MANILA: Toyota Motor Philippines has already confirmed the launch of the all-new 2016 Toyota Fortuner by the first quarter. Fortuner has been best-selling for the Japanese automaker since its first debut in 2006. The company has made several renovations and tried to give it a distinguished rugged look. Today, the Fortuner stands in competence with Vios, Avanza, and Innova in terms of generating revenue across the globe. The new Fortuner is offered in three stylish variants that fit perfectly for big fun-loving families. The Fortuner is undoubtedly, a complete SUV with amazing off road capability. With the new front grill, the exterior looks much alike Hilux, empowered with bold accent. It also comes with larger wheelbase of 2.74 mm (108.07 Inch), and wheel choice of 17-inch/18-inch.
In the Thai market, 2016 Toyota Fortuner is offered with three powermill choices including 2.7-litre gasoline engine, 2.4-litre diesel engine, and 2.8-litre diesel engine. The 2.4-litre diesel engine trim is capable of knocking out a maximum power output of 150 PS and peak torque of 400 Nm, while the 2.8-litre delivers 177 PS of maximum power with a peak torque of 450 Nm. The gasoline engine delivers an optimum power of 166 PS and a peak torque of 245 Nm. All the engines got paired to either 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmissions. Adding more to this, the key features that the automaker has installed in the upcoming Fortuner are:
Re-Profiled and more aggressive front fascia
Headlamps equipped with LED DRLs
Upmarket dash equipped with premium touch screen display
smart key- engine start/stop
Automated climate control feature
Hill downslide control
Moreover, the Japanese brand holds a special place in the Philippines auto market. It is easy to ensure that the company won’t be putting more burden on the Pockets of Filipinos. The vehicle will be value for money and the base model would be available under 2.0 million Pesos. We have also witnessed a good resale value of the outgoing models of the Toyota Fortuner nationwide. On the safety Counterpart, Toyota takes it as the first priority following the quote “With great Power comes safety”. Toyota Fortuner holds a cleared Global Outstanding Assessment (GOA)-compliant body with seven airbags and Anti-lock braking system (ABS), ensuring safe drive on multiple terrains.