Toyota India has released a new TVC for the Fortuner Legender 4×4. The video is uploaded on YouTube. The new TVC has been released for the Legender 4×4 variant that was recently launched in our country. It is the new top-end variant of the Fortuner. It is priced at Rs. 42.33 lakhs ex-showroom.
The Legender is only offered with a diesel powertrain. It is the same old 2.8-litre four-cylinder unit, however, Toyota has retuned it to produce more power and torque. The Fortuner’s diesel engine now puts out 204 PS of max power and 500 Nm of peak torque.
The engine is offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. However, the Legender variant is offered only with the automatic gearbox. The Fortuner is offered with a rear-wheel drive drivetrain or a 4×4 drivetrain.
Toyota also offers a petrol engine which is a 2.7-litre unit. It produces 166 PS of max power and 245 Nm of peak torque. It is offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6 -speed torque converter automatic gearbox. You cannot get the petrol engine with a 4×4 drivetrain.
Prices and Rivals
The Fortuner starts at Rs. 30.72 lakhs ex-showroom and goes up to Rs. 38.17 lakhs ex-showroom. The Legender 4×2 is priced at Rs. 38.60 lakhs ex-showroom whereas the Legender 4×4 is priced at Rs. 42.33 lakhs ex-showroom.
The SUV competes against Mahindra Alturas G4, MG Gloster, Volkswagen Tiguan AllSpace and the upcoming Skoda Kodiaq. The biggest rival of the Fortuner was the Ford Endeavour but now it has been discontinued. So, it is the Fortuner that dominates the segment.
The Legender variant looks more aggressive because of its different headlamp setup and grille. The headlamps now have a quad-LED setup with a waterfall-like LED Daytime Running Lamp. It also has sequential front and rear turn indicators.
The grille now gets piano black surrounds and is inspired by Lexus’s grille. The grill itself makes a big difference in terms of the road presence of the SUV. It also gets a dual-tone paint scheme with the SUV finished in white and the roof finished in black. This is the only paint scheme in which the Legender is offered. The Legender variant also gets different front and rear bumpers and dual-tone alloy wheels.
Toyota has also added more features to the Legender variants. They come with dual-tone upholstery finished in black and maroon. There is also contrast maroon stitching throughout the cabin. This looks more premium than the regular Chamois and Black upholstery. The ornamentation is finished in “Galaxy Black” instead of wooden inserts.
Legender also gets a slightly different instrument cluster and there is also ambient lighting. You also get a wireless charger and rear occupants get a USB port for charging their mobile devices. There is also an electro-chromatic rearview mirror and a kick sensor to open the rear tailgate.