Fiatís new Fiorino light van, built in
partnership between Fiat Professional, the commercial vehicle arm of
Fiat Group Automobiles SpA, and PSA Peugeot CitroŽn, is being unveiled
at the Transpotec Logitec 2007 exhibition in the Milan Trade Fair.
The new Fiorino represents a whole new
choice for the light van market thanks to its compact style, useful
performance and exciting styling. Designed to be agile in urban
surroundings, the new Fiorino is easy to park and highly economical to
Powered by either a 1.4-litre 74 bhp
petrol or 1.3-litre 76 bhp MultiJet turbodiesel engine, the new van
offers strong performance, reliability, economy and environmental
friendliness. Service intervals are set at 18,000 miles and the
arrangement of some engine components reduces maintenance or repair
The 1.3 MultiJet is coupled with either
a five speed or MTS (Manual Transmission Automated) six-speed robotised
gearbox, and returns a healthy 62 mpg in the combined cycle, a 119 g/km
CO2 figure, low noise and vibration levels, and a 97 mph top
speed. The 1.4 petrol model comes with a five-speed manual transmission.
At just 3.86 metres in length, the new
Fiorino van offers surprising interior dimensions, with a capacity of
2.5 m3. This can be increased to 2.8 m3 and the
working length expanded to 2.5 metres courtesy of a fold-away passenger
A range of safety
equipment, including ABS anti-lock brakes with EBD, three-point seat
belts with pre-tensioner and load limiter, and driverís airbag, all come
as standard. A passenger airbag and rear parking sensor are also
With security in mind, the new Fiorino
features separate front and rear door locking, so that the load area can
be used with the cab locked, an alarm, and a deadlock which disables the
doorís interior handle.
UK pricing and specification for the
new Fiat Fiorino will be announced next year.