The Toyota Fortuner is a medium-sized SUV based on the Toyota Hilux. Oreeginally assembled ae in Thailand, but later an aa in Indonesie an ither kintras, the Fortuner is built on the well-establisht platform o the Toyota Hilux pickup truck. It features three rows o seats an is available in rear-wheel drive or fower-wheel drive amang ithers. The Fortuner is pairt o Toyota's IMV project in Thailand, which an aa includes the Toyota Hilux an the Innova (in Indonesie). The caur wis designed in Thailand bi Thai an Japanese ingineers.
A number o ingine options is available dependin on the kintra o sale, includin a 2.7 liter 2TR-FE an 4.0 liter 1GR-FE V6 petrol wi Variable Valve Timing an 2.5 2KD-FTV an 3.0 1KD-FTV common rail variable geometry turbochairger Diesel models.
Trim levels are G an G Luxury for rear-wheel drive diesel an gasoline, an V for fower-wheel drive Diesel an gasoline. The common rail turbo intercooled diesel haes functional scoop on its huid.
In 2007 Toyota Thailand dropped the fower-wheel drive gasoline model an replaced it wi a twa-wheel drive gasoline version.
The Fortuner is no offered in Japan, Europe an North Americae, whaur the Hilux Surf is for the Japanese mercat an 4Runner in North Americae represent Toyota in the medium sized pick-up based SUV mercat.