Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has finally updated the infotainment system of its best-selling midsize SUV, the Toyota Fortuner. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are both smartphone mirroring services that allow drivers to focus on the road with quality-of-life features such as GPS navigation, music playback, and managing texts and calls, all through the vehicle’s built-in display. All six (6) variants of the Toyota Fortuner now have the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto mobile compatibility features pre-installed.
“Toyota listens to the demands of the local market, and we are always on the lookout when it comes to adopting technologies that make driving easier, safer, and more enjoyable for everyone,” said TMP First Vice President Ms. Cristina Arevalo. “Equipping the Fortuner with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is something our customers will surely appreciate.”
Aside from this software upgrade, the head unit’s hardware also received significant changes. These include:
- New dedicated SD card slot for multimedia
- 6.75-inch total screen size
- 512 MB of RAM with 8GB of ROM (both previously at 256MB)
The updated Toyota Fortuner is now available in all 70 Toyota dealerships nationwide with the following pricing:
For more information about Toyota and its products, visit www.toyota.com.ph or any of their 70 dealerships nationwide.