Toyota has introduced a new generation Fortuner SUV model. After the premiere of the new generation Hilux pickup models and renewed Land Cruiser V8 SUV models, the time has come and the 2016 Toyota Fortuner SUV. The new generation will be based on the new Hilux pickup, will own place for seven passengers and the vehicle is characterized by a streamlined design and improved performance. Sales will begin in October 2015, the first on the market in Australia, and then in other markets.
2016 Toyota Fortuner Changes
Compared to the previous generation, the new model will feature a streamlined design. In addition, the 2016 Toyota Fortuner is larger in size, which increases the space inside the vehicle. New Fortuner is long 4795 mm, width 1855 mm, wheelbase is 2745 mm, and the clearance is 225 mm. This seven-seater off-road SUV got upgraded interior. It is characterized by better preparation and premium materials. The 2016 Fortuner gets bi-LED lights, then the LED daytime running lights and LED tail lights.
The vehicle has seven airbags, VSC, Hill Assist Control, Downhill Assist Control, Active Traction Control, Start-Stop system, rear-view camera, locking rear differential, and many other advanced driver assistance systems. There are also new transmission, upgraded system of independent suspension in the front and a new diesel engine.
2016 Toyota Fortuner Specs
New in the line of powertrains, is new four-cylinder engine with direct injection. It is a 2.8-liter turbo-diesel engine that develops 177 horsepower at 3,400 rpm and 420 Nm of torque at 1,600 rpm. With the new six-speed automatic transmission, torque rises to 450 Nm.
The 2016 Toyota Fortuner will be offered with a 2.4-liter diesel engine and 2.7-liter petrol engine. 2.4-liter diesel engine develops 150 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, while the 2.7-liter petrol engine develops 166 horsepower with 245 Nm of torque. The engines are combined with a 6-speed transmission (AT/MT), while the entire range of models offered exclusively AWD. In the Indian market, 2016 Toyota Fortuner will only be available with diesel engines.