Toyota Fortuner TRD SUV discontinued in India

Dwaipayan Roy
·2-min read


Toyota Fortuner TRD SUV discontinued in India
Toyota Fortuner TRD SUV discontinued in India

14 Dec 2020: Toyota Fortuner TRD SUV discontinued in India

Japanese automaker Toyota has discontinued its Fortuner TRD SUV in India. To recall, the car was launched in August this year.

It came with a sporty front grille, blacked-out alloy wheels, a dual-tone cabin equipped with a Special Technology Pack, and many safety features. It drew power from a 2.8-liter diesel engine, mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Here's our roundup.

Exteriors: Toyota Fortuner TRD: At a glance

The Toyota Fortuner TRD featured a chrome-covered grille with TRD branding, a silvered skid plate, a red-accented rear bumper, and a dual-tone paint job (Pearl White shade and Black roof).

The car was flanked by roof rails, auto-folding ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, and 18-inch alloy wheels. For lighting, it packed projector headlamps with LED DRLs and LED taillights.

Fact: Power and performance

The Toyota Fortuner TRD drew power from a BS6-compliant 2.8-liter, 4-cylinder diesel engine that generates 175hp of maximum power and 450Nm of peak torque. The motor came mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters.

Interiors: How did it look like on the inside?

The Toyota Fortuner TRD had a dual-tone (black and maroon) cabin with 8-way adjustable seats, leatherette upholstery, and a power steering wheel.

It was equipped with a Special Technology Pack, which included accessories like a wireless smartphone charger, a head-up display, a digital video recorder, and an air ionizer.

The car also packed a touchscreen infotainment panel and offered seven airbags.

Fact: What about the pricing?

The Toyota Fortuner TRD came in two variants- 4x2 automatic and 4x4 automatic. The former was sold at Rs. 34.98 lakh while the latter was priced at Rs. 36.88 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom). Meanwhile, the company is expected to launch the Fortuner (facelift) in early-2021.