India-bound New Toyota Fortuner launched in Philippines – IAB Report
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Already available in Thailand and Australia.
The all-new Toyota Fortuner has been launched in Philippines at a starting price of PHP 1.386 million (INR 19.64 lakhs). It is offered in seven colours – Phantom Brown Metallic, Avant-Garde Bronze Metallic, Silver Metallic, Super White, Attitude Black Mica, Gray Metallic, White Pearl. The last colour costs an additional amount of PHP 15,000 (INR 21,256).
Toyota Fortuner Philippines price list:
- 2.4G Diesel 4×2 Manual – PHP 1,386,000 (INR 19.64 lakhs)
- 2.7G Gas 4×2 Automatic – PHP 1,392,000 (INR 19.72 lakhs)
- 2.4G Diesel 4×2 Automatic – PHP 1,476,000 (INR 20.91 lakhs)
- 2.4V Diesel 4×2 Automatic – PHP 1,736,000 (INR 24.60 lakhs)
- 2.8V Diesel 4×4 Automatic – PHP 2,126,000 (INR 30.13 lakhs)
Offered with three engine choices, two fuel types, two transmission options, two drive configurations, and two trim levels, the new Fortuner is characterised by an all-new design that incorporates LED head lamps with DRLs, LED turn indicators on side mirrors, LED tail lamps, rear spoiler and 18-inch alloy wheels. The interior gets leather upholstery, 8-way electric driver’s seat, electrically adjustable and foldable outside mirrors, 8-inch touchscreen-equipped infotainment system, automatic climate control, rear AC vents, Smart Key entry, engine Start/Stop button and cruise control.
The petrol variant of the Fortuner is powered by the 2TR-FE 2.7-litre four-cylinder Dual VVT-i engine that produces 166 hp at 5,200 rpm and 245 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The entry-level diesel version gets the 2GD-FTV 2.4-litre diesel motor that generates 150 hp at 3,400 rpm and 400 Nm of torque between 1,600 rpm and 2,000 rpm. The top-end Fortuner is powered by the 1GD-FTV 2.8-litre mill that has an output of 177 hp at 3,400 rpm and 450 Nm of torque from 1,600 to 2,400 rpm. Except the entry-level Fortuner that comes with the 2.4-litre diesel motor paired with a six-speed manual transmission, all the variants are offered with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.