Toyota Fortuner

Toyota Fortuner News in Malaysia

  • Daihatsu scandal offshoot; Toyota Hilux and Fortuner latest affected models for engine testing irregularities

    Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) a subsidiary commissioned to develop diesel engines for automobiles has become the latest offshoot in a series of certification scandals that have affected the larger Toyota Motor Corporation in recent months. A recent investigation revealed irregularities concerning power output certifications for 3 diesel engines found in 10 Toyota models, crucially the Toyota Hilux and Fortuner which are also sold in Malaysia. TICO scandal affected vehicles Model (Engine)


    Jan 29, 2024

  • Toyota Land Hopper name used on foldable trike, 500D Corolla Cross big brother project still on

    When Toyota unveiled the all-new 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (250 Series) in August, it also revealed two silhouettes of what could be future extensions of the Land Cruiser line-up at the end of the livestream. Not long after, Japan’s biggest carmaker applied the Land Hopper name for trademark at the Japan Patent Office. While many in the automotive media speculated that this is the name given for either of the two Land Cruiser-looking derivatives or even for the production version of the 500

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    Oct 23, 2023

  • Toyota trademarks Land Hopper name - Will it be on the Land Cruiser EV or the mini-Fortuner?

    At the end of the global debut of the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser 250, the all-new successor to the Prado, Toyota teased two SUVs. One resembled the Compact Cruiser EV while the other looked like a larger Harrier. Still, with a legendary name like Land Cruiser, all eyes were on the boxy-looking SUV rather than the curvy but unassuming crossover (or the scooter/trike in the foreground). Though nothing official has been made about the 2 SUVs, there are speculations that these could be electrified var

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    Aug 22, 2023

  • 2023 Mitsubishi Triton edges the Toyota Hilux in this year's Asian Cross Country Rally

    Fending off tough terrains, uncertain conditions and stiff competition – Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Indonesia emerged champions of the 28th Asian Cross Country Rally (AXCR 2023) . After 7 days and 2,000 km of gruelling racing, the team TGR Indonesia's two Toyota Fortuners posted a solid P1 and P2 finishing in the T1 category (prototype cross-country vehicles), ahead of the team TGR Thailand, placing sixth in a Toyota Hilux, and defending champions Mitsubishi Ralliart who placed third overall, in


    Aug 21, 2023

  • Souped-up 2023 Toyota Fortuner GR Sport 2.8L packs 224 PS / 550 Nm, launched in Thailand

    Befitting its sporty badge, Toyota Thailand has now introduced a more powerful version of the 2023 Toyota Fortuner GR Sport. Improving on the GR Sport model first introduced in 2021 – the third GR Sport model introduced in Thailand – the range-topping 2023 Fortuner GR Sport now offers more power from its 2.8-litre turbodiesel engine, and several equipment upgrades. Also- read: Third GR Sport model launched in Thailand, say hello to the 2021 Toyota Fortuner GR Sport Starting with the highlights,


    Aug 3, 2023

  • This is likely your first look at the next-gen, mild-hybrid 2024 Toyota Fortuner

    The next-gen, all-new 2024 Toyota Fortuner is reportedly in the works and Indian news outlet GaadiWaadi has seemingly unearthed a 'first-look' photo of sorts. It's blurry, but there's enough details to tell that Toyota's next-gen workhorses will very likely follow the brand's recent design language as seen in the latest Land Cruiser, or even the latest Tacoma. Either way, an upgrade is due soon as the current-gen Fortuner debuted in 2015. Though the origins of today's rendering is still unknown


    Jul 17, 2023

  • Toyota stays ahead of Honda as Malaysia's best-selling non-national brand in 2022 with 100k units

    Following Honda Malaysia’s announcement as the No.1 non-national passenger car brand in 2022, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has released sales figures for the year. A total of 100,042 Toyota vehicles were sold which puts it as the best-selling non-national brand in Malaysia. Meanwhile, Honda sold over 80,200 units in Malaysia in 2022 which should place it behind Toyota. However, if you exclude the Hilux (27,198 units) and the Hiace (390 units) from Toyota’s numbers, Honda by technicality retains its n

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    Jan 6, 2023

  • 2023 Toyota Hilux, Fortuner, Hiace also see price increments; circa RM 3k to RM 5k

    A majority of Toyota models see a price revision today, and it continues with these ladder-frame trio: the Hilux, Fortuner, and Hiace all see an increase of RM 3,000 to RM 5,000. 2022 Toyota Hilux new prices (4WD) Variant Price S/Cab 2.4 MT RM 98,800 (up RM 3k) D/Cab 2.4E MT RM 112,880 (up RM 3k) D/Cab 2.4E AT RM 114,880 (up RM 3k) D/Cab 2.4V AT RM 139,880 (up RM 3k) D/Cab 2.8 Rogue AT RM 152,880 (up RM 3k) 2023 Toyota Fortuner prices Variant Price 2.4 AT RM 184,880 (up RM 5k) 2.7 SRZ AT RM 191,


    Jan 4, 2023

  • UMWT announces 90k units sold YTD 2022; all-new D92A Vios, GR Corolla, manual GR Supra confirmed

    At a media event in Kuala Lumpur today, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) President, Ravindran K., says that the company has achieved 90,595 units sold in Malaysia to date. The figure includes sales from its Lexus division. Representing a 44% increase over November 2021, sales are led by the segment-leaders - the Toyota Hilux, Toyota Fortuner, and the popular Toyota Corolla Cross. In terms of what to expect, Ravindran also mentioned that 'several Toyota bZ4x' cars are here already to undergo testing, and


    Dec 5, 2022

  • 2022 Toyota Innova, Hilux, and Fortuner updated in Malaysia: now with wireless Android Auto/CarPlay, WiFi dashcams

    UMWT Toyota Motor (UMWT) has updated the Toyota Hilux, Toyota Innova, and Toyota Fortuner for 2022, with all three Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicles (IMV) receiving small creature comfort improvements. All three ladder-frame cars now come bundled with a new 9-inch headunit, this time bringing wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Previously, the Innova and Fortuner both had 9-inch screens, except phone connectivity was wired. Also Read: Pros and Cons: 2021 Toyota Fo


    Sep 8, 2022

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