To replace the existing Toyota Fortuner, Toyota ready launch its next-gen 2016 Toyota Fortuner on July 17th at Thailand and further it is available in India in the first half of 2016. Price for the current generation Toyota Fortuner start Rs.22Lakh in India. It is being said to be the next generation 2016 Toyota Fortuner might available between 22Lakh to 25Lakh.
The 2016 Toyota Fortuner is said to be new chassis modular platform of the ‘Hilux’ which was developed by Toyota, this means it will continue to be based on ladder frame chassis. Further upgrades of the Toyota 2016 Fortuner are going to include new engine which are going to be a lot more fuel efficient than before as well as new styling which is going to better fit the current range of cars Toyota has in these markets.
Engine and Transmission
The new 2016 Toyota Fortuner will come with Toyta’s new GD series engine. The new GD series engine consist of two deisel engine 2.4litre 2GD-FTV motor is rated at 148bhp and 40.78kgm of tarque while the larger 2.8litre 1GD-FTV engine is rated as 175bhp and 45.9kgm of tarque.
Another upgrade over the previous Fortuner is going to be transmission. The old 4-speed going to be replaced with a 5-speed unit which is going to be smoother and faster while the 5-speed mannual will get up grade to a 6-speed Gear-Box.
Interior of 2016 Toyota Fortuner:-
The New 2016 Toyota Fortuner bring some changes on the interior, the dashboard gets a squarish design similar to Corola Altis. It gets a mix of dark and light brown soft-touch material along with subtle usage of faux aluminium bits.
The large infotainment screen its the centre and the control for HVAC are placed just below. The seven seater cabin gets leather seats on higher trims and a new four spoke steering wheel with audio and Bluetooth control. As standard the SUV will now feature satellite navigation, Climate control interior.
Exterior of 2016 Toyota Fortuner
The design of 2016 Toyota Fortuner looks much sleeker. The over all look of the 2016 Toyota Fortuner look like SUV. The front styling of the next-gen fortuner will not be based on Hilux pick-up truck. The front end will get a new grill while at the back there is going to be a big change of the hatch door because this will now open in two segments.
At last I would like to say that upcoming 2016 Toyota Fortuner coming to rule the SUV market. What you think? Please be open to give your view.