Model in Focus: Toyota FortunerBy marian on June 25th, 2015
If you are looking for the best SUV in town, look no further. The all new Toyota Fortuner available here in the Philippines has you covered. Exactly ten years ago, Toyota released this sports utility vehicle that would forever change the game. It was available in just three variants: 2.7G gas, 2.5G diesel and the 3.0V diesel. This car is perfect for the temperamental climate of the Philippines, you know that you can trust this big and beautiful vehicle when it comes to driving through the knee deep waters of Metro Manila.
There are five engine models available to choose from. The 4×2 G Gas has an automatic transmission, while the 4×2 G Diesel has a Manual Transmission, while the other three models the 4×2 G Diesel, 4×2 V Diesel and 4×4 V Diesel all have automatic transmissions. Engine wise, you know that what you have is of premiere quality as Toyota only picks the best for their cars. The 4×2 G Gas has a VVT-I 4-Cylinder In-Line DOHC, 16 Valve. The other four models have Direct Injection, 4-Cylinder In-Line DOHC 16 Valve, Variable Nozzle Turbo (VNT) with Intercooler. The 4×2 G gas has an electronic fuel injection fuel system while all the rest of the models have a Direct Injection Common Rail (D-4D) system.
The length 4705 mm, width is 1840 and a height of 1850. It has a seating capacity of seven people. The headlamps have gained a whole new look with smoked headlamps and taillights. Those 12 spoke 2750 millimeter wheels will certainly impress anyone with its dark grey color that any car lover would immediately notice. It is available in six colors: Super White, Silky Gold Mica Metallic, Silver Metallic, Gray Metallic, White Pearl and Attitude Black Mica.
Comfort is the key when it comes to seats you will be resting on for the next few hours as your Toyota Fortuner slides into the traffic. The front seats can be slid forward and back, depending on your need. They come with reclining backrests with adjustable headrests. In addition to this, the driver’s seat height can also be adjusted to his convenience. The first row of seats can also be slid back and forth in addition to being able to recline and tumble. This row also comes with a central armrest for your passenger’s comfort. The third row is split 50:50 and can be reclined or folded up.
All cars are equipped with a 6.5 inched digital LCD monitor with a smart touch screen function. This audio system has a DVD, CD, tuner, AUX, USB, iPod and Bluetooth connectivity with call function. You know you won’t miss a minute of music as the vehicle is outfitted with 6 speakers for that clear audio streaming. Toyota only uses the best of materials as your steering wheel is made from leather, silver and wood. Convenience is at your fingertips as you can find audio and MID switch easily, making the switch from Jazz to Rock to Rhythm and Blues hassle-free with just the press of a button on your steering wheel.
All vehicles come with power features (like window and door lock) that makes everything so much easier that even the outside rear view window can be easily adjusted with just a few finger movements.
The Toyota Fortuner is your top SUV of choice. There is no doubt that with all these features your drive in this vehicle will definitely be one of the best ones of your life.