Fiat Australia has released details of the new AWD Freemont model the Crossroad powered by Chrysler’s awesome 3.6L Pentastar V6 developing 206kw and 342nm the Freemont Crossroad comes full of features and priced at $36,500 seems to be well priced.
Check out the full details below from Fiat Australia and please check back in October as I will be reviewing the Crossroad early that month.
- Paired exclusively with the powerful 3.6-litre V6 petrol engine generating 206kW and 342Nm
- A tough, powerful new look to match its bigger engine, with new front and rear bumpers, ‘Platinum Chrome’ details, black frames for the front and rear light clusters, and 19-inch ‘Hyper Black’ five-spoke alloy wheels
- Cutting edge cabin technology and comfort, with 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen navigator, new black leather seats with sports mesh fabric inserts and light ardesian grey stitching, and ‘Liquid Graphite’ colour interior finishes as standard
- Offered with a MSRP of just $36,500
The Fiat Freemont Crossroad has arrived in Australia offering class-leading power, style and comfort as standard.
The Freemont Crossroad is a cut above the rest – a model designed to meet the needs of modern families, who are looking especially for space and practicality without sacrificing an elegant and distinctive look.
The Freemont Crossroad combines all the strengths of an SUV – including space, style and driving position – with the best features of an MPV, like the seven seats, 32 seat configurations, 25 storage compartments and huge luggage space on board (up to a maximum of 1,500 litres with second and third row seats folded down).
And with a 3.6-litre V6 engine that generates 206kW and 342Nm, there’s more than enough power to tackle any obstacle in the urban jungle and beyond.
It’s a spacious, convenient and versatile vehicle for everyday life, but also suitable for an active, sporty lifestyle. That’s why the Freemont has been the best-selling seven-seater in Italy and leader in its segment for 35 months running. And this new top-of-the-range Crossroad perfectly captures the spirit of Australia’s active lifestyle.
New and exclusive interior and exterior
The new Fiat Freemont Crossroad offers a fresh look thanks to the new front bumper with Platinum Chrome colour inserts, the glossy black front grille and fog light frames, Platinum Chrome colour side skirts and roof rails in the same colour, as well as the black frames for the front and rear light clusters, and the rear bumper with Platinum Chrome colour under-body protective insert. The Freemont Crossroad also has brand-new 19-inch burnished “Hyper Black” five-spoke alloy wheels.
The Fiat Freemont Crossroad passenger compartment features unique details, like the new black leather seats with sports mesh inserts and light ardesian grey top stitching, also on the central armrest and door panels.
Furthermore, a new Liquid Graphite colour finish highlights the dashboard, instrumentation, central console, door panel and steering wheel. The steering wheel and gear knob offered in leather as standard lend the finishing touch to the interior fittings.
Paired exclusively with FCG’s Pentastar 3.6-litre V6, generating 206kW and 342Nm, and mated with a smooth six-speed automatic transmission as standard, the Freemont Crossroad is smooth in the city but with plenty of power when you need it – all while sipping just 10.4 litres per hundred kilometres.
Standard equipment and options
With its strong, decisive look and full equipment, the Crossroad trim level offers the cream of state-of-the-art infotainment devices as standard. There’s the 8.4-inch Uconnect touch screen satellite navigation system with maps, DVD player and SD slot, Bluetooth connection, rear parking camera and an Alpine Premium sound system with six speakers, 368-W amplifier and subwoofer.
The new Crossroad trim level offers a superior level of versatility and refinement among crossovers. For example, the driver’s seat features 10-way electric adjustment, the front passenger seat can be completely folded down, with a large storage compartment under the cushion, and the second and third rows of seats can be folded down, permitting the creation of a nearly 1.5 m³ load volume. What’s more, the second row of seats reclines and features exclusive integrated child boosters, permitting the transport of children weighing 15 to 36 kg, without using a child restraint system.
There are a total of 32 seat configurations, making the Freemont the most versatile crossover and permitting customers to organise the interior space with surprising flexibility. There are also more than 20 storage compartments, with a total capacity of about 140 litres – comparable to a city car’s entire luggage compartment – such as, for example, the spacious compartments in the floor between the first and second row of seats, where valuable items such as cameras, portable computers and bags can be hidden. Thanks to the fold-down seats, uniform load platform and total capacity of the many storage compartments, the Freemont Crossroad offers surprising flexibility.
Finally, standard features also include electric heated and folding door mirrors, six airbags, illuminated cup holders, Keyless Enter ‘n Go with starting button as well as audio and driving speed regulation controls on the steering wheel.
Standard features include:
- 3.6L V6 206 kW petrol engine with 6-speed auto transmission
- Seven seats
- 8.4″ Uconnect touch screen CD/MP3 radio with DVD/SD player
- Satellite navigation
- Alpine audio system with subwoofer and 368 watt amplifier
- Tri-zone climate control air conditioning
- 19-inch alloy wheels
- Cruise control
- Keyless entry (automatic door opening system)
- Keyless go (automatic keyless starting system)
- Rear parking assistance camera
- Rear parking sensors
- Electrically adjustable driver’s seat
- Heated folding electric side-view mirrors
- Compact spare wheel
- Audio controls on the steering wheel
- USB and AUX-IN inputs
- Front and rear fog lights
The Fiat Freemont Crossroad has more than 50 safety devices available. These include the front passenger advanced multistage airbags, active headrests, electronic stability control with traction control system at all speeds and the Brake Assist system. What’s more, side window airbags for all three rows of seats, airbags in the front seats, disc brakes on all four wheels, Isofix child restraint system attachment are also available.
The Electronic Rollover Mitigation (ERM) system and Trailer Sway Control (TSC) are also available. The ERM uses data received from the ESC sensors to detect potential rollover risks and intervenes by varying the braking power supplied to individual wheels and adjusting the position of the throttle valve. The Freemont also has an intelligent system which takes care of your trailer, Trailer Sway Control (TSC). Once its sensors detect that the trailer is swaying, the system intervenes automatically applying the correct braking action to the wheels in order to keep the trailer under control and avoid dangerous oscillations. With this system, drivers can feel safe and confident when transporting their own loads.
Max Towing Capacity (Braked Trailer): 1100kg
Max Towing Capacity (Non-Braked Trailer): 750kg
PRICE: MRLP: $36,500
|ENGINE||3.6-litre V6 petrol|