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The short answer is you can't. A new key needs to be purchased and programmed at the dealer. There is no simple way around this.
You need to take it to a Toyota dealership in your local area (if you have one) and see what they have to say. As you don't have the key any more (as opposed to it just being broken) you need to take it to the main dealer as they are likely the only ones that can do anything about it.
According to this source it's possible to program door lock/unlock with a $35 "blank" remote. The immobiliser part of it is unfortunately a bit more high tech (like you would hope). All you need to do is a set sequence with the ignition and remote to reprogram it. I'm not sure if the model's of the fit remote they are talking about and your 2011 are ...
According to this website: There is no onboard programming procedure for this vehicle. This vehicle requires special equipment be connected to the vehicle to program the keyless remote. Try a locksmith before the dealership, they are usually 50% the cost. You'll have to purchase a replacement key/fob (or two) and then take it somewhere to have it ...
I found this information on a Toyota forum. It is from Toyota TSB dated November 9, 2007 (TSB#EL009-07). It works with a lot of different Toyota models for 2007-2008 and may work for yours as well. (NOTE: If it doesn't work, let me know and I'll delete this answer). It appears fairly complicated and time critical (time during/between steps needs to be done ...
No, there is no relatively cheap way. There ARE ways, but they're definitely not cheap. My car has a similar key to yours and the best price I was quoted was ZAR 1600, which translates to 100 Pounds or $160. You may get away with having a spare key made without the electronic transponder. That should be much cheaper, but you won't be able to remote lock or ...
The only way to do this is to have the keys programmed to the car. The only way to do that is to take it to the dealership. They have the necessary tools which are proprietary. Only they have them. Yes, it's a racket.
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