Toyota Fortuner Maintenance: How much does it cost to own one?

Updated Jan 20, 2021 | Same topic: Handy Maintenance Tips

Keep your Fortuner in good condition at all times.

The Toyota Fortuner remains to be one of the top choices among Filipino car buyers who wish to get a large family car. The reason why car buyers choose the Fortuner is due to its reliability and easy-to-maintain characteristics as parts are widely available in the country.

Last year, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) introduced the facelift version of the Fortuner that comes with updated technologies, a stronger engine, and overall better styling. These updates could potentially increase the sales figures of the Fortuner this year.

Toyota Fortuner Maintenance Guide

Toyota Fortuner Maintenance Guide

This is why we have decided to give those customers who are considering a Fortuner an idea as to how much it costs to own one. TMP offers the Fortuner with a starting price at Php 1,633,000 for the base G 4x2 MT variant and goes up to Php 2,404,000 for the top-spec LTD 4x4 AT.

Take note, the following maintenance costs are estimates only. The prices could vary without prior notice and can still depend on the chosen dealership and the condition of the unit. As such, the following estimates are just for ballpark figures.

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Maintenance costs for Parts and Labor

All variants of the Toyota Fortuner are equipped with a diesel engine which means that generally, they are cheaper to maintain as compared to a gasoline engine. You should just avoid huge damages from accidents as repairs are more expensive for diesel engines.

The preventive maintenance service (PMS) costs for the first 1,000 kilometers and 5,000 kilometers range from Php 1,900 to Php 2,400. Some Toyota dealers offer free service up to the 5,000-kilometer mileage. However, it is still best that you contact your preferred dealer for better clarifications.

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Toyota Fortuner rear view

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Once the unit reaches the 10,000-kilometer mileage, the PMS comes with a cost that ranges from Php 3,800 to Php 5,500. This price range is also the cost for the Fortuner’s 30,000 kilometers, 50,000 kilometers, and 70,000 kilometers PMS.

The cost for the 15,000 kilometer PMS ranges from Php 3,000 to Php 7,700, while the 20,000 kilometer PMS comes with a price from Php 7,100 to Php 10,400. After reaching 20,000 kilometers, you probably have owned the Fortuner for a year already if used for daily driving. This means that for the first year, you can expect to spend from Php 13,900 to Php 27,900 for maintenance costs.

You can expect that the PMS costs for the following years are more expensive as more major parts such as the engine timing belts will be replaced. As such, the Toyota Fortuner comes with an annual maintenance cost of around Php 19,500 to Php 35,500.

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Overall Summary:

Mileage (km) 
1k
5k 
10k
15k
20k
25k
30k
35k
40k
45k
 Cost (Php)
1,900-2,400
1,900-2,400 
 3,800-5,500
 3,000-7,700
7,100-10,400 
3,000-7,700 
 3,800-5,500
3,000-7,700 
7,800-11,400
3,000-7,700 

 

Mileage (km) 
50k
60k
70k
80k
100k
120k
140k
160k
200k
240k
 Cost (Php)
3,800-5,500
7,100-10,400
3,800-5,500
11,800-16,300
7,100-10,400
7,800-11,400
7,100-10,400
11,800-16,300
7,800-11,400
11,800-16,300

NOTE: Prices are inclusive of 12 percent VAT. The said prices only include labor and parts and not materials, consumables, etc.

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Toyota Fortuner

The Toyota Fortuner is one of the best selling midsize SUV in the Philippines. This midsize SUV has been driven on the country’s highways since the early 2000s. It became a household name because of its rugged platform, strong brand support, and tested durability. The second-generation Toyota Fortuner has topped the sales chart consistently, not only in the midsize SUV segment but also for the entire automotive industry in the country. The Toyota Fortuner shares the same IMV platform with the Innova and Hilux. Aside from the platform, the three models also share the same engine options but with different outputs. The current version of the Japanese SUV is sleeker compared to the model it replaces – making it a popular choice for car buyers. The cabin of the Toyota Fortuner can accommodate seven people. The third-row seat can be folded to the side to provide more cargo space. Ingress is smooth and easy with Smart Entry and Push Start System for LTD, Q, and V grades. The LTD variant features an elegant interior in leather with maroon accents, as well as galaxy black trim and interior illumination which adds to the sophisticated interior look of the vehicle. The Q variant also gets the classy black leather interior complemented by dark wood trim. The new Toyota Fortuner range is headlined by the new LTD variant in 4x4 and 4x2 which comes in an exclusive design, followed by Q and V variants in automatic transmission, and the G variant available in AT and MT.

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