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Cars Fiat Tipo Cross leads facelifted family hatch range

12:45  27 october  2020
12:45  27 october  2020 Source:   motoringresearch.com

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Fiat is preparing the first mid-cycle refresh of the Tipo family , and it might add a fourth body style in Europe, after the hatchback, sedan and estate We can’t tell for sure if the Tipo test car pictured here is the actual Cross variant. The car appears to have plastic cladding on the lower parts of the body, in

Fiat has freshened the Tipo lineup and introduced an all-new Cross variant which is described as the “missing link of a crossover.” It’s flanked by new LED headlights which promise to improve visibility. Additional changes are limited, but the model adopts a revised front bumper and additional chrome trim.

The Fiat Tipo range has been facelifted with the addition of an SUV-style crossover model called the Tipo Cross headlining the refreshed range.

a car parked in front of a building: Fiat Tipo Cross 2021 © Provided by Motoring Research Fiat Tipo Cross 2021

Raised suspension means the Tipo Cross sits almost 70mm higher off the ground than the regular Tipo.

a car parked on a city street: Fiat Tipo Cross 2021 © Provided by Motoring Research Fiat Tipo Cross 2021

It also gets chunkier bumpers with skid plates, side skirts and larger tyres. The Station Wagon estate also gains roof bars.

Fiat has updated the rest of the Tipo line too, with the most distinctive feature being the large ‘FIAT’ script in the front grille.

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Fiat Tipo Cross spy photo. Nothing has been confirmed so far. Since at least March this year, Fiat has been working on an updated version of the Tipo , which What you see in the gallery below could be a new Cross version of the Tipo . Think of it as an off-road-inspired lifted hatch , in the same vein as the

Fiat has introduced a new Cross variant of its popular Tipo as well as refreshing the remaining line-up of cars. The new Tipo Cross rides 7cm taller than the regular car, bringing a more noticeable stance out on Elsewhere, the Tipo range has been updated too. All cars get updated full LED headlights

a car parked on the side of a road with Holden Arboretum in the background: Fiat Tipo Life 2021 © Provided by Motoring Research Fiat Tipo Life 2021

This explained Fiat brand president Olivier Francois to Motoring Research, is part of a strategy to strengthen the Fiat brand. In the future, all core Fiat models will carry the new script.

a close up of a computer: Fiat Tipo Life 2021 © Provided by Motoring Research Fiat Tipo Life 2021

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The new Fiat 500 range will be the exception, as it is a ‘brand within a brand’. This instead will instead carry the ‘500’ logo boldly in the grille, with the large FIAT wordmark at the rear.

Fiat’s given the Tipo new bumpers, fresh headlights with full LED technology and, inside, a TFT digital cluster instead of analogue instruments.

a view of a car: Fiat Tipo Life 2021 © Provided by Motoring Research Fiat Tipo Life 2021

Even the steering wheel has been redesigned, so it’s easier to see the instruments behind it.

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Italian family hatchback will gain a restyled front end, new interior tech and Fiat 's new-look logo. Other visible details include new LED headlights, a As for mechanical changes, the facelifted Tipo will likely be offered with the new mild-hybrid powertrain that's newly available in the Panda and 500.

Fiat Tipo prototype spied testing with a mild facelift . Fiat adds £19,255 Sport model to Tipo hatchback range . The Tipo is among the most affordable models in Europe’s C-segment and the potential Cross variant could become the most expensive member of its lineup. Don’t expect an all-wheel drive though

Fiat says the engines have been updated too, and will release further technical information in November 2020.

The Fiat Tipo is a budget rival to family hatchbacks such as the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf. Prices currently start from just over £16,000; the cheapest Volkswagen Golf is £23,300.

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