Toyota Fortuner Legender Price Hiked, Becomes Costliest SUV in Segment

by Vivaan Khatri | 06/04/2021
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Toyota Fortuner Legender has received its first price hike after its launch in India. The SUV is now available at a starting price of Rs. 37.58 lakh.

Recently, Toyota has announced the first price hike for the Toyota Fortuner Legender in the Indian market. Earlier this year, at launch, Toyota Fortuner Legender was priced from Rs. 37.58 lakh to Rs. 38.30 lakh (ex-showroom). After the price updates, the special model of the Toyota Fortuner is now available from Rs 38.30 lakh (ex-showroom). Along with the Fortuner Legender, Toyota has also increased the prices of other vehicles as well.


Toyota Fortuner Legender was launched earlier this year along with Toyota Fortuner

About the Toyota Fortuner Legender, this model comes with some distinctive styling elements against the standard Fortuner. On the exterior, the Fortuner Legender sports a different fascia with a completely new grille design and a revised bumper. The same goes for the LED headlamps with integrated DRLs. Other than a fresh front design, the Legender's rear end also looks different from the regular Fortuner. On the side profile, there is a unique set of 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels.


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The Fortuner Legender is more than just a special edition with some tweaked visual details. There are also other additional functions for this model as well. For example, the Legender is offered with wireless charging, ambient lighting, rear USB port, gesture-activated tailgate, all of which are not available on the regular Toyota Fortuner. In addition, Toyota Fortuner Legender is also offered with features that are already available on the standard model, including dual-zone climate control, auto-dimming IRVM, ventilated and power-adjustable front seats, cooled glovebox, push-button start/stop, multifunction steering wheel, and smart keyless entry. In terms of safety, the Toyota Fortuner Legender is well-loaded with various safety features, for example, 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Stability Control, ISOFIX child seat mounts, speed-sensing auto door lock with auto emergency unlock, and emergency brake signal.

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Toyota Fortuner Legender is now more expensive by Rs 72,000

Under the hood, Toyota Fortuner Legender is powered by a 2.8-litre turbocharged, inline-4 diesel engine that churns out a top power of 204 PS and a peak torque of 500 Nm. It comes exclusively with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Toyota Fortuner Legender is provided with a rear-wheel-drive system. However, it doesn’t come with the four-wheel-drive option like the standard model.


New Toyota Fortuner VS Legender

In India, Toyota only offers one single colour option for the Fortuner Legender which is the White Pearl Crystal Shine with Black roof. Similar to the Fortuner Legender, the regular Toyota Fortuner also experiences a price hike. The full-size SUV is now available from Rs 29.98 lakh onwards.

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