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The new Toyota Fortuner SUV has finally been launched in Indonesia. The second-generation Hilux-based seven-seater SUV, which has been redesigned for a sleeker look, a more premium interior and a new range of engines has been confirmed to have a starting price of 422 million rupiah (RM139k).

A total of six variants have been made available for the Indonesian market, with prices ranging from 422 million rupiah (RM139k) for the 2.4 G 4×2 manual variant, leading all the way up to 631.5 million rupiah (RM199k) for the top-spec 2.4 VRZ 4×4 automatic.

  • 2.4 G 4×2 MT: 442,000,000 Rp. (RM139k)
  • 2.4 G 4×2 AT: 460,000,000 Rp. (RM144k)
  • 2.4 VRZ 4×2 AT: 494,000,000 Rp. (RM155k)
  • 2.7 SRZ 4×2 AT: 509,100,000 Rp. (RM160k)
  • 2.4 G 4×4 AT: 557,000,000 Rp. (RM175k)
  • 2.4 VRZ 4×4 AT: 631,500,000 Rp. (RM199k)

Five of the six available variants will feature Toyota’s new 149 PS/400 Nm 2.4 litre 2GD-FTV turbo diesel engines. On the other hand, just one variant of the six will get the brand’s new 163 PS/242 Nm 2.7 litre four-cylinder Dual-VVTi petrol engine.

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Only the base Fortuner variant gets the six-speed manual transmission with rev-matching technology. The remaining five all offer six-speed torque converter autos with paddle shifters on the steering wheel. Four variants here are equipped with rear-wheel drive configurations, leaving just the two top-spec 2.4 VRZ and 2.4 G with four-wheel drive systems.

On the outside, the lower-spec 2.4 G 4×2, for example, settles for basic items such as front projector headlamps with halogen bulbs and 17-inch alloy wheels, but still benefit from electric folding wing mirrors with LED turn signals, a rear spoiler and a shark fin antenna.

The higher-spec variants, such as the 2.4 VRZ 4×4 get LED headlamps with daytime running lights, larger 18-inch alloy wheels and even a powered rear liftgate with a memory function.

Inside, lesser variants get brown fabric upholstery, but still have a reverse camera and a multifunction steering wheel with audio, telephone and voice control buttons. At the upper end of the spectrum, variants like the 2.4 VRZ 4×4 enjoy the additional dark brown leather upholstery, Easy 4×4 Switch, a 4WD Indicator, engine start/stop button and more.

The VRZ and SRZ variants also get an entertainment system equipped with navigation. The central display screen offers Air Gesture control, a web browser, smartphone and HDMI connectivity and voice command controls. The two variants also get a rear-seat entertainment system in the form of a roof-mounted screen.

Safety-wise, the four 4×2 variants get ABS and EBD braking systems and Isofix child seat anchors. The top-spec 2.4 VRZ 4×4 is the only variant here with the full suite of safety options. This includes Vehicle Stability Control, Hill-Assist Control, Emergency Brake Signal, A-TRC anti wheel-slip control and Brake Assist. Additionally, the top-spec Fortuner gets dual front, side, knee and curtain airbags for a total count of seven. The rest settle for just the dual front airbags.

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