A number of engine options are available depending on the country of sale, including a 2.7 liter 2TR-FE and 4.0 liter 1GR-FE V6 petrol with Variable Valve Timing and 2.5 2KD-FTV and 3.0 1KD-FTV common rail variable geometry turbocharger Diesel models.
Trim levels are G and G Luxury for rear-wheel drive diesel and gasoline, and V for four-wheel drive Diesel and gasoline. The common rail turbo intercooled diesel has functional scoop on its hood.
The model isn't sold in North America, but the related and similarly-sized FJ Cruiser is sold instead.
In 2007, Toyota Thailand dropped four-wheel drive gasoline model, replaced by two-wheel drive gasoline until now.
This car is the best selling in its category (SUV/PPV) in the Philippines and Thailand.
The Toyota Fortuner is sold in Malaysia in 2 variants – 2.7V and 2.5G.
The 2.7V carries a 4-cylinder, in-line 16-valve, DOHC, VVT-i petrol engine, with a maximum output of 118 kW at 5200 rpm and maximum torque of 241 Nm at 3800 rpm. 2.7V is available only in 4-speed automatic transmission with ECT.
The 2.5G has a DOHC Turbo diesel engine with a maximum output of 75 kW at 3600 rpm and maximum torque of 260 Nm at 1600-2400 rpm. 2.5G was initially available with a 5-speed manual transmission only, but for the 2009 model year facelift it has been replaced by a 4-speed auto.
The Fortuner was introduced in 2005 to supplant the RAV4, and the Land Cruiser.
It is sold in 3 variants, a 2.5 G, 2.7 G, and 3.0 V
The 2.5 G has a diesel engine with 4x2, majority of Fortuners were sold with this engine. It was criticized for having an underpowered engine 102hp engine@3,400 RPM, considering it's weight. The 2.7 G has a gasoline engine that develops 159hp@5,200rpm and 244N.m@4,000rpm of torque, its a 4x2 variant,and is cheaper by a thousand pesos from the G Diesel but notorious for being a gas guzzler. The 3.0 V variant has a common-rail D4-D diesel engine with 161hp @3,400rpm and with 343N.m@3,200rpm of torque,its a four-wheel drive, and 4-Speed Automatic transmission with Super ECT.