The next-generation model of the all-new Toyota Fortuner 2022 is spied testing abroad. reportedly it will be more electric and offering plenty of new features to the buyers. In India, it competes with Mg Gloster and Ford Endeavour. however, both its competitors are far behind if compare the sales figures.
With the launch of the New Toyota Fortuner 2022, Toyota is planning to maintain its dominance in the full SUV category.
- Offering electric unit New Toyota Fortuner will now offer current Hydraulic steering
- The New 2022 model will continue to offer Body on frame chassis
- Powertrain options will be engineered for electrification
Electronic and Electric (E/E) architecture and Electric power steering
The next-generation Toyota Fortuner will be based on the new Electronic and Electric architecture (E/E). It will ditch the hydraulic steering and will offer numerous updates which will result in better driving comfort. Further, in near future, it will also offer EPS (Electric Power steering) which will make city driving less tiresome.
It will be really interesting how Toyota is handling the calibration part of EPS in the new Fortuner. Overall bringing EPS will enhance the driving experience of new buyers. furthermore, The current model Offers VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) bringing Electronic and electric architecture will further refine it.
Improved connectivity and ADAS in New Toyota Fortuner 2022
Notably, the New Fortuner model misses out in ADAS (Advanced driver-assistance System) in India. However, it does offer other premium features like Radar-based cruise control, a Pre-collision safety system, and lane departure warning in the international markets.
With the launch of Next generation Toyota Fortuner you can expect ADAS and many other new connectivity features in Toyota Fortuner 2022.
Notably, In India the rival models like MG Gloster and Ford Endeavour already offers the features touted by Toyota. Such as Electric power steering. While MG also offeres ADAS.
Body on Frame Construction
The New Toyota Fortuner 2022 will comtinue to come with Body on Frame artitecture. Unlike other auto makers like land Rover have found it best to switch to monocoque for even most tough vehicles. Toyota has decided to continue offering Boday on frame build. explaining the rationale Toyota engineers explained body of frame construction makes the SUV a better offroader.
Hybrid Tech Powertrains
The current facelifted next gen fortuner is available in India with 166hp, 2.7-Liter Petrol and 204hp, 2.8 Liter Diesel engine. Also, abroad it is coming with a 150hp, 2.2 Liter diesel engine.
In light of ever tightning emission norms Toyota is working on electrifying power train options such as current diesel to diesel plus hybrid system.
- Toyota Fortuner GR Sport expected in the domestic market
- New Toyota Fortuner 2022 will be more electric
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