Recently watched as the new Toyota Prius, one of the most chosen vehicles by taxi drivers in the previous generation, are removed from this professional use. But now we know another car which will wear taxi soon. Fiat type it has just received approval to enter this profession in the City of Madrid. Rivals will face as the SEAT Toledo, Skoda Rapid or Citroën C-Elysée.
The new compact sedan from the Italian brand is a vehicle very usable due to its dimensions and an outstanding price-performance ratio. It has a length of 4.53 meters and a battle of 2.63 meters, which puts it slightly above the aforementioned rivals. 1,79 meters width and a height of 1.48 meters converted to sedan in a vehicle roomy and comfortable inside.
A spacious cockpit which will offer comfort on board thanks also to a practical technology at an affordable price. Another of its strengths is the trunk, also somewhat above the average segment with nothing less than 520 litres capacity. These factors are sure that they convince many professionals who are looking for a vehicle that can perform the functions of a taxi.
It should also be added to its range of engines, formed by a mechanical petrol and two diesel. For this, especially the Diésel MultiJet will be chosen from 1.3 litres with 95 HP or 1.6 liters with 120 HP. Both will offer content consumption, the most potent got a average of 5.9 l / 100km in our test. In terms of security, it will also have a complete standard equipment, making it clear is that an attractive candidate.
Source – Fiat