Fiat Freemont The First Fiat Vehicle Partnership With The Chrysler Group
Fiat introduce a new member to their already growing family, Fiat Freemont. The Fiat Freemont built on the base of the Dodge Journey , is the first Fiat vehicle to come out of the partnership with the Chrysler Group. It
will be produced in the Mexican plant of Toluca, where the 500 is produced for the US market. The Freemont conjures up a sense of freedom, the pleasure of life in the open air, of adventure and the possibility of facing any situation that arises in daily life with equanimity. The Fiat Freemont designed to meet the diverse needs of families and those seeking a spacious, comfortable and versatile vehicle to cater for the frenetic pace of everyday life or weekend leisure time.
The Freemont combines flexibility and practicality with its own distinctive and original style. The dimensions length of 489 cm, width of 188 cm and height of 172 cm, guarantee outstanding interior room iness, aided by the best wheelbase in its category (289 cm). The Fiat Freemont guarantees maximum roominess, comfort and versatility due to its 7 standard seats with a genuine third row of roomy seats that is easily accessible because the doors open to 90°. The Freemont also has a special suspension and steering configuration as well as improved sound-deadening.
Two trim levels will be available and the entry-level model comes nicely equipped with seven seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, cruise control, a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), fog lights, a touchscreen infotainment system, and a maximum cargo capacity of 1461 liters/51.6 cubic feet. Moving up to the range-topping variant adds Bluetooth connectivity, rear parking sensors, automatic headlights, roof rails, tinted windows, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Specs engine, the Fiat Freemont will have front wheel drive with turbo diesel power units (140 HP or 170 HP 2.0 MultiJet) combined with a manual gearbox. Later, the vehicle will also be available in 4x4 versions with 170 HP 2.0 MultiJet and 276 HP 3.6 petrol V6 engines, both with automatic transmissions. With the exception of the powerful 3.6 litre unit from the Chrysler Group Pentastar family and its automatic transmission, all power units are produced and developed by FPT- Fiat PowerTrain.
Safety is top level with 7 airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Hill-Holder and electronic roll mitigation (ERM) as standard on all vehicles.