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Fiat Fiorino: capable and cute

Fiat Fiorino road test Review: Mark Bursa

Fiat Fiorino Cargo SX 1.3 Multijet Diesel 75

What is it?

New-style city van, with ultra-low emissions and excellent fuel economy. It’s the third van to be built as a joint venture between Peugeot-Citroen and Fiat – so it’s almost identical to the Peugeot Bipper and Citroen Nemo. More sensible name than the Peugeot!

What’s hot?

  • Fiorino is based on the platform of the Fiat Grande Punto…
  • …so its overall footprint is hatchback-sized
  • Van body is deceptively big – in fact overall length is less than a Fiesta
  • Payload of 610kg, loadfloor length of 1.52m and volume of 2.5cu m…
  • …so it’s more than usable for delivery work
  • A 1,000mm x 1,200mm ISO pallet to be carried
  • A Fiorino could replace a larger van for everyday use
  • Fiat Grand Punto platform means excellent handling
  • CO2 emissions are a tax-friendly 119g/km on the 1.3-litre MultiJet diesel
  • Fiorino has slightly more power than its Peugeot and Citroen sisters
  • Cab is car-like and comfortable, with excellent headroom
  • Fold-down front passenger seat ups load volume to 2.8cm
  • Flip-up clipboard on the top of the dashboard
  • Good range of factory options includes sliding doors on both sides
  • Optional Comfort Matic clutchless manual transmission for city driving…
  • …without compromising Fiorino’s excellent fuel economy

What’s not?

  • Side door apertures are smaller than they look
  • Bulkhead and rear wheel arches intrude into the space…
  • … so the only way to load bulky items is through the back door

What you need to Know

P11D Value: £9,400
Monthly Rental: * £229
What will it be worth: ** £2,385
GVW: 1,700kg
Payload: 610kg
Loadspace Volume: 2.5cu m
Basic Loadspace Dimensions: 1,520mm long x 1,050 wide x 1,180 high
Engine: 1.3-litre Multijet Diesel
CO2 Emissions: 119g/km
Power/torque: 76hp/140Nm @ 1,750rpm
Economy: n/a

Concept Vehicle Leasing logo *Monthly commercial vehicle rental courtesy of the Van Unit at Lombard Vehicle Management. Based on 36 months/60,000-mile contract hire agreement with maintenance contract.

**Trade value of van if purchased after three years and 60,000 miles. (Powered by Deltapoint)

Business Van Manager Road Test Rating

Car-derived vans used to comprise a box body welded to the front of a popular hatchback – but that’s sooo 20th century. Fiorino puts a clever, small panel van body on to a hatchback platform to combine car-like driveability with van practicality. Factor in a clean (sub-120g CO2), economical diesel engine and cheeky good looks and you’ve got a winning combination. Plus, because Peugeot’s Bipper and Citroen’s Nemo are the same van (though Fiorino has a Fiat engine) – it’s worth shopping around for a good deal.

Also Consider

Citroen Nemo 1.4HDi 75 LX Diesel

Peugeot Bipper 1.4HDi S Diesel

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