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Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Comparison Report

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Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Comparison Report

SUVs or Sports Utility Vehicle are the new found love for many enthusiasts in India. If you drive down the road on any given day, you will notice that most of the cars are SUVs of some kind. When talking about SUVs in India, Toyota Fortuner is one vehicle which has set the genre apart. Born out of sheer adventure coupled with luxury and comfort, Toyota Fortuner is one of the top-selling premium SUV in India. To compete for head-on with the Fortuner is the upcoming SUV, Mahindra Alturas. With the design language inspired by the G4 Ssangyong Rexton, Alturas has a very unique road presence and charm.

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Here is a detailed comparison between Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas:

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Comparison Report

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Price List

Toyota Fortuner – Price List (Ex-showroom Delhi)

The Toyota Fortuner has priced in India at INR 27.27 Lakhs for the base petrol model and INR 32.97 Lakhs for the top end diesel model. All prices depicted here are ex-showroom Delhi.

Model (Petrol) Price Model (Diesel) Price
(2.7 litre) 4X2 Manual Transmission INR 27.27 Lakhs (2.8 litre) 4X2 Manual Transmission INR 29.28 Lakhs
(2.7 litre) 4X2 Automatic Transmission INR 28.86 Lakhs (2.8 litre) 4X2 Automatic Transmission INR 31.07 Lakhs
(2.8 litre) 4X4 Manual Transmission INR 31.18 Lakhs
(2.8 litre) 4X4 Automatic Transmission INR 32.97 Lakhs

Mahindra Alturas  – Price List (Ex-showroom Delhi)

The upcoming Mahindra Alturas, on the other hand, will only be available in diesel variant and is expected to be priced between INR 24 Lakhs and INR 28 Lakhs (Ex-showroom Delhi) in India.

Model Diesel
G2 INR 24 Lakhs (Expected)
G4 (2WD) INR 26 Lakhs (Expected)
G4 (4WD) INR 28 Lakhs (Expected)

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas- Engine Specifications

Toyota Fortuner – Specifications

Under the hood, the mighty Toyota Fortuner is propelled by a 2694cc Double Overhead Camshaft [DOHC], Dual VVTi, 16-Valve petrol engine which puts out a maximum power of 166ps (122kW) at 5200rpm and maximum torque of 245Nm at 4000rpm. The 2755cc Double Overhead Camshaft [DOHC], 16 -Valve diesel engine, on the contrary, produces a maximum power output of 177ps (130kW) at 3400rpm. The maximum torque produced by this engine is 420Nm at 1400rpm-2600rpm. The automatic transmission diesel engine on the Toyota Fortuner produces maximum torque of 450Nm at 1600rpm to 2400rpm.    

Specification Petrol Diesel
Engine Double Overhead Camshaft [DOHC], Dual VVTi, 16-Valve Double Overhead Camshaft [DOHC], 16 -Valve
Engine Displacement 2694 cc 2755 cc
Maximum Power 166 ps 177 ps
Maximum Torque 245 Nm 420 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission/6-speed Automatic Transmission [6AT with Sequential Shift + Paddle Shift + Shift Lock] 6-speed Manual Transmission with iMT [Intelligent Manual Transmission]

6-speed Automatic Transmission [Sequential Shift + Paddle Shift + Shift Lock]

Drive Type 2WD 2WD/4WD
Fuel Economy 10 kmpl 14 kmpl

Mahindra Alturas – Specifications

The new upcoming member to the Mahindra family in India, Alturas is expected to be powered by a 2200cc 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine which will produce a maximum power of 180.5bhp at 4000rpm and maximum torque of 450Nm at 1600rpm to 2600rpm. Both manual and Automatic transmission options will be available in the Mahindra Alturas and will also include drive type options of 2WD and 4WD.

Specification Diesel
Engine 2.2-litre turbo-diesel engine
Engine Displacement 2200 cc
Maximum Power 180.5 bhp
Maximum Torque 450 Nm
Transmission Manual/ Automatic
Drive Type 2WD/ 4WD
Fuel Economy 14 kmpl

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Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Mileage Comparison

Toyota Fortuner – Fuel Economy

Fortuner churns out an average mileage of 10 kilometres per litre on the petrol engine and approx. 14 kilometre per litre on the diesel engine.

Petrol 10 kmpl
Diesel 14 kmpl

Mahindra Alturas – Fuel Economy

The upcoming Alturas is expected to give a fuel mileage of approx. 14 kilometre per litre on the diesel engine.

Diesel 14 kmpl

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Exterior Comparison

Toyota Fortuner – Exterior

The exterior stance of this mean SUV from the house of Toyota in India is an absolute showstopper. Born out of sheer adventure and comfort, Fortuner features bold chrome front grille, sharp beam LED projector headlamps, LED tail lamps with aero fins, 6-spoke chrome alloy wheels, fog lamps, electronically adjustable outside rear view mirrors (ORVMs) and rear defogger.

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Toyota Fortuner – Exterior

Mahindra Alturas – Exterior

This upcoming SUV will feature a slightly bigger overall presence with the Fortuner. External features on the Alturas are expected to include bold Mahindra chrome grille, LED projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, chrome alloy wheels, fog lamps, defogger and ORVMs.

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Mahindra Alturas

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Interior Comparison

Toyota Fortuner – Interior

Inside its lavish cabin, Fortuner comes with 7-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation, Optitron meter coupled with a leather hood, LED coordinated cabin illumination, armrest with cupholder and push button start/stop option. The legroom in this plush SUV is unmatched due to the sheer length of the SUV.

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Toyota Fortuner – Interior

Mahindra Alturas – Interior

Alturas interiors are expected to be more roomy and comfortable. Features list of Mahindra Alturas includes Nappa leather upholstery in shades of black and grey, multi-infotainment system, electronically adjusted and ventilated seats and electronic parking brakes.

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Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Dimension Comparison

Toyota Fortuner – Dimension Chart

Dimension Reading
Length 4.795 m
Width 1.855 m
Height 1.835 m
Wheelbase 2.745 m
Ground Clearance 215 mm
Boot Space 296 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 litres

Mahindra Alturas – Dimension Chart

Dimension Reading
Length 4850 mm
Width 1960 mm
Height 1800 mm
Wheelbase 2850 mm
Ground Clearance 244 mm
Boot Space 300 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 litres

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Safety Features Comparison

Toyota Fortuner – Safety Features

Safety is generally one of the major concerns while buying a new car these days. The safety features on Toyota Fortuner include 7 SRS airbags, active traction control, downhill/ uphill assist control, electronic drive control, vehicle stability control and ABS with EBD.

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Mahindra Alturas – Safety Features

Safety features on the Mahindra Alturas include 9 SRS airbags, hill stability assist, vehicle stability control and ABS with EBD.

Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Colour Options

Toyota Fortuner

  • Phantom Brown
  • Super White
  • Attitude Black
  • Avante-Garde Bronze
  • Grey Metallic
  • Silver Metallic

Mahindra Alturas

  • New Pearl White
  • Napoli Black
  • Lakeside Brown
  • Dsat Silver
  • Regal Blue

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Toyota Fortuner VS Mahindra Alturas – Comparison Verdict

  • Price – When comparing these two mega SUVs, Mahindra Alturas definitely has an upper edge. The Alturas is much cheaper than the Fortuner and provides much more features and size than the Toyota’s offering.
  • Mileage – In terms of fuel mileage, both the SUVs are expected to churn out equal numbers.
  • Specification – Both the cars include almost equal features and specifications.
  • Safety Feature – Both the SUVs come with best in class safety features.

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