Fiat has released details of its new Doblo model in Europe and the UK. Building on the model's reputation as a versatile, practical and value for money people mover, the new Doblo boasts improved comfort, style, economy, safety and running costs.
First going on sale in 2000, the Doblo has since sold more than 1 million units around the globe. The new Doblo will be offered in eight variants featuring seating for up to seven passengers (five seats as standard).
Doblo features innovation new bi-link suspension, a new exterior appearance and 790-litre boot that can be expanded to 3200-litres with the seats flipped down. The second and third row seats are also removable.
Engine choices include 1.6- and 2.0-litre turbo diesel and 1.4-litre petrol units. All engines are Euro V compliant and feature Start&Stop technology and a gear shift indicator.
Safety features include standard ABS with EBD, ESP, Hill Start Assist plus front and side airbags.
The new Doblo is available in three model grades: Active, Dynamic or Eleganza. Features include a tilt and reach adjustable steering wheel, rear head restraints, electric front windows, remote central locking and single-CD tuner in all models. Climate control, cruise control, parking sensors, satellite navigation and Bluetooth connectivity are also available.
Due to go on sale later this month, the new Doblo is priced from £12,295 to £17,145 (AUD$20,160 to $28,120). Fiat have not yet announced any plans to release Doblo in Australia.