In India, the Toyota Fortuner Legender completely changed the luxury SUV market. The Legender 4X2 diesel variant was first launched with the new Toyota Fortuner in January 2021. However, Toyota introduced the more potent Fortuner Legender model with a new style, more amenities, and improved ride quality in India in October of the same year. 

It has many upgrades and a unique design in addition to a 2.8-liter, BS6-compliant DOHC diesel engine with 201PS of power and a potent 500 NM of torque. Over the Fortuner basic, the top-end has some stylistic upgrades and more equipment. The Toyota Fortuner Legender is now offered in both 4×2 and 4×4 drive systems, thanks to the new variation.

Here are all the details you need to know about the Toyota Fortuner Legender if you’re planning to purchase it.

Fortune Legender Variants

Fortuner Legender petrol manual and automatic Variants

The 2.7-liter petrol engine that powers the Toyota Fortuner’s petrol model generates 166 horsepower and 245 Nm of torque. This engine is available with a 6-speed automatic or a 5-speed manual transmission. However, front-wheel drive is the only option for the petrol variants.

Toyota Legender diesel manual and automatic variants

The 2.8L diesel engine has also been kept, although with some modifications. Combined with the 6-speed manual transmission, it generates 177 horsepower and 420 Nm of maximum torque. If you choose the automatic-diesel model, the 2.8L engine has undergone a significant upgrade and now generates 204hp and a strong 500 Nm of torque with the 6-speed torque converter. Both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive versions of the diesel engine are offered.

Another Toyota Fortuner model with a completely distinct appearance is the Fortuner Legender 4×2 AT diesel. It has a split grille that is blacked out and a bumper that is wholly unique and looks much sportier. However, there is only one diesel version with a 4×2 drivetrain and an automated gearbox.

Toyota Fortune Legender specifications

Toyota Fortuner Legender is only available in diesel engines. The 2755 cc Diesel engine generates a power of 201.15bhp at 3000-3400rpm and a torque of 500Nm at 1600-2800rpm. Interestingly, despite mild vibrations during startup, the engine barely makes any noise within the cabin.

In configurations, Toyota Fortuner measures 4795mm in length, 1855mm in width, 1835mm in height, and 2745mm in wheelbase.

If we talk about mileage, the Fortuner Legender 4×4 AT diesel comes with a certified mileage of 12.92 Kmpl as per ARAI.

Interiors

The Toyota Legender has a seating capacity of 7. With excellent support under the thighs, these chairs allow for extended hours over vast distances. They also provide enough headroom and knee room. There are two glove boxes, door bins, a center console, and other storage areas, which can all be used to store customer convenience items. Moreover, Fortuner Legender’s inside boasts a dual-tone black and maroon design, with contrasting stitching on the console.

The Fortuner Legender interior includes two rear USB ports, a wireless charger, a 9-speaker JBL sound system, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and new ambient lighting on the front door panels.

Exteriors

The exterior of the Toyota Fortuner Legender 4×4 is more fashionable and features distinctive design elements. It has a more streamlined upper grille, a bigger lower grille, and sharper, LED twin projector headlamps up front, which give the mid-size SUV a more dynamic appearance. A more aggressive front bumper is also present.

The increased sportiness is carried over to the sides with brand-new 20-inch alloy wheels with a silver-black two-tone finish. A new bumper has been added to the back, and it forms an L with the fog lamps and has vertical black blades on the ends.

Safety features

The Toyota Fortuner Legender’s panoramic view display, which provides a 360-degree picture of the surroundings, making parking relatively easier. It comes with 7 airbags.

The Legender variant is the only one to provide the Toyota Safety Sense active safety technology suite, which includes the Pre-Collision System (PSS), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

Fortuner Legender 4×4 Key Specifications

Engine2.8 L Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)2755cc
Max power201.15bhp at 3400rpm
Max torque500Nm/1600-2800rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves per cylinder4
Valve configurationDOHC
Fuel supply systemDirect Injection
Gearbox6 Speed iMT
Emission Norm ComplianceBS VI
Drive type2WD

Toyota Fortune Legender price in India

The Toyota Legender is now offered in both 4X2 and 4X4 configurations thanks to the introduction of the new 4X4 model. The Fortuner Legender 2.8L turbo diesel’s prices increased by as much as Rs. 77,000, with the 4×2 automatic option seeing the largest increase. The 4×2 automatic version of the Fortuner Legender 2.8L turbo diesel experienced a price increase of 1.83%, which is the largest percentage increase.

Fortune Legender 4X4 price in India is Rs. 50,34,000 (ex-showroom price). However, the Toyota Fortune Legender price of 4X2 petrol is Rs. 37,37,000 (ex-showroom price).

Find a detailed list of Fortune Legender 4×4 prices in India below.

Toyota Fortuner Legender price in India

ModelFortune Legender ex-showroom priceRegistrationInsuranceOther chargesFortuner Legender on road price
Fortuner 4X2 MT 2.7 PetrolRs.32,59,000Rs.3,54,900Rs.1,57,128Rs.34,590Rs.38,05,618
Fortuner 4X2 AT 2.7 PetrolRs.34,18,000Rs. 3,70,800Rs.1,63,259Rs.36,180Rs.39,88,239
Fortune 4X2 MT 2.8 DieselRs.35,09,000Rs.4,67,625Rs.1,66,768Rs.37,090Rs.41,80,483
Fortuner 4X2 AT 2.8 DieselRs. 37,37,000Rs.4,96,125Rs.1,75,561Rs.39,370Rs.44,48,056

Fortuner Legender 4×4 price in India

ModelFortune Legender ex-showroom priceRegistrationInsuranceOther chargesFortuner Legender on-road price
Fortuner 4X4 MT 2.8 DieselRs.38,93,000Rs.5,15,625Rs.1,81,576Rs. 40,930Rs.46,31,131
Fortuner 4X4 AT DieselRs. 41,22,000Rs. 5,44,250Rs.1,90,407Rs.43,220Rs.48,99,877
Fortuner GR S 4X4 Diesel ATRs.50,34,000Rs.6,58,250Rs.2,25,576Rs.52,340Rs.59,70,166

The bottom line

Fortuner has proven to be one of the most durable cars on the Indian market. And the Legender seems to be a more viable option. It’s lighter, and faster and its electronics package is more sophisticated and up-to-date. With the Toyota Fortuner Legender, one gets unique exterior styling bits, new eye-catchy cabin upholstery, and some good updates.

All in all, these were the key highlights of the impressive Fortuner Legender. An exclusive focus on design and enhanced performance make it a worthwhile investment. 
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