You might not realise it, but Toyota has long had a thing for 4x4-based wagons. Who remembers the 4Runner of the 1980s? It was based on Toyota’s all-conquering HiLux, but with a few key differences.

Toyota has repeated the trick with the latest generation HiLux, adding a seven-seat wagon body to the range and calling it the Fortuner.

Explore the 2018 Toyota Fortuner Range

Released in 2015, Toyota has just chopped off a sizable chunk from the recommended retail pricing as part of a 2017 refresh for the Fortuner. How does the mid-grade GXL fare in the emerging four-wheel drive (4WD) wagon space?