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Toyota Fortuner 2016 – All you wanted to Know

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The Toyota Fortuner has literally left its rivals far behind in the Indian car market and has literally flexed its muscles to find its way to the top of the 7 seater SUV segment. The 2016 Fortuner has further cemented the SUV s place in the market for buyers looking for a full size Sports Utility vehicle.

Reports confirm that the new model too has found a lot of buyers and continues to be the undisputed king in its segment. The hallmark of all Toyota vehicles is their reliability and the Fortuner is no different. It comes with an indestructible new frame and is a very capable off-roader.

The new Fortuner is powered by two engine options – an oil burner and a petrol powertrain. Both the engines are borrowed from the Innova Crysta. Apart from this the SUV is packed to the gills with a host of safety features. Let`s find out all the details about the all new 2016 toyota fortuner.

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All new Toyota Fortuner 2016 Price in India

While earlier speculation and rumours were suggesting a steep hike in prices of the new-gen Fortuner, Toyota India has managed to surprise everyone by introducing the 2016 Fortuner at a fairly competitive price tag of Rs. 25.92 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The top-end model costs Rs. 31.12 lakh, thus keeping the on-road price north of the 40 lakh mark. Also read – New Toyota Fortuner Vs Old Toyota Fortuner – Spec Comparo

VariantsPrice (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
4×2 Petrol MTRs 25.92 Lakh
4×2 Petrol ATRs 27.61 Lakh
4×2 Diesel MTRs 27.52 Lakh
4×2 Diesel ATRs 29.14 Lakh
4×4 Diesel MTRs 30.05 Lakh
4×4 Diesel ATRs 31.12 Lakh

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New Fortuner 2016 Variants

What’s interesting to see here is the variant distribution done by the Toyota guys for the Fortuner. The 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV is available in a total of 6 variants. What’s so interesting about this? It is the fact that Toyota has managed to provide an Automatic gearbox option with every engine and drivetrain option available. This is unlike other automakers who generally reserve the automatic transmission for a limited variants.

The 2016 Fortuner can be opted in two engine options, that amount to a total of six variants:

  • 4×2 MT Petrol
  • 4×2 AT Petrol
  • 4×2 MT Diesel
  • 4×2 AT Diesel
  • 4×4 MT Diesel
  • 4×4 AT Diesel

 

Toyota Fortuner 2016 Specifications – Diesel

Let’s talk about the most popular engine option first – the new 2.8-litre GD series diesel engine that develops 177 bhp and 450 Nm of torque. This engine can be opted with either a 6-speed MT or a 6-speed AT gearbox. It replaces the larger 3.0-litre unit, but boasts of better performance and economy figures. Check out – Latin NCAP: New Toyota Fortuner gets five-star safety rating

Engine2.7-litre, 4-cylinder Petrol
Max Power166 bhp @ 5,200 rpm
Max Torque245 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

 

Toyota Fortuner 2016 Specifications – Petrol

Now talking about the all-new edition – Fortuner’s first ever petrol engine. This is the same unit that was recently introduced under the hood of the 2016 Innova Crysta. In the Fortuner, this engine develops 166 BHP and 245 Nm of torque. It is also available with the same 6-speed manual and automatic units.

Engine2.7-litre, 4-cylinder Petrol
Max Power166 bhp @ 5,200 rpm
Max Torque245 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

 

Toyota Fortuner 2016 Mileage

The new GD series engine is smaller than the 3.0-litre unit it replaces. As a result, the new Fortuner diesel boasts of better fuel economy as well.

Petrol10.01 kmpl (MT) & 10.26 kmpl (AT)
Diesel14.24 kmpl (MT) & 12.9 kmpl (AT)

 

New Toyota Fortuner 2016 Colours

  • Glacier White
  • Silver Sky
  • Eclipse Black
  • Crystal Pearl
  • Graphite
  • Phantom Brown
  • Nebula Blue

 

Toyota Fortuner 2016 Dimensions

Length4,795 mm
Width1,855 mm
Height1,835 mm
Wheelbase2,745 mm
Ground Clearance225 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity80-litres
Length4,795 mm
Width1,855 mm
Height1,835 mm
Wheelbase2,745 mm
Ground Clearance225 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity80-litres

 

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