Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) officially celebrates the line off of 500.000th unit, at the same time announcing the restart of Fortuner CKD production on 6th June 2019. This is the big milestone in the company’s history, remark our tremendous efforts to promote local production in correspondence with Government’s direction, contributing to the development of Local Automobile Industry & the country as a whole.
TMV was established in 1995 and started the plant operation in 1996. At that time, yearly production only reached 212 units/year, equivalent to 2 units/day, as of now, the annual output increases up to 54,000 units, equivalent to 200 units/day. CKD models such as Vios, Innova have been persistently listed in Best-selling models of the market, which hugely contribute to the result of 500,000 unit line off today.
Welcoming back Fortuner as CKD, in order to meet increasing diversified demand of customers, TMV introduces Fortuner 2019 with some significant changes and improvements as follows:
1. TMV assembles 4 grades including 2.8 4x4 diesel AT, 2.7 4x2 gasoline AT TRD, 2.4 4x2 diesel AT and 2.4 4x2 diesel MT and continue to import 2 grades which are 2.7 4x4 gasoline AT and 2.7 4x2 gasoline AT from Indonesia.
In which, 2 new grades are 2.7 4x4 gasoline AT and 2.7 4x2 gasoline AT TRD, contributing the total number of grades to 6.
2. About the product, TMV adds on 2.7 4x2 gasoline AT TRD with sporty package including new grille, 18 inch alloy wheel, front bumper, rear bumper, TRD logo and white pearl exterior color create a new look, target to young customers who are interested in athletic, dynamic design.
In terms of convenience, TMV standardize the DVD player, back camera for 2.4 4x2 diesel MT and back camera for 2.4 4x2 diesel AT.
Fortuner Improvement 2019 will be officially on sales at Toyota dealers nationwide from 6th June 2019