2017 Fiat Idea

There will be plenty of changes on the new 2017 Fiat Idea. Subcompact minivan will fulfill all expectations with the redesign of exterior and interior parts. Most buyers in Brazil will be happy to hear that new vehicle is coming. By the end of this year, we should see first models in markets. During 2018, Fiat is going to launch some variations, with different level of equipment, and probably drivetrains. Nevertheless, Idea minivan is offering comfort, plenty of storage area, excellent mileage, and its dimensions are awesome for urban areas. Not everything is in power and size since this vehicle is proving these claims could be wrong.

2017 Fiat Idea

2017 Fiat Idea engines

There are three versions of the 2017 Fiat Idea on the way. The main unit will come with 1.4-l Flex engine. It is ready to splash 90 hp and 125 Nm of torque. This is not a sports car, but its acceleration and top speed are on the nice level. More power comes from 1.6-l displacement. Also Flex unit can deliver 110 hp and 150 Nm. Finally, the top of the range, 1.8-l drivetrain, can make 125 hp and 180 Nm. These models will again take the same trim levels. That means we will have Attractive, Essence, and Adventure version. All of them are using 5-speed manual transmission.

2017 Fiat Idea engine

2017 Fiat Idea features

Besides these trims are coming with three types of engines, their equipment will be on different levels. The base unit will get 16-inch alloy wheels. There are parking sensors and a rearview camera for parking assistance and an increase of safety. Darker grid and black mask of headlights will add some stylish appearance. Furthermore, new Idea will get the dual-zone air-conditioning system and electric windows. Another feature which is there to boost safety, with dual airbags, is ABS braking system. The steering wheel and seats are adjustable. There is also large display on the center of the dashboard with all necessary information about the minivan.

2017 Fiat Idea interior

2017 Fiat Idea prices

Base, Attractive model of the 2017 Fiat Idea is pretty cheap. For Brazilian market, it costs around 52,000 real, which is about $16,500. Essence and Adventure trim levels are more expensive. While we have to add just around 2,000 real for the mid-range model, top of the class vehicle costs 10,000 real more. However, the version with full equipment will carry a $20,000 price tag. With it, Fiat fans can choose between this and Fiorino Combi van.

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