Although this catalog Fiat in Europe, pick up Strada is uncommon in our markets , which is not the case in South America and especially in Brazil where it is and remains the strong No. 1 market SUV, pickup and small utilities.
Even the recent Peugeot Hoggar , VW Saveiro and Chevrolet Montana have arguments to make reaches to dethrone the strong leader . As in Europe, the Fiat Strada pick-up is offered in Brazil with three cab types , namely:
Single Cab / Cab depth / Double Cab
To maintain its leading position , Fiat developed its pick up Double Cab version . First the Italian manufacturer practice a little restyling regarding the rear. Adopts the new raised and more modern design lights, rocker panels and fender flares are redesigned and new alloy wheels 15 inches ( always pavements 205/70 R 15 ) make their appearance. This modernized a little pick up fighter and allows it cheaply to remain completely in the game to compete .
But the big news is not there but in the double cabin adopts a third door on the passenger side and will greatly facilitate access to the rear seat. It is a door opening reversed . His system removes the B-pillar (center pillar) but to ensure the rigidity of the pick up it fits into the front door and can only be opened when it is also open . The body is also slightly redesigned in its interior which allows the pickup to offer a bit more cargo space .
For the rest , this new version will be available in the coming months as the Adventure version is currently the Double Cab version of ' two doors that will of course be replaced by the new. The level of equipment should be the same as currently the engine will remain the 1.8 L L4 Flexfuel Gasoline / ethanol peak of 132 hp at 5250 rev / min and 190 Nm at 4500 trs ( version ethanol) which allows the pick Novo Strada up to claim a Vmax of 179 km / and down the 0 to 100 km / h in 10.3 seconds.
Source : Fiat