2016 Toyota Fortuner Specs, Release date

One of the greatest mid-sized SUVs manufactured by Japanese auto producer, which is not available on the markets worldwide, is the 2016 Toyota Fortuner. This SUV is available in some parts of the world, and, as such, it comes combined with variety of different specs. Its engines differ depending on target market, so Fortuner offers few petrol and same number of diesel engines. It comes with three row seats and 4×4 drivetrain.

2016 Toyota Fortuner Front

2016 Toyota Fortuner exterior and interior

Although not offered in some primary markets, which include Japan, Europe, North America, Australasia, and China, this SUV managed to achieve big success in countries it sells in. The exterior of the 2016 Toyota Fortuner is somewhat rugged than most of today’s SUVs, which makes it stand out from the rest of the crowd. Its wheelbase is 2750 mm long. Exterior features include 17-inch alloy wheels, chrome door handles, automatic HID headlights, fog lights with Silver Bezel and few more. It is currently available in 7 different color shades, although we expect this scheme to be slightly altered for the 2016 model year.

Inside, it offers two color schemes, including black and sand beige with black wood-like finish panels. Its interior features include steering wheel mounted controls, 6-speaker audio system with LCD Touchscreen, DVD, Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in, keyless entry, dual climate control, cruise control, Navigation system with voice recognition and much more.

2016 Toyota Fortuner Side

2016 Toyota Fortuner engines

Under the hood of the 2016 Fortuner, customers will be able to choose between 6 engines completely, while not all of them will be available for each market. Petrol power units include 2.7-liter Inline-4, 4.0-liter V6 and 4.6-liter V8 engines. Diesel units include 2.5-liter Inline-4, 3.0-liter Inline-4 and 4.5-liter V8 engines. Transmission choices included are 5-speed manual and automatic, and both 4×2 and 4×4 drivetrains are available.

2.7 liter unit delivers power of 158 hp and 183 lb-ft of torque, 4.0-liter V6 delivers 234 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque, and 4.6-liter V8 produces 527 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque.

Diesel  engines – 2.5-liter, delivers 143 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque, 3.0-liter delivers 170 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque, and V8 delivers 283 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.

2016 Toyota Fortuner Interior

2016 Toyota Fortuner price and release

The release date of the upcoming 2016 Toyota Fortuner is still not revealed, but it is very unlikely to see this SUV before late this year, or even early 2016. The price, however, depends on several things including the market. 2016 Fortuner is expected to be priced at $28,000 for the base trim, which is an average price for almost every market.

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