area...
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    Anyone else notice that the V6 is now listed with...

    Anyone else notice that the V6 is now listed with a 6 speed box on Toyota's website?

    No change to the diesel
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    I think I saw a few this morning heading to...

    I think I saw a few this morning heading to Toyota's storage yard, they had steel wheels without the privacy glass.
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    The colour is part of a test batch of which were...

    The colour is part of a test batch of which were painted that as a directive by Toyota HQ to see how it fares in the market. My guess it will be available in full production in the new shape.
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    Personally I would go for the base Quest, i got...

    Personally I would go for the base Quest, i got mine for R177 000 back in April with leather, a double din bluetooth radio with 4 speakers, tint and 15 inch alloys as part of a dealer special. Base...
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    Those engine specs seem suspicious since there is...

    Those engine specs seem suspicious since there is no GD toyota diesel engine series and if there was by now we would have heard about it. Maybe expect some seriously upgraded versions of the current...
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    Drove the 1.6 with that same gearbox. Very...

    Drove the 1.6 with that same gearbox. Very refined once on the go but does require some extra push of the accelerator to get going. On the freeway was perfect although I didnt push it but at an...
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    Matches up to what I have heard of the design....

    Matches up to what I have heard of the design. Seems to be an entry level model equivalent to the srx since there is a distinct lack of leds. Maybe I need to age my eyes more since I see no...
  17. Took one for a test drive back in 2013. Very...

    Took one for a test drive back in 2013. Very refined drive, it feels like a more comfortable corolla. Clutch could be better though as it has close to no feel since it is so light. Didnt look at the...
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    We are all soulless creatures ;D

    We are all soulless creatures ;D
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    Not an expert on this yet (will be passing...

    Not an expert on this yet (will be passing corporate law in a few days::)) but wouldn't this involve incorporating a company which would mean having stuff such as a memorandum of incorporation which...
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    I have experienced in two 2014 Hilux 3.0 double...

    I have experienced in two 2014 Hilux 3.0 double cabs one being a 4x2 and the other being a 4x4 that the 4x4 does feel a bit more sluggish I would assume it's the extra mass. Although it's not that...
  21. Thread: Engine surge?

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    Engine surge?

    I don't know if my Etios has a problem but when I rev to a certain point the engine will automatically rev a bit higher when I release the accelerator for a few seconds before dropping, I have...
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    That's what I thought but it was also around the...

    That's what I thought but it was also around the same for another guy who also bought a new double cab 4x4. I assume discovery just doesn't want to insure them anymore ???. Another quote was for...
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    Was waiting to find a thread like this, my father...

    Was waiting to find a thread like this, my father took delivery of a new double cab 4x4 and was quoted around R3000 from Discovery:eek:. Insured with FNB for around R800 or so despite using Discovery...
  24. I have a 6 month old hilux double cab ready for...

    I have a 6 month old hilux double cab ready for sale. However it's a 4x2 though.
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    In town it's brilliant can take 7 people without...

    In town it's brilliant can take 7 people without making the driving experience like a bus. On the freeway though not that good with the slightest wind requiring a lot of concentration. Gearing is...
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    Driven a new rav last year, ride is excellent and...

    Driven a new rav last year, ride is excellent and smooth there is no way a hilux can match it. Talking from experience since we have a double cab. Rav is much more comfortable although with the 2.0...
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    From my last 3 experiences on gumtree on hiluxs...

    From my last 3 experiences on gumtree on hiluxs all above 350k was that despite being the lowest price compared to other year models with more mileage, only those shady refinancing places contact you...
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    There is a running change happening in the third...

    There is a running change happening in the third quarter something to do with the headlights. Although I heard it may be pushed back. These current specials have pushed the values of used 2014's...
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    I have an Etios for about 6 months now. Never...

    I have an Etios for about 6 months now. Never looked back, looked at the vivo, figo and even a panda before I choose it. While it's interior is not the best in terms of texture it does have a solid...
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    The 2.7 double cab that we had used to get around...

    The 2.7 double cab that we had used to get around 541km range according to the trip computer and that's with a 80l tank. Average indicated around 12-13 so the real average must have been higher.
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    Was looking at the prices I can get a fortuner...

    Was looking at the prices I can get a fortuner for seems like Toyota makes less profit on the fortuner then with the hilux since I can get the 3.0 4x4 double cab for R20000 less then I can get the...
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    Manual 4x4 it is then :cool:.

    Manual 4x4 it is then :cool:.
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    Yes it does seem odd to have a 4 speed box but I...

    Yes it does seem odd to have a 4 speed box but I have noticed that the engine revs according to those test results in car magazine that at 120km/h the auto sits at lower revs :confused:. My...
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    These "special" editions never seemed to have any...

    These "special" editions never seemed to have any effect on the normal versions price. I hear there will be another slight update but nothing major but will not be surprised with a legend 45 next...
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    Your guess is as good as mine. I am posting on...

    Your guess is as good as mine. I am posting on behalf of my father so I wouldn't know but from what I hear 2016. I will be selling this vehicle before the new model is shown before he decides to go...
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