2016 Toyota Fortuner petrol prices range between Rs 25.92 lakh to Rs 27.61 lakh, while the diesel variants are priced from Rs 27.52 to Rs 31.12 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The new Toyota Fortuner 2016 shares its platform with the recently launched Innova Crysta.
January 11, 2017 – Just when the longstanding Fortuner began to fade in the shadows of new models and new-gen versions, Toyota thought to up the ante and propelled Fortuner into the second generation. The new Toyota Fortuner has received comprehensive changes inside out and gets a new petrol engine missing in the preceding model. Equipment level has gone a notch up packing a new infotainment system with large touchscreen, auto climate control, eight-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat to name a few. It gets primary safety provisions including seven airbags, ABS, stability control etc.
Apart from copious visual changes, the SUV has received a new petrol engine- the 2.7 litre unit and the new 2.8 litre oil burner. For transmitting power, it gets a choice between five-speed manual, six-speed manual and six-speed automatic units. Additionally, it gets the 4×4 drivetrain on 2.8 litre MT and AT diesel variants, while rest are equipped with the 4×2 drive system. Having received aesthetic and mechanical changes, the new Toyota Fortuner goes up well against rivals like Ford Endeavour, Hyundai Santa Fe and the Chevrolet Trailblazer. Check – Toyota Fortuner 2016 Interior & Exterior Image Gallery
|Variants||Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|4×2 Petrol MT||Rs 25.92 Lakh|
|4×2 Petrol AT||Rs 27.61 Lakh|
|4×2 Diesel MT||Rs 27.52 Lakh|
|4×2 Diesel AT||Rs 29.14 Lakh|
|4×4 Diesel MT||Rs 30.05 Lakh|
|4×4 Diesel AT||Rs 31.12 Lakh|
With all the above mentioned updates, the pricing hasn’t really undergone a huge bump. The new Toyota Fortuner price in India starts from Rs 25.92 lakh for the base petrol variant and goes up to Rs 27.61 lakh for the top-spec petrol trim. Diesel range on the other hand is available between Rs 27.52 lakh to Rs 31.12 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Also Read: Toyota Vios Might Come to India in 2017 – Picture Gallery & Details
New Toyota Fortuner 2016 Waiting Period
Interestingly, the major demand said to be coming for the automatic diesel variants (2WD and 4WD) of the SUV. While deliveries of the diesel models are being promised for late December or early January, the petrol variants are delivered right away at most of the places. In order to reduce the backlog, buyers are being asked to purchase the ‘2017-manufactured’ model of the car. The 2016 Toyota Fortuner with Pearl White and Phantom Brown colours are relatively high-in-demand.
|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 Toyota Fortuner carline is available in six variants in petrol and diesel fuel options. Powering the diesel variants is the new 2.8 litre, 4-cylinder, In-line oil burner borrowed from the new Innova Crysta. Replacing the previous 3.0 litre powertrain, the new engine comes with a choice of manual and automatic transmission. Talking of the power, the new diesel engine makes a robust output of 174.5bhp at 3,400rpm along with 450Nm of torque between 1,600 to 2,400rpm. The torque for the manual transmission is slightly less at 420Nm. Transmission options for the diesel engine include six-speed manual and six-speed automatic unit.
The rapidly growing demand for petrol driven cars made Toyota introduce a petrol engine to the carline. Displacing 2694cc, the 4-cyinder, In-line petrol unit is good for 163.7bhp of power and 245Nm of torque. This unit is available with the five-speed manual transmission and six-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shift and shiftlock. It is to be noted that the same engine does duty on the new Innova Crysta and Fortuner is the first SUV in its space to offer a petrol engine.
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|Petrol||10.01kmpl (MT) & 10.26kmpl (AT)|
|Diesel||14.24kmpl (MT) & 12.9kmpl (AT)|
Using the new GD diesel engine, claimed to be 10% more frugal than the KD engine it replaces, Toyota Fortuner mileage for the diesel trims range between 14.24kmpl for the manual version as opposed to the automatic variants that are rated at 12.9kmpl. Petrol powered Fortuner also returns diesel mileage, the manual variants are claimed to deliver 10.01kmpl and the automatic variants are tested to yield 10.26kmpl under standard conditions. Built on the modified IMV platform and Toyota’s new-generation architecture (TNGA), the second generation Fortuner is lighter and stiffer than the predecessor.
