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  • Why You Need To Change Your Pollen Filter This Spring!

    Why You Need To Change Your Pollen Filter This Spring! (20/09/2021)

    Are you prone to hay fever? Is your car's aircon starting to smell a bit stale? Want a breath of fresh air whilst driving? A pollen filter is wha...

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  • TECH TIPS: How to change a tyre...

    TECH TIPS: How to change a tyre... (14/09/2021)

    Don't let a flat tyre ruin your day trip! Amandeep, one of our Toyota Qualified Service Technicians walks you through step-by-step on how...

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  • 7 fun facts you never knew about the C-HR...

    7 fun facts you never knew about the C-HR... (8/09/2021)

    We think it’s safe to say that the Toyota C-HR is one of the hottest compact SUVs on the market and absolutely perfect for that Sunny Coast lif...

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  • Money Saving Tips For Car Owners

    Money Saving Tips For Car Owners (17/08/2021)

    Owning a car is a great feeling, but I think we can all agree that it isn’t exactly cheap to run a vehicle day in and day out. Covid-19 has pla...

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  • Will we all fit? The All-New Toyota Kluger

    Will we all fit? The All-New Toyota Kluger (9/08/2021)

    A question you will never have to ask when you own a Toyota Kluger. The All-New Kluger is now bigger, more powerful, more fuel efficienct a...

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  • UPDATED: Everything we know about the Landcruiser 300 (so far...)

    UPDATED: Everything we know about the Landcruiser 300 (so far...) (5/08/2021)

    Yesterday Toyota launched additional information about the much anticipated Landcruiser 300 series, and we wanted you to be the first to know! ...

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  • National Tree Day

    National Tree Day (1/08/2021)

    Each year, around 3,000 preschools, kindergartens, primary and high schools across Australia take part in Schools Tree Day. Students nationwide have ...

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  • 5 Interesting Facts About Toyota Hybrids That You May, Or May Not Know!

    5 Interesting Facts About Toyota Hybrids That You May, Or May Not Know! (27/07/2021)

    The world is going Hybrid, and fast. I mean, why wouldn’t you want your vehicle to offer the best of both worlds? Combining petrol engines with...

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  • 10 Fun Facts About Toyota LandCruiser

    10 Fun Facts About Toyota LandCruiser (23/07/2021)

    To celebrate the upcoming launch of the LandCruiser 300 series, we thought we would share some fun facts with you about the King of the Road  ...

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  • Our Top Tips on Maximising Your Trade-In

    Our Top Tips on Maximising Your Trade-In (19/07/2021)

    When purchasing a new vehicle, you’ve got two options when it comes to getting rid of your old one. You can sell it privately, or you can trade...

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  • 10 Fun Facts (and features) About The Toyota HiLux!

    10 Fun Facts (and features) About The Toyota HiLux! (16/07/2021)

    With over 40 years of hard-working heritage, HiLux has a legendary reputation for the uncompromising partnership for those ready to get the job done ...

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  • 10 Fun Facts about the Toyota Corolla!

    10 Fun Facts about the Toyota Corolla! (16/07/2021)

    The Corolla is Toyota’s best-selling model globally, with a trusted nameplate, affordable pricing, excellent fuel efficiency & each generat...

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  • Everything We Know About The LandCruiser 300 Series (so far)...

    Everything We Know About The LandCruiser 300 Series (so far)... (2/07/2021)

    Get excited 4WD enthusiasts! There’s a new King coming to town! If you haven’t already heard, the all-new Toyota LandCruiser 30...

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  • An Introduction To Sunshine Toyota's Partners

    An Introduction To Sunshine Toyota's Partners (25/06/2021)

    Supporting our community is a core value of ours here at Sunshine Toyota, which is why we partner with businesses and people within our community who...

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  • The Ultimate Day Trip: Our Favourite Destinations On The Sunshine Coast

    The Ultimate Day Trip: Our Favourite Destinations On The Sunshine Coast (18/06/2021)

    Our team at Sunshine Toyota are extremely grateful to live here on the Sunshine Coast. From our glorious beaches to the serenity of the surrounding c...

