Ahead of launch, Toyota teases Fortuner (facelift) SUV in India

Harshita Malik
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Ahead of launch, Toyota teases Fortuner (facelift) SUV in India
Ahead of launch, Toyota teases Fortuner (facelift) SUV in India

02 Jan 2021: Ahead of launch, Toyota teases Fortuner (facelift) SUV in India

Japanese automaker Toyota is all set to unveil the Fortuner (facelift) in India on January 6. Now, in the run-up to the launch event, the company has teased the car, highlighting some of its features.

As for the key highlights, the Fortuner (facelift) will come with an updated front fascia, a revamped cabin with improved safety features, and two BS6-compliant engine choices.

Fact: Take a look at the teaser

Exteriors: Toyota Fortuner (facelift): At a glance

The facelifted Toyota Fortuner will feature a large mesh grille, a muscular bonnet, a sleek air vent, a huge silvered skid plate, and a roof-mounted rear spoiler.

The car will be flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and 18-inch alloy wheels.

A new 'Legender' trim, with an aggressive-looking black grille and 20-inch alloy wheels, will also be on offer.

Fact: Power and performance

The Toyota Fortuner (facelift) will come with two BS6-compliant engine options: a 2.7-liter petrol motor that produces 164hp/245Nm and a 2.8-liter diesel unit that delivers 201hp/500Nm. Transmission choices will include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Interiors: Inside the cabin

The upcoming Toyota Fortuner will offer a spacious cabin with premium upholstery, ambient lighting, electrically-adjustable front seats, and a wireless smartphone charger.

It will also pack a JBL audio system and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

For safety, the SUV will provide seven airbags, a 360-degree-view camera, lane departure warning, and radar-guided dynamic cruise control.

Fact: What about the price?

The official pricing details of the Toyota Fortuner (facelift) will be announced on January 6. However, it should carry some premium over the current-generation model, which starts at Rs. 28.66 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).

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