The Toyota Fortuner is a midsize and an affordable SUV which is made on the platform of Hilux pickup truck, and it was first introduced in 2004. Fast-forward to now, the new 2019 Toyota Fortuner is in its second generation and it is designed by Toyota Australia, and now it has one of the most famous midsize SUVs in the market, it has soft finishing looks, with none of its truck-like toughness. It has a true off-road ability. It also has space for five, as well as having an option of seven, and its value-based price attracts the families.
Toyota Fortuner is similar to the Nissan Pathfinder, Kia Mohave, and the Chevrolet Trailblazer. Among the competitors, Toyota Fortuner is a legend in comfort and reliability because of Toyota’s 4x4s size and the brand’s name also helps to build a little bit more hype.
Toyota Fortuner has a more bulbous style, the 2019 Toyota Fortuner looks more modern as compared to the previous one. Because of all updated exterior design features, cuts crease and angles it looks modern and attractive, as well as its also balanced out with the right amount of curves and bulges.
The front of the new Fortuner looks contemporaneous with a V-shaped grille with two horizontal slats, as well as a large sculpted front bumper with integrated fog lamps. The side profile of the Fortuner presents a strong, upright stance and still looks smart and sleek.
The rear of the new Toyota Fortuner features taillights that give a sleek, slender design with their fair share of LED elements to brighten things up. A prominent roof spoiler and a stylish chrome bar in between the taillights also add a touch of flair. The 2019 Toyota Fortuner is 4.795 meters long, 1.855 meters wide, 1.835 meters tall, and has a wheelbase of 2.750 meters.
The interior of the Toyota Fortuner 2019 is also updated and revised. Most of the hard materials replaced by more soft-touch plastic. The cabin offers more comfort space for 7 adults, and everything is placed beautifully for comfort.
The Fortuner features offers dual-zone climate control, leather seats have a soft covering which makes them comfortable to sit on, a cooled glove box, steering wheel and paddle shifters as well as smart keyless entry with push-button start, electrically-powered and front seats are ventilated, electrically-operated tailgate, 18-inch alloy wheels, and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with built-in navigation.
Safety nannies on the new Fortuner include LED headlights, front & rear fog lamps, multiple airbags, ABS with EBD and brake assist, and parking sensors with a rearview camera, are among others.
Engine and Performance
The Power of Toyota Fortuner 2019 available in the form of a 2.7-liter four-cylinder and 4.0-liter six-cylinder engines. The former produces 160 HP and 245 Nm of torque, while the latter makes 235 horses and 376 Nm of torque. On both engines, transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed automatic transmission, and power can be channeled to all four corners if required.
The Fortuner with the four-cylinder mill having the capability to hit 100 km/h in 12.0 seconds, while the six-cylinder model also capable to do the same in 9.0 seconds. The top speed for the former is 180 km/h, while the V6 can reach a slightly higher top whack of 187 km/h. Though much larger in displacement, the V6-powered Fortuner can achieve 12.6L/100 km, whereas the four-banger manages a meager 12.4L/100 km.
Toyota Fortuner is a well-equipped, having soft finishing looks and modern features with enough space, and spacious 4×4 with class-leading off-road capability. Opt for the larger 4.0-liter V6 petrol model and one ’ll find himself behind the wheel of a respectable (sub 10 seconds to 100km h) family hauler, with the generous standard kit.
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