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All New Toyota Fortuner starts Rs 25.92 lakh

Monday, November 7, 2016

The new Fortuner retains the butch appearance of the old model and yet incorporates plenty of modern design touches to keep up with the times. It’s not only lighter but also more powerful and feature rich this time around. In terms of standard equipment, the top-spec trim gets LED headlamps with projectors, electric tailgate, climate control, ambient lighting, cruise control, electric adjustment for driver’s seat and a new infotainment system with GPS and reversing camera. As for safety, you get seven airbags, ABS, brake assist, traction control and ESP.

The full-size SUV segment is about to witness a lot of action now that Toyota India has finally launched the all-new Fortuner. The luxury offering has been introduced in the Indian market with ex-showroom prices ranging between Rs 25.92 lakh lakh and Rs 31.12 lakh, depending on the variant.

Underneath the entirely new body shell, Toyota has used its new IMV platform which is a lot lighter than its predecessor. Drivetrain-wise, the Fortuner now gets a 2.8-litre diesel engine similar to the one found in the Innova Crysta. While the power output is nearly the same at 174bhp, the torque has gone up to 420Nm for the 6-speed manual and 450Nm for the 6-speed automatic model. Interestingly, Toyota is also offering a petrol model which gets a 2.7-litre, four-cylinder unit. The latter however is available only as a 4×2.

The new Toyota Fortuner is now officially on sale in India and competes with other family SUVs like the Ford Endeavour and the Chevrolet Trailblazer. Listed below are the variant-wise ex-showroom prices for the new Fortuner.

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 29.12 lakh
4×4 Diesel MT – Rs 30.05 lakh
4×4 Diesel AT – Rs 31.12 lakh