2016 Toyota Fortuner snapped at dealership in Ahmedabad

03/10/2016 - 16:09 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Deliveries to begin in November.

Seen here are images of the 2016 Toyota Fortuner at a dealership in Ahmedabad (for training/demo purposes). Toyota Kirloskar Motor plans on having the market launch in November, as mentioned by a few dealers Indian Autos Blog spoke to.

2016 Toyota Fortuner Ahmedabad spied
The 2016 Toyota Fortuner will get the 2.4- and 2.8-liter diesel engines and the 2.7-liter petrol engine.

Based on the same ladder-frame platform as the 2016 Toyota Hilux, the 2016 Toyota Fortuner will be powered by the same engines as the 2016 Toyota Innova. The diesel range includes the 2.4- and 2.8-liter four-cylinder GD units, whereas the petrol engine is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder unit. Both, 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes will be on offer as will the 4x4 system (as standard, the 2016 Fortuner will be a 4x2 offering, like the current model).

Some of the key features of the 2016 Fortuner will include LED projector headlights with daytime running lights, A-TRC Traction Control (TRC) system, Downhill Assist Control (DAC) system, electric tailgate, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, cruise control, 7-inch T-Connect infotainment system with satellite navigation, reversing camera and push button start/stop button.

2016 Toyota Fortuner side Ahmedabad spied
This is the first time the Fortuner will be sold with a petrol engine in India.

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When launched, the 2016 Toyota Fortuner is expected to cost more than INR 30 lakhs, ex-Showroom, thus rivaling higher variants of the 2016 Ford Endeavour and Hyundai Santa Fe.

[Source - TeamBHP]

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