New 2016 Toyota Fortuner Commands 2 Month Waiting; Registers 6,000 bookings!

Toyota Kirloskar Motor has sold one Lakh Fortuners in India till date. The latest Toyota Fortuner, which was launched in November, has been quick in garnering a really favourable response from Indian SUV buyers. It seems that Toyota India has received over 6,000 bookings for the Fortuner already! However, this high demand has led to a waiting period of up to 2 months for some variants. Among all the new 2016 Toyota Fortuner models on sale here, the automatic diesel variants are witnessing the highest demand. New Toyota Fortuner prices start at Rs. 25.92 lakh ex showroom Delhi for the base petrol variant. Base diesel variant of the new Fortuner costs Rs. 27.52 lakh. Here we’ve come up with all there’s to know about the new 2016 Fortuner. Read on for new model 2016 Toyota Fortuner India launch date, price, specs and other such details.


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2016 Toyota Fortuner Price in India

2016 Toyota Fortuner ModelsPrice in India*
2.8 Diesel Manual Transmission, 4×2Rs. 27.52 lakh
2.8 Diesel Automatic Transmission, 4×2Rs. 29.14 lakh
2.8 Diesel Manual Transmission, 4×4Rs. 30.05 lakh
2.8 Diesel Automatic Transmission, 4×4Rs. 31.12 lakh
2.7 Petrol Manual Transmission, 4×2Rs. 25.92 lakh
2.7 Petrol Automatic Transmission, 4×2Rs. 27.61 lakh

*(Ex-Showroom Price in Delhi)

Dealers have registered around 5,400 bookings and 16,000 enquiries. While almost all reports were suggestings steep pricing, that has not been the case. Toyota is certain they will be able to sell the Fortuner in good numbers thanks to the SUV’s strong brand name.New 2016 Toyota Fortuner India Launch, Price, Release Date 2016-toyota-fortuner-india-spy-shots-rear-side

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2016 Toyota Fortuner India – Images

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New 2016 Toyota Fortuner Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement2.8 L Diesel
Power177 PS
Torque420 Nm
Top Speed-NA-
Acceleration (0-100 km/h)-NA-
Transmission (Gearbox)6 speed MT/6 speed AT

As already said by us, the 2016 Fortuner is underpinned by an all-new ladder-frame chassis and is powered by a set of all-new ‘GD’ four-cylinder diesel engines that are greener, more powerful and more frugal than the current motors. Engines from the ‘GD’ series comprise of 2.4 litre and 2.8-litre turbocharged units that boast of “Economy with Superior Thermal Efficient Combustion (ESTEC)” technology and a variable geometric turbocharger. For now, it is available with only the bigger 2.8 litre unit that pumps out 177 PS and 360 Nm. In a first for the Fortuner in India, it also receives a 2.7 litre petrol engine. These are the same engines that power the Toyota Innova Crysta. The engines are available with options of 5-speed manual, 6-speed manul and 6-speed automatic gearboxes.

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Engine Type/ Displacement2.7 L Petrol
Power166 PS
Torque245 Nm
Top Speed-NA-
Acceleration (0-100 km/h)-NA-
Transmission (Gearbox)5 speed MT/6 speed AT with paddle shifters

New 2016 Toyota Fortuner Mileage

2.8 Diesel2.7 Petrol
City10.5 KMPL7 KMPL
Highway14 KMPL10 KMPL
Overall12 KMPL11 KMPL

The 2016 Fortuner comes with ‘GD’ Diesel engines that replace the older model’s ‘KD’ series engines. The new engines are up to 10% more economical, which means the car will definitely have a slightly higher fuel mileage. Also, the low-weight platform will further boost the fuel mileage. The New 2016 Toyota Fortuner India mileage could be 10 kmpl – 14 kmpl for the diesel variants. We’re still waiting for official mileage figures.

2016 Toyota Fortuner Features

The 2016 Fortuner gets features like

  • DAC (Downhill Assist Control)
  • HAC (Hill Assist Control)
  • A-TRC (Active Traction Control)
  • Power and Eco driving modes
  • A set of 7 airbags (including driver knee airbag).
  • ABS with EBD,
  • Brake Assist
  • VSC
  • Bounce Control
  • Brake override system
  • Auto shut tail gate
  • One touch tumble for third-row seats
  • Touchscreen AVN
  • Ambient lighting
  • LED DRLs
  • LED tail lights
  • Bi LED Headlamps
  • Memory function for the tail gate

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New Toyota Fortuner 2016 Dimensions & Measurements

Fuel Tank Capacity80-litres
Ground Clearance225mm

New Toyota Fortuner 2016 Exterior

The Fortuner 2016 model is underpinned by Toyota’s all-new platform that is not only more robust but also aids the ride and handling. This latest platform has been named as the FIRM (Frame with Integrated Rigidity Mechanism), the latest platform boasts of a technology that not only improves the safety but also enhances the ride and handling qualities. The front-end of the Fortuner 2016 gets really aggressive with sharply-styled grille and really sleek headlamps. The dual projector headlamps and LED fixtures and DRLs give it a premium look too. The front bumper too is very muscular and gets bits like a large air dam and integrated reflectors. Other highlights of the front-end are several chrome bits and a prominent hood.

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The fully loaded models of the new Fortuner 2016 will get stylish 18 inch alloy wheels. However, the lower trims will get 17 inch steel wheels that will come shod with all-terrain tires. Highlights of the car’s side profile include wrap-around taillamps, a well-pronounced shoulder line and come chrome garnishing to enhance the visual appeal. At the rear, the car features a stylish set of taillights with LED fixtures and integrated reflectors on the bumper. Dimensionally, the new Fortuner 2016 isn’t too different from the outgoing model. It measures 4,795mm in length, 1,855mm in width and 1,835mm in height. The 2016 Toyota Fortuner boasts of a wheelbase of 2,745 mm and it has a and ground clearance of 225mm. The new model Fortuner has a fuel tank capacity of 80 litres.

New Toyota Fortuner 2016 Interior

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On the inside, it gets a really premium interior setup. The interior of the new Fortuner 2016 gets many new features as well. We think that the new Fortuner’s interior will be more comfortable than that of the current model. The dashboard design looks much more modern and suits a car that costs upwards of 30 lakhs. Expect generous use of leather trim in the cabin along with high-quality plastics. Top end trims will feature captain seats for the second row. Third row of seats will get a one touch tumble function for ease of use.


The new 2016 Toyota Fortuner India innings will be launched with six colour options-


Names of these paint options are-

  • Attitude Black
  • Avant Grade Bronze
  • Grey
  • Phantom Brown
  • Silver
  • Super White
  • White Pearl

New 2016 Toyota Fortuner Pics

Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more new model 2016 Toyota Fortuner India launch details. What do you think the 2016 Toyota Fortuner India price should be? Do let us know via the comments section below.

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