Toyota Fortuner Vs MG Gloster – Spec Comparison

Toyota Fortuner Vs Mg Gloster

The Toyota Fortuner is not only the best-selling SUV in the segment but also offers strong performance, attractive looks, and a practical cabin

The new Toyota Fortuner is currently bringing in the majority of the sales for the brand in this segment and offers an extremely practical, reliable, and capable package to buyers. The new Toyota Fortuner takes on the rivals like the MG Gloster and the Jeep Meridian and is available with two powertrain options – 2.7L petrol and 2.8L diesel. If you are also planning to buy a new SUV soon, here is a detailed Toyota Fortuner Vs MG Gloster spec comparison that you should check out.

Toyota Fortuner Vs Gloster Comparison

Design And Dimensions

The Toyota Fortuner is currently one of the best-looking SUVs in the country and with the launch of the new facelift model, the brand is now offering updated styling elements including new headlights, a new grille, new LED tail lights, and multispoke alloy wheels. The SUV measures 4795 mm in length, 1855 mm in width, and 1835 mm in height. The wheelbase stands at 2745 mm while the ground clearance is measured at 220 mm. The petrol variants get 265/65 R17 wheels while the range-topping diesel variant is offered with 265/60 R18 alloy wheels.

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The MG Gloster on the other hand boasts a more elegant design and a massive footprint. The Gloster features a boxy layout and boasts a strong road presence. The brand is now offering a new colour shade and has made subtle updates to the design. For those wondering, the MG Gloster is longer, wider, and taller when compared to the Toyota Fortuner. In terms of dimensions, the Gloster measures 4985 mm in length, 1626 mm in width, and 1867 mm in height. The wheelbase and the ground clearance on the other hand are measured at 2950 mm and 210 mm respectively. A detailed comparison is given below in the table:

Toyota Fortuner MG Gloster
4795 mm 4985 mm
1855 mm 1926 mm
1835 mm 1867 mm
2745 mm 2950 mm
Ground clearance
220 mm 210 mm
265/65 R17/

265/60 R18

255/55 R19 Alloy Wheels

Toyota Fortuner Vs MG Gloster – Engine, Gearbox, And Performance

The Toyota Fortuner is available with two powertrain options – 2.7L petrol and 2.8L turbocharged diesel. The petrol engine churns out 166 PS and 245 Nm of maximum torque. This engine is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic gearbox option. The diesel on the other hand delivers 204 PS and a peak torque output of 420 Nm. In the automatic iteration, the maximum torque output stands at 500 Nm. Likewise, this engine is also offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. All the powertrain options offer impressive long-term reliability and commendable capabilities. The interested buyers can also opt for a 4X4 drivetrain with the range-topping variants.

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The MG Gloster is also offered with two diesel engine options – 2.0L Turbo diesel and 2.0l twin-turbo diesel. The single turbo version delivers 161 Ps and a maximum torque output of 373 Nm. The twin-turbo diesel engine boasts a peak power output of 215.5 PS and 478.5 Nm of peak torque. Both these engines are offered with a smooth and fast-shifting 8-speed automatic gearbox. The performance levels are decent from both engine options. A detailed comparison is given below in the table:

Toyota Fortuner MG Gloster
Engine 2.7L Petrol/

2.8L Turbo Diesel

2.0L Turbo Diesel/

2.0L Twin-Turbo Diesel

Max. Power 166 PS @ 5200 rpm/

204 PS @ 3000 rpm

161 PS @ 4000 rpm/

215.5 PS @ 4000 rpm

Max. Torque 245 Nm @ 4000 rpm/

(MT) 420 Nm @ 1400 rpm

(AT) 500 Nm @ 1600 rpm

373 NM @ 1500 rpm/

478.5 @ 1500 rpm

Transmission 5-Speed MT, 6-Speed AT/

6-Speed MT, 6-Speed AT

8-speed AT
Emission Norm BS6 BS6
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 75 L

Toyota Fortuner Vs MG Gloster Price Comparison

Toyota Fortuner MG Gloster
Starting Price Rs 32.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 31.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

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Final Verdict

The MG Gloster is currently one of the most feature-rich SUVs in the segment and not only offers an attractive exterior design but in addition to this, also offers a premium and luxurious cabin. The SUV also boasts powerful powertrain options and an aggressive price tag in addition to the segment-leading safety features. The Toyota Fortuner on the other hand offers a reliable and practical setup that not only offers a great long-term experience but also boasts multiple powertrain options and strong capabilities. The Toyota Fortuner is also backed by the brand’s dependable after-sales support for buyers. The strong looks and a proven long-term reliability track record help the Toyota Fortuner have an edge over most of its rivals including the MG Gloster.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.