Toyota Cars have always been extremely popular with automobile enthusiasts in India. The engineering perfection in Toyota cars commands a premium price as compared to the competitors and buyers are willing to pay that also. The famous Japanese car maker has delivered one blockbuster after another and across various segments and as a result people eagerly wait for new launches and upgrades from Toyota.
Toyota Fortuner has been one of the most popular offerings from the company and is amongst the best-selling premium SUVs in India. Standing tall mighty the Toyota Fortuner definitely goes by its name. With its big stature and muscular looks, the Fortuner seems like a symbol of power. The all new generation of Toyota Fortuner is now the talk of the town in terms of designs and engine specifications. But does the Fortuner fulfil the expectations of the Indian Audience?
Toyota Fortuner Engine
In technical terms Toyota is offering the Fortuner with two engine options. There’s a 2.7-litre petrol motor and 2.8-litre diesel. The petrol engine makes a healthy 166PS of power and 245Nm of torque and without a doubt the new engine is definitely smoother, refined and barely makes any noise. The only minus point is the fuel efficiency where the petrol automatic delivers a 10.1 kmpl.
The diesel engine generates maximum power of 174 bhp and peak torque of 450 Nm. The mileage offered by the diesel variant has been estimated at 12.9 kmpl by the ARAI.
Customers can opt for manual or automatic transmission as per their choice with a 6-speed gearbox as standard across both the options.
Toyota Fortuner Exteriors
With improved steering and 4 disc brakes the Toyota Fortuner is a complete 4 WD with an impressive appearance. The body roll has been reduced even though this car is longer and wider than the previous generation and is the only SUV which gives a Petrol Engine in the segment. A strong shoulder line and LED Daylight Running Lamps along with an integrated spoiler gives the car a completely different impression than its predecessor.
Toyota Fortuner Interiors
When one looks inside the cabin, it is noticeable that the Fortuner is a leather clad cabin with the seats providing good lumbar support with absolutely good ergonomic ratios. It as an all new touch screen Infotainment system as well. In terms of safety, all the variants of the Fortuner come with some excellent features such as ABS, EBD, Hill Assist, Traction Control, Central locking, seven airbags and much more!
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Toyota Fortuner Price
Toyota Fortuner Price starts from Rs.27.58 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) and the top end variant Toyota Fortuner 2.8 4×4 AT is priced at Rs. 33.28 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
The previous generation of Toyota Fortuner set a benchmark in the SUV segment and the new generation is still yet to prove it’s worth in the market, only time will tell!