It is clear that the 2017 Fiat Fullback is the next big thing that will enter the pickup truck market in a few months from now. This pickup model that is coming at a surprise is expected to enter the markets of Africa, Europe and Middle Eats. The interesting fact that one will discover from this model in relation to the 2017 Fiat Toro (from Fiat Company) is its masculine big size with the incorporation of the Italian version and formation. It actually appears as a resemblance version to the Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck where the only difference portrayed between them is noticed only at the front part. Some new additional features introduced in this model include a new logo on the steering wheel, triple-slat grille, halogen projector lamps and improved bumpers. It is bound to impose great competition to Isuzu D-Max, Volkswagen Amarok, Toyota Hilux and Ford Focus. Below is a general review of features that have been incorporated in this 2017 Fiat Fullback:
2017 Fiat Fullback – Exterior and Interior Design
This amazing Fiat pickup truck model comes with outstanding exterior features that clearly display its prowess. At the rear part, it will contain the L-shaped LED lights with a perfect design that will provide great illumination. Besides, it will also have a set of daytime LED running light together with projector headlamps with halogen component. It is also expected to integrate the fog lights at the front bumper; this is aimed at improving visibility during the snow or rainy periods. Apparently, the finishing has taken into account the chrome accents and roll bar which is bed-mounted. Another thing to note is the alloy-made wheels which possess great firmness and strength that will enable it to withstand off-road paths. In addition, the front fascia will be upgraded and a Fiat Logo placed on the grill of this pickup model. There will be four cab configurations that will be associated with the 2017 Fiat Fullback. They include; Double cab, Chassis size, Extended cab and Single cab. It is also expected that the storage length and the length of this model will differ depending on the version of the pickup. For the vehicle length, it might range from 5155-5285 mm; storage length will be between 1520-2265 mm. The height and width of the vehicle are expected to be 1780 mm and 1850 mm respectively. The maximum payload is expected to stretch up to 1100 kilograms (2425 lbs).
This great cabin is expected to possess some well-designed leather seats that will boost comfort to the passengers. For the steering wheel, it will be covered by a telescopic leather material. Infotainment will be well-supported by the presence of a 6.1-inch touchscreen which will be located at the center of the console. It will also have a well-designed dashboard, HVAC system, redundant radio control, 12V power port, USB drive and heated front seats. To regulate the temperature within this 2017 Fiat Fullback, a dual-zone climate control will be incorporated within it. It has been designed to accommodate about 2-5 passengers and is expected to possess either two or four doors for passengers.
2017 Fiat Fullback – Engine and Performance
There will be three alternatives of engines for the 2017 Fiat Fullback which will be designed to meet the specification of different markets. The first one will be a 2.4-litre I4 engine for gasoline which will be able to produce 132 HP and a torque of 247 lb-ft. The second one will be an I4 diesel engine holding 2.5 liters and generating a horsepower of 178 HP together with a 293 lb-ft. The third alternative will be a 2.4-litre turbo I4 diesel engine that is rated at 262 lb-ft and 180 HP. In relation to performance, the first two options are expected to possess 6-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission system whereas the last one will have a 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmission system. The highest speed achieved will be 110 mph with a high acceleration of 0-60 mph in about 9.5 seconds. This performance is bound to help this 2017 Fiat Fullback to check on its fuel economy projected to be around 28 mpg highway and 21 mpg city.
2017 Fiat Fullback – Price and Release Date
Though Fiat has not officially announced the price of this Fiat Fullback 2017, it is expected to go at a cost of $35,000 with trim levels being projected to reach $50,000. In relation to its release date, the 2017 Fiat Fullback will reach the market in fall 2016 or in the first quarter of 2017.