Toyota Introduces Fortuner with 5 speed AT, TRD edition available as a regular grade

Fortuner Pearl white mica car

Toyota has introduced the Fortuner with a 5 speed Automatic Transmission. The company had launched the refreshed Fortuner at the 2012 Auto expo and also introduced a 4 speed automatic variant.

In August the Japanese Auto maker had launched an updated version of the Fortuner in Thailand with a 5 Speed Automatic transmission. Toyota India was quick to follow and introduces the same for the Indian market. The new transmission provides enhanced drive feel and comfort.

Looking at the overwhelming demand and popularity of the Fortuner TRD Sportivo, the Limited Edition has now been introduced as a regular grade.

The Fortuner TRD Sportivo comes with the following features – Aerodynamically designed front bumper spoiler, aerodynamically designed rear roof spoiler, stylishly designed TRD Sportivo emblem and rear bumper spoiler. The Fortuner TRD Sportivo is available in three dual tone colours – Super White + Grey, Silver + Grey and White Pearl Mica + Grey.

Along with the new 5 speed Automatic Transmission and TRD edition, new premium colour Pearl White Mica has been introduced across all grades.

The new introductions are priced at

4×2 AT (with 5 speed) – Rs. 22,33,000

4×2 AT TRD Sportivo (with 5 speed) – Rs. 22,93,000

4×2 MT TRD Sportivo – Rs. 21,96,668

All prices ex showroom Delhi

The SUV is now available in total five variants.

The Toyota Fortuner, the segment leader, was launched on August 24, 2009 and since then has sold more than 41,000 units.

Just a glance on the variant build-up

Existing Line Up New Line Up
4×2 MT 4×2 MT
4×2  AT ( 4 speed) 4×2  AT (now with 5 speed)
4×4  MT 4×4  MT
4 x 2 MT  TRD Sportivo (only as limited edition ) 4 x 2 MT  TRD Sportivo (now introduced as a regular grade )
4 x 2 AT (4 speed) TRD Sportivo (only as limited edition ) 4 x 2 AT  TRD Sportivo (now introduced as a regular grade with 5 speed)