Toyota Fortuner’s base model: Basic & tough yet still worth a look

Updated Nov 15, 2022 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

Not as good as it once was, but the Toyota Fortuner’s base model is still worth a look.

Many Fortuner addicts think that the base variant of the Toyota Fortuner is still worth checking out. Let us have a look on what the Fortuner’s 2.4 G MT model has to offer and see for yourself.

The base variant Toyota Fortuner is still definitely worth considering

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This base model is one of the somewhat “young” models in Toyota’s lineup. Concerning the price, it is possibly the most reasonable midsize SUV in this segment. It’s also the only one that is equipped with a manual transmission. If you want to buy or drive a good vehicle with stick-shifts where you are in control of gear selection, this model may be your best choice. It offers a 2.4-liter diesel engine that can deliver an output of 147hp and 400Nm.

Worth mention is that Toyota hasn’t scrimped on their interior materials, with soft-touch features used throughout and a light and elegant color scheme adding even more style. Other trendy features are shiny plastics along with premium touchscreen entertainment system and a meaty, modern steering wheel.

Most hard drivers today come with a not comfy cruiser, so think about this Fortuner’s 2.4 G MT model, it’s still worth a look. It’s indeed a beautifully made big 4x4 SUV that can accommodate 7 full-size adults. In addition, its cabin is plush, high-end and comfortable.

A grey Toyota Fortuner 2G MT angular front view

Toyota Fortuner’s base model: Basic, tough yes, but still worth a look

Toyota Fortuner 2.4 G Diesel 4x2 MT 2017

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Know more about Toyota Fortuner 2023

Toyota Fortuner

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

₱ 1,736,000 - ₱ 2,595,000