Toyota has officially announced that they would be launching the 2021 version of the Fortuner on the 6th of January. The iconic Japanese SUV will come with a host of changes on the outside and on the inside. There also will be a new variant called as the Legender that will be added to the Fortuners lineup this time.
In terms of exteriors the 2021 Toyota Fortuner gets a all new front end that is a lot sharper and prominent. The aggressive face gets sharp looking projector headlamps with L shaped DRL’s, sharp center grille, inserts around the headlamp, large air dam, prominent skid plate. On the sides the 2021 Toyota Fortuner gets squarer wheel arches, upsized 20 inch all new dual tone alloys, re designed step board, chrome beltline, new design wing mirrors and a redesigned fixed quarter glass. There also would be an option of getting the Fortuner in dual color body color with the top finished in black. At the rear the 2021 Fortuner gets a highly revised bumper with integrated L shaped air dam that integrate into the stop lamps, restyled tail lamps with all LED glow, new design large rear spoiler, larger rear skid plate integrated into the bumper and a restyled boot lid.
In terms of the interiors the 2021 Fortuner gets loads of changes that include a all new 9-inch touchscreen AVN system with integrated Apple CarPlay, T-Connect, 360 degree parktronics, wireless charging pad, ambient lighting, powered tailgate with gesture (Kick) to open feature, nine speaker JBL surround sound system, redesigned seats, dash etc. Toyota may also incorporate some tech features which include – lane departure warning, radar guided cruise control etc.
Powering the 2021 Toyota Fortuner would be the 2.8-litre V-GD diesel engine which would be retuned with higher power output figures. The updated engine will make 204 bhp of power and 500 Nm of peak torque. Also on the offer would be the 2.7-litre petrol unit powering the standard trim. The top of the line Fortuner Legender will only come with the 6-speed automatic whereas the the other trims would also have an option of 6-speed manual gearbox as well. The top of the line version of the Fortuner will come with an AWD option while the other trims would also have an 2WD option to choose from. The Toyota Fortuner competes with the Ford Endeavour, MG Gloster and the Mahindra Alturas G4 in the full sized SUV segment. Watch this space for more as we will be getting you all the details on the 2021 Toyota Fortuner as it launches on the 6th of January.