Whether in hatchback or station wagon form, the new Fiat Tipo is defined by its spaciousness, Italian styling, and impressive specification. As such, it represents one of the most chic and functional family vehicles available today, and one that glides into the Fiat line up with the same graceful aesthetics so often associated with the Italian manufacturer. Both iterations come in four trim levels - Easy, Easy Plus, Lounge, and S Design - with each step up introducing ever-more impressive levels of specification to enhance your on-road experience.
For an Italian carmaker, it goes almost without saying that styling is everything. As such, it comes as no surprise that the fashionable nature of a country renowned for its design has permeated the appearance of the new Fiat Tipo, with the sophisticated exterior of both hatchback and estate models subtle in its appeal. This is not an ostentatious vehicle, but is instead somewhat demure, holding back from bold design features to instead focus on the unstated charm within. In fact, arguably the biggest statement made in the exterior appearance comes from the 17-inch alloy wheels which hint at the capability of the vehicle.
On the inside, the Fiat Tipo’s hallmark feature is the space it provides. With one of the most generous boot spaces in its class - 440 litres for the hatchback model, 550 litres in the station wagon - and with Fiat’s innovative Magic Cargo Space technology meaning you can adjust the height of the load platform, exceptional practicality is assured.
Across both models, you have the option to choose from six different engines - three petrol choices, and three diesel - each of which meets the Euro 6 emissions standards. Deciding which engine is best for you, however, will largely be down to preference. Arguably the best performing engine - in terms of torque, acceleration, and fuel economy - is the hugely impressive Diesel 1.6 MultiJet 120hp. This capable engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission and can race from 0-62mph in just 9.8 seconds, yet is capable of a remarkable 76.3mpg and CO2 emissions of just 98g/km. As such, you can be confident that your desire for performance or economy will be fulfilled.
Of course, there’s far more to the Fiat Tipo than understated looks and plenty of load space. This is a model that, even at its entry level trim, features some of the best automotive technology around to ensure that you’re entertained, informed, and have all the motoring assistance you need for a safe and fun drive. Take, for example, the Tipo’s Uconnect five-inch touchscreen. This innovative piece of kit is not only for operation of the car radio, but connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, and is also the satellite navigation system. Furthermore, the rear-view camera ensures that reverse parking couldn’t be simpler, enabling you to squeeze into tighter spots effortlessly.
Many motorists - not least those in the market for a family friendly vehicle - value the level of safety on offer in their chosen car. In this respect, the hugely capable Fiat Tipo won’t let you down. Among the many measures included as standard are six airbags, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Holder, and the Full Brake Control System. For even greater peace of mind, the Tipo’s optional Safety Pack includes Adaptive Cruise Control, keeping you at a safe distance from vehicles ahead of you.
Test drive the Fiat Tipo
The new Fiat Tipo is yours to discover in more detail by visiting Rockingham Fiat in Corby or Rushden today. Simply get in touch with our dealerships to book a test drive at a time that is convenient and discuss great value purchasing options available with our team of sales advisors.
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