Many car lovers have pointed out that the Japanese auto manufacturer has pushed up the price of their hot-selling vehicle – the Toyota Fortuner significantly during the past few months. According to car news, that increased amount is approximately as much as P100,000. Rumor has it that the maker’s dealers have been setting out reasons from the proposed increase on fuel and new vehicle to even the Peso weakened anew against the dollar. There’s sure to be a perfectly innocent explanation for all this? Some customers have reached out to Toyota for an apparent explanation for the increased price. The obvious explanation, it seems, is some upgrades on the Fortuner.
Beginning with last month’s shipments, Toyota Fortuner models have seen a few small adjustments to the technology. Well, the Toyota Fortuner 2017 comes with the following tweaks:
|Ventilated disc brakes||All models|
|Reverse parking sensors||All models|
|Automatic climate control||G variants|
Obviously, these tweaks don’t come for free. These additions coincide with price increase for all models of the Fortuner.
|Model||Original price||New price|
|Fortuner 2.4 G DSL M/T||P 1,465,000||+ P 79,000|
|Fortuner 2.7 G GAS A/T||P 1,471,000||+ P 79,000|
|Fortuner 2.4 G DSL A/T||P 1,555,000||+ P 79,000|
|Fortuner 2.4 V DSL A/T||P 1,833,000||+ P 97,000|
|Fortuner 2.8 V DSL A/T||P 2,228,000||+ P 102,000|
So what do you think is actually causing the price hike?
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Know more about Toyota Fortuner 2023
The Toyota Fortuner 2023 sold in our market spans six five trim levels and 11 variants. Toyota Fortuner prices in the Philippines range from PHP 1,633,000 for the Fortuner G 2.4 M/T to PHP 2,509,000 for the flagship GR Sport 2.8 A/T. This midsize SUV spans two turbodiesel options, with most of the range equipped with a 6-speed automatic gearbox (6-speed manual for the base variant) as well as a 4x2 drivetrain (4x4 is available on the LTD trim and is standard on the GR Sport). The Fortuner brings a length of 4,795mm, a width of 1,855mm, and a height of 1,835mm on a 2,745mm wheelbase.
The lowest monthly installment starts at Php 19,683 for the G 2.4 4x2, with 60-month payment terms on a 50 percent downpayment. As a contender in the midsize SUV segment, the Toyota Fortuner faces off against a slew of rivals including the Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Nissan Terra, Ford Everest, Isuzu mu-X, and Foton Toplander.
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