Toyota’s true off-road seven-seater SUV delivers extra energy and higher economic system, however for more cash.
The 2021 Toyota Fortuner has been revealed in these computer-generated photos, exhibiting a recent face, higher economic system, and elevated efficiency.
However just like the rest of the Toyota range, the up to date Fortuner can also be getting a value rise.
The entry-level Fortuner GX is now $49,080 plus on-road prices, whereas the outgoing Fortuner GX was $45,965 plus on-road prices. The range-topping Campaign is now $3120 greater than earlier than, whereas the mid-range GXL is $3560 extra.
For the additional cash, consumers might be getting an additional 20kW of energy and 50Nm of torque during the last Fortuner, with the 2.8-litre turbo diesel producing a most of 150kW/450Nm.
Toyota says that additional efficiency is due to a brand new water-cooled, ball-bearing turbocharger, together with some extra engine developments.
An Aisin six-speed automated transmission sends energy to the part-time four-wheel-drive system, with low-range and a rear differential lock offering additional traction when off-road.
Abroad mannequin proven.
Regardless of the bump in energy, gasoline consumption has truly improved by 11.6 per cent on the mixed economic system determine, and a 17.three per cent enchancment on the official city cycle.
Primarily based on the official mixed gasoline consumption determine of 7.6-litres per 100 kilometres, the Fortuner can theoretically journey greater than 1000km on a single 80L tank of diesel.
Suspension refinements have elevated the Fortuner’s braked towing capability by 300 kilograms to a most of 3100kg.
Toyota says the upgraded Fortuner is now simpler to park due to a brand new steering system that will increase the ability help at low speeds, however reduces the extent of help at freeway pace – offering a extra direct steering really feel for drivers.
New entrance parking sensors now be a part of rear parking sensors as customary gear.
The Fortuner additionally advantages from Superior Toyota Security Sense tech, which incorporates pedestrians and cyclists detection (the latter in daylight solely), pre-collision warning, lane alert with steering help, and high-speed radar cruise management.
Fortuner GX and GXL fashions get bi-LED headlights and 17-inch alloy wheels, whereas the flagship Campaign will get barely totally different headlights, tail-lights, and 18-inch alloys. Premium paint will be optioned for a further $600.
Inside, the brand new 8.0-inch infotainment display screen with voice management has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality. Satellite tv for pc navigation and digital radio are customary on the GXL and Campaign, however will be optioned on the GX for $1000.
The GXL additionally will get keyless entry and begin, automated local weather management, LED fog lamps, privateness window tint, and downhill help management.
Those that wish to take their Fortuner off-road additionally get a 4.2-inch data show built-in into the instrument cluster, which may present the entrance tyre angle, serving to in notably muddy circumstances, in addition to displaying the diesel particulate filter (DPF) standing.
Fortuner GX and GXL fashions get a darkish gray cloth inside, whereas the Campaign will get a black- or fawn-coloured leather-accented inside. All fashions include seven seats.
A leather-accented inside will be optioned on the GXL for $2500, however misses out on the auto-dimming rear-view mirror, darker woodgrain trim, JBL sound system, and energy tailgate – all of which come customary on the Campaign.
The 2021 Toyota Fortuner might be accessible in showrooms from 27 August 2020.
2021 Toyota Fortuner pricing
- Fortuner GX – $49,080
- Fortuner GXL – $54,350
- Fortuner Campaign – $61,410
2021 Toyota Fortuner value and specs