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Overpriced! Toyota Fortuner prices hiked by INR 70,000

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Toyota has hiked the prices of the Fortuner SUV in India. The Fortuner is now available from a starting price of INR 33.43 lakh, ex-showroom. Thus, the price hike ranges from INR 44,000 – 70,000 range.

Details of the Fortuner Price Hike

Toyota has increased the price of the Fortuner across the range. The 4×2 models got a hike of INR 44,000. This includes configurations like petrol MT, petrol AT, diesel MT and diesel AT.

Meanwhile, customers who are purchasing the 4×4 range will have to shell out an additional INR 70,000. This means both the diesel 4×4 MT and the diesel 4×4 AT are not dearer. The former now comes with a price tag of INR 40.03 lakh while the latter’s list price reads at INR 42.32 lakh. All prices ex-showroom.
The top of the line Fortuner GR-S also gets a hike of INR 70,000. This now makes the SUV’s price at INR 51.44 lakh.

Powertrain of the Toyota Fortuner

The Fortuner is available with a petrol as well as a diesel engine option. The petrol version uses a 2,694cc 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC motor with Dual VVT-i. The petrol engine makes 166 PS at 5,200 rpm and 245 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The Fortuner petrol is available with a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.

On the other hand, the diesel version uses a 2,755cc 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC motor with a Variable Nozzle Turbocharger. The Fortuner diesel is available with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. Both manual and automatic make 204 PS of power. However, the manual diesel makes 420 Nm of torque, while the automatic makes 500 Nm.

High demand for Toyota SUVs

This is not the first time that Fortuner has witnessed a price hike. Since launch, the car is now dealer by over 3 lakhs at the minimum. Toyota’s price hikes have however not damped the buyer’s sentiments and the Fortuner remains a top seller for the Japanese carmaker. After the discontinuation of the Ford Endeavour, the SUV currently lacks a direct rival.

Also Read – Toyota’s new SUV for India coming in 2026.