Toyota Fortuner facelift launched in India at Rs 29.98 lakh


Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has launched the Fortuner facelift and a more sporty looking Fortuner Legender in the country. Prices start at INR 29.98 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. Variant-wise ex-Delhi prices below –

Variant Petrol Diesel
4×2 MT 29,98,000 32,48,000
4×2 AT 31,57,000 34,84,000
4×4 MT 35,14,000
4×4 AT 37,43,000
Legender 4×2 AT 37,58,000

The Fortuner facelift and the Legender made their global debut in Thailand in June 2020. As we can see from the list above, the Legender is available only in a single variant.

Thai-spec model shown

Exterior features include LED headlights, LED front fog lights, LED rear combination lights, and 18-inch alloy wheels. Besides sporty bumpers, the Legender gets quad LED design for the headlights; sequential turn signals; and a black-painted roof. The alloy wheel design on the Legender is slightly different as well.

Thai-spec model shown

Inside, the Legender features a dual-tone theme with a contrast Maroon stitching throughout. Depending on the variant, features include an 8-inch touchscreen; Apple CarPlay & Android Auto connectivity; connected car tech for geofencing and real-time vehicle tracking; tilt & telescopic steering column, power-adjustable front seats, auto AC, and 11-speaker JBL audio system.

Other notable features include a wireless smartphone charger, cooled glovebox, and kick sensor for tailgate opening. Assistance systems include cruise control and front and rear parking sensors. Download the brochure here.

Safety systems include 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Control, Hill Assist Control, and Traction Control System.


Thai-spec model shown

The diesel engine is a 2.75-litre (2,755 cc) 4-cylinder turbocharged unit that develops 150 kW (204 metric hp) and 420 Nm (310 lb-ft) of torque when paired with a 6-speed manual gearbox. With a 6-speed automatic, the torque output is 500 Nm (369 lb-ft), a significant increase over the manual.

As for the petrol engine, it’s a 2.7-litre (2,694 cc) 4-cylinder naturally aspirated unit that develops 122 kW (166 metric hp) and 245 Nm (181 lb-ft) of torque. This engine can be paired with either a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed automatic.

The 4WD variants get Electronic Differential Lock and Downhill Assist Control functions. As we saw in the aforementioned list, the Legender is available only as RWD.

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