The Fiat Sedici is a compact SUV named after the Italian word ‘sixteen’, referring to the 4x4 vehicle co-deveoloped by the Italian firm Fiat and Japanese firm Suzuki. From Suzuki, it gets its architecture with the magnificent Suzuki Swift together with its four-wheel drive lay-out and five-speed manual gearbox. And From Fiat, it gets the Multijet turbo diesel and six-speed gearbox together with the design that was created by the Italian Giorgetto Giurgiaro in his Italdesign Giurgiaro Studio.
The Fiat Sedici with its all-terrain look, has three versions; Dynamic, Emotion and Experience. It offers two new Euro 5 engines to choose from; the 120CV 1.6 16v petrol engine and the 135CV 2.0 16v Multijet turbro diesel, making it the best SUV with regards to the CO2 emissions. Complimented with its adaptable, on-demand four wheel drive system that lets you switch freely between 4x2 and 4x4 drive, it further reduces fuel consumption. And now an option in the guise of a 4x4 body comes the 4x2 drive system, a lighter vehicle for users who does not see the need of extra boast from a 4x4, renders the Fiat Sedici all the more economical. It also comes in an array of body colours and different upholsteries to choose from.
Its good looks, the robust, modern, and trend-fast design; owes it to the style and a series of details of a modern cross-over with the large shoulders, big wheel arches, new bumper, metallic trim and fog lights; carry elegance and strength in character. To add to the flair and luxury to this SUV, a wide-array of accessories are available for a much personalize touch. This good looks goes inward to its cabin, with the dashing ergonomic dashboard that houses the controls neatly and accessibly. Features also include Driver and passenger airbags, Electric front windows, Front fog lights, Green tinted glass and Rear lamp cluster with extended cable. As an option, a head restraint for dual passenger seat, Metallic paint or Rear parking distance sensor. For comfortable driving, it has a suitable, lofty driving position combined with a height-adjustable driver’s seat and low front windows on either side gives a better visibility for precision driving.
The Fiat Sedici ensures safer driving with smarter brakes in Bosch ABS anti-Lock brakes topped off with Electronic Breakforce Distribution (EBD) for all weather driving. It also comes with driver, passenger, and front side intelligent airbags as standard. The Safety pack option offers a cocoon of the standard airbags and an addition of window airbags and Electronic Stability Program (ESP) for that relaxing peace of mind. The ESP system actually monitors tire grip in all directions and uses sensors to detect body roll and strives to get the vehicle back to stability. The body of the Fiat Sedici is designed to withstand high-impact with the highest impact standards in its high-strength bodyshell, rigid body compartment and high-impact absorbing extremities. For the family convenience, two children in their ‘child seats’ can be safely seated using the Isofix attachments and not just the conventional seatbelts for added strength and security.
Safe, all-weather, all-terrain power machine, ruggedly handsome, spacious where space counts the most, compact for easy manoeuvrability... what’s left now is the choice to own one.
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