Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) was almost out of sight and mind for quite some time now but they are here once again to make headlines. According to the reports Toyota has launched a new top end variant of their Fortuner SUV in India while they also have updated their popular MPV Innova too with more safety features keeping in mind the safety of the passengers.
Toyota has introduced another automatic variant of the Fortuner, this new variant has received 5 speed automatic gearbox and also gets the 4X4 driving mode previously there was only one variant of the Fortuner which although offered an automatic transmission but was only available with 2 wheel drive mode. This new 4X4 variant with the automatic transmission is powered by the same 3.0 Litre four cylinder diesel unit which is capable of producing 169 Bhp of peak power at 3600 rpm. So after the addition of this new variant the Toyota Fortuner is now available with 4 variants in total which includes the base 4x2 Manual, 4x4 Manual, 4x2 Automatic and lastly the 4x4 Automatic while there is also the TRD Sportivo bodykit version on offer too.
While on the other hand Toyota has also updated their Innova MPV too, the entire MPV range now gets front SRS airbags as standard which is big leap towards the safety of the passengers but unfortunately the Innova has not received any other updates.
Coming to the prices the top end variant of the Toyota Fortuner SUV has been priced at Rs.24.17 Lakhs and it goes all the way upto Rs. 26.49 Lakhs (ex showroom Delhi), While the Innova MPV range in India starts from Rs. 10.51 Lakhs and goes all the way upto Rs. 15.80 Lakhs (ex showroom Delhi) for the top end ZX variant.
Source: NDTV Auto