The Fiat Tipo will be available as either a Hatchback or a Station Wagon, with both due for UK release in September 2016. Autobest named the Fiat Tipo as "The Best Buy Car of Europe in 2016" and gave the following reasoning for their choice, "The new Fiat Tipo was built around the strategy a great car for a budget and not a budget car. The result is an outstanding product, with all of the ingredients needed by an average customer of Europe. Design, engines, perceived quality, comfort, versatility." Tipo is the new expression of the functional side of Fiat brand.
The Fiat Tipo Hatchback is available in three different trims; Easy, Easy Plus & Lounge. Standard Equipment on the Easy trim includes; 15" Steel wheels, chrome door handles, tyre pressure monitoring system, 6 airbags, steering wheel audio controls, UConnect Radio which has DAB radio, Bluetooth, USB port and Auxiliary. In addition to this, the Easy Plus features; 16" alloy wheels, leather steering wheel and gear knob, rear parking sensors, cruise control and a 5" UConnect system. The Lounge trim contains; 17" alloy wheels, a Chrome pack (chromed bumper insert, fog lights, gear lever, internal handles and windows surrounds, automatic climate control, Satellite Navigation, and a Visibility pack (Rain sensors, dusk sensors and Electro Chromatic dipping rear view mirror.
"the Fiat Tipo prioritises space and value for money"
"Good value, spacious interior, quiet and easy to drive"
“If you’re after a small family hatchback that’s strong on value, practicality and standard equipment, then the Fiat Tipo could well be for you”
"Cheap, better to drive than some others in its class"
With the Fiat Tipo Station Wagon, you don't need much to get a lot. The car is packed with standard equipment and plenty of room for all of the family. In fact, the Tipo Station Wagon has been awarded best-in-class comfort.
In the Fiat Tipo Station Wagon, everyone will be comfy. It has the best rear leg room space in it's class and numerous storage compartments designed for your leisure and the needs of a family.
The car is 4.57m in length, which is 20cm longer than the Tipo Hatchback. This allows to store an extra 110 litres of boot capacity, resulting in the Tipo Station Wagon being able to store 550 litres.
"offers loads of space for the money; both in the boot and inside the cabin...it’s refined and comfortable"
"The boot has a double floor, and the rear seats fold properly – the cushions tip and the backrests flip. There are load hooks, and a roller blind that’s easy to remove and fits under the floor. This trim also has an easy to use TomTom sat nav, lane-keeping and blind spot warning"
"the Tipo features some rather nifty design features like a double-bubble roof, while there’s absolutely loads of space both up front in the cabin and in the rear"