2013 Fiat Strada – A Review

October 08, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The 2013 Fiat Strada is the pickup truck that not only gives you a comfortable ride but also can haul your goods to the market. The exterior is spectacular and the interior is comfy. The safety features are at its best and the powerful engine is capable of giving outstanding performance.

Overview

People like to have hot hatchbacks, station wagons, diesels but Strada is the most popular automotive that is preferred in masses because of its practicality. It is manufactured in Fiat’s huge Betim factory in Brazil and you can run this vehicle whether you are in Europe or Brazil but under different driving conditions.

Powertrain

The new Strada models are powered by flex-fuel gas/ethanol fuel via 1.6-liter and 1.8-liter motors. However, a1. 3-liter JTD turbo diesel engine with direct injection is also available. The output power of 94 horsepower is all there between 3,500 and 4,500 rpm. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles at 13.0 seconds and gives a top speed of 99 mph. It runs on five-speed manual transmission but if it comes to North America it probably will give you much more.

USP of Fiat Strada

Among all the versions, the double cab with Adventure trim is the most unique. The design is made by Giorgetto Giugiaro that makes it truly spectacular. The seating space for four adults makes it a truly comfortable ride. The 15- inch wheels are integrated beautifully into the sides of the body. The trunk bed can carry a total load of 1,400 pounds. However, towing loads can reach up to 2,200 pounds.

Pricing and Availability

This double cab model’s estimated price is $16,500 however, bare-bones single cab models will have a starting price at around $12,000.


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