|Model||Toyota Fortuner 2016|
|Engine||the 2.4 and 2.8 GD motors on the diesel side|
|Power||1345rpm kW (125hp hp)|
The standard specification in the Toyota Fortuner is substantial. Audio systems with four to six speakers, an auxiliary/USB port, AM/FM radio and a CD player all come standard. The radio on the 2.8 GD and 4.0 V6 come with DAB+ digital radio and a 7” screen with DVD compatibility, as well as a reversing camera display. The flagship 4.0 V6 comes with satellite navigation.There’s also Bluetooth connectivity, steering-wheel audio and telephone controls, as well as power door locks, windows and mirrors. Air conditioning is also standard and there are ventilation controls for the second-row passengers. The glovebox is air-cooled, meaning you can store two 500ml bottles. For those who require additional power, all models feature three 12-volt accessory sockets.
Engine and economy
Powering the new Toyota Fortuner are the latest diesel engines as well as the petrol units which we’re familiar with. There’s the 2.4 and 2.8 GD motors on the diesel side, while the petrol line-up includes the familiar 2.7 VVT-i and a 4.0 V6 motor. The 2.4 has 110kW and 400Nm of torque and the 2.8 GD offers up 130kW and 420Nm when paired with the manual transmission. The automatic derivative has 450Nm of torque. Fuel consumption is rated at 7L/100km for the 2.4 manual, while its automatic sibling is rated at 7.9L/100km. The 2.8 litre GD engine returns between 7.5 to 8.5L/100km. Towing capacity is rated at 2.5 tons for the 2.4 GD and 2.7 VVT-i models and at 3 tons for the 2.8 GD and 4.0 V6. The two petrol engines include a revised version of the familiar 2.7 litre VVT-i with 122kW and 245Nm which debuts in the Fortuner, while the 4.0 V6 pushes out 175kW and 376Nm.