The new Toyota Fortuner made global debut last year. Already launched in Thailand and Indonesia, the new Fortuner was launched in India today.
As expected earlier, Toyota is not going to offer the 2.4 liter diesel engine with the Fortuner at start. As os now, it is only offered with 2.7 liter petrol and 2.8 liter diesel engine option.
New Toyota Fortuner Specs
The India-spec Fortuner will be powered by a GD diesel engine lineup that will include a 2.8 liter 177 bhp engine (2.4 liter 158 bhp engine will arrive at a later date). Petrol engine will be in the form of a 2.7 liter generating 164 hp and 250 Nm torque.
The engines will be mated to 6 speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission while 2WD and 4WD drivetrain system will be on offer. The engine and transmission options are same as that of Innova Crysta, which is also based on the same platform as new gen Fortuner’s.
New Toyota Fortuner will be offered in 6 trims. Below are ex-Delhi prices.
New Toyota Fortuner Price
4×2 Toyota Fortuner Petrol with MT – INR 25.92 lakh
4×2 Toyota Fortuner Petrol with AT – INR 27.61 lakh
4×2 Toyota Fortuner Diesel with MT – INR 27.52 lakh
4×2 Toyota Fortuner Diesel with AT – INR 29.14 lakh
4×4 Toyota Fortuner Diesel with MT – INR 30.05 lakh
4×4 Toyota Fortuner Diesel with AT – INR 31.12 lakh
PS – the 4×2 models will be shodded with 17 inch alloys wrapped in all terrain tyres, while the 4×4 gets 18 inch alloys with highway terrain tyres.
Sales of the current Fortuner have been affected since the launch of new Ford Endeavour earlier this year. Toyota Fortuner is no longer the undisputed leader in the segment. By launching the new gen Fortuner, Toyota India would be aiming to reclaim that status once again.
Toyota Fortuner is presented in 6 exterior colour options. It measures 4,795 mm in length, 1,855mm in width and 1,835mm in height. It sits on a wheelbase measuring 2,745mm while ground clearance will stand at 225mm. New Fortuner’s exteriors will boast of a new and aggressive front fascia with twin slat front grille, dual projector headlamps and LED running lights. Bumpers are also modified and come in with integrated reflectors and fog lamps.
New Toyota Fortuner Features
Interiors of the new Toyota Fortuner will sport some distinct similarity to the Innova MPV. Space will be at a premium while the interiors are done up in a two-tone beige and black colour scheme. Key features will include an 8” touchsceen entertainment system, new instrument cluster, TFT screen, 3 spoke multi-function steering wheel and audio controls.
Bluetooth telephony, automatic climate controls and electrically adjustable ORVMs will also be evident. Safety features to be seen on the 2017 Toyota Fortuner will be a total of 7 airbags, ABS, EBD, brake assist, trailer sway control, reverse camera and parking sensors and hill start assist control.