2016 Toyota Fortuner petrol prices range from Rs 25.92 lakh to Rs 27.61 lakh, while the diesel variants cost between Rs 27.52 – Rs 31.12 lakh (ex, Delhi).
The new Toyota Fortuner 2016 shares its platform with the recently launched Innova Crysta.
Attributed to swanky looks, powerful performance and spacious interior, Toyota Fortuner is a credible model in the premium SUV segment. Stepping into the second generation lately, Fortuner has witnessed sea change in aesthetic and mechanical terms with new engines powering the line-up. The 2.8-litre oilburner in the line-up replaces the previous 3.0-litre diesel unit and the 2.7-litre engine powers the petrol variants.
Both the engines on the carline have been borrowed from Innova Crysta, which also witnessed generation change in 2016. These engines come with a choice of two manuals and one auto unit supported by 4×2 drivetrain and an optional 4×4 system. In fact, Fortuner is one of the few SUVs in the premium SUV segment to offer a petrol engine. This gives an edge over rivals including Ford Endeavour, Chevrolet Trailblazer and Mitsubishi Pajero that lack petrol option.
Ruling the segment for a long time, Fortuner was first introduced in 2009. Just when sales started plummeting, Toyota revamped Fortuner with fresh design, more powerful engines and new equipment. Shortly after its launch in new avatar last year, Toyota announced that Fortuner has achieved the 1 lakh sales unit mark. Even the second gen model has received overwhelming response from customers as it continues its successful run in India. 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 so many changes introduced to the SUV, Fortuner price hasn’t really changed. The petrol variants in the line-up are priced between Rs 25.92 lakh and Rs 27.61 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Diesel trims in the carline are priced slightly high with the base trim available for Rs 27.52 lakh. As we go up in the carline, the fully-loaded 4×4 AT grade is available for Rs 31.12 lakh (ex-showroom, 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 Toyota Fortuner is available in six grades with a choice of petrol and diesel engines in two manual and one automatic option. Replacing the 3.0-litre diesel unit from the previous model, the 2.8-litre engine has been taken from the new Innova Crysta. The 4-cylinder, In-Line, diesel engine makes 174.5bhp of power at 3,400rpm and 450Nm of torque between 1,600 to 2,400rpm. It is offered with a choice of six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission.
Petrol powered Fortuner also uses the 2.7-litre unit from Innova Crysta. The 4-cylinder, In-line engine belts out maximum power of 163.7bhp and 245Nm of torque. Transmission options on the petrol variant include five-speed manual and 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)|
Using modified IMV platform and Toyota’s new-generation architecture (TNGA), the second generation Fortuner is lighter and stiffer than the model it precedes. The new 2.8-litre oil burner taken from Innova Crysta is claimed to be 10% more fuel efficient than the engine it replaces. According to tests done by ARAI, the diesel manual Fortuner can return 14.24kmpl, whereas the automatic version can deliver only 12.9kmpl. Fuel economy for the petrol engine is slightly less than the diesel engine. 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.
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 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 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.
Proportionally, the new Fortuner is larger than the previous generation model with 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.
|Fuel Tank Capacity||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.