2017 Toyota Fortuner redesign

Toyota recently expressed their plan to come up with a new SUV 2017 Toyota Fortuner. It will probably be more spacious than older Fortuner with a slightly more powerful engine that has a better efficiency. Features and accessories that come bundled with the car are impressive and highly functional. Security features of 2017 Toyota Fortuner are also abounding. Exterior could have got a more modern look, but Toyota has kept it similar to older models in almost every aspect. Dimensionally it has become sleeker than before, thus aerodynamic flow has become better.

2017 Toyota Fortuner front

2017 Toyota Fortuner: Redesign Exterior and Interior

2017 Toyota Fortuner will come bundled with features to increase the level of driving comfort and passenger luxury. Steering wheel will probably get a leather cover for better grip, with instruments to control the audio system and voice recognition system. Addition of shift paddle would be expected by many customers who will use the car for off road trips. A central touch display will probably be enabled with a voice recognition system to access navigation features and an audio player with wireless connectivity like Radio, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. This screen can also display images from the rear view camera. A USB port along with slots for flash memory cards should also be present.

To assist in controlling the car’s dynamic, there are few integrated accessories like Anti lock Braking System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Control, brake assist and brake force distribution system.

2017 Toyota Fortuner will not have an exterior that could remotely be called iconic or brilliant. Carrying over old design concepts, it will have a disciplined and functional look. Old smoke painted head lamps and tail lights should be replaced by new LED clusters that are brighter and more energy efficient. 18 spoke alloy wheel may see a redesign. Door design is rumoured to have changed drastically.

The spacious interior has power adjusted seats, leather or wood finishes for panes and trims, illumination control, automatic climate control system and Heads up Display. Leg room will probably have a better illumination solution than previous models.

2017 Toyota Fortuner: Engine and Fuel Economy

2017 Toyota Fortuner may have a bigger and even possibly, twin engines. Gasoline engine will definitely be twin turbocharged and inter cooled 4 cylinder diesel engine of over 3 litre capacity. Second engine should be an electric motor in hybrid combination. Together, they should generate not more than 150 kW of power and 400 Nm of torque. Fuel efficiency should not exceed 40 mpg.

The present 5 speed automatic or manual transmission could be replaced by a 6 speed manual or 9 speed fully automatic. There will also be a front wheel drive only and an all wheel drive variant. Transmission assist system and multiple driving modes are also expected to be present as designers have kept in mind the cars off road capability when conceptualizing it.

2017 Toyota Fortuner interior

2017 Toyota Fortuner: Release Date and Price

Many estimate 2017 Toyota Fortuner to be priced in the range of $ 45 000 to $ 55 000. Exact date for the launch has not been announced yet.

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