New Delhi : Navratri Even before its launch, vehicle manufacturing companies in India are promising attractive offers to woo customers. toyota has launched its most popular SUV (Sports Utility Vehicles) fortuner By increasing the prices, we have given a big shock to the customers. However, the company has not disclosed the reasons for which it has increased its price, but it is being said that the vehicle manufacturer has taken this step due to the problems arising in the supply chain. It is being said in the media reports that due to the problems arising in the supply chain, the price of raw materials and the manufacturing cost of cars has increased significantly. In such a situation, car manufacturing companies have to increase the prices of vehicles.
How much have prices increased?
According to media reports, Toyota has increased the price of 4×2 model of Fortuner by about Rs 44 thousand. At the same time, the automaker has decided to increase the price of the 4×4 variant of this car by about Rs 70 thousand. The price of 4×2 manual petrol engine variant of Fortuner has been increased by Rs 44,000. After the increased prices, this variant will now be available at Rs 33.43 lakh ex-showroom price. At the same time, the automatic variant of the same model has also been increased by Rs 44 thousand and now its ex-showroom price has become Rs 35.02 lakh.
Prices of diesel engine vehicles also increased
Along with this, the company has increased the price of 4X2 manual variant of this SUV which comes with diesel engine by 44 thousand and now it has become Rs 35.93 lakh. A similar increase has been made on its automatic variant and now this model will be available at Rs 38.21 lakh ex-showroom. At the same time, the price of 4X4 manual variant coming with diesel engine has been increased by Rs 70 thousand. Now this model has become worth Rs 40.03 lakh. Its automatic variant has also become equally expensive and its price has now become Rs 42.32 lakh.
Engine Specifications of Toyota Fortuner
Toyota Fortuner is available in two engine options: 2.7 liter petrol (166PS/245Nm) and 2.8 liter turbo diesel (204PS/500Nm). With its diesel engine, it has the option of 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox, while with the petrol engine a 5-speed manual transmission is provided. In the diesel model, the option of four-wheel-drive system has also been kept in it.
Features of Toyota Fortuner
This 7 seater Toyota car has a large touchscreen infotainment system (8.0 inch display in standard variant and 9.0 inch display in Legender variant), which supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. 18-inch alloy wheels are provided in the standard variant. Whereas, 20-inch dual tone alloy wheels are available in the Legender variant. Apart from this, features like 360 degree parking camera, wireless charging, kick-to-open powered tailgate and ambient lighting are also provided in the Legender variant. At the same time, for the safety of passengers, it has been provided with 7 airbags, hill assist, vehicle stability control and ABS with EBD. In the Indian market, this car competes with MG Gloster, Jeep Meridian and Skoda Kodiaq.