The Fiat Professional Range of Vans
The Professional range of new and used vans offers a complete range of vehicles offering every segment of the market an ideal solution with many accessories to customise every aspect of your business to suit.
Starting with the smallest vehicle in the range, the Fiorino offers either a 1.4 petrol or 1.3 Multijet engine option. Both drive through a standard 5 speed transmission, but there is an option of an automated Comfort-Matic version with the 75bhp diesel engine. The 2.5 cubic metres of load volume can be extended to 2.8 cubic metres by folding flat the optional retractable passenger seat and swivelling the bulkhead round to the side of the driver. This also provides a maximum load length of 2,491mm. A sliding side loading door, standard on SX and Adventure models, and twin rear doors provide easy access to the load area, with a floor height from the ground of just over 500m. A second sliding side door is optional on Cargo models. With a payload between 610kg and 660kg depending upon the model selected. The Fiorino Combi is also available offering a second row of seats behind the driver. Available in two versions, the Combi offers M1 (car specification) seating for up to five people and a 175kg load capacity, or N1 (LCV) seating for four and up to 293kg of payload. The rear seat can be folded or removed completely, to provide the full 2.5-cubic-metre load of the Cargo version, if required. A ladder bulkhead is standard on Cargo models and the Fiorino can be supplied with a full-panel bulkhead or a bulkhead with a window. Roof bars are standard on the Adventure models, but are available at extra cost on other vans. The Fiorino has a towing capacity of 1,300kg. service intervals are 21,000 miles.
The Punto is next up in the Fiat Van range with a 1.3 Multijet II diesel engine, producing 75bhp, 85bhp and 95bhp. and the 85bhp variant of Fiat’s two-cylinder TwinAir petrol engine. The Punto’s 1.0-cubic-metre load volume is accessed only via the rear tailgate. It offers a gross payload of 530kg. It has remote central locking, electric windows, heated electric door mirrors, a trip computer, a height and reach-adjustable steering wheel, and a height-adjustable driver’s seat included as standard.
The Doblo has number of length and height options making it very versatile for the requirements of businesses and offering one of the widest ranges of load volume and carrying capacity in the mid-weight market. Entry level Doblo Cargos come with a choice of 95 bhp 1.4-litre petrol engines, or a 1.3-litre MultiJet diesel offering 90bhp. There’s also a 1.6-litre MultiJet diesel that's offered with 105bhp with a manual gearbox or with 90bhp when partnered with Fiat’s six-speed Comfort-Matic. There is also a range topping 2.0-litre MultiJet delivering 135bhp. The Doblo Cargo and Combi are available in short and long-wheelbase models with low and high-roof versions for each length. Offering a volume between 0.79m3 and 5.0m3 along with a payload of between 750kg and 1000kg, it offers many accessories to make loading and storage both easy and manageable in a highly varied package.
The Scudo is next up in the range offering five body styles, with short-wheelbase low-roof L1H1, long-wheelbase low and high-roof L2H1 and L2H2 models, as well as two crew van models based on the L1H1 and L2H2. With two engine options of 1.6 and 2.0 litres, The 1.6-litre diesel engine is only available with L1H1 models, with the 2.0-litre diesel engine being the only choice for L2 models. Only the 130bhp variant is offered with the high-roof L2H2 model. All vehicles come with two rear loading doors and two sliding doors. The Scudo panel van offers three body sizes, with L1H1 giving 5.0 cubic metres, the L2H1 6.0 cubic metres and the L2H2 7.0 cubic metres. Payloads are between 996kg to 1,212kg offering competitive payloads.
The New Ducato is the largest offering in both their new and used van range. The latest sixth generation version is the most advanced Ducato panel van to date. The Ducato range is built around a line-up of Fiat’s Multijet II common-rail diesel engines with 2.3-litre and 3.0-litre units available packing power outputs from 110bhp to 177bhp. It is the most economical panel van currently available, capable of returning 45.6mpg with the 6-speed manual gearbox. There is an option of a Comfort-Matic auto on all models except those with the entry-level 110bhp engines. There are over 10,000 different configurations available in a Ducato range, with the standard Ducato ranging from L1H1 to L3H2 models and the heavy-duty Ducato Maxi from L2H2 to L4H3. In addition, there are window vans, a dropside truck, combi and minibus versions, plus the Ducato chassis is very popular for motorhome conversions. Service intervals are now up to 30,000 miles thanks to upgraded brakes, clutch and new front suspension. Additional body reinforcement and upgraded door hinges are also fitted.
Somewhat vast interior dimensions give the Ducato panel van one of the largest load capacities of up to 17.0m3 of space. Gross weight extends from 3,000kg to 4,250kg. Fiat has divided the range into lighter Ducato and heavier Ducato Maxi models, with the former, powered by the 2.3-litre engines, comprising L1H1 to L3H2 versions and featuring gross vehicle weights between 3,000kg and 3,500kg. The Ducato Maxi range overlaps with the Ducato range, taking in L2H2 to L4H3 models at 3,500kg, 4,005kg and 4,250kg GVW. Payloads from 800kg to a maximum of 2,100kg are available and all Ducato models have a full height metal bulkhead as standard fitment. Fiat Ducatos offer a 1.42m loading width between the rear wheel arches.
There is plenty of safety equipment fitted, including a driver’s airbag, ABS with EBD and ESC stability control as standard. A range of other electronic driver aids are also built-in to the ESC system including Roll-Over Mitigation and Load Adaptive Control which are specially designed to increase the stability of the van. A hill start system and ASR anti-slip regulation are also included. A passenger airbag can also be specified. The higher spec Ducato Tecnico models have a tyre pressure monitoring system and automatic headlamps. A self-dipping function that lowers the full beam lights to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic is a further option along with Traction+, which helps the Ducato obtain maximum grip on loose surfaces. Traction+ incorporates HDC (Hill Descent Control), a function more commonly seen on off-road vehicles that brakes the van automatically to help descend steep gradients safely.