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Buckle Up: With every product improvement every brand has ensured that they have the latest technology and features available in the given price bracket. While some brands concentrate on aesthetics while others concentrate on the key feature of owning an SUV and that is drivability, safety, comfort on long-distance and off-roading capabilities.

It is said that the customers are able to make a better decision when they have a choice of choosing and Toyota Fortuner 2018 price justifies the performance and gives customers the choice of both petrol & diesel which is not available in the competing models. The driving options, the paddle shifters are not available with any of the competing models.

Toyota Fortuner 2018 is likable because of its road presence the modern-day styling, an effective diesel that gives you a power ride. The equipment list ensures you have all the required features available for the luxury feel inside the cabin.

The use of soft-touch materials such as faux-leather on the door armrest, and the velvet finish on the sun visor enhances the luxury effect adding to the rich feel is the new comfortable leather seats give good support during long drives by accentuating the comfort on the shoulder, upper back, and thighs. The use of the chrome elements makes the interiors look lavish.

The Toyota Fortuner 2018 price in India is as follows:-

Toyota Fortuner 2018 price (Petrol)

Petrol Variant 

Price of Fortuner car in India (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4x2 MT

25.71 lakh

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4x2 AT

27.35 lakh

 

Toyota Fortuner 2018 price (Diesel)

 

Diesel Variant 

Price of Fortuner car in India (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4x2 MT

27.27 lakh

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4x2 AT

29.53 lakh

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4X4 MT Diesel

29.71 lakh

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4X4 AT

31.48 lakh

Toyota Fortuner 2019 TRD Celebratory Edition 4x2 AT

31.02 lakh

 

 

Planning for a weekend getaway -

Well everyone needs a getaway once in a while what if the SUV motivates you to do it every week? Yes adding to the weekend getaway mood is the cooled glove box, 8-way adjustable driver seats with huge luggage space in the rear.

The second row offers more knee room and even the backrest can nicely hold the upper back, making the journey comfortable

Best off-roader with The Electronic Drive Control makes switching between different drive modes as easy as turning a knob. The Downhill Assist Control and the Hill Assist Control ensure your safe on slopes.

The Active Traction Control ensures that you avoid wheel slip, helps you climb the hill and get you out when you're stuck in rough terrains. It controls the distribution of drive torque and also controls brake force as required.

The multi-information display consists of a large TFT screen with a sharp-looking Optitron Cool-Blue Combimeter.

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7-inch touch screen infotainment (available only in the top model) DVD player, Bluetooth, USB, Aux-In and also has Intelligent Sat Nav ensures you never wander in the woods.

Well, there are a lot of choices you make and Toyota Fortuner 2018 offers you the best when you look at the right permutation and combination of your balance of luxury with a pleasant and safe drive a perfect partner to overcome all odds and achieve unimaginable milestones. Hence the perfect Tagline for a perfect SUV - STYLED FOR THE CITY. BUILT FOR THE WILDERNESS.

The first generation of Toyota Fortuner was launched on August 25th, 2009 after the SUV boom which began in Y2K. Japan saw the potential in the Indian market and with Toyota making its mark for reliability and customer-centric approach this product was an instant hit.

Japan is known for Kaizen (continuous improvement) hence Toyota Fortuner also went through a lot of upgrades over the years that followed in the lifecycle.

Built on a solid ladder on frame chassis which made it safe and sturdy to handle the off-road conditions. The All wheel drive made it ready to overcome any terrain. Though the product was not flashy it definitely made an impact by acquiring a steep 75% share. The more variants the better choice for customers and hence the product was available in AT and 4X2 variants as well.

The second-generation Toyota Fortuner was introduced in the year 2016, continuing the momentum created earlier with a much sturdier chassis and more reinforcement for safety.

The earlier generation was a little pale in terms of interiors however the new generation got the required makeover in the interiors along, not too jazzy, a little more classy. The 3 ltr diesel engine was replaced 2.8 ltr diesel engine. Also, it offered the 2.7 ltr petrol engine for a more peppy ride.

The Toyota Fortuner 2018 is no-frills just performance and driven by qualitative belief for the product.

The Toyota Fortuner 2018 is available in the following variants with a new addition in 2019:-

 

Variant 

Petrol

Diesel

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4x2 MT

Yes

Yes

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4x2 AT

Yes

Yes

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4X4 MT Diesel

No

Yes

Toyota Fortuner 2018 4X4 AT

No

Yes

Toyota Fortuner 2019 TRD Celebratory Edition 4x2 AT

No

Yes

 

 

Specification:

Specification

Details

Chassis Type 

Body on Frame

Fuel Type 

Petrol/Diesel

Dimensions (LxWxH)

4795x1855x1835

Engine 

2.7ltr Petrol and 2.8ltr Diesel

Engine Displacement 

2694cc(P) and 2755cc(D)

Transmission

Manual/Automatic

Maximum Power 

166bhp (Petrol)177bhp (Diesel)

Seating Capacity 

7

To commemorate a decade of performance in India Toyota Fortuner 2019 TRD Celebratory Edition was launched. TRD stands for Toyota Racing Development

The Toyota Fortuner 2019 TRD Celebratory Edition is a 4X2 AT diesel available in pearl white dual tone with the TRD badge on the grille with a new bumper and faux skid plate. It adorns sporty red and black combination interiors along with red topstitch on the dashboard and the seats come with the TRD logo to create a sporty feel.

To enhance the sportiness it also comes with new exclusive all-black 18-inch alloy wheels. There is no change to the dimensions or specifications and will come with a 2.8 ltr. diesel engine.

Competition Comparison:

While Toyota Fortuner 2018 and Ford Endeavour hold 80% market share in the mid-size SUV segment there are two other players who are competing and they are Mahindra Alturas G4 and Isuzu MU-X.

A direct comparison with the top variants is necessary to understand the strengths of Toyota Fortuner 2018 and why it still holds priority over the others in terms of buying decisions.

 

Dimensions

Toyota Fortuner 2.8 4X4 AT

Ford Endeavour 3.2 TDCi Titanium+

Mahindra Alturas G4 4X4 AT

Isuzu MU-X 4X4 AT

Length 

4795mm

4903mm

4850mm

4825mm

Width 

1855mm

1869mm

1960mm

1860mm

Height 

1835mm

1837mm

1845mm

1860mm

Wheelbase 

2745mm

2850mm

2865mm

2845mm

Tyre Size 

265/60 R18

265/60 R18

255/60 R18

255/60 R18 

 

Performance:

Dimensions

Toyota Fortuner 2.8 4X4 AT

Ford Endeavour 3.2 TDCi Titanium+

Mahindra Alturas G4 4X4 AT

Isuzu MU-X 4X4 AT

Engine 

2.8ltr

3.2ltr

2.2ltr

3ltr

Cylinder

4 cyl

5 cyl

4 cyl

4cyl

Displacement

2755cc

3198cc

2157cc

2999cc

Type 

Diesel

Diesel

Diesel

Diesel

Power 

177hp @ 3400rpm

200hp@3000rpm

181hp@4000rpm

177hp@3600rpm

Torque 

450Nm @ 1600- 2400rpm

470Nm@1750-2500rpm

420Nm@1600-2600rpm

380Nm@1800-2800rpm

Gearbox 

6-Speed Auto

6-Speed Auto

7-Speed Auto

5-Speed Auto

0-100 kmph

12.02 sec

11.22 sec

11.24 sec

12.57 sec

 

The  Toyota Fortuner 2018 is definitely a ruler in its segment because of its ability to give the owner the pleasure to drive, capture and conquer any terrain and while doing that giving ownership pride, safety, comfort & long-lasting memories.

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