The Italian manufacturer, Fiat will soon launch it’s new 2018 Fiat Toro, which will be the all-new pickup truck. As of now, the actual release date is still in rumors, so we can’t say for sure when the carmaker plans to introduce it. It has been sourced out that this model is incorporated with Small Global Modular platform similar to the Fiat 500L.
2018 Fiat Toro: Features, Tech and Styling
At the interior of the 2018 Toro, this four-door medium-sized pickup truck attributes the luxurious features. Its cabin will get a newly yet attractive finish that will be an eye-catchy one. With numerous tech features accompanied in the interior, its seats will receive leather materials as seat-cover for better comfort along with unique driving experience.
The model’s infotainment system is expected to get a 5-inch touchscreen display with various advanced technological features. For the safety of all its occupants, it will receive traction control, collision warning system, braking system, parking assist and much more.
There is not much information on its exterior design, but it is expected to include LED daytime running lights, faux front skidplate, chrome accents and much more. The new Fiat Toro might get a unibody construction; that means there will be no separate bed (Cab and Bed will be attached).
According to the recent reports, it has been sourced out that there is a probability of incorporation of Avalanche like mid-gate to open the cab from its bed.
Engines, Transmissions, Towing
According to car enthusiasts, “Fiat will obviously bring a new combination of engines to make 2018 Fiat Toro worth buying.”
As for now, it is expected that a 1.8 liters E-Torq Flex 4-cylinder engine and 2.0-liter Multijet turbodiesel engine will get a chance. The 1.8 liters engine can produce a power of 138 HP, while the 2 liters engine should deliver around 170 HP along with nearly 280 lb-ft torque.
Three transmissions systems are likely to mate these engines that include 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 9-speed automatic. Its buyers will get a choice of two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive systems. It is sourced out that this model will get a maximum towing capacity of 2200 lbs.
Estimated Price and Main Rivals
The pricing of the 2018 Fiat Toro is not released yet. However, the first reports indicate it will cost around $25,000, which is pretty reasonable figure. The upcoming pickup truck is going to see Ford Ranger and Chevrolet Colorado as its main rivals. Both these vehicles will also come with optional two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive systems