2016 Toyota Innova would ditch the existing 2.5-litre motor in favor of a smaller 2.4-litre GD (2GD-FTV) diesel engine. Despite being smaller, the new diesel motor is significantly more powerful than its predecessor at 150 PS and 400 Nm of torque (twice the amount of torque compared to the outgoing engine).
In addition to the 2.4-litre unit, 2016 Toyota Fortuner will also get a 2.8-litre GD (1GD-FTV) diesel mill which replaces the old 3.0-litre motor. With an impressive 177 PS and 450 Nm of torque on store, the engine would certainly enhance the premium SUV’s performance. Both motors are mated either to a 6-speed manual or an automatic transmission.
The auto giant claims that its pioneering Thermo Swing Wall Insulation Technology (TSWIN) enhances efficiency by 15% and torque by a good 25%. The engines also employ the company’s first urea Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) which is claimed to eliminate 99% of NoX emissions.
Apart from TSWIN, the motors also incorporate silica-reinforced porous anodized aluminum (SiRPA) coating on pistons which are said to reduce cooling loss during combustion by 30%. The new in-house produced turbocharger is smaller than older gen model by 30% and is claimed to be more responsive.
New Toyota Innova and Fortuner will be launched in India in 2016.