It goes without saying that the recently introduced Mahindra Scorpio N has been the talk of the town and is popular with consumers. The Scorpio N is more luxurious both inside and out when compared to the previous version, which is still available under the updated guise known as Scorpio Classic. It is also available in a wide range, with prices ranging from Rs. 11.99 lakh to Rs. 23.90 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Toyota Fortuner, which has a price range between Rs. 32,39 lakh and Rs. 49,57 lakh, is the current market leader in the full-size SUV segment (ex-showroom). While the Mahindra Scorpio N and Toyota Fortuner are not direct competitors, there are some similarities, such as the fact that both vehicles have 4WD and can go off-road.
Both have a ladder frame chassis as their foundation. To help you, the readers, decide which vehicle best suits you, we’ve compared the Mahindra Scorpio N and Toyota Fortuner in the video linked below. The Fortuner is supported by the same iMV architecture used by the Hilux pickup truck and Innova Crysta MPV, and it is powered by a 2.7-liter gasoline engine and a 2.8-liter diesel engine.
Mahindra Scorpio N vs Toyota Fortuner Engine & Powertrain
The first produces 164 bhp and 245 Nm of peak torque, while the second produces 201 bhp and 420 Nm of torque (500 Nm when linked with an AT). Six-speed manual and six-speed torque converter automatic transmissions are available.
The upcoming five-door Thar will also use the new body-on-frame chassis that supports the Mahindra Scorpio N. It has a 2.0-liter mStallion gasoline engine and a 2.2-liter mHawk diesel engine. When paired with a six-speed manual transmission, the former is capable of producing up to 200 bhp and 370 Nm of torque, and 380 Nm when connected to a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission.
The 2.2-liter oil-burner is only offered with a six-speed manual transmission and produces 132 bhp and 300 Nm of peak torque in its base trim. The more potent model produces 175 horsepower and 370 Newton metres when connected to a six-speed manual transmission, and 175 horsepower/400 Newton metres in the top-spec trims when paired with a six-speed AT.