The 2017 Fiat Strada model comes with three different versions that differ in engine power and size. They are the single cab, extended can and double cabin versions. The average capacity of these trucks’ trunks exceeds 700 kg. The double cab version enjoys most of the advanced features including engine and performance.
2017 Fiat Strada – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
Most of the exterior features base their designs from the Fiat Toro. For the front region, the new fog lights complete the modern outlook of the 2017 Fiat Strada. In addition, the manufacturer has included the 16” allow wheels to match the size and performance of the 2017 Fiat Strada. The sides have a newer look with chrome finishes all around the vehicle.
The leather finish in the seat covers and power steering are among the noticeable factors in the mini-truck. All the versions will have a modern infotainment system with both the bucket and canopy lightings, for specification purposes. For both the single and double cabin, the Fiat Strada 2017 has more space for occupants and luggage.
2017 Fiat Strada – Engine and Performance
The engine specifications differ with the 2017 Strada version, with fuel consumption being lowest for the single cabin. For this base version, it uses a V8 engine with a 1.4-liter displacement that produces over 80 worth of horsepower and 90 lb-ft torque. As for the extended cab, the horsepower and torque increase to 115 hp and over 120 lb-ft, respectively. The double cab has increased the power of up to 130 hp and over 133 lb-ft worth of torque.
Each of the engine versions performs best in the Fiat varieties. With the V8 engine in place, the base and advanced versions can accelerate to 60mph and 100mph in ten seconds, respectively. As for fuel economy, the 1.4-liter engine consumes over 20mpg, which is adequate for the 705kg luggage. For the double cabin version, it uses the 1.8-liter V8 engine that is powerful, although the fuel economy aspect is the compromise.
2017 Fiat Strada – Release Date and Price
With most of the assembling procedures in place, the 2017 Fiat Strada will be in the market before mid-2017. The South American market is seemingly eager for these fuel-efficient trucks. The company might launch all the versions together or have short breaks between the launch.
The engine specifications determine the prices for all vehicles. For the base versions, the price will be at least $11,000 while the advanced version will go for over $17000.
The combination of comfort and fuel economy in the Strada trucks is a wise direction for the Italian manufacturer, especially for the South American market. The variation in engine specifications and price accommodates buyers’ requirements, to some extent.