Make / Model Search

New models - Toyota - Fortuner

Toyota slashes Fortuner prices by up to $5500

Down, down: Prices are down at Toyota, with the Fortuner range copping mammoth price cuts in the wake of dealer and customer feedback.

Additional equipment, significant price cuts highlight Toyota Fortuner updates


Click to see larger images

12 Oct 2017

TOYOTA Australia sharpened its pencil and slashed Fortuner prices by up to $5500 this week, with the HiLux-based SUV line-up also picking up a range-wide increase in specification levels.

The entry-level GX, mid-spec GXL and flagship Crusade grades are now $5400, $5500 and $5000 cheaper respectively.

Six-speed manual gearbox and automatic transmission options remain available, but the Crusade has dropped the three-pedal set-up to become an auto-only proposition.

Upgrades to the GX (from $42,590 before on-road costs) include rear parking sensors and 17-inch alloy wheels, which replace steel rims.

Meanwhile, the GXL (from $47,490) adds satellite navigation, Toyota Link connected mobility and digital radio, which are all controlled via a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

Furthermore, self-shifting GXL buyers can option a $2500 dark brown leather-accented interior with power front seats, while the automatic transmission with paddle shifters adds a further $2000 to the GX and GXL’s list prices.

Crusade (from $56,990) features now extend to an 11-speaker JBL sound system, eight-way adjustable heated front seats and LED fog lights.

According to Toyota Australia executive director sales and marketing Tony Cramb, the seven-seat model’s reduced prices and bolstered equipment lists are a direct result of feedback.

“Fortuner’s updates are based on specific feedback from our dealers and our guests, reflecting Toyota’s commitment to continuous improvement,” he said.

“The added features further boost the appeal of Fortuner, which is recognised for offering the space, comfort, convenience and quality of an SUV while delighting owners with its prodigious off-road ability.”

Existing kit found in the GX includes durable fabric seat covers, projector headlights, LED tail-lights, an air-conditioned cool box, Bluetooth connectivity, a six-speaker sound system, three 12-volt sockets, steering wheel controls, eco and power drive modes, and a multi-information display.

Stepping up the GXL further adds keyless entry and start, roof rails, halogen foglights, colour multi-information display, privacy glass and downhill assist control.

Topping the line-up, Crusade equipment extends to a fawn or dark brown leather-accented interior, power tailgate, climate control, bi-LED headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels with a full-size spare, a 220-volt socket and a power driver’s seat.

Premium exterior paint colours attract a $550 charge on any Fortuner variant.

Motivation is still provided by a 2.8-litre turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 130kW of power, while its torque output is 420Nm in manual form or 450Nm in automatic guise.

Manual Fortuners claim a fuel consumption figure of 7.8 litres per 100 kilometres on the combined cycle test, while automatic versions are rated at 8.6L/100km.

Braked towing capacity is 3000kg for manual variants, which is 500kg more than automatic Fortuners can manage.

Fortuner sales have slid this year, with 1960 examples sold to the end of September, representing a 40.4 per cent decrease over the 3291 sales the model managed during the same period in 2016.

Comparatively, its direct competitors in the utility-based SUV class surge ahead in 2017, with the Isuzu MU-X (5829), Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (5489), Ford Everest (3360) and Holden Trailblazer (2311) bolting past the Fortuner.

2017 Toyota Fortuner pricing*
GX (a)$44,590
GXL (a)$49,490
Crusade (a)$56,990
*Excludes on-road costs

Read more

GoAuto can help you buy a new Fortuner

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires


This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Toyota models

Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews
Click here