Comparison Review: Mahindra Alturas G4 vs Toyota Fortuner

General Introduction

Mahindra Alturas G4 has launched its brand-new generation model with good exterior and interior. On the other hand, perhaps Toyota Fortuner is one of the most premium and best-selling SUVs in the market. We will launch a comparison between them form the parameters of Ride Quality, Safety, On-Road Price, Exterior, Interior, Specifications & Features, Ground Clearance, Mileage, Colour, and Dimensions.

Ride Quality

  • Mahindra Alturas G4

Nobody could ignore the immense road presence of the Mahindra Alturas G4, it can take you to everywhere, even there are no roads exist. It is almost perfect for the Mahindra Alturas G4 to deal with the bad roads. However, when it comes to the city commute, things would be worse since its large dimensions would make it very inconvenient. The engine would become very noisy and unstable. The handling and control are not as good as its main rivals. It is generally acceptable but not comfortable.

  • Toyota Fortuner

Toyota Fortuner is an SUV that has successfully combined the good visibility, comfortable seating, and powerful torque together. Fortuner offers the driver a high seating position with great visibility. More importantly, with the extremely powerful engine, the Fortuner could offer the driver a direct and quick linear acceleration. Besides, the Fortuner also has an outstanding off-road capability.

On road price in New Delhi (some cities prices are lower than this)

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 on road price:

The Mahindra Alturas G4 starts its price at ₹ 27.7 Lakhs and stops at its peak price of ₹ 30.7 Lakhs. With such a price range, the Mahindra Alturas G4 offers only two variants: 2WD AT and 4WD AT. These two variants are both equipped with the automatic transmission and are only available in diesel version.

  • Toyota Fortuner on road price:

Toyota Fortuner has listed a price range from ₹ 32.69 Lakhs to ₹ 40.14 Lakhs, covering 6 available variants; among which half of them are equipped with the manual gearbox and the rest 3 are loaded with the automatic transmission. Both petrol and diesel version are available.

Safety

  • Mahindra Alturas G4:

The Mahindra Alturas G4 scored a surprising 5-star rating in the safety test launched by the K-NCAP.

- 9 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)

- Middle rear three-point seatbelt

- Middle Rear Head Rest

- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

- Child Seat Anchor Points

- Seat Belt Warning

- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

- Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)

- Brake Assist (BA)

- Electronic Stability Program (ESP)

- Four-Wheel-Drive (Manual Shift - Electronic)

- Hill Hold Control

- Traction Control System (TC/TCS)

- Hill Descent Control

- Engine immobilizer

- Keyless Central Locking

- Speed Sensing Door Lock

- Child Safety Lock

With such a long list of safety features loaded on board, I would not be so surprised when the Mahindra Alturas G4 scored a 5-star rating in the safety test launched by the K(Korean)-NCAP.

  • Toyota Fortuner:

- 7 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)

- Middle rear three-point seatbelt

- Middle Rear Head Rest

- Child Seat Anchor Points

- Seat Belt Warning

- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

- Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)

- Brake Assist (BA)

- Electronic Stability Program (ESP)

- Four-Wheel-Drive (Manual Shift - Electronic)

- Hill Hold Control

- Traction Control System (TC/TCS)

- Hill Descent Control

- Engine immobilizer

- Remote Central Locking

- Speed Sensing Door Lock

- Child Safety Lock

With such well-loaded safety features, it would not be strange that Toyota Fortuner scored a 5-star rating in the safety test launched by ANCAP. If you want more detailed safety information of Toyota Fortuner, please click here.

Exterior

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 interior:

The Mahindra Alturas G4 is a full-size flagship SUV from the Mahindra Company so the very first impression on its exterior is large and tough. With the refined toothed front grille and the well-designed headlamps, the front part of the Alturas G4 shows us a sense of muscularity. The combination of its squared-off wheel arches and the sharp body creases are pretty good. The taillamps and roof-spoiler are also beautiful.

