2020 Toyota Fortuner Shares the Same Platform With the Toyota Hilux Pickup - 2021 SUVs

2020 Toyota Fortuner Shares the Same Platform With the Toyota Hilux Pickup

The 2020 Toyota Fortuner is ready to be released with some changes and updates. As before the mid-size crossover is available in three trim levels, and each trims provides great techs and upscale interior design. Furthermore, the exterior will get some minor changes that will make this SUV more aggressive and stylish.

Under the hood, the new Fortuner will continue to offers three engine options. Whatsoever, the current model comes with the base engine that consists of a 2.4-liter four-cylinder diesel that generates 150 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque. However, two more engines will be available as optional.

2020 Toyota Fortuner Changes and Updates

The all-new 2020 Toyota Fortuner will get minor updates outside. As before, the exterior design of the Fortuner will be modern. According to the latest news, the Toyota manufacturer will use the same platform that underpins the current Toyota Hilux model. However, thanks to this platform the new model will be stronger and slightly more aggressive than before.

As standard equipment, the new Fortuner will use LED headlights and LED daytime running lights. Also, the same dual-slot grille remains and it gives sportier look. To the sides, the 2020 Fortuner will get new 17-inch alloy wheels as standard, while the 18-inch will be offered as an option. The TRD Sportivo model will be also in offer. This model will be made for off-roading and it will bring a sportier look than the base model.

2020 Toyota Fortuner interior

Cabin Looks More Stylish

The cabin of the 2020 Toyota Fortuner will be spacious and modern. The mid-size crossover SUV is available with three rows of seats and is able to accommodate seven passengers. There is plenty of legroom in the first two rows. However, third-row is recommendable for kids only. Seats offer comfort and cloth upholstery.

Range-topping trim will be offered with more premium materials that include leather seats as standard. Features like Bluetooth, six-speaker audio system, navigation, and keyless entry will be standard on this model. However, if this is not enough, buyers can get many optional features like a premium 12-speaker JBL audio system.

2020 Toyota Fortuner engine

Under The Hood

The 2020 Toyota Fortuner will once again be offered with three engine options. The same three drivetrains that power the current one model will be under the new one. The base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder diesel that generates 150 HP and 260 lb-ft of torque to the current model. However, with the release of the new model, we can expect some improvements and changes.

The next engine that is on the list is optional 2.8-liter four-cylinder diesel that provides 178 horses and 308 lb-ft of twist. The last one is most powerful and it consists of the 4.0-liter six-cylinder gasoline powertrain that provides 280 horsepower and 285 lb-ft of torque. As before, all three units will be available with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Two-wheel-drive setup is standard, while the four-wheel-drive system is optional.

2020 Toyota Fortuner side

2020 Toyota Fortuner Price and Release Date

The price of the forthcoming 2020 Toyota Fortuner from the latest news will remain to be same as before. That means the base model will cost around $40,000 or slightly above that. However, the trim level like Crusade can reach the price of $60,000.

The mid-size crossover SUV will be available to dealerships in the second half of 2020. Models like Mitsubishi Pajero, Ford Everest, and the Honda Pilot will compete with this SUV.

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