2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door Review And Engine Specs

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door exterior

The 2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door means that the hatchback version of the newest model of Fiat Tipo. For your information, everything was started after the automaker introduced the Egea back in 2015 ago. This was a compact sedan concept. However, the same name car appeared in Turkey a few months after the unveiling. This time, Fiat has renamed it to be the Tipo. Of course, the 2017 model brings more expectation, whereas the automaker has just expanded the lineup with hatchback and wagon. In this article, we would only focus on the hatchback. This hatch is really similar with the sedan brother, not being powerful but better fuel economy.

Exterior

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door exterior

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door exterior

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The exterior of 2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door also offers similar cues with the sedan version. As you can see on the pictures, the front fascia wears a large grille plus some chrome inserts with unique design here. Moreover, the headlights also create sophisticating style to the hatch. On its hood, the muscular design gives aggressive look as well. When we look at the bumper, it remains the previous design. However, the foglamps have black side and round design now. On the rear end, the redesigned taillight is really fascinating since we see the lowered version of bumper also appears.

Interior

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door interior

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door interior

The new things on the interior of 2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door are very refreshing to be known. For example, the dashboard comes with fresh and modern design. Meanwhile, the center console is also clean than before. The driver also got new steering wheel through the 2017 update. However, the same story goes to the interior. It is too much like the sedan’s interior. Another weakness is the reduced amount of luggage capacity that is only 440 liters now while the previous model has 520 liters. Thanks to the type of this new Tipo as a hatchback version so that the passengers will always be felt in spacious feeling especially the legroom on the rear seat.

Under the Hood

Another mimicking thing happens to the 2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door engine options. As same as the sedan, there are three gasoline engines, two diesels plus an LPG powertrain for the hatch. Starting with the gasoline range, the base engine is a 1.4 L Fire 4-cylinder engine. It will pump out around 94 horsepower and 94 ft-lb of torque. The second gasoline is a 1.4 T-Jet engine, which delivers 118 ponies and 159 ft-lb of torque. This engine also includes the LPG setting by the way. It cranks out 118 horsepower with better mpg rating. Lastly, it is a 1.6 L E-torQ engine with 108 horsepower and 112 ft-lb of torque.

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door specs

2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door specs

Going to the diesel lineups of 2017 Fiat Tipo 5-door, the base diesel engine is called 1.3 L MultiJet II that produces 94 horsepower and 148 ft-lb of torque. The second diesel engine is a 1.6 L MultiJet II, which is larger than the previos one. It is able to deliver 118 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque simultaneously. Although all engines aren’t powerful enough, the fuel efficiency is the main thing to this hatch. For your information, this hatch only needs 3.7 L fuel per 100km.