Toyota Fortuner is a SUV by Toyota with a price range of Rs 26.20 Lakh - 31.99 Lakh in India. Toyota Fortuner is available in Petrol, Diesel fuel type and comes in 6 different variants. It comes with Manual, Automatic transmission with mileage of 12.3 kmpl and available in 7 colours.
Toyota Fortuner is more attractive, sleeker and powerful than the model it precedes. The SUV is offered in six variants encompassing two engine options, two transmissions and two drive types. Inside the cabin, it looks plusher and gets new equipment such as the touchscreen infotainment system, new instrument cluster etc. The Fortuner has got a much needed makeover along with some changes to the interior as well as other internals. The looks of Toyota Fortuner have been improved in almost every way possible. The sporty pedals look amazing while the steering wheel is new and feels chunky to hold. Toyota Fortuner is accessible in 7 different colours - Attitude Black, Avant Garde Bronze, Grey Metallic, Phantom Brown, Silver Metallic, Super White and White Pearl Crystal Shine.
Toyota Fortuner measures 4795 mm in length, 1855 mm in width and 1835 mm in height. It has a huge ground clearance of 225 mm making you feel the king of road. Toyota Fortuner looks spectacular, sporting an edgy design and new elements including sleek pulled-back headlamps, new dual-slat chrome grille with v-shaped chrome surrounding, LED DRLs, restyled bumpers etc. The high shoulder line, flared wheel arches and 12-spoke alloy wheels reinforce the butch stance. It looks equally stylish sporting wrap-around LED tail-lamps and new integrated spoiler.
There are multiple practical storage points in the cabin like cup holders, bottle holders, glove-box etc. For luggage storage space, it could be expanded further by folding the third row. The third row however is more suitable for the kids. The cabin gets some additional bits like splash of leather around steering wheel, restyled dashboard with chrome accent and a touchscreen infotainment system. The faux wood finish on the steering makes the ambience in the interior a lot plusher. It houses buttons for various functions such as the audio system along with Bluetooth and multi-information display. The new instrumentation cluster is finished with a blue back-drop and looks amazing at night. The 6-way electrically adjustable seat helps in finding the best driving position. The seats are supportive and comfortable. Toyota Fortuner can gobble up seven well-built adults in comfort while leaving room for luggage as well.
On the move, Fortuner feels very eager to perform and break into three digit speeds. Toyota Fortuner cruises at 130 kmph with more than enough power left in reserve to cross higher speeds on the highway. The 4x4 variant has both 'H' (high) and 'L' (low) modes helping you handle tough road situations or rather road-less situations. The Automatic version is simply a pleasure to drive. The 2WD variants in the line-up get the 265/65 R17 tyres and 4WD variants come equipped with 265/60 R18 tyres. Both the tyres are wrapped to multiple spoke alloy wheels.
Safety and Security
Toyota Fortuner features ventilated disc brakes in the front and drum brakes at the rear. The car has Anti-Brake Locking System, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution and Brake Assist making it stops in the least possible distance. The car has dual SRS airbags for the front passenger and driver. Toyota has introduced VSC or Vehicle Stability Control in Fortuner 4x4 MT model which improves safety. However, this function can also be switched off for those who don't like to be checked by electronic nannies.
Toyota India has phased out the 3.0L D-4D diesel engine and introduced the all-new 2.8L GD diesel engine in the new Fortuner SUV. It develops a maximum power of 174 BHP and peak torque of 450 Nm, while linked to a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. It is also available with a new 6-speed manual transmission. For the first time ever in Indian market, Toyota has introduced the 2016 Fortuner with a gasoline power-plant, borrowed from the Innova Crysta. The new 2.7L 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 164 BHP and 245 Nm, while offered with 6-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission. The top-end diesel variants get 4X4 drive system in the new Fortuner.
Key Features & Specifications
|Engine||2.7-litre 16V Dual VVTi Petrol Engine|
|No. of Gears||5|
|Ground Clearance||225 mm|
|Turning Radius||5.8 meters|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||80 litres|
|Tyres Type||Tubeless, Radial|
|Tyres Size||265/65 R17|