2017 Fiat Toro Release

Pickup trucks are becoming more popular than ever before and many Automakers are venturing into this segment. Fiat is known for its compact cars and this year they will be releasing the new 2017 Fiat Toro. Whether it will be able to match with its American contemporaries or not will be known later but the competition won’t be easy.

Legendary Automakers like Ford, Dodge & Chevy will be releasing their pickup trucks at the same time and Fiat will have to offer a performance that is at least at par. Little is known regarding this vehicle but from what we know it seems that the 2017 Fiat Toro might prove to be a strong contender. Since it is a new vehicle and also the first time Fiat is making a truck, the design will certainly be modern and refreshing. Decent engine specs are expected as well.

Drive Train

Fiat will focus delivering a steady performance than a powerful one. Hence, it has decided to give 2017 Fiat Toro an engine that can do so. With decent power output and a steady performance, this vehicle is expected to do well. This truck will feature a 1.8 L EtorQ EVO Flex engine, but some sources suggest that it might get replaced by a simple turbo diesel 2L unit. The EtorQ unit will be able to generate up to 132 horses and in case the diesel variant is made available, it will deliver 170 HP. Drive options will include either 4×2 or 4×4 and the engines will be mated with different transmission systems. The EtorQ will be mated with a six-speed system and the later will come with the eight-speed gearbox.

2017 Fiat Toro

2017 Fiat Toro Design

We have stated that 2017 Fiat Toro is the company’s first venture into pickup trucks. However, a certain model name Strada was released but it failed to make any difference. Therefore, Fiat has decided to adopt a far more effective design. This truck will be based on the Fiat FCC4 concept which pretty advanced and futuristic. With its utilities in place, this design shall bring some luck for the company. The interior design of this vehicle will be typical Fiat like. It means that it will come with the classic Fiat steering, instrument panel and dash. Other features are concentrated on the dash i.e. technological. Last but not the least, it will have Fiat’s custom design UConnect infotainment system with touch UI.

2017 Fiat Toro Price

2017 Fiat Toro will be available in a showroom near you soon, but Brazil is where it will be released first and it will be followed by the global release. Expectedly it will be released in Brazil by the first quarter of next year. Pricing of this vehicle has been done quite cleverly. Knowing its odds as the new company in the segment, Fiat has decided to release this amazing truck for a giveaway value. It will expectedly cost around $22k.

However this is not the only selling point of this car, its specs are pretty decent. Pre- existing pickup trucks like Volkswagen Amarok, Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux and Nissan Navara will offer similar specs and be in competition with is a vehicle.

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