Compared to the predecessors, the new Fortuner is spacious and has a very powerful engine, thus being fuel economical. The manufacturers have also installed the car with modern technology features for it to remain up to date and face the stiff competition with confidence. The body on frame construction will not only enable the vehicle tow more than the rivals but also give it an outstanding appearance that will attract the eyes of every buyer. Also if you are looking for a safe and cost effective car, then 2017 Toyota Fortuner is worth waiting.
Redesign of 2017 Toyota Fortuner
Although there are no much changes, the new model expected to have a sleeker appearance compared to the previous models. From the front side, you can see a modern styled grille and a strong bumper. The grille is styled in a way that it allows optimum air circulation for the cooling of the engine. The car is also incorporated with current LED head and tail lights to make sure the match with the new look of the crossover. The vehicle is also constructed with lightweight material thus reducing weight compared to the predecessors. In addition to that, the crossover will come with chromed 18-inch wheels that will enable the SUV to cope with all sort of terrain.
With the advancement of technology, the interior of the 2017 Toyota Fortuner is equipped with modern features that increase the comfort as well as the performance of the vehicle. The car will have three rows of seats which are spacious and will accommodate seven passengers. The seats and the sporty steering wheel are upholstered with leather material. Some of the modern features installed on this vehicle include a touchscreen display, navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi, and a super sound system to keep you entertained. Besides that, the crossover has an automatic air conditioner that helps to regulate the temperature inside the vehicle.
Safety of the passengers is not left out and is given particular focus by installing some of the security features such as anti-brake system, cruise control, seat belts, and a rear review camera. On top of that, the vehicle has airbags to protect the driver and the passenger in the first row while the passengers in the rear seats are guaranteed in the air curtains.
2017 Toyota Fortuner – Engine Specs
The 2017 Toyota Fortuner will have several engine options to choose from which include: a 3.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine and will generate up to 165 hp and 340 pounds of torque. The second engine option is going to be a hybrid producing 200 hp and 300 lbs of torque. Last but not least, there are rumors that the third option will be a 2.7-liter engine that will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 9-speed automatic transmission. This will enable it to send power to either the front wheel drive or the all-wheel drive system. The crossover is expected to have a 40 mpg fuel consumption.
2017 Toyota Fortuner – Release Date and Price
The long awaited 2017 Toyota Fortuner is anticipated to be released late 2016 or early 2017 with a ranging price between $45,000 and $55,000 which will depend on the trim level.