Toyota Kirloskar Motor is all set to launch its latest Fortuner SUV in the Indian market on 6th January, the first offering from the company in 2021. Recently, the company released a teaser of the upcoming facelift SUV that gives us a good look at it.
The upcoming Fortuner model will be available in three trims: Fortuner 2WD, Fortuner Legender 2WD, and Fortuner Sigma 4 (4WD). Alongside the standard variant of the upcoming Fortuner, the company will be selling the higher-specced Fortuner Legender in India.
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Exterior Design Features of Fortuner SUV
The new Legender variant gets a sporty look and new features along with what was already being offered on the previous model. The upcoming SUV will get projector lamps, smaller mesh grille which will be blacked-out, L-shaped DRLs and an aggressive-looking front bumper. Apart from these exterior design features, the new Fortuner will also get larger 20-inch dual-tone alloy wheels that give the SUV a bolder visual appeal.
The upcoming Fortuner will receive a number of amazing features like wireless mobile charging, 360-degree camera, lane departure warning system, and much more.
Engine & Transmission of Upcoming Fortuner SUV
Talking about its Engine, the upcoming Fortuner will be powered with an updated BS-VI compliant engine. The new Fortuner will come with two engine options – a 2.7-litre unit and a 2.8-litre unit.
The former engine option is rated to produce a maximum power of 164bhp and a peak torque of 245Nm. While the latter engine option will produce a massive 201 bhp power and a huge peak torque of 500 Nm.
Talking about the transmission, the SUV may come with two options – a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed sequential automatic transmission unit.
Price of Upcoming Fortuner SUV
The company has not yet officially announced the price; it will be revealed on 6th January, during its launch. But the price is expected to range between Rs 32 lakh and Rs 45 lakh. After its launch, the new Fortuner will rival MG Gloster, Ford Endeavour, and Isuzu MU-X SUVs.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor’s Sales
The company announced that its sales growth in the domestic market has risen by 14% as it sold 7478 units in December 2020. It had a 14% YoY growth, compared to the same month in 2019 where it sold 6544 units.
(All prices mentioned in this article are ex-showroom)