Comparison New Toyota Fortuner 2018 vs Old Fortuner Model

Toyota Fortuner is the compact car manufactured by the Toyota Japan. Toyota Fortuner is also one of the best selling cars in India. Due to ban on bigger diesel vehicles in India now the ban has been lifted. New model Toyota Fortuner is available in both petrol and diesel fuel options.

Comparison New Toyota Fortuner 2017 vs Old Fortuner Model

The all new Fortuner will derive its power from the all new family of GD engines. New Toyota Fortuner 2018 model is offered in a choice of two diesel engines like 6 speed manual and 6 speeds automatic. There are two engines powering the Fortuner 2.7 liter petrol producing 165bhp and 245Nm and 2.8 diesel producing 177bhp & 360Nm. Another hand the previous generation model was powered by a 2.5 liter and 3.0 liter diesel engines that produces 142hbp, 343Nm and 169bhp, 343Nm.

New Toyota Fortuner petro version is available with a 5 speed manual and a 6 speed automatic gearbox. The previous model wheelbase is about 5mm longer than the new Toyota Fortuner model. Also the new model Fortuner is extra 90mm length and 15mm width, new model is 4795mm long and 1855 wide while old model’s 4705mm length and 1840.

Comparison New Toyota Fortuner 2017 vs Old Fortuner Model

The new model Toyota Fortuner is a huge step forward over its previous with much more radical exterior design elements. The front fascia gets large boxy headlights which are elongated and sleeker that compliments the extensive use of chrome on the new SUV. Electric tailgate and LED lamps have been added at the rear while the wraparound look for the rear windshield has been retained. The side profile is also quite different and the new Fortuner is a lot curvier than its predecessor. It gets an unusual window line with a prominent kink around the C-pillar. While the old Fortuner sported boxy headlamps, the new model gets are sleek projector headlamps with LED DRLs that register an imposing presence. The bonnet is flatter and longer than previous.

There is sea change in the interior look and the feel of the cabin. The interior of new Fortuner is taken to the next level through incorporation of soft touch materials and leather seats. New Fortuner gets a much more modern design which is in line with Toyota’s outgoing design language. The look of the dashboard is neat and uncluttered like previous model. Large touch screen system has been added to the centre of the dashboard. The three spoke steering replaces the four spoke one and it now offers mounted telephony and audio controls. Also, the amount of space in the second and third row is expected to increase.

Comparison New Toyota Fortuner 2017 vs Old Fortuner Model

The new model will sport a long list of advanced features like Downhill Assist Control, Hill Assist Control, Active Traction Control, Bounce Control, Brake Override system, Auto Shut Tailgate, Power and Eco driving modes, Brake Assist, VSC. The new Fortuner will be equipped with 7 airbags as opposed to dual airbags present on the old model.


Specifications  2017 Toyota Fortuner 2018 Toyota Fortunert
Engine Options 2.4L (142bhp, 343Nm)
3.0L (169bhp, 343Nm)
2.7L GD (177bhp, 450Nm)
2.7L (166bhp, 245Nm)
Transmission Options 5-speed MT & AT 6-speed MT & AT

New Toyota Fortuner vs Old Fortuner

Dimensions 2018 Toyota Fortuner 2017 Toyota Fortuner
Length 4,795mm 4,705mm
Width 1,855mm 1,840mm
Height 1,835mm 1,850mm
Wheelbase 2,745mm 2,750mm
Ground Clearance 225mm 220mm

New Toyota Fortuner vs Old Fortuner Prices

2018 Toyota Fortuner Rs 25.92 lakh to Rs 31.12 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Old Toyota Fortuner Rs 25 lakh – Rs 28 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

New Toyota Fortuner vs Old Fortuner – Mileage

New Toyota Fortuner 10kmpl petrol & 14.24kmpl diesel
Old Toyota Fortuner

13kmpl (ARAI-certified)