Japanese cars were first introduced in Australia in 1950-1960. Since then they have been capturing the imagination and hearts of the people with vibrant design, powerful engine and efficient fuel economy cars.
The five most popular Japanese cars that currently lead the automobile segment are as follows:
Toyota Hilux provides lots of space for passengers and their equipment. The Hilux SR and SR 5 ute models both come with top end interiors. Hilux comes with 7 SRS airbags, offering driver and passenger safety. Also, the Hilux has ABS, electronic brake assist, trailer sway control and features like reversing camera which is essential to safe driving. Hilux has variants such as single cab, extra cab and double cab to fit different customer requirements.
Toyota Corolla is a compact car that provides great value for money. Corolla has a broad range of models such as Ascent, Ascent Sport, Hybrid Hatch, SX hatch, and ZR hatch. The Ascent sedan, Ascent Sports Hatch and SX Hatch have a 1.8L dual VVT-I engine and 6-speed manual or 7-Speed CVT. All Corollas have features like cruise control, reverse parking sensor and a touchscreen infotainment unit. It is easy to drive and offers a pleasurable driving experience.
Mazda CX 3 is a stylish small SUV with simple lines, well-contoured body and comes in beautiful colour options. It also has 6-speed SKYACTIV transmission in manual and automatic form. It can comfortably seat five passengers with sufficient head and legroom. The 16-inch alloy wheels, satellite navigation system, 2.0-litre petrol engine and reverse camera are some of the appealing features that draw people to CX-3.
CX 5 is a fantastic mid-size SUV, Mazda has yet again implemented its Kodo design, advanced technology and safety features. With features such as 2.5-litre engine, LED headlamps, rear parking sensor and a good infotainment unit, the CX 5 is a desirable mid-size SUV indeed.
CX 5 also has different variant models such as Maxx, GT and Akera. The available features differ based on the model of CX 3 and CX 5.
X-Trail is a medium size SUV with a range of models such as ST, Ti and ST-L. It offers five and seven-seater capacity based on the model. It is available in petrol and diesel engine. Unique features like Nissan connect, the advanced drive assist display (ADAD), sensor activated tailgate, blind spot warning, lane departure warning and divide-n-hide cargo system make X-trail a family friendly car.