The Toyota Fortuner is a seven-seat SUV that is based on Hilux platform, which means it features a ladder frame chassis. Most of the mechanical bits are shared between the two models as well. Available in two variants, this Ford Everest and Isuzu MU-X-rivalling model’s price starts at RM169,800 for the entry level diesel 2.4VRZ variant. The top of the line petrol powered Fortuner 2.7SRZ is priced at RM199,900.
There are two engine to choose from – the entry level one is the 2.4-litre 2GD-FTV turbo-diesel engine, identical to the one found in the 2.4-litre Hilux variants. Power output is rated at 150 PS and 400 Nm of torque. Besides that, UMW Toyota Motors also offers this Japanese/Asean SUV with a naturally aspirated 2.7-litre four-cylinder petrol that develops 166 PS and 245 Nm on torque.
UMW Toyota has since expanded the line-up, after taking feedback from the market. There are now four variants to choose from:
Diesel 2.4 4x4, 2.7 SRZ 4x4 Petrol, 2.4 VRZ 4x2 Diesel (new) and 2.4 VRZ 4x4 Diesel (new)
Also new are the optional TRD Sportivo bodykit, a panoramic view monitor, as well as a blind spot monitor.
The 2.7 SRZ and 2.4 VRZ shares the same features and outlook. Equipment offered include Bi-LED headlights with DRLs / LED combination taillights, 18-inch alloy wheels, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), 7 airbags, leather upholstery, powered back door, 4.2-inch colour TFT-LCD screen, powered driver’s seat adjustment and eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
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- Body Type: SUV
- Transmission: Automatic
- Engine Capacity: 2393 cc - 2694 cc
- Fuel Type: petrol
- Seat Capacity: 7
- Price: RM 162,178 - RM 172,523
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User Review of Toyota Fortuner
Great SUV for a family
Performance need to upgrade
Good Mid SUV
A good suv
Valued for money