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  • Are you looking to upsize your vehicle in 2021?

    Are you looking to upsize your vehicle in 2021? (1/06/2021)

    There are many reasons why you may be looking to upsize to a larger vehicle. Perhaps you’ve moved from a city dense area to the Sunshine Coast ...

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  • Is downsizing your vehicle on the horizon in 2021?

    Is downsizing your vehicle on the horizon in 2021? (28/05/2021)

    Is downsizing your vehicle on the horizon in 2021? There are many reasons that you might be considering downsizing to a smaller vehicle. Maybe y...

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  • Is camping on your calendar for Summer 2021?

    Is camping on your calendar for Summer 2021? (28/05/2021)

    How is your 2021 Summer looking? If you’re envisioning lots of beach trips to Double Island Point, drives inland to Boolumba Creek and Somerset...

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  • Is your family expanding in 2021?

    Is your family expanding in 2021? (27/05/2021)

    Adding another child into your family dynamic is very exciting! But with new car delivery times pushing out by months, if you’re pregnant (or h...

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  • 8 of the best Toyota ads of all time

    8 of the best Toyota ads of all time (25/05/2021)

    Who doesn’t love a good car ad? We sure do! In this blog, we pick 8 of the best Toyota ads of all time. 8)   The lengths we&rsquo...

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  • 12 Interesting Road Safety Facts

    12 Interesting Road Safety Facts (21/05/2021)

    Australians spend a lot of time travelling on the roads. In 2018, the average vehicle within Australia travelled an incredible 13,301 km per year. Ho...

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  • Chill Out With Our Top Motoring Tips For Winter

    Chill Out With Our Top Motoring Tips For Winter (19/05/2021)

    Winter is coming…. Ok, I know this is a bit dramatic when we live on the Sunshine Coast. Our winter days are nothing to complain about....

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  • Why buying a car is like building a house in 2021!

    Why buying a car is like building a house in 2021! (21/04/2021)

    In 2021, buying a car is like building a house! It takes time… If you’re in the market for a new car, you’re probably aware o...

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  • Which Toyota Hybrid best suits your personality?

    Which Toyota Hybrid best suits your personality? (16/03/2021)

    Need help deciding on your next hybrid vehicle - or just curious? Take our hybrid personality quiz to see what hybrid vehicle suits you!  A...

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  • Everything You Need to Know about the All-New Kluger!

    Everything You Need to Know about the All-New Kluger! (13/03/2021)

    If you haven’t already heard the all-new Toyota Kluger is on its way! This new-generation Kluger offers a range of upgrades in comfort and tech...

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  • The Toyota Models We're Loving This Valentine's Day

    The Toyota Models We're Loving This Valentine's Day (14/02/2021)

    Love is in the air here at Sunshine Toyota this Valentine’s Day, but it’s for the models we work with (and no, they aren’t alive). ...

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  • How to Find the Right Car for You

    How to Find the Right Car for You (21/01/2021)

    When you’re purchasing a new vehicle it’s important that you’re buying a car that’s going to suit all your needs. The feature...

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  • Our TOP 10 Tips for Buying a Pre-Owned Car!

    Our TOP 10 Tips for Buying a Pre-Owned Car! (20/01/2021)

    We all know that buying any car can be overwhelming, there's so much information out there and sifting through it to find the perfect match for y...

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  • The Best Times of the Year to Buy a Car

    The Best Times of the Year to Buy a Car (7/01/2021)

    Let’s be honest, the best time to purchase a new car is any day of the year depending on when you want to buy! But if you’re trying to ma...

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  • Our Top 5 Gift Ideas for 4WD Lovers!

    Our Top 5 Gift Ideas for 4WD Lovers! (22/12/2020)

    Looking for the perfect gift for the off-road lover in your life, look no further! Whether you’re shopping for yourself or someone special, we&...

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  • WISHLIST | Help Little Miracle's Receive Lifesaving Care this Christmas...

    WISHLIST | Help Little Miracle's Receive Lifesaving Care this Christmas... (18/12/2020)

    Written by Lisa Rowe... With Christmas approaching, I wanted to share with you a story of one of our little miracles we met at our...

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  • What You Need to Check on Your Car for a Road Trip

    What You Need to Check on Your Car for a Road Trip (10/12/2020)

    Pack the snacks, start the playlist… we’re going on a road trip! Let’s face it, there really is no way of avoiding being on the ro...

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  • Sunshine Toyota Employees Christmas Traditions

    Sunshine Toyota Employees Christmas Traditions (8/12/2020)

    As Christmas quickly approaches, the employees here at Sunshine Toyota are getting into the festive spirit. Christmas traditions are different for ev...

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  • Everything you need to know about the new Rugged X

    Everything you need to know about the new Rugged X (3/12/2020)

    HiLux has built a legendary reputation as a trusted partner for those who want a tough and reliable vehicle. This year HiLux is tougher and more adva...

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  • SAFETY MONTH: Why Should You Tint Your Car Windows?

    SAFETY MONTH: Why Should You Tint Your Car Windows? (26/11/2020)

    Window tint is the most popular aftermarket accessory at the moment in Australia, and it’s not hard to see why. Tinting the windows of yo...

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  • Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday. What does it mean for you?

    Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday. What does it mean for you? (22/11/2020)

    Exciting news! Black Friday 2020 is almost here! We're inching closer to November 27th when the big sale event officially kicks off! ...

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  • SAFETY MONTH: Top 5 Bad Driving Habits & How to Break Them

    SAFETY MONTH: Top 5 Bad Driving Habits & How to Break Them (20/11/2020)

    We all like to think we’re good drivers but even the most experienced drivers can slip into bad habits when they’re comfortable on the ro...

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  • SAFETY MONTH: How To Travel Safely With Dogs!

    SAFETY MONTH: How To Travel Safely With Dogs! (14/11/2020)

    There’s nothing better than getting out on the open road, the wind through your hair, your favourite tunes blaring through the speaker system a...

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  • SAFETY MONTH: Why you shouldn't wait to get your bumper fixed

    SAFETY MONTH: Why you shouldn't wait to get your bumper fixed (6/11/2020)

    So, you’ve damaged your bumper. Oops.  Whether you’ve accidentally backed into a lamppost, letterbox, or returned to your car one ...

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  • Everything you need to know about the All-New Yaris Cross!

    Everything you need to know about the All-New Yaris Cross! (4/11/2020)

    Look out world there’s a new compact SUV in town, the All-New Yaris Cross! You’d be forgiven if you haven’t heard much about this n...

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  • 5 Reasons why you need to download the MyToyota App

    5 Reasons why you need to download the MyToyota App (22/10/2020)

    Move over candy crush, there’s a new favourite app in town! It’s the free MyToyota app and the best part is that it’s available for...

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  • What is a Finance Deposit Bonus?

    What is a Finance Deposit Bonus? (8/10/2020)

    We’re continuing to celebrate the release of the new HiLux here at Sunshine Toyota by offering finance deposit bonuses! If you purchase a HiLux...

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  • What Your Toyota Says About You?

    What Your Toyota Says About You? (24/09/2020)

    Ever wonder what your Toyota says about your personality? They say that dogs look like their owners, so surely it's not a huge stretch to sa...

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  • Our Top 5 Hybrid FAQs!

    Our Top 5 Hybrid FAQs! (15/09/2020)

    Over the years Hybrids have become a popular vehicle choice and why wouldn't they? Hybrids are environmentally friendly and save you money on pet...

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  • Top 5 Prado Features

    Top 5 Prado Features (31/08/2020)

    The Top 5 Landcruiser Prado Features The Landcruiser Prado isn't just a tough adventure vehicle, it's also jam-packed with the latest fe...

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  • 2021 Toyota HiLux SR5

    2021 Toyota HiLux SR5 (28/08/2020)

    Australia’s favourite truck the Toyota HiLux has had an overhaul and we want you to be the first to know! The 2021 HiLux has finally been revea...

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  • The All-New Toyota Yaris Range

    The All-New Toyota Yaris Range (21/07/2020)

    The Yaris is getting an upgrade! In 2021 the standard Yaris will be upgrading and joined by two entirely new models, the Yaris Cross and the GR Yaris...

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  • Why the Toyota C-HR

    Why the Toyota C-HR (25/06/2020)

    We think it’s safe to say that the Toyota C-HR is one of the hottest compact SUVs on the market and perfect for that Sunny Coast lifestyle. Wit...

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  • Why the Toyota Corolla

    Why the Toyota Corolla (25/06/2020)

    The Toyota Corolla The Corolla is the perfect small car for any location! The Corolla is available in both Sedan and Hatchback designs. Whether ...

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  • Why the Toyota HiLux

    Why the Toyota HiLux (25/06/2020)

    The Toyota HiLux The HiLux is Australia’s number 1 selling vehicle 4 years Running! The HiLux has 6 tough models making it a versatile Ran...

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  • Why choose Toyota Prado?

    Why choose Toyota Prado? (25/06/2020)

    The iconic Toyota Prado has been on Australian roads for over 20 years earning its reputation as one of Australia’s toughest and most reli...

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  • Why the Toyota Rav4

    Why the Toyota Rav4 (25/06/2020)

    The Toyota Rav4 The Rav4 is the winner of eight awards including Drive 2020 car of the year and Australia’s Best AWD SUV under $55k! The a...

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  • What is Instant Asset Write-Off?

    What is Instant Asset Write-Off? (24/06/2020)

    UPDATE Previously due to end on 1 July 2020, the Federal Government has now extended the deadline for making claims to 31 December 2020. ...

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  • How to Beat the Toyota Price Increase

    How to Beat the Toyota Price Increase (19/06/2020)

    Based on current business conditions Toyota is re-adjusting pricing on a number of vehicles across the range by 1-4%. So if you’re thinking abo...

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  • Why EOFY is the Perfect Time to Purchase a Car at Sunshine Toyota

    Why EOFY is the Perfect Time to Purchase a Car at Sunshine Toyota (11/06/2020)

    Why is EOFY the Best Time to Buy a New Car? Because there is no better time to get a great deal on new Toyota vehicles! We have huge discounts a...

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  • 7 Vehicle Checks to get you road-trip ready

    7 Vehicle Checks to get you road-trip ready (9/06/2020)

    Planning a road trip is a great way to take advantage of easing travel restrictions. Restrictions have meant that it’s probably been a while si...

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  • Why you should choose Sunshine Toyota as your Toyota Approved Repairer

    Why you should choose Sunshine Toyota as your Toyota Approved Repairer (27/05/2020)

      Why choose a Toyota Approved? Choosing Toyota Approved Body and Paint specialist is a no brainer ! Toyota Approved means that we ca...

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  • What do HiLux Runout Deals mean?

    What do HiLux Runout Deals mean? (19/05/2020)

    It’s that time of year, the runout deals have begun! Dealerships are advertising their Runout deals on cars but what does the term Runout act...

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  • Why the Yaris is a Perfect First Car

    Why the Yaris is a Perfect First Car (17/02/2020)

    This is an exciting time! You’re finally starting the hunt to purchase your first car! There are a lot of options around but you should be look...

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  • What You NEED To Know About Toyota Access

    What You NEED To Know About Toyota Access (16/01/2020)

    What is Toyota Access? Toyota Access was first introduced in 2012 and it’s a program run through Toyota Finance that is an easy way for yo...

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  • Busting Hybrid Myths with the New Look Hybrid C-HR

    Busting Hybrid Myths with the New Look Hybrid C-HR (15/01/2020)

      The new look C-HR is here, and it comes in the long awaited Hybrid option! So we thought it best to clarify a few misconceptions of the h...

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  • Why buy a DEMO car?

    Why buy a DEMO car? (10/01/2020)

    We are here to tell you the benefits of buying a demo vehicle! #1 Demo cars are budget-friendly Demo cars are cheaper than buying your car ...

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Just some of Sunshine Toyota on the Sunshine Coast's advantages:

  • Toyota Access
  • Toyota Genuine Parts
  • Toyota Certified Advantage
  • Toyota Insurance Advantage
  • Toyota Fleet Specialist