  • Toyota Fortuner interior:

It is big, burly and has massive road presence. The Toyota Fortuner is definitely a head turner big SUV on road. It is an SUV that has immense muscular appearance. With the Roof rails, Rood Mounted Antenna, and Body-Coloured Bumpers, the Toyota Fortuner looks aggressive. Besides, there are also LED Projector headlights and LED DRLs loaded.

Interior

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 interior:

Thanks to the high-quality materials and the good fit and finish, the Mahindra Alturas G4 gets a very upmarket interior look. The quilted leather upholstery also contributes to making the spacious cabin looks premium. Besides, it is well-loaded in the features: dual zone climate control, 8-way adjustable driver' s seat, 350-degree camera, and active rollover protection, etc.

  • Toyota Fortuner interior:

You will have a spacious cabin inside the Toyota Fortuner and there are lots of features for your driving comfort and convenience, such as Automatic – Dual Zone Air Conditioner, 12V Power Outlets, and Integrated (in-dash) Music System, etc. The fit and finish quality is at the average level and the third-row seats are quite comfortable.

Petrol & diesel mileage

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 diesel mileage: 12.35 (click to check its actual mileage)
  • Toyota Fortuner petrol & diesel mileage: 10.01 to 14.24 kmpl (click to check its actual mileage)

Dimensions

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 dimensions (length/weight/width/height):

Length

4850 mm

Width

1960 mm

Height

1845 mm

Wheelbase

2865 mm

Kerb Weight

2150 kg

  • Toyota Fortuner dimensions (length/weight/width/height):

Length

4795 mm

Width

1855 mm

Height

1835 mm

Wheelbase

2745 mm

Kerb Weight

2510 kg

Mahindra Alturas G4 is slightly larger than Toyota Fortuner but it has a lighter kerb weight, which is pretty satisfying.

Colours

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 colours:

Mahindra Alturas G4 offers 5 colour options: Pearl White, D Sat Silver, LakeSide Brown, Regal Blue and Napoli Black.

  • Toyota Fortuner colours:

There are 7 colour options for Toyota Fortuner in India market: Phantom Brown, Super White, Attitude Black, Grey Metallic, Silver Metallic, White Pearl Crystal Shine, and Avant-Garde Bronze.

Ground Clearance

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 ground clearance: 244 mm
  • Toyota Fortuner ground clearance: 220 mm

Mahindra Alturas G4 has an undefeatable ground clearance with 22 mm higher than Toyota Fortuner.

Specifications & Features

  • Mahindra Alturas G4 specifications & features:

Engine:

- 2157cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC

Engine Type:

- 2.2 Litre Euro-6 Ready

Fuel Type:

- Diesel

Max Power & Max Torque:

- 178 bhp @ 4000 rpm & 420 Nm @ 1600 rpm

Drivetrain:

- RWD

- 4WD / AWD

Transmission:

- Automatic – 7 Gears, Conventional Shift

Turbocharger / Supercharger:

- Turbocharged, Variable Geometry

Emission Standard:

- BS 4

  • Toyota Fortuner specifications & features:

Engine:

- 2694cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC

- 2755cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC

Engine Type:

- 4 cylinder Inline Petrol engine

- 4 cylinder Inline diesel engine

Fuel Type:

- Petrol

- Diesel

Max Power & Max Torque:

- 164 bhp @ 5200 rpm & 245 Nm @ 4000 rpm

- 174 bhp @ 3400 rpm & 420 Nm @ 1600 rpm

Drivetrain:

- RWD

- 4WD / AWD

Transmission:

- Manual – 5 Gears

- Automatic – 6 Gears

Turbocharger / Supercharger:

- Turbocharged, Variable Geometry

Emission Standard:

- BS 6

Others:

- Engine Start-Stop Function

Conclusion:

We can learn from the comparison that Mahindra Alturas G4 has a slightly better performance than Toyota Fortuner. If you are holding a budget under ₹ 33 Lakhs, the Mahindra Alturas G4 is a better choice. If you are holding a budget over ₹ 33 Lakhs, both the Mahindra Alturas G4 and Toyota Fortuner could fit your need.

Mahindra Alturas G4
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