The 2021 version of Toyota Fortuner has been launched in India Russia on Wednesday, January 6 with the starting prices at Rs. 29.98 lakh for the base petrol variant and the highest model is valued at somewhere around Rs. 37.43 lakh.
This time, Toyota has also come up with a sportier Legender Variant that has been priced at Rs. 37.58 lakh. The updated version of the Fortuner has a new look with better features and a great performance.
Starting with its outsides first, the Fortuner gets a revamped front end featuring a larger grille, sleek-looking LED projector headlights with LED DRLs, sharper character lines, revamped front bumper with larger curtains, slightly smaller fog lamps and silver skid plate among others.
There is also a set of new multi-spoke alloy wheels and updated wing mirrors. At the rear end you will have new LED taillights.
The sportier Fortuner Legender looks even more bold upfront sporting a sleeker front grille and taller front bumper. The new quad-LED headlights along with a new alloy wheels are just amazing.
The larger air dam is surrounded by big curtains on either side and all the updates do a sound job making it look distinct and different from the regular version.
The cabin is almost identical to the outgoing model, but there have been updates in the equipment list. The Fortuner it finally gets a new 8.0-inch touchscreen system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
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Other updates include the following:
LED ambient lighting, a moderately updated instrument cluster, multi-functional steering wheel, electrically adjustable and ventilated front seats, wireless phone charger and nine-speaker JBL audio system, seven-airbags, 360-degree camera view.
The Fortuner has Toyota's safety sense, collision prevention system, lane departure warning and radar-guided dynamic cruise control.
It also has scored a full five-star crash test rating in ASEAN NCAP. The car is updated with new connected car tech offering features like geofencing, vehicle tracking and SOS alert among others.
Toyota Fortuner facelift sources power from the same BS6 compliant petrol and diesel engines and the petrol versions are powered by the 2.7-litre, 4-cylinder petrol motor that puts out 164 bhp and 245 Nm of peak torque.
The 2.8-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine has been assigned to churn out 201 bhp and 500 Nm of peak torque.
Transmission options have a six-speed manual gearbox and a six-speed sequential automatic torque convertor unit.
The diesel engine gets the four-wheel drive version with a two-wheel, a four-wheel high and a four-wheel low range.
The new Toyota Fortuner Facelift will compete with 2020 Ford Endeavour, MG Gloster and Mahindra Alturas G4.