The new SUV will take on the Ford Endeavor

According to the recent reports it seems like Toyota will finally launch the new generation Fortuner in India this November. The new generation Fortuner is based on a completely new platform which also supports the Helux pickup and the Innova MPV as well.

The new Fortuner is also longer by almost 90 mm and wider by almost 15 mm than the existing SUV. But the wheelbase remains identical to the current generation SUV. The new Fortuner also has received some new cosmetic updates as well. The SUV dawns a completely new face which gets projector headlamps and integrated DRL setup as well. The new design language of the Toyota has made the front face look sharper and much more purposeful. The SUV also gets 19 inch wheels as well.

Just like the exterior the interior too has received some thorough change. The dashboard is completely new and features a high resolution touchscreen infotainment system. The SUV also provides seating for 7 occupants inside made possible with three row seats.

Under the hood the Fortuner will share the same drivetrains with the Innova MPV. The SUV will get two diesel engine options which include the 2.4 Litre and the 2.8 Litre four cylinder GD units. But it might also get a petrol unit on offer as well which was recently launched under the hood of the Innova. The entire engine lineup will be paired to a 6 speed manual as well as an automatic gearbox. The SUV will be offered with both two wheels as well as four wheel drive option as well.

Source: Overdrive

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