Toyota without any doubt is a very intelligent car maker that understands ongoing trends and keeps on upgrading its product line for showing relevance with the expectations of modern day customers. Within the past few years, Toyota has brought many significant changes in its line-up but these have been more prominent in the Sports Utility Vehicle category. The 2017 Toyota Fortuner is all set to be released and it will have to compete against the Land Cruiser Prado. The makers are leaving no stone unturned to provide better performing potential to the upcoming model. It will support a number of decent upgrades so the fans should expect something big coming their way this year.
2017 Toyota Fortuner Redesign Specs
Anterior end without any doubt is the most striking component of the new design of 2017 Toyota Fortuner as it appears longer and narrower. New headlights have been installed also framework has been redesigned. The aggressive style is reflected from anterior fender which is related to fog lights and air intakes. Moving towards the interior you will get the impression that many products have been taken from the production line of Hilux and this also has the inclusion of instrument panel and steering. Newer touchscreen display system is also there which controls climatic control as well as the media system. The base model also includes the following
- Rear View Camera
- Cool box
- LED headlights
- Push button engine starting
- Dual Zone climate
- 7 airbags
The platform, which is used by 2017 model, is similar to that of Hilux’s 8th generation. There has been an increase in size as it will be made 3.5″ long and 0.5″ wide. The overall height has been decreased and wheelbase is a bit short at 108″. The capacity of carrying cargo is also very decent.
The 2017 Toyota Fortuner engine is without any doubt the most important feature, which influences the performing capacity of the vehicle and Toyota has always been extremely careful here. The powerhouse in this particular car will be Fortuner, which is 2.8.l turbo diesel engine. It has the capacity of producing 177 HP and torque of 309 lb/ft at 3400 RPM. There is also another variant that comes with the diesel engine. It is technically advanced and a high-pressure diesel with direct injection as well as the variable turbocharger. Fortuner will be available in a good number of markets of the world in different options related with powertrain apart from 2.7 l, 2.4 l, and 2.8 l engines that produce 150 to 266 HP.
Price and Date of Release
There is no official information related to the release. The expectations are that it will be offered to customers by the end of the year 2016. Coming towards the price then it will be more related to selected features and level of trim. However, the base model will cost $ 45,500 so you need to keep this much in the pocket if you are interested in buying newer 2017 Toyota Fortuner.