Large and full-size SUVs are seen differently in the Indian market. The vehicles of this segment not only fill the road but also write the hallmark of Shaan-o-Shaukat. Toyota’s famous SUV Fortuner has a different place in this segment, ever since this SUV has entered the Indian market, its craze among the people is speaking loudly. The sales of Toyota Fortuner took everyone by surprise in the month of August.
The second generation model of Toyota Fortuner was introduced in the Indian market in the year 2016. After this, its facelift model was introduced in January this year. According to the information shared by the company, 2,387 units have been sold in the month of August, which is 226% more than just 733 units in the month of August last year.
Why people like this SUV:
A special feature of this SUV is that, due to continuous updates and sales, its demand is also great in the used market. It is the best selling SUV of its segment in the second hand market. As a premium SUV, it is the best selling model in the country and many advanced features have been included in it. There is no answer to this SUV even in terms of safety.
What’s special about Toyota Fortuner:
This 7 seater SUV comes with both petrol and diesel engine options. The company has used a 2.7-liter engine in its petrol variant, which generates 166PS of power and 245Nm of torque. While the diesel variant has a 2.8 liter turbo diesel engine that generates 204PS of power and 500Nm of torque. This engine comes with 6-speed manual and automatic gearboxes. Apart from this, this SUV also comes with the option of rear wheel drive and four wheel drive.
It gets a new 8.0-inch Smart Playcast touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Apart from this, features like premium 11 speaker JBL audio system with subwoofer, connected car technology, leather seat ventilation and electronic differential look have been provided. Apart from this, features like electrically adjustable front passenger seats, wireless phone charger, 7 airbags, Toyota Safety Sense, lane departure warning, radar-guided dynamic cruise control make it even more special.
As we told you that this SUV is also very special in terms of safety. The company has given features like Vehicle Stability Control, Hill Assist, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) with 7 airbags in it. In the market, this SUV mainly competes with the Ford Endeavor. The price of the new Toyota Fortuner SUV ranges from Rs 30.34 lakh to Rs 38.30 lakh.