Toyota has equipped its new next generation Fortuner with a mild hybrid diesel powertrain. Which has a 48 volt mild hybrid battery system paired with its 2.8 liter diesel engine.

Now its diesel Fortuner will be discontinued and will be replaced by a mild hybrid diesel powertrain with a 48v system. Due to which the mileage will increase.

More mileage

However, it is important to keep in mind that the current Fortuner is based on the IMV platform. Whereas the next generation models will be based on a more flexible platform. Which points towards the new global Toyota SUV. Auto stop/start and mild hybrid system will increase the mileage by 10 percent.

Along with electric motor and torque boost, more refinement will also be seen. Apart from this, due to more refinement, there will be a lot of improvement in power and torque as compared to the current Fortuner.

Talking about the design of the new Fortuner, it can be like the Toyota SUV sold in global markets and also more luxurious than before. Changes will be made in important things and along with more features, technology will also be seen. It will be a mild hybrid which will have lower emissions as well as improved mileage. However, there will be no change in terms of its off-road capability.

There is no word yet on whether the new Fortuner will be a strong hybrid or not, but moving towards a mild hybrid is a way to preserve diesel engines. Which becomes very important for Fortuner sold with diesel engine. The entry of the new Fortuner Mild Hybrid will be in 2024.

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Along with this, the biggest change will be seen in this model in terms of engine technology. Fortuner is very much liked in the country, which is really a great car, a very popular model and a big brand in itself. Whereas looking at the Innova Hycross, this new generation Fortuner is expected to be more expensive as well as better than this car.

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