Fiat had been in the business of making van-type car model, Fiorino, since 1977. Fiorino is a versatile car that has the largest cargo capacity in its class, making it the most practical choice for the regular car buyers who think ‘investment’.
Introducing, The Fiat Qubo, the third generation Fiat Fiorino. Fiat Qubo is designed to be a small van-like people carrier that is loaded with practical and family-friendly features. Although it has evolved in function, it has retained its familiar carrying capacity. It has a cube-styling giving it a more spacious head-room that fits five passengers with 330 litre of luggage. When the rear seats are removed, it has a maximum cargo space of 2,500 litres. Fiat Qubo is a compact car at 3.959 metres long, 1.735 metres high, and 1.716 metres wide, with a turning circle of less than 10 metres, making narrow city streets and urban traffic driving a breeze. Compared to the older model Fiat Fiorino, Fiat Qubo looks more sophisticated and refined.
The Fiat Qubo interior layout is impressively simple and functional. It has uncomplicated controls for the audio and ventilation systems. It is clutter-free with its storage, an extremely large glove box and a number of other smaller receptacles, thoughtful design for practicality and function. It is also equipped with a trip computer, power steering, remote central locking, a 60:40 split rear seat a CD stereo and the ‘BlueandMe’ communications system which combines Bluetooth connectivity and voice command functions. Dynamic trim model is offers more generous features with a wider range of adjustments for the driver's seat, climate control, roof bars, alloy wheels and aluminium interior detailing.
To ensure that you travel in the utmost safety, Fiat Qubo has all these; ABS with EBD, hydraulic power-steering, 3-point seatbelts, and front and side airbags. It is also equipped with anti-theft feature; the Dead lock docking system that disables all the door levers, making them impossible to open, even from the inside. The buyer can also opt for trendy personalized Fiat Qubo with these extras; Metallic paint, Comfort head restraint for dual passenger seat.
The Fiat Qubo is available in 5 Door Estate versions. It is available in 1.4 Petrol and 1.3 Diesel. It offers a manual car with a 5-speed option and an automatic car with a 6-speed option. There is an option for Active, Dynamic, Trekking or Dynamic  varieties. At the most, Fiat Qubo consumes less fuel that is capable of running 62.8 mpg, and up to 64.2 mpg. Performance-wise, it has a fairly good output between 75bhp and 95bhp of power, with sprint times at 16 seconds. The Fiat Qubo is also eco-friendly, with the 1.3 Multijet 75bhp engine (also available with the DPF diesel particulate filter), CO2 emission is only 113 g/km with fuel consumption of just 4.5 litres per 100 km. It can run approximately for 1000km on a full tank.
The Fiat Qubo is in the line of minicars that gives you an amazing roomy option. It’s a favourite versatile family car that boasts of its simplicity and functionality. It goes farther because it is eco-logical as much as it is economical; the best choice for a family car.
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