According to latest car news, total sales of the Toyota Fortuner have been decreased by 40% over the same period last year in Australian market. To illustrate, less than 200 units of Fortuner were registered in Australia last month. Even, the Fortuner has being left behind others fierce contenders in the same segment like the Ford Everest, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Isuzu MU-X and even the sibling Prado. For this reason, Toyota has decided to cut down the Toyota Fortuner 2018 prices in defiance of a host of additional equipment so as to make the SUV more competitive.
Toyota has decided to cut down the Toyota Fortuner 2018 prices
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Before discussing the prices, let’s look through what the new Toyota Fortuner 2018 will be given.
For the base GX, the 2018 model year will receive 17-inch alloy wheels as an alternative to the steel ones and rear parking sensors beside standard features such as projector head lamps, LED tail lights, fabric trim, six speakers, Bluetooth, three 12V sockets, air-conditioned cool box and a multi-function steering wheel.
The Toyota Fortuner 2018 receives a host of additional equipment
In the mid-spec GXL, the infotainment system is much enhanced with Toyota Link app compatibility, navigation and digital radio.
At last, the top-of-the-line Crusade obtains LED fog lamps, heated 8-way adjustable front seats and an 11-speaker JBL audio system as well. Furthermore, the SUV also features bi-LED headlights, power tailgate, 18-inch wheels with a full-size spare tire, new leather trim, climate control and a 220V socket. In particular, it now solely comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
The Crusade obtains LED fog lamps, heated 8-way adjustable front seats and an 11-speaker JBL audio system
Still powered by the existing 2.8L 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine, the Toyota Fortuner 2018 can push out 130 kW and 450 Nm and achieve decent fuel consumption of 7.8L-8.6L/100km.
The towing capacity remains at 2,800 kg and 3,000 kg for the automatic and manual, respectively.
The towing capacity remains at 2,800 kg and 3,000 kg for the automatic and manual, respectively
Now, let’s check out the Toyota Fortuner 2018 prices in Australia.
|Toyota Fortuner 2018 GX MT||$42,590 (P1,714,021)||(-) $5400 (P217,321)|
|Toyota Fortuner 2018 GX AT||$44,590 (P1,794,511)||(-) $5400 (P217,321)|
|Toyota Fortuner 2018 GXL MT||$47,590 (P1,915,245)||(-) $5500 (P221,345)|
|Toyota Fortuner 2018 GXL AT||$49,490 (P1,991,710)||(-) $5500 (P221,345)|
|Toyota Fortuner 2018 Crusade AT||$56,990 (P2,293,545)||(-) $5000 (P201,223)|
*If you want to opt for premium color paint, just pay an extra $550 (P22,134). Moreover, the GLX is exclusively offered optional premium exterior pack with $2500 (P100,611).
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The Toyota Fortuner is one of the best-selling midsize SUVs 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. And in 2020, Toyota Motor Philippines launched the new Fortuner facelifted which showcases a more aggressive SUV appeal. It still shares the same Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle (IMV) platform as the Hilux and Innova. The new model is offering a wide array of variants to market to various car consumers. These variants include the base G, V, Q, and top-of-the-line LTD variant which comes with a more distinct styling. The sky's the limit for Toyota's entry to the local midsize SUV segment as it remains to be a top choice among Filipino car buyers when considering a reliable, rugged, and family 7-seater vehicle. As for pricing, the G variant with a 4x2 drivetrain and manual transmission starts at Php 1,633,000 and goes up to the new LTD variant with a 4x4 drivetrain and automatic transmission (excluding the White Pearl body paint option).