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2017-10-26 09:25

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Johannesburg - The Toyota Fortuner remains South Africa’s best-selling SUV. The Fortuner is available in two specification levels and three engine variants.

The 2.4 GD-6 turbodiesel and 2.7 VVTi petrol engines are offered in mid-grade trim – whilst the 2.8 GD-6 and 4.0 litre V6 engines are paired with the high-grade specification.

Toyota SA expands its Fortuner range with the addition of a new 2.4 GD-6 4x4 6AT model fitted with ‘select-on-the-fly’ four-wheel drive transmission (includes low-range). 

Utilising a 110kW/400Nm 2.4 GD-6 four-cylinder engine, the newcomer returns 8.2-litre/100km fuel index with CO2 emissions at 217 g/km. Its 80 litre fuel tank equates to a range of over 900km on a single fill.

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Explore Safely

The 2.4 GD-6 and 2.7 models receive a generous safety spec bolstering, with the addition of side and curtain airbags (in addition to the dual front airbags and driver knee airbag).

These additions ensure that the entire Fortuner range offers a complete set of active and passive safety features – which include Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) and Trailer Sway Control (TSC). The 4x4 models feature Active Traction Control (A-TRAC) which continuously monitors wheel slip and proportions torque accordingly.

The 2.8 GD-6 and V6 models gain an electrically-operated tailgate and 220V accessory connector. Halogen foglights are replaced by LEDs. The 2.8 GD-6 and V6 models top the spec list with automatic climate control, reversing camera, touchscreen audio, leather-and-wood steering wheel, additional soft-touch finishes, electric driver seat adjustment and full- colour TFT multi-information display.

Prices
Fortuner 2.4 GD-6 RB 6MT - R462 900
Fortuner 2.4 GD-6 RB 6AT - R480 900
Fortuner 2.4 GD-6 4x4 6AT (NEW) - R506 000
Fortuner 2.7 VVTi RB 6AT - R 444 500
Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 RB 6MT - R 552 900
Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 4x4 6MT - R 614 400
Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 RB 6AT - R 571 800
Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 4x4 6AT - R 633 500
Fortuner 4.0 V6 4x4 6AT - R675 600

Warranty and service plan
All models come standard with a 5-year or 90 000km service plan (whichever occurs first). A 3-year or 100 000 kilometre warranty is included.

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