New Fortuner - opinions

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Louiseb
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Sat Aug 13, 2016 4:34 pm

Hi There,

So I have decided on a new Fortuner 4 x 4 diesel. Now I am hearing negative feedback on it. Does anyone own one or know anything about it. Apparently it is not nearly as good as the old 3l Diesel?

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Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:18 am

I haven't heard any negative feedback myself, but damn I like the new Tuna's look. Very nice!

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Sun Aug 14, 2016 11:33 am

Thys did a test of the new Hilux - same motor as new Fortuner. And Thys owns the D-4D. His write of the new vehicle was GOOD.

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Tue Aug 16, 2016 8:39 pm

No problems so far with the fortuner. Traded in my 2014 prado for the new fortuner. Happy as can be.


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Louiseb
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Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:43 am

Well I now have the new Fortuner - so off I go into the sunset - hopefully?

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Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:50 am

Louiseb wrote:Well I now have the new Fortuner - so off I go into the sunset - hopefully?
Congrats, I'm sure it will give you plenty happy miles. :thumbup:
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Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:56 am

CONGRATS

may it give you many many pleasant memories

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Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:13 pm

:dance1: :dance1:

I looks to the left -
I looks to the right.
Hope it has anti-theft,
Cos I don't have it in sight!

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Congrats on the new car! :clap:


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Sun Sep 04, 2016 6:23 pm

Haven't heard anything negtive either.
If you lisen to critics you will never ever be able to buy any new car.

Somewhere , somebody has something negative to say about some new car.
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Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:25 pm

I Have just noticed that my spare wheel has been stolen off the new Fortuner - has this happened to anyone else? I am not in the habit of looking under my car all the time to see if my spare tyre is still there? Strange I know?

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Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:00 pm

Always check when you return to your car, even at work (mine was stolen at work), never reverse into a parking, they use the cover of the other cars or fence or wall.


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Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:07 am

I am very sorry to hear about the spare wheel. The very first thing to do is to have a spare wheel lock installed. It is cheap compared to the cost of the tyre and rim.

Louiseb
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Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:46 am

Does anyone have any suggestions for an extra fuel tank for a Fortuner? I believe there is a 42 liter tank but that is not very big. But if you get a bigger one you have to change the spot for your spare wheel? Is this correct?

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