Fiat Doblo XL
Fiat is stepping up its commercial game in the UK by introducing the new Doblò XL version of the award-winning cargo van. They reveal this car in the wake of the new Ford Transit unveiling.
New Doblò XL further strengthens and broadens the appeal of the Doblò Cargo range. The Doblò XL’s combination of a long wheelbase and high roof provides a load volume of 5.0 m3and a payload of 1,000kg, providing customers with a new proposition previously unavailable in this segment. The new version’s high roof integrates seamlessly into the body providing an aerodynamic and elegant vehicle. The rear doors provide full access to the load compartment allowing customers to fully utilise the 5.0 m3 load volume.
Engine-wise, the XL choice of three Euro 5 turbodiesel engines: 1.6 MultiJet 105 hp, 1.6 MultiJet 90hp MTA and 2.0 MultiJet 135hp. It is also one of the funkiest looking commercial vehicles out there.
Details in Fiat press release below:
As with the current range, the new Doblò XL offers outstanding features such as Best in Class for payload and volume and Best in Class for load compartment dimensions (length and height).
The new XL version will sit between the Purpose Built Van and Small Panel Van segments and is likely to attract customers from the latter as it offers the same load capacity and payload (1 Ton) but at a lower price.
With its increase in load volume, ease of loading, low fuel consumption, reduced operating costs, safety and comfort, the Doblò XL will appeal to a variety of customers including utilities, service vehicles (with ladder stored internally), converters and wheelchair-accessible transport for example.
Fiat Professional’s Doblò Cargo Bi-Link suspension ensures a smooth ride, and its range of environmentally-friendly Euro 5-compliant engines makes it cleaner and cheaper to run.
The New Doblò XL will be available in Cargo N1, Combi N1 and M1 versions and as with the existing Doblò Cargo and Combi range, the Doblò XL will be available in two trim levels. In addition, Combi M1 versions will have side airbags and ESP as standard equipment.
Options include Blue&Me with steering wheel controls, Blue&Me TomTom navigator and eco:Drive Professional software.
Sebastiano Fedrigo, Director, Fiat Professional UK says: “The addition of the new Doblò XL to the award-winning Doblò Cargo range is another step in our commitment to provide customers with more capable vehicles while maintaining best in class running costs, along with innovative and practical environmentally-friendly solutions to carry out their business.”
The New Doblò XL is available to order now with pricing starting at £15,765.00 (basic) for the Doblò XL Cargo Base 1.6 MultiJet 16v Diesel 105, rising to £19,045.00 (basic) for the Doblò XL Combi SX M12.0 MultiJet 16v Diesel.
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