Redesign of a classic for use at work

Redesign of a classic for use at work

The interior has also been completely renewed, it is now more comfortable and functional, it incorporates a completely new panel with rectangular air conditioning outlets, it includes a six-function on-board computer, tachometer and digital tripmeter. The management position is also renewed, now it has height adjustment and adopts the brand’s latest logo script. The entire cabin incorporates a darkened tone in its finishes and new storage spaces make their debut, totaling 13 compartments, totaling 18.3 litres, 10% more volume than the previous model.

The comfort of the occupants is guaranteed, the seats have been modified for greater comfort with a significant improvement. This change is complemented by the new door panel, which offers better support for the driver’s and passenger’s arms. Another important aspect is the air conditioning system, it was recalibrated to cool the interior of the vehicle up to 6º C in the first 15 minutes of operation, which means a cabin cooling 18% faster than in the previous generation, considering conditions of heavy urban traffic.

The comfort endowment is complemented by the power steering, the driver’s seat with height adjustment, lift glass, key with remote opening, glove box with lighting, rear parking sensors and anti-theft alarm among other novelties.

In terms of safety, the new Fiorino 2022 incorporates 3 new functions; traction and stability control (ESC), hill start assist (Hill Holder) and emergency braking alert for dangerous situations. These elements are complemented by the complete equipment already present in the previous generation; Airbag for driver and passenger, ABS brakes with EBD, side protection bars on doors and inertial belts among other elements.

In terms of continuous motorization with the reliable 1.4 Fire 8v engine, recognized for its excellent torque at low revolutions and low consumption.

The novelty comes in the gearbox that received an update to improve its performance in all its ranges. The 2nd and 3rd gears were shortened, giving more agility in urban traffic and reducing the need for recoveries. The 5th gear was lengthened by 5% to reduce engine speed at cruising speed, thus improving fuel consumption and reducing cabin noise. Finally, the reverse gear has been shortened to make maneuvering on slopes easier even with the vehicle fully loaded.

The other significant change comes in the rear suspension, the omega-type rigid axle with longitudinal parabolic spring, as in the New Fiat Strada, now uses more resistant materials to make the assembly lighter and with less residual inclination, improving efficiency and stability in load situations.

The load capacity remains unchanged, up to 650 kg / 3.1 m3 thanks to the flat floor and its double opening doors (90°/180°).

The warranty on this model is 2 years or 100,000 km, whichever comes first. MzThe suggested retail price to the public is $2,650,000.

Source: Ambito

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