Italian car manufacturer is quite famously known for creating some of the most memorable city cars in Europe, if not in the world. That is why it comes as no surprise that Fiat has commenced producing pickups for the Brazilian market. Toro stands for bull in Italian, but it remains to be seen whether or not this truck will be as powerful as its name suggests.
2017 Fiat Toro Price and Release date
There are a lot of question marks surrounding the release and cost of 2017 Fiat Toro. Most information regarding its release date suggest that it should happen by the end 2016. It is also possible that 2017 Toro’s distribution to dealerships will start in January 2017. In either case, as 2016 progresses and the release date approaches more information will be made public.
Situation is similar regarding the price of this vehicle. According to several sources the starting price should be 22.000$. But, others suggest that this is too low and that it is realistic to expect sum of 33.000$. Once on the market 2017 Toro will face fierce competition in the form of Chevrolet Colorado and Ford Ranger, and only time will tell how well it will be able to position itself on the market.
Engine of Fiat Toro
2017 Fiat Toro will not feature the most powerful motors possible, but its engines will be capable to provide more than decent performances. It is more than likely that this vehicle will have more than one trim level.
Be it as it may, the most frequently talked about motor when 2017 Toro is mentioned is 1.8 liter E-Torq Flex 4 cylinder with 138 horsepower. Other likely candidate to end up under the hood of this truck is a 2 liter Multijet turbo-diesel that can produce up to 170 horsepower.
It is noted that 6 speed manual transmission and 9 speed automatic transmission will be available to the buyers. Its top speed should be 120 mph, while it can go from 0 to 60 mph in approximately 10 seconds.
Design: Exterior and Interior
Ford vehicles are traditionally known for their attractive designs which are both functional and visually pleasing. 2017 Fiat Toro has a sporty and aggressive appearance with all the characteristics of a vehicle designed for rough terrains.
Its front is rather unique with a hexagonal grille and LED headlamps which provide great visibility even in the poorest of weather conditions. The back end of the truck is reserved for cargo space, and it can carry up 2,200 pounds of it.
The body of 2017 Toro sits on 20 inch allow wheels, which provides car’s stability regardless of road conditions.
This four door vehicle has all of the attributes of a luxury car, and it seems that it was one of the car manufacturers top priorities. The leather seats are accompanied with numerous tech features which combined provide a unique driving experience.
Infotainment system can be controlled through 5 inch touch screen and it provides USB connectivity, Bluetooth, 4G and WiFi. Traction control, braking system, collision warning and parking assistant are all safety features which make driving less dangerous and more enjoyable.
2017 Fiat Toro has all the attributes of a modern vehicle which can be relied upon in the long run.