The new Toyota Fortuner, which was launched not long ago in India, has already gathered more than 5,400 bookings. Toyota said it has additionally gotten more than 16,000 enquiries for the Fortuner SUV in only two weeks since it arrived in the market here. And while deliveries of the car have already started, certain variants of the SUV are currently commanding a holding up time of almost two months.
N. Raja, Director and Sr. VP, Sales and Marketing, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, "We are overwhelmed with the response that the new Fortuner has garnered in just two weeks' time since its launch. We have noticed a significant customer preference towards the automatic transmission and trying our best to deliver the product to the customer at the earliest so that they don't have to wait too long. We are glad that the new Fortuner has been able to make such an impact even after the festive period is over. This reiterates the popularity of the Fortuner which has maintained its number one positioning in the segment ever since its launch in 2009. We whole heartedly thank our customers for their appreciation and their trust that they have placed on the brand as well as the product."
The most recent model of the SUV, which has a base of about one lakh clients in India and more than 1.3 million clients internationally, depends on the new the 'Toyota New Generation Architecture' (TNGA) platform that additionally supports the new Innova Crysta. As noted in our new Toyota Fortuner survey, the SUV gets a large group of design and cosmetic changes that supply it with a sleeker position rather than the butch orientation that had gotten to be synonymous with its name.
The new Fortuner SUV is offered with a decision of two motor choices: the 177bhp 2.8-liter GD-Series diesel and the new 164bhp 2.7-liter petrol. The petrol motor, accessible just in the 2WD adaptation, is offered with a decision of a 5-speed manual and 6-speed programmed (with oar move) transmission choices. The oil burner, then again, gets a decision of 6-speed manual and programmed transmissions and gets both, 2WD and 4WD choices.