Sunday, June 5, 2011

2011 FIAT Freemont Review

Geneva Motor Show welcomes the launch of the new Fiat Freemont reason to go on sale in the second half of 2011.

Built on the Dodge Journey is the first vehicle to leave Fiat's alliance with the Chrysler Group. Will be produced at the Toluca plant in Mexico, where 500 is produced for the U.S. market.


The name itself evokes a feeling of freedom, the pleasure of outdoor life, adventure and the opportunity to address any situation that occurs in everyday life with equanimity. The Freemont Fiat is actually a multi-purpose vehicle 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 functionality with its distinctive and original style. Dimensions (length 489 cm, width 188 cm, height 172 cm) warrants habitability, also helped by the best in its class wheelbase (289 cm).

Fiat guarantee seats Freemont maximum space, comfort and versatility thanks to its 7-passenger seating with spacious real third row that are easily accessible when the doors open 90 degrees and a security system simple and easy to handle slide.


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.

Row can also be equipped with an innovative child booster: car seats are used to ensure that children are properly seated on board, optimizing the geometry of the belt, and to ensure better security, convenience and comfort.

The comfort is also ensured by the high driving position, spacious and new ergonomic seats, storage host, a generous luggage compartment two compartments and a smooth platform of the total capacity up to 1,461 liters.


Storage compartments provide passengers with a total of about 140 liters of spare capacity (comparable to the capacity of a city car).

The front armrest, for example, is very deep and provides the maximum capacity, also includes a USB port (which can be used for an iPod ®) and a PowerPoint presentation of 12 volts. It is therefore possible to listen to music or recharge portable devices, while ensuring that they are hidden when you exit the car. The passenger seat includes a convenient and easily accessible space under the cushion, while the floor of the second line contains two spaces below the belt.

Fiat Freemont very unique design includes a muscular, sharp lines that occur with brand new front end bumper has a more soft and grate the Fiat logo. rear end has been reshaped with the adoption of a new bumper and LED taillights.


A completely new cabin features a modern design for a better the needs of European consumers and soft materials. Features include a wraparound dash and chrome shares, a new instrument panel center console with the infotainment system of the amazing and innovative touch screen. Many vehicle functions can be controlled by a touch screen of light, as the temperature settings for the three climate-controlled areas, and an audio control system.

To simplify the selection and purchase, only two trim levels, provided they are targeted to different types of customers. The level of equipment for both trim levels is very wide, and all elements of main content, according to the strategy of "Fiat fair price." Both trim levels offer 7 seats, 17 "alloys, triple-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry system, cruise control, trip computer, advanced pressure monitoring system (TPMS) , front fog lamps and radio touch screen with a color screen and dial. The version will include more metropolitan area radio with touch screen 8.4 "display, SD card and a DVD player, Bluetooth system, the rear parking sensors, folding mirrors, automatic headlights, tinted rear windows and roof rack.


The Freemont FWD turbo diesel units (140 hp or 170 hp Multijet 2.0) in combination with a manual transmission. Later, the vehicle will also be available in versions with 4x4 2.0 Multijet 170 HP and 276 HP 3.6 V6 petrol, with 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.