The Toyota Fortuner was accepted to get an amend ancient in 2020. However, the facelifted adaptation seems to accept been delayed and will now be launched on January 6, 2021, added than 6 months afterwards it debuted in Thailand. While we delay for the official India-spec launch, here’s what you can apprehend from the facelifted Fortuner:
Toyota seems to accept taken the appellation ‘facelift’ a bit actually back best of the corrective tweaks for the new Fortuner focus on the advanced fascia. It additionally gets altered admixture auto and adapted taillamps while the ancillary contour and rear end seems unchanged.
We’re accepting the sportier Legender alternative too
In Thailand, the adapted Fortuner was launched in two avatars: the accepted adaptation with changes focussed on the advanced fascia, and a new Legender variant. This adaptation appearance added cogent corrective updates that accord it Lexus-like administration at the front, beyond 20-inch admixture auto and a sportier rear bumper. While abrupt to appear to India at first, this alternative has back been spied here.
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Minor affection updates
The autogenous architecture of the new Fortuner seems to buck no changes over the approachable model, but it will backpack a few added appearance than before. Based on the Thai-spec model, we can apprehend to see a beyond touchscreen infotainment arrangement with Apple CarPlay (8.0-inch awning as accepted and 9.0-inch awning for the Legender) and a 9-speaker JBL complete system. In its top spec, it could additionally get appearance like ambient lighting, kick-to-open powered tailgate, a wireless charging pad and 360-degree parking camera. Toyota ability add affiliated car technology to the affection account as well.
No change in agent options
Toyota is acceptable to action the aforementioned agent options for the facelifted Fortuner as the approachable model: 2.7-litre petrol and 2.8-litre agent (uprated). Both engines are offered with the best of a chiral and a 6-speed automated transmission. The petrol agent produces 166PS/245Nm with 2WD alone while the agent assemblage now makes 204PS and 500Nm and gets the advantage of 2WD and 4WD too.
It’ll amount more
Since the facelifted Fortuner is accession in 2021, apprehend it to allegation a exceptional for the updates, on top of the anniversary amount hike. The accepted Fortuner retails from Rs 28.66 lakh to Rs 34.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). While the abject alternative is acceptable to be priced agnate to the absolute model, the new Legender alternative will acceptable allure a ample exceptional of added than a lakh.
Toyota’s adapted exceptional SUV will abide its animosity with the brand of the Ford Endeavour and the afresh launched MG Gloster.