New Toyota Fortuner gets 10,000 bookings in India

Aravind

Aravind Jayachandran, I'm a huge petrolhead, an automobile engineer, a massive fan of Ferrari, and loves collecting die-cast models for inspiration.

Despite launching a day after demonetization, the Fortuner proves to be an unstoppable juggernaut

ET Auto reports that the new Toyota Fortuner has received over 10,000 bookings in India since its launch just a day after the government announced the demonetization of high-value currency. TKM has dispatched 4,000 units to customers, while the rest will be delivered in due course.

2016 Toyota Fortuner white front quarter launch
TKM has dispatched 4,000 units of the Toyota Fortuner to customers, while the rest will be delivered in due course.

Despite its price tag and size, the Fortuner is one of Toyota’s best-selling products in the market. It has contributed to $500 million of Toyota India’s turnover in 2016. Just before 2016 closed, the Fortuner’s cumulative sales had crossed 100,000 units, since it came to the market in 2009. Counting in the sales of the Innova, Toyota is one of the top manufacturers in the above INR 10 Lakh segment.

2016 Toyota Fortuner dashboard launch
Despite its price tag and size, the Fortuner is one of Toyota’s best-selling products in the market.

Also Read: 2017 Toyota Vios (facelift) launched in Thailand [Video]

Now in its second generation, the Fortuner is available in both petrol and diesel avatars and is priced between INR 25.92 Lakhs – INR 31.12 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The diesel variant uses the Innova Crysta’s 2.8L GD four-cylinder turbodiesel engine that produces 174 hp and 450, while the petrol variant has a 2.7L dual VVT-i four-cylinder engine with 164 hp and 245 Nm, paired to a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic.

Toyota Fortuner – Image Gallery

[Source: ET Auto]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Toyota Fortuner News & Updates

2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo bumper at the 2017 GIIAS Live

2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo – 2017 GIIAS Live

MY 2017 Toyota Fortuner Thailand price increase

Toyota Fortuner gets new 2.4 V 4WD variant and added features in Thailand

Indonesian-spec Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo front

New Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo spotted, could debut at GIIAS 2017

2016 Toyota Fortuner front launch live

Toyota Fortuner records its highest ever monthly sales in India

Cars24 Toyota Fortuner

Where Should You Sell Your Used Car In India?

2016 Toyota Fortuner white side launch

Toyota Fortuner variant-wise price difference post-GST