At the Dubai Motor Show, Fiat took the initiative of introducing its new and improved 2017 Fiat Fullback only to meet with a great response. The truck which will be arriving in the market soon is expected to be based upon Mitsubishi L200, which has a stronger fan following associated with it. If the sources are to be believed then there are slimmer chances that Fullback will be available in North America. This is a decent vehicle that will get all the much needed upgrades for surviving in the tougher and competitive modern automobile industry.
2017 Fiat Fullback: Design and Features
The 2017 Fiat Fullback will be offered in the configuration of a double cab, but European version will actually be offered in two levels of trim. The length is expected to be 5285mm, height 1780 mm and width will be 1815mm. As it has been mentioned above the vehicle is expected to share a wide range of features with Mitsubishi L200. However, there will be differences also present and these have the inclusion of reshaped framework, interior features as well as bumpers. Wheelbase associated with this vehicle will be 3000 mm. The vehicle will be offered in four different sizes cabin configurations, so you will be able to choose between the Single, Extended, Double and Chassis Cab.
The interior has been designed by experts in such a manner that up to 5 passengers can sit comfortably even during long drive. The design will include 2 to 4 doors for passengers, so that users shouldn’t face any kind of difficulty. The pickup will offer maximum payload of 2425 lbs and towing capacity 6834 lbs. The base model will get a number of useful safety features such as the updated system of seat belts, navigation system, air bags and stability control.
2017 Fiat Fullback: Engine Specs
Coming towards the engine specifications the announcement made by makers is that 2017 Fiat Fullback is going to arrive in market with 4-cylinder diesel unit. There will be two variations of the 2.4 l turbodiesel and this will have the potential of producing 150 to 180 hp. There will be transmission of power towards wheels by means of 6, speed manual or 5, speed manual gearbox. In a manner that is very much similar to that of the Mitsubishi counterpart the new model will include full time, 4 wheel drive system. The most important highlight which deserves a mention here is that newer pickup will give impressive figures related with fuel economy because of the lightweight construction. The official data related with fuel economy of the 2017 Fullback truck is not present, but it is expected that it will be better than 20 mpg on highway.
Price and Rivals
The vehicle will have to compete against VW Amarok, Ford Ranger, and Toyota Hilux. There is no official information and detail related with the price of the 2017 Fiat Fullback, but according to reports it will cost $31,500 for the base version. The vehicle is expected to hit the markets by the end of year 2016.