- Fiat Strada
name = Fiat Strada
production = 1996–present
platform = "Project 178"
body_style = 2-door
engine = FIRE Engines
1.2 16v, 1.4 8v
1.3 8v, 1.5 8v
1.7 8v TD
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designer = :"This article refers to a 1990s–2000s commercial vehicle. For the 1970s–1980s small car of this name, see
Fiat Ritmo."The Fiat Strada is a supermini pickup truckversion of the Fiat's "world car" project, Palio. It is produced in Braziland exported from Betim, Minas Geraisto the European Union, where it is sold as Strada Malibu.
1996 Mark I Strada
Launched in 1996 in Brazil, as the cargo member of the "178 Project". The Strada was born to replace the City, a pickup version of the Fiorino, a commercial derivative of the
Fiat Uno. The Strada features a maximum loading capacity of Auto kg|700|0 and a cargo-space of Auto mm|1770|1 x Auto mm|1314|1.
2001 Mark II Strada
In 2001 the model had its first facelift. The new design was made by the Italian design-guru
Giorgetto Giugiaro. The facelift included a new front and interior. The Mark II series marked the début of an extended cab version. In 2002, Fiat do Brasil launched the first version of a Fiat Strada Adventure, with "off-road" looks.
2004 Mark III Strada
The new Mark III was launched in 2004. It has a revised front, and interior design taken from the Palio (and also designed by
Giorgetto Giugiaro). There was also a second version of the Strada Adventure, with the same features of the Weekend Adventure. It was offered in Europe with the relatively modern 1.9 JTD Diesel engine.
In South Africa the Strada is offered in four variants: 1.2MPI EL, 1.6MPI EL, 1.6MPI ELX (same as the EL but with colour-coded bumpers and mirrors, electric windows, driver's airbag and air conditioning), and 1.7TD EL. Fiat South Africa recently introduced the X-Space model, which stretches the cab by convert|30|cm|in|abbr=on. This model is available in two models, the standard X-Space and the X-Space Adventure (Which has similar specifications to the standard 1.6 ELX model). Both X-Space models are powered by the 1.4MPI engine.
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