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World Premiere of All New 2016 New Toyota Fortuner


Toyota has revealed the all new Toyota Fortuner. This new 7-seat family SUV will arrive in its Australian dealer showrooms by end of October 2015.

All new Toyota Fortuner 2016

All-new Toyota Fortuner will be offered in Australia in 3 grades – GX, GXL and Crusade – all powered by Toyota’s new 2.8-litre direct-injection 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that develops up to 450Nm of torque.

A new 6-speed manual gearbox includes ‘intelligent’ technology on GXL and Crusade grades to ensure smoother shifting by matching engine speed to transmission speed. A newly developed six-speed automatic transmission is also available.

All variants are fitted with trailer sway control, which is designed to assist if a towed vehicle becomes unsettled by crosswinds, bumpy roads or sharp turns of the steering wheel. Maximum braked towing capacity will be three tonnes for the manual and 2.8 tonnes for the auto.

A part-time 4×4 during day-to-day driving, owners can turn a dial to access Fortuner’s impressive four-wheel-drive ability in high or low range.

The suspension package was developed and tuned by local engineers to meet Australia’s harsh conditions, with double wishbones at the front and a five-link, coil-spring configuration at the rear for impressive handling stability and ride comfort on all surfaces. Front and rear stabiliser bars suppress body roll.

The vehicle’s off-road prowess is enhanced by a rear differential lock with the componentry placed within the differential housing for greater off-road protection.

Significant local development was also applied to ensure optimum tuning of the stability and active traction control electronics for local conditions, particularly for use on gravel. Drivers can disable the electronics for specific off-road situations, such as driving in slippery mud or sand.

A reversing camera is standard across the range, as are seven airbags, hill-start assist control and an emergency stop signal. Toyota expects Fortuner to attract the top five-star safety rating.

All variants will feature front and rear air-conditioning, large touchscreen audio displays, Toyota Link connected mobility, side steps, 17 or 18-inch wheels, disc brakes front and rear, and an air-conditioned compartment that helps keep drinks and food warm or cold.

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The two higher grades are fitted with roof rails, fog lamps, reverse parking sensors, keyless smart entry and start, and downhill assist control.

At the top-of-the-range, features include bi-LED headlamps and LED daytime running lamps, a power back door and 18-inch alloys with highway tyres.


Length 4795mm
Width 1855mm
Height 1835mm
Wheelbase 2745mm
Front track 1640mm (GX), 1540mm
Rear track 1555mm
Running clearance 225mm
Engine type Turbo-diesel
Code 1GD-FTV
Displacement 2755cm3
Max power 130kW @ 3400rpm
Max torque Auto: 450Nm @ 1600-2400rpm
Manual: 420Nm @ 1400-2600rpm
Transmissions 6-speed manual
6-speed auto
Fuel system High-pressure direct injection
4×4 system Part-time
Chassis Body on frame
Front suspension Double wishbone, stabiliser bar
Rear suspension 5-link, coil springs, stabiliser bar
Towing (unbraked) 750kg
Towing (braked) Man: 3,000kg
Auto: 2,800kg
Seats 7 (2-3-2 configuration)
Fuel tank 80 litres