Toyota Fortuner was alien in the Indian bazaar aback in 2009, and in 2015, it underwent a bearing change. In a few all-embracing markets, like Thailand, the SUV was accustomed a facelift a few months back. We accepted this adapted adaptation to accomplish it to India as well, and now, we accept a date for the Fortuner facelift’s barrage – 6th January 2020.
Even admitting the Fortuner is still the baton of its articulation in agreement of sales, the antagonism is absolutely austere these days, from rivals like the Ford Endeavour and MG Gloster. The facelift adaptation will advice accumulate the SUV beginning in the eyes of buyers. As per the leaked sales training module, the accessible Fortuner facelift will accept two variants – Fortuner and Fortuner Legender – aloof like the international-spec version.
Both the models accept been spied in India alone previously, acknowledging their arrival. The accepted Fortuner will affection hardly adapted administration over the approachable model, while the Legender alternative will action above beheld differences. There will be a absolute of three variants accessible – Fortuner 2WD, Fortuner Legender 2WD, and Fortuner Sigma 4 (4WD).
There will be three autogenous colour schemes on action here. The accepted Fortuner will accept the Black or Chamois, while the Legender alternative will action a dual-tone Black and Maroon theme. The Legender will accept a lot of accessories too, like a beyond 9.0-inch infotainment touchscreen with Apple CarPlay connectivity, wireless charging, and a 360-degree about-face camera as standard.
Exterior colour options accommodate eight banausic colours – Super White, Pearl White, Grey Metallic, Silver Metallic, Attitude Black, Phantom Brown, Bronze, and Sparkling Black – and one dual-tone colour aloof alone for the Legender alternative – Pearl White with Matte Black.
The 2021 Toyota Fortuner will be accessible with two agent options. The aboriginal one will be a 2.7-litre petrol engine, the aforementioned as the approachable model. This motor can advance 164 HP and 245 Nm, and can be had with either a 5-speed chiral or a 6-speed automatic.
The additional one is a 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine, which can accomplish 204 HP and 500 Nm (up from 177 HP and 450 Nm of the accepted version). This is accessible with a 6-speed chiral of a 6- acceleration automated gearbox. The amount of the 2021 Toyota Fortuner will we see a backpack of amid Rs. 70,000 and Rs. 1 lakh, over the accepted model’s amount ambit of Rs. 28.7 lakh to Rs. 34.5 lakh (ex-showroom).