2011-Geneva Motor Show will host the launch of the new Fiat Freemont, who will go on sale in the second half of 2011. Fiat Freemont built at the back of the Dodge Journey is the first vehicle to leave the Fiat partnership with Chrysler Group. It will be produced in the Toluca plant in Mexico, where 500 is produced for the U.S. market.
The name itself evokes a sense of freedom, the joy of the outdoors, adventure and the ability to handle any situation that arises in daily life with peace of mind.
The Freemont Fiat is actually "handyman vehicle" one designed to meet the diverse needs of families and those seeking a spacious car, comfortable and versatile to meet the frenzy of daily life or leisure weekend.
The vehicle combines the flexibility and convenience has its own distinctive style and original. Dimensions (length 489 cm, width 188 cm and a height of 172 cm) for assurance of the internal volume, aided by the pace of the best in its category (289 cm).
Fiat Freemont for the maximum capacity, comfort and versatility for its seven seats as standard, a real third-row seats wide, which is easily accessible because the doors open to 90 degrees. third-row seats can be folded down with a flick of all disappear under the floor and create a regular pallet. Second-row seats are mounted higher than the front and the third row raised in relation to another, so that all passengers maximum visibility.
The second row can also be equipped with the innovative child booster: Booster seats are used to ensure that children are safe on board, optimizing the geometry of your seatbelt and ensure better protection, functionality and comfort.
On-board comfort is also ensured by a high driving position, spacious new seats and ergonomic, plenty of storage space, a generous luggage area with two bedrooms and a platform flat load for a total capacity of up until 1461 liters.
The interior has an updated design and new soft-touch materials. Features include a panel wrapped with chrome fittings, a new instrument panel, center console's extraordinary beauty and a set of innovative entertainment information and a color touch screen large.
To simplify the selection and purchase of only two teams will be provided that target different types of customers. The level of equipment for both sets is very complete and all elements of core content is consistent with the strategy of "Fiat fair price."
Both series offer 7 seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, cruise control, trip computer, advanced pressure monitoring (TPMS), fog lamps and touch screen radio color display and steering wheel controls. The most metropolitan areas include 17 "alloys, radio touch screen with 8.4 inch screen, SD card and a DVD player, Bluetooth, rear parking sensors, folding mirrors, automatic headlights, dark rear windows and roof rails.
The Freemont Fiat will pull ahead with the turbo diesel units (140 hp or 170 hp Multijet 2.0) in combination with a manual transmission. Later, the vehicle will also be available on 4x4 models with 170 HP and 276 HP 2.0 Multijet 3.6 V6 petrol, two automatic transmissions. With the exception of the powerful 3.6-liter household Pentastar Chrysler Group and its automatic transmission, all power units are produced and developed by FPT-Fiat Powertrain.
dynamic performance of the car is also improved thanks to technology that Fiat has developed and introduced a special suspension and steering configuration for greater accuracy and simplicity. Ride comfort is also ensured by the significant improvements to the soundproof cabin.
Security is high, with 7 airbags, antilock brakes (ABS) with brake assist, electronic stability program (ESP) with Hill Holder-roll and electronic compensation (MTC) as standard in all vehicles.