Toyota Fortuner is a very popular full size SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) which is a product of Japanese car manufacturing big guns, Toyota. Fortuner is more oriented primarily towards the Asian market but the Japanese manufacturers are planning to expand this fruitful project of theirs to the West as well. The new Toyota Fortuner 2017 promises to be a good start to this venture. It comes with ample spacing in the interior to suit all needs and also with a very powerful engine which has quite reasonable fuel efficiency. Heaps of new and improved accessories have been installed. Modern features have also been provided so that it remains up to date and is able to survive the battle in the market. Let us now have a detailed look at the features provided.
Toyota Fortuner 2017: Unique Feature
Comfort of passengers and pleasure of driving has been given special focus to in the brand new Toyota Fortuner 2017. It has been installed with many advanced features specifically for these purposes. Sporty steering wheel has been provided which comes wrapped in a leather cover. This gives a better grip and a warmer feel. Steering wheel will also have mounted controls on it for controlling various functions such as audio system, voice recognition, etc.
Exciting additions have come in the form of gear shift paddles. These paddles make the entire steering wheel setup look very sporty and also come in handy when going off the road for driving in adventure sports. Also, paddle shifts improve the status of any car. Other important features like HUD (Heads Up Display) and climate control will also be provided.
As for upholstery, the spacious interior has comfortable seats which are wrapped in leather upholstery. Wood trims and finishes can be seen on the door panel which give a premium feel on touching. A centrally placed touch display panel will be provided in the car which will house the infotainment system. Additionally, voice recognition facility will also be provided with this infotainment system which will come in handy while using the navigation system. Audio player and radio system has also been installed.
Connectivity options for Wi Fi, Bluetooth and USB have also been provided with. Safety features like ABS (Anti Braking System), Stability Control, distribution system for braking force and braking assist has also been installed.
Traditional Exterior Design:
One thing about the new Toyota Fortuner 2017 that is going to remain unchanged to a huge extent is the exterior design. This new edition will carry forward the same bulky body which has become the usual sight for a Fortuner. This look, although not new is very decent and powerful. Head lamps and tail lamps will now be powered by LED lighting technology. The car itself will be riding on large 18 inch wheels with broad wheel base.
Toyota Fortuner 2017: Bigger Engine Option, Price Estimate and Release Date
The Toyota Fortuner 2017 will be running on either a twin turbocharged gasoline engine or a 3.0L 4-cylinder diesel engine. Power production capacity would be 200 HP with a torque of 400 Nm and 40 mpg fuel consumption. Transmission would be either 6-speed manual or 9-speed automatic. Toyota Fortuner 2017 is expected to come within $45,000-$55,000 while its release date is yet to be announced.