New Toyota Fortuner petrol prices range from Rs 26.8 lakh to Rs 28.51 lakh, while the diesel variants cost between Rs 28.41 – Rs 32.02 lakh (ex, Delhi).
The new Toyota Fortuner 2016 shares its platform with the recently launched Innova Crysta.
Toyota, the Japanese automaker has increased the prices of its flagship SUV by up to Rs 1 lakh. The SUV in its new avatar has been receiving an excellent response from car buyers across the nation. Available in both petrol and diesel engine option, the new Toyota Fortuner commands a waiting period of around 3-4 months. The new model is now priced in the range of Rs 26.81 lakh to Rs 32.02 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Featuring swanky looks, powerful performance and spacious interior, Toyota Fortuner is a credible model in the premium SUV segment. Launched in 20116, the SUV has witnessed sea change in aesthetic and mechanical terms with new engines powering the lineup. Instead of 3.0-litre diesel unit, the vehicle gets a new 2.8-litre oil burner. This time, the SUV is also being offered with a 2.7-litre petrol engine.
Both the engines on the carline have been borrowed from Innova Crysta, which also received generation change in 2016. Both manual as well as automatic transmission options are on offer. Petrol versions are only available with a RWD system while the diesel model is being offered with 4×4 drive system. It is the only premium SUV in its league to get a petrol engine. This gives an edge over rivals including Ford Endeavour, Chevrolet Trailblazer and Mitsubshi Pajero that lack petrol option. Ruling the segment for a long time, Fortuner was first introduced in 2009. Featuring fresh design, more powerful engines and new features, the new model sales have crossed 1 lakh unit mark in less than 1 year. Check – Toyota Fortuner 2017 Interior & Exterior Image Gallery
|Variants||Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|4×2 Petrol MT||Rs 26.81 Lakh|
|4×2 Petrol AT||Rs 28.51 Lakh|
|4×2 Diesel MT||Rs 28.41 Lakh|
|4×2 Diesel AT||Rs 30.03 Lakh|
|4×4 Diesel MT||Rs 30.94 Lakh|
|4×4 Diesel AT||Rs 32.02 Lakh|
The new Fortuner is available in two petrol and 4 diesel variants. The petrol range prices start at Rs 26.81 lakh for manual version, which goes up to Rs 28.51 lakh for the automatic model. The diesel range on the other hand is priced in the range of Rs 28.41 lakh to Rs 32.02 lakh. All the prices are ex-showroom New Delhi. Also Read: Toyota Vios Might Come to India in 2017 – Picture Gallery & Details
|Engine||2.8-litre GD Diesel|
|Max Power||174.5bhp @ 3,400rpm|
|Max Torque||450Nm @ 1,600rpm – 2,400rpm (420Nm for MT)|
|Engine||2.7-litre, 4-cylinder Petrol|
|Max Power||163.7bhp @ 5,200rpm|
|Max Torque||245Nm @ 4,000rpm|
|Transmission Options||6-speed Manual & 6-speed Automatic with paddle shifters|
|Drivetrain System||2WD & 4WD|
The new Fortuner is available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines in two manual and one automatic option. The SUV is now powered by a 2.8-litre engine that is sourced from the new Innova Crysta. This 4-cylinder, In-Line, diesel engine churns out a maximum power output of 174.5bhp at 3,400rpm and a peak torque of 450Nm between 1,600 to 2,400rpm. Transmission options include a six-speed manual and six-speed automatic unit.
Petrol model of the SUV gets a new 2.7-litre, 4-cylinder unit that is good for 163.7bhp of power and 245Nm of torque. This engine is paired to either a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shift & shiftlock.
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|Petrol||10.01kmpl (MT) & 10.26kmpl (AT)|
|Diesel||14.24kmpl (MT) & 12.9kmpl (AT)|
Built on the new Hilux Revo pickup truck platform, the new Fortuner is lighter and stiffer than the model it precedes. The diesel version of the SUV is claimed to be 10% more fuel efficient than the engine it replaces. While the manual versions give 14.24kmpl, the automatic model is claimed to return 2.9kmpl. The mileage for petrol manual and automatic variant is quite similar at 10.01kmpl and 10.26kmpl.
In line with its global model, the new Fortuner is available in seven colour options including Glacier White, Silver Sky, Eclipse Black, Nebula Blue, Phantom Brown, Graphite and Crystal Pearl. Also Read – 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis Facelift Coming Early Next Year
Along with remodelling the aesthetics, the new Fortuner gets a lot of tech on the outside. The SUV packs power-operated retractable ORVMs with integrated side turn indicators, aero-stabilizing fins on ORVMs and rear combination lamps. The SMART entry, push start/stop button and fully automatic power back door with height adjust memory and jam protection are some of the other key exterior features.
The plush interior is layered with new tech such as the 8-way driver power seat, steering wheel with mounted audio MID/telephone & voice recognition buttons, premium upholstery, automatic climate control, cruise control, all windows auto up and down with jam protection. The touchscreen audio system with capacitive switches sits inside. In addition, the car also comes with downhill assist control, Active Traction Control, Traction Control, electronic drive and 4WD with High and Low range.
Toyota Fortuner GX: Dot-type MID (multi-information display), urethane steering wheel and gearshift knob, four-way adjustable seat for the front passenger, brown fabric seat upholstery, six-way adjustable driver seat, 17-inches steel wheels with all-terrain tyres, projector halogen headlamps and body-coloured door handles.
Toyota Fortuner GXL (+ GX Features): A 4.2-inch multi-function coloured display, paddle shifters, an intelligent manual transmission (iMT), downhill assist control, keyless smart entry and start, 17-inches alloys wrapped with all-terrain tyres, rear door trims, privacy glass, chrome door handles, fog lamps and roof rails.
Toyota Fortuner Crusade (+ GXL Features): 8-way electrically adjustable driver seat, an infotainment system with satellite navigation, woodgrian cabin trims, digital audio broadcasting and radio, 220V accessory socket, LED DRLs, tailgate with memory function, automatic LED projector headlamps with auto leveling feature and 18-inches alloy wheels with highway tyres.
In terms of safety, the SUV gets 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, vehicle stability control with brake assist, hill assist control (missing on 2WD MT variants), whiplash concept front seats, child restraint system, 3-point ELR seat belts across rows, immobilizer, airbag manual cut-off switch and speed auto lock with emergency unlock.
|Fuel Tank Capacity||80-litres|
Based on the new ladder frame chassis, the new Fortuner is longer, wider and taller than the previous model. Compared to the old Fortuner, the new model gets 90mm increase in length, 15mm in width and 15mm in height. The wheelbase measures 2,745mm long and the ground clearance is 225mm. The fuel tank capacity is massive at 80-litres
Suspension system used on the second gen Fortuner is comprised of double wishbone, stabiliser bar in front and 5-link coil spring, stabiliser bar at rear.
Aesthetic changes to the new Fortuner are radical with an all new design transforming the look entirely. With the addition of new design elements, it looks more upmarket. At front, the SUV sports dual-slat grille, dual projector headlamps with LED DRLs, revised bumper with reflectors, muscular bonnet and chrome finished fog lamps.
Changes made to the side profile are prominent with square wheel arches and black cladding accentuating muscular look. The slight chrome work around window looks refreshing. Equipped with 17-inch steel wheels, the lower trims in the range get all-terrain tyres. While the top-spec variant rides on the 18-inch alloys wrapped to the highway tyres. The rear profile dons a chic styling with the LED tail lamps, redesigned bumper and integrated reflectors completing the plush look.
The cabin is spacious and takes inspiration from Corolla sedan and new-gen Hilux pickup in terms of styling. Sporting dual tone colour scheme and premium upholstery, the interior styling is a huge departure from the previous model. To make it more desirable, Toyota has added new tech. Besides, the dashboard design is all-new and there are multiple storage points inside.
Talking about equipment, the cabin benefits from a 8-inch touchscreen entertainment system, new instrument cluster with TFT screen for MID, audio controls, leather-wrapped multi-function 3-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifter, Bluetooth telephony, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable door mirrors with power folding function, engine start/stop button with Smart Key Entry and rear AC vents.
Toyota has added plethora of safety features including 7 SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, hill-start assist control, vehicle stability control, emergency stop signal, downhill assist control, trailer sway control, emergency stop signal, reversing camera and 3-point seatbelts with emergency locking retractors.
Moreover, the SUV received 5-star rating from Latin New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Even the South American crash testing agency has confirmed that Fortuner’s occupant safety levels are as good as that of Toyota Hilux pick-up truck. Interesting, Fortuner performed better in some of the bio-mechanical tests. Out of 37, the new Fortuner scored an impressive 33.95. Besides, it has also received 5-star safety rating from Australasian NCAP.