Toyota Fortuner gets new 2.4 V 4WD variant and added features in Thailand
Dhruv Saxena, Mechanical engineer trying to find his place in the world of automobile journalism.
Toyota has launched the Fortuner 2.4 V with 4WD and added new features to the lineup of the ladder frame SUV. The prices of the Toyota Fortuner in Thailand have gone up by 10,000-20,000 Baht. The launch of the new variant takes place a couple of months after the addition of new variants and features to the MY2017 Fortuner was reported in June.
There is a new 2.4 V 4WD variant on offer now making it the cheapest all-wheel drive Fortuner available in Thailand. As mentioned previously, the features added to the 2.4 V include 4×4, cruise control, engine start/stop system, A-TRC traction control and hill hold assist. Toyota has also added new features including LED fog lamps, new lenses for the turn indicators and tail lamps, 8-way electrically adjustable front passenger seat and redesigned side steps.
The starting price of the Toyota Fortuner has gone up by 10,000 Baht and now stands at 1.239 million baht. The newly launched 2.4 V 4×4 variant is priced at 1,499,000 Baht.
The Toyota Fortuner range is powered by 110 kW (150 PS) and 400 Nm 2GD-FTV 2.4-litre and 130 kW (177 PS) and 450 Nm 1GD-FTV 2.8-litre diesel engines. There is a 2.7-litre Dual VVT-i petrol engine that develops 122 kW (166 PS) and 245 Nm of torque on offer as well. All variants get a 6-speed automatic transmission except for the base 2.4 G trim which gets a 6-speed manual only. It also misses out on rear disc brakes, unlike the rest of the variants.
Here’s the updated price list of the MY 2017 Toyota Fortuner in Thailand –
|Toyota Fortuner Model||Price in Thai Baht|
|Fortuner 2.4 G 2WD MT||1,239,000|
|Fortuner 2.4 V 2WD AT||1,419,000|
|Fortuner 2.4 V 4WD AT||1,499,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 V 2WD AT||1,579,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 V 4WD AT||1,649,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 TRD Sportivo 2WD AT||1,689,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 TRD Sportivo 2WD AT Black Top||1,709,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 TRD Sportivo 4WD AT||1,759,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 TRD Sportivo 4WD AT Black Top||1,779,000|
|Fortuner 2.7 V 2WD AT||1,569,000|
Customers have to shell out 12,000 baht extra for the White Pearl paint shade.