In Today’s world, where the crossovers, mini SUVs and MPVs are competing with the market of sedans and other versions of domestic cars from the sales standpoint, with a regular increase of selling graph, most of the giant automobile manufacturers are concentrating on manufacturing better and bigger MPVs and SUVs in order to attract the market and trying to monopolize it. In response to the moves of other eminent companies in the market, FIAT, the renowned Italian car manufacturer has also introduced their greatest version of MPV named FIAT Idea. The car is being manufactured by FIAT since 2003. Until 2005, the car was only made in Italy, but then with the advent of the Brazilian version of the FIAT Idea, the car is being produced from the Brazilian plant named Betim in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The car is now manufactured in two plants around the globe including the Mirafiori plant, Turin, Italy. The car is available in a number of countries including Austria, France, Italy, Argentina, Brazil. Designed by Giorgetta Giugiaro, the car created an immediate craze in the market after its launch. However, let’s analyze the mind boggling features embodied with his version of FIAT’s MPV.
Enviable Designs and unparalleled comfort
The FIAT Idea is famous for its versatile design. With an aerodynamic structure, robust silhouette and muscular body, stylish front and rear lights the FIAT Idea is an immediate attraction of the road. This car is quite spacious inside. For a family tour, the FIAT Idea is perfect for a number of family members. This car was built on the project of 188 platform, the same platform on which the second generation FIAT Punto is manufactured. The car received a facelift in 2006, when the front grille and lights were re-designed. The car permit occupants to take a seat in more erect position and it adds versatility to the interior. The seats can be adjusted to 32 combinations. Read more about designs at ReedmanToll Fiat.
Technology towards Perfection
The FIAT Idea is available in 3 models named Active, Dynamic, Eleganza. With a large variety of engines, the car comes with a number of options to the buyers. The FIAT Idea comes in 8 different engine models. Four of the petrol engines are 1.2 16v 80 PS (59 kW, 79 HP); 1.4 77 PS (57 kW; 76 HP); 1.4 16v 95 PS (70 kW; 94 HP); 1.8 8v (Brazil only). The four diesel engines are 1.3 16v 70 PS (51 kW; 69 HP); 1.3 16v 90 PS (66 kW; 89 HP); 1.6 16v 120 PS (88 kW; 120 HP); 1.9 8v 100 PS (74 kW; 99 HP). All the engines are made such that the fuel economy is maximized. The car comes with 5 options of gearboxes, namely 5 speed automatic, 5 speed manual, 6 speed manual.
With these superb features and qualified technologies, it’s obvious for this car to create revolve in the market. Comparing with other contenders this car is in many ways better than the other rivals of its range.