Toyota Australia has pulled the wraps off its 2016 Fortuner with a with an Australia specific 2.8 liter turbo diesel engine.
This particular engine develops 177 PS of power at 3,400 rpm and max torque of 420 Nm from 1,600 rpm. There are two options for the gear box: a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic. The automatic increases the torque to 450 Nm from 1,400 rpm.
The AU model will have 4WD as standard across the range but the user can shift to 2WD configuration to save fuel. The suspension setup is double wishbones at the front and 5-link coil-spring at the rear.
The 2016 Toyota Fortuner stands 1835mm tall while its wheelbase is 2745mm. It is 1855mm wide and 4795mm long and can seat 7 people in comfort.
The feature list includes hill-start assist, reversing camera, rear differential lock and 7 airbags for safety. The highest spec model will have bi-LED headlights, LED taillamps and LED DRLs.
Some versions might get downhill assist, keyless entry and roof rails.
The car will reach Australian dealerships by October of this year.
Source: Toyota via WCF