04 Feb 2021: Toyota Fortuner (facelift) bags over 5,000 bookings in India
Toyota has received over 5,000 bookings for the facelifted Fortuner SUV in India in just one month. To recall, it was launched in the country on January 6 this year.
The premium four-wheeler is offered in Standard and Legender variants. It has a refreshed look, a hi-tech cabin, and is offered with a choice of BS6-compliant petrol as well as diesel engines.
Exteriors: Recalling the Toyota Fortuner (facelift)
Toyota Fortuner's Standard model has a mesh grille, an updated front bumper, sleek LED headlights with DRLs, and slim LED taillights. On the sides, it has roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The Legender trim features a split grille, sequential LED turn indicators, projector headlights, and sportier Pearl White paintwork with a contrasting black roof.
Fact: Power and performance
The Fortuner (facelift) gets two BS6-compliant engines- a 2.7-liter petrol motor that makes 163hp/245Nm and a 2.8-liter diesel unit offered in two tunes- 201hp/420Nm and 201hp/500Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, and 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Interiors: Inside the cabin
The 2021 Fortuner offers a 7-seater cabin with ventilated leather seats, power windows, a multifunctional steering wheel, automatic climate control, and a keyless entry.
It also packs six speakers and an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Bluetooth connectivity.
For safety, the car has seven airbags, crash sensors, an engine immobilizer, a 360-degree-view camera, and ABS with EBD.
Fact: How much does it cost?
The Toyota Fortuner (facelift) costs Rs. 29.98 lakh for the Standard model and goes up to Rs. 37.58 lakh for the top-end Legender SUV (all prices, ex-showroom). In India, it rivals Ford Endeavour, MG Gloster, and Mahindra Alturas G4.