If there’s one thing that Toyota is accounted for, then it’s their ingenuity that has made them successful and popular all over the world. Likewise, the Fortuner SUV from Toyota has been very successful so far. This SUV has its success mostly in the Asian regions although it is available in some other parts of the world too. The 2017 Toyota Fortuner is coming with several changes that account for improvements to do well in the ever-competitive automobile markets. Customers and fans looking forward to this SUV are in for a treat with the refinement that the company has done this time around.
2017 Toyota Fortuner – Engine Specs and Fuel economy
Powering this new 2017 Toyota Fortuner will be a 2.8-liter turbocharged diesel engine which is bound to deliver 177 hp. The torque produced by this engine will vary as a dual band transmission system is going to be used.
This dual band transmission system will consist of both automatic and manual shifting. In the manual mode, a torque of 309 lb-ft will be obtained and in the automatic shift selection, a slightly more output will be gained.
Figures of the mileage of this SUV have been expected to stay around 28 mpg in city, 32 mpg on highway and 30 mpg on a combined basis. Expect both 2WD and AWD configuration to be in the option.
2017 Toyota Fortuner – Exterior Body
Exterior body of upcoming 2017 Toyota Fortuner is absolutely stunning in terms of appearance as it has got a bold profile. Up front, it has a widespread grille with horizontal chrome slats and the company’s badge in the middle.
Headlights have a stylistic design along with a robust shape. The headlights have several sections which have been divided inside for housing different lights. Down below, the front bumper has a wide air intake.
Improved fog lights sit astride to this air intake and a section which houses these fog lights have been featured with plastic cladding. A skid plate has also been featured on the lowermost section to signify its sportiness.
Moving on, there’s a chrome trim line running in the bottom of the side doors, and one can see that the footsteps have also been revised.
Interior cabin changes of 2017 Toyota Fortuner
Amazing as it is, the interior cabin has been profoundly laid out. Some of its design elements that were featured in its predecessor have been used this time too. What are new are the increased head space and leg room, technological upgrades and superior selection over upholstery materials?
With new upgrades over the infotainment system, the touchscreen display will be of a larger size. The AC vents will be revised; seating will be more comfortable with a new arrangement. Driver’s gauge cluster has been said to be kept fully digital.
If new trims are a possibility, then this interior cabin will change accordingly. A couple of safety features will also be presented in this interior cabin.
2017 Toyota Fortuner – Release Date and Price
This 2017 Toyota Fortuner has been expected to get released in the late half of 2016. Its price is expected to start from $45,000 and will definitely be more.