Fiat has launched its new Professional Range in South Africa offering a wide range of options including the Doblo Cargo, the Ducato and the all-new Fiorino. The Fiat Professional Range is suitable for both small and large business operations and comes with a variety of fuel efficient petrol and diesel engine options for optimal running costs.
New Fiat Fiorino – Specifications and Features
The 1.4-litre petrol version produces 54kW at 5 200rpm with a maximum torque output of 118Nm at 2 600rpm. The multi-point sequential phased electronic injection system ensures optimal performance and fuel consumption with a combined-cycle fuel consumption figure of 6.4-litres/100km.
The 1.3-litre diesel derivative using Fiat’s electronically controlled common rail Multijet direct injection system with turbo and intercooler, produces a power output of 55kW at 4 000rpm. Maximum torque for this model is 190Nm at 1 500rpm. The combined-cycle fuel consumption figure is 4.6-litres/100km and can be reduced to an impressive 3.9-litres/100km on the open road. CO2 emissions are rated at 123g/km.
The Fiorino is compact and measures 3.86 meters in length with a load volume of 2.5 cubic meters that can be increased to 2.8 cubic meters using the stowable front passenger seat. The Fiorino’s loading length is 2.5 meters. A sliding side door is fitted as standard with a second sliding door available as an option. Large rear side-hinged doors make for easy rear loading.
Standard equipment for the Fiat Fiorino includes hydraulic power steering, driver and passenger airbags and ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD). The centre console includes an ashtray, cup holders, cigarette lighter and a 12V socket. The glove compartment is large and is able to store documents and a laptop.
Optional extras include parking sensors, remote central locking, air-conditioning, car radio with CD and MP3 player, steering wheel radio controls and a new portable Blue&Me Tom Tom system that offers navigation, phone calls and music functionality using a touch screen.
Fiat Fiorino - Price
Fiat Fiorino 1.4 – R129 900
Fiat Fiorino1.3 MJT – R 149 900
Service intervals are set at 1-year/20 000kms with a 3-year/ 100 000km warranty. Service plans are available as required.