In tandem with the global model, the new Toyota Fortuner can be had in seven paint options including the Glacier White, Silver Sky, Eclipse Black, Phantom Brown, Nebula Blue, Graphite and Crystal Pearl.
On the outside, the premium SUV sports power-operated retractable wing mirrors with integrated side turn indicators, additionally it gets the aero—stabilizing fins on ORVM base and rear combination lamps. Other key exterior features include SMART entry and push start/stop and fully automatic power back door with height adjust memory and jam protection.
Inside, the SUV packs plethora of features such as the 8-way driver power seat, premium upholstery, steering wheel with mounted audio MID/telephone & voice recognition buttons, cruise control, automatic climate control, all windows auto up and down with jam protection. In terms of entertainment, it benefits from the touchscreen audio system with capacitive switches.
For a proficient off-roading experience, Toyota has equipped a bunch of features aiding performance, these include downhill assist control, Active Traction Control, electronic drive and 4WD with High and Low range.
Toyota Fortuner 2016 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 2016 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 2016 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 new Fortuner is armed to the teeth with a raft of primary features. It gets as many as 7 airbags for driver and occupants along with ABS & EBD for an adept braking experience. Vehicle Stability Control with Brake Assist adds further dint to the braking power. Hill Assist Control is yet another vital feature, but it has been left out on the 2WD MT variants. As for the downhill assist control, it is available only on the 4WD variants. Other than the aforementioned safety provisions, the new Toyota Fortuner also packs whiplash concept seats in front, child restraint system, 3-point ELR seat belts in all rows, immobilizer, speed auto lock with emergency unlock and airbag manual cut-off switch.
Dimensionally, the new Fortuner is 90mm longer, 15mm wider and 15mm taller measuring 4,795mm long, 1,855mm wide and 1,835mm tall. Wheelbase measuring 2,745mm translates into a spacious cabin. Ground clearance of 225mm matches with the brawny stance and makes the city manoeuvring easy. Coming to the fuel tank capacity, the SUV comes with a large fuel tank measuring 80-litres.
|Fuel Tank Capacity||80-litres|
Talking of the suspension system, it features double wishbone, stabiliser bar in front and 5-link coil spring, stabiliser bar at rear.
Aesthetically, Fortuner has received a raft of changes. It looks sleeker than the previous model and sports new elements that give it a more upmarket look. The front profile of the SUV now comes with dual-slat front grille, dual projector headlamps with LED DRLs and reworked bumper with reflectors. Apart from these, it also gets muscular bonnet and chrome finished fog lamps on the lower bumper.
Side profile is entirely new with square-shaped wheel arches and black reinforcing the SUV-like stance. The hint of chrome around window adds to the premium look. Lower trims in the range sit on the 17-inch steel wheel with al-terrain tyres whereas the range topping variant gets the 18-inch alloy wheels and highway tyres. The rear facet is equally stylish as the front and side profile. On the rear, it sports LED tail lamps, new bumper and integrated reflectors.
The well-laid out cabin has enough room in all three rows. In terms of styling, it takes inspiration from the Corolla sedan and new-gen Hilux pickup. The dual-tone colour scheme goes well with the premium styling. Compared to the previous model, the new Frotuner is plusher packed with plethora of in-cabin tech. The quality of material used is a step up from its predecessor and the dashboard design is refreshingly new. There are multiple storage points within the cabin and the luggage storage space is good as well.
Feature-wise, the new model is richer than the previous model. For 2016, the SUV gets a dual-tone beige and black interior and a bunch of goodies that improves its comfort and convenience levels. The 2016 model comes equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen entertainment system, a new instrument cluster with TFT screen for MID, leather-wrapped multi-function 3-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifter, audio controls and Bluetooth telephony, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable door mirrors with power folding function, rear AC vents and engine start/stop button coupled with Smart key entry.
With respect to safety, the SUV gets 7 SRS airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), hill-start assist control (HAC), vehicle stability control (VSC), emergency stop signal (ESS), downhill assist control (DAC), trailer sway control (TSC), emergency stop signal (ESS), reversing camera and 3-point seat belts with emergency locking retractors (ELR).
Latin New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)’s results for Toyota Fortuner 2016 SUV gave it a 5-star rating. The South American crash testing agency learnt that the new Toyota Fortuner’s occupant safety levels are equivalent to the new Toyota Hilux pick-up truck, and in certain bio-mechanical aspects it performed better than the latter one. The new Fortuner model, with a total score of 33.95 out of 37, has also achieved 5-star safety rating from Australasian NCAP.