Trekking opens adventurous version of Argo family and brings differentials in hatch design, design and style of use that becomes even more versatile
– With bi-color paint, black roof and rearview mirrors and darkened details, Argo Trekking is unique and excels in the environment.
– Version has raised suspension, larger free span in the class, plus news on shock absorbers, springs and mixed-use tires
That Fiat Argo is a big winner is no doubt. It has won several awards, won comparisons with its main competitors and obtained high satisfaction among its owners. In addition, it was among the 10 best selling vehicles in Brazil last year and began 2019 accelerating strongly in its sales, showing a 22% growth in market share compared to 2018.
It also has a range of versions with high representation in each range of compact hatchery segment, which meets all types of consumer needs that value low fuel consumption and enjoy superior workmanship, quality, design and performance even for those who like to. more sportiness. And to further expand the options, now comes a more adventurous version for the young-minded audience who wants to go beyond the big urban centers. Thus, Fiat Argo Trekking arrives to join the now complete family and fill this gap with a lot of personality.
Robust tuning for adventure performance
Sporty with a touch of adventure, high technology, high quality and great performance, the new Trekking version brings robustness and style with superior internal and external differentials compared to direct rivals, best-in-class dynamic handling and comfort on dirt floors. In addition to the well-known Firefly 1.3 engine with a power of 109 hp and torque of 14.2 kgfm, the most efficient in the market in its displacement.
Also noteworthy are the unique pickups in this powertrain as the Firefly family offers the best and most well-distributed torque in the segment, giving agility to accelerations and speed pickups without having to squeeze the accelerator pedal at all times. The propeller is coupled to the precisely-scaled five-speed manual transmission that extracts the best pickups and accelerations, while also prioritizing reduced fuel consumption and noise.
With raised suspension and the largest clearance in the category (ground clearance) – 210 mm, the new Fiat Argo Trekking is now 40 mm higher than the Drive 1.3 version. It also has other components developed to ensure its adventurous character, the result of almost 25,000 hours of engineering development, focused mainly on stability, running comfort and dynamic behavior, the best in the class. Fitted with new 205 / 60R15 91H S-ATR WL tires with mixed-use tread and mounted exclusively for the Trekking version, it delivers maximum performance and even higher profile ensures more vehicle comfort and robustness, thanks to the extensive engineering work that revisited the entire elastokinemics of the chassis through springs, dampers and even electric steering tunning.
To complete its off road light features, aimed at customers wishing to get off the asphalt, the Fiat Argo Trekking is the best of its kind on uneven floors, featuring the highest levels of comfort while maintaining the excellence of the vehicle’s dynamic behavior. The new version features even better impact absorption and safety on low-grip terrain such as dirt roads.
Lots of style inside and out
In addition to all the changes that have been made to make the car perform differently and comfortably when traveling over rough roads, the Fiat Argo Trekking is still complete and stylish. The new version features standard equipment that gives a more adventurous and sporty