The Toyota Fortuner is an SUV that blurs the lines between mass-market and premium luxury vehicles from international brands. This premium rugged SUV has established a solid reputation among the masses in India for its authoritative road presence and reliable mechanical underpinnings. In addition to politicians and businessmen, the Toyota Fortuner has also captured the hearts of some Bollywood celebrities. Here are a few actors and actresses from Bollywood who proudly own a Toyota Fortuner.
Aamir Khan, the Mr. Perfectionist, is known for his pursuit of perfection in everything he does, including his choice of vehicles. He owns some of the most desirable cars available in India, including luxury offerings like the Toyota Vellfire and Bentley Continental GT. In addition to these, Aamir Khan also possesses a silver-coloured Toyota Fortuner 4×4. The actor has been spotted in his Fortuner on several occasions, being chauffeured to shoot locations and meetings.
Not much is known about Arjun Rampal’s car collection, but one of the cars he owns is the Toyota Fortuner. The actor has been spotted in his white-coloured facelifted first-generation Toyota Fortuner, which remains one of the most popular SUVs in the used car market. This particular version of the Toyota Fortuner was highly favoured among politicians and businessmen.
Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu owns many expensive luxury cars but can still be seen using her Toyota Fortuner SUV quite often. She owns the previous generation model of the Fortuner finished in pearl white colour. In fact, a lot of B-Town celebrities prefer the Toyota Fortuner or the Innova when considering regular cars. Bipasha has been seen in her white Fortuner several times with her husband Karan Grover and her SUV is the 3.0-litre diesel version that gets a full-time 4WD system.
Neha Dhupia, a renowned Bollywood personality, is known for owning the facelifted version of the first-generation Toyota Fortuner. The popular Bollywood actress is often spotted arriving at shoot locations in her grey-coloured Toyota Fortuner, being chauffeured around. This particular version of the Toyota Fortuner is equipped with a 3.0-litre diesel engine and a four-wheel drive system. Additionally, a more budget-friendly variant with a 2.5-litre diesel engine and rear-wheel drive is also available for sale in India.
Mrunal Thakur, one of the emerging talents in Bollywood, is frequently spotted arriving at shoot locations or public places in her black-coloured second-generation Toyota Fortuner. This particular version of the Fortuner is the pre-facelift model, which was available for sale in India from 2016 to 2021, and comes with a 2.8-litre diesel engine.
Riteish Deshmukh is the proud owner of a collection of luxurious and stylish cars, including the Tesla Model X and BMW iX. However, he stands out as the sole Bollywood personality known to possess a Toyota Fortuner Legender. Riteish’s Fortuner Legender is white in colour and boasts a slightly revamped appearance and enhanced features compared to the standard Fortuner. It is equipped with the same 2.8-litre diesel engine, which comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and a four-wheel drive system as standard.
The Toyota Fortuner is currently offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. The starting price for this SUV is Rs 32.59 lakhs (ex-showroom), while the top-end variant goes up to Rs 50.34 lakhs (ex-showroom). The petrol version of the SUV is powered by a 2.7-litre 4-cylinder engine that generates 163 BHP and 245 Nm of torque. On the other hand, the diesel variant features a 2.8-litre turbocharged engine that produces 201 BHP and 500 Nm of peak torque. Both petrol and diesel engines are available with manual and automatic transmission options. However, it’s worth noting that only the diesel variant comes with 4X4 feature.