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An end of an Era as our Atherton dealership looks to new sites!

September 9, 2021

After more than 25 years operating our of 28 Tolga Road, From Monday 13th September, John Cole Toyota will be operating out of its purpose built dealership at 7813 Kennedy Highway. Toyota & Isuzu UTE Sales team and Administration will be operating from our new showroom from Monday, with our parts and service departments running across both sites until they can transition completely from the following week (Friday 17th). Our Body and Paint Centre will...

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New tag requirements for Electric Vehicles (including Hybrid) and Hydrogen Vehicles.

September 6, 2021

Do you own a Toyota Hybrid or Electric Vehicle? If the answer is yes, then keep reading! QLD Transport & Main Roads have introduced a policy stating that registered owners of hydrogen and electric powered vehicles (including Hybrid petrol vehicles) that were built after 1 January 2019 (or vehicles modified to be hydrogen or electric powered since that date) are now legally required to display specific EV Tag to the front and rear number plates...

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Ultimate Footy Fan Winners

August 20, 2021

Congratulations to Jack and Courtney, who won the Toyota Cowboy’s Ultimate Footy Fan competition we ran on Facebook. The pair were treated to a weekend away in Townsville where they mingled with Cowboy royalty before the Cowboys faced the West Tigers in round 22 of the 2021 NRL competition. Despite their best efforts, the Cowboys went down 16 to 24. Thank you to all who entered the competition, we wish you the best of luck...

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2020 Tokyo Olympics 23 July – 8 Aug & Paralympics 24 Aug – 5 Sep

August 2, 2021

31/ July  Update: Want to celebrate Tokyo 2020 in style? As an Official Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner, we are running a competition to bring the excitement of the Games to your living room. Five lucky myToyota members will win merchandise prize packs to enjoy at home with friends and family. To be in with a chance to win, log in or register here T&Cs apply. #ToyotaRewards #Tokyo2020 #ReadysetTokyo #GoAussies   23 July 2021 Update:...

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Toyota Boosts Style & Safety for Landcruiser Prado

July 7, 2021

Toyota has improved the safety and styling of its best-selling LandCruiser Prado large SUV range, introducing new active safety technology on lower variants while boosting the visual appeal of the family off-roader. Following a comprehensive update in August 2020, the Prado has been further upgraded, with additional advanced safety features that were previously reserved for higher-grade variants. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the safety of all Toyota customers...

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Toyota upgrades RAV4 with enhanced styling, technology and comfort

July 1, 2021

Toyota is set to make its popular RAV4 medium SUV an even more enticing prospect with an array of new comfort, styling and technology upgrades across the range1. The changes will see every RAV4 petrol and hybrid variant gain new improvements, with production commencing in December 2021. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the update would further boost the appeal of the successful RAV4. “The RAV4’s mix of style...

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Reveal we’ve all been waiting for! New Toyota LandCruiser 300, World Premiere

June 10, 2021

The reveal we’ve all been waiting for is here! #LC300 #worldPremier #LandCruiser  Toyota has unveiled a giant leap forward in 4WD performance and technology with the next-generation LandCruiser making its global debut in the 70th anniversary year of the legendary nameplate and everyone here at John Cole Toyota is excited. Due in Australia in the final quarter of this year, the new 300 Series is the most capable LandCruiser ever, expanding its unrivalled reputation for...

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Annual Mt Baldy Classic

April 29, 2021

Life shouldn’t be all about work and here at JCT, we value the importance of movement.  Living in our beautiful region offers a wide range of activities that keeps our community moving. For the last 35 years, we have been supporting many local events and sporting groups, and last month the local Atherton Bowls Club’s held its Annual Mt Baldy Classic. This year’s event saw 56 players from right across the far north visiting our...

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All-New Toyota Kluger Coming Soon to John Cole Toyota

April 28, 2021

Here at John Cole Toyota, we’re getting ready to bring you the All-New Kluger to our showroom floor. The All-New Kluger Hybrid will be the eighth model in the Toyota range to feature a hybrid drivetrain, as Toyota continues to drive towards an ever more fuel-efficient and environmentally conscious line-up. In addition to offering a hybrid drivetrain for the first time in Kluger in Australia this June, the new model features a stylish family-friendly design,...

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JCT Flyover – Part 5 March 2021- Paint and Panels

April 13, 2021

Thanks to the dedicated and hardworking team from KEIR QLD and the numerous local sub-contractors, works on the dealership are continuing at rapid pace and is looking awesome. The external road works have commenced, and the internal works are well and truly under way. We have contracted over 20 Tableland Local Subcontractors, Suppliers and Businesses with the Development and Construction to date. Now that’s what you call supporting locals! #ourlocalcountrylegends #supportlocalbusiness #Atherton Tablelands #Bensound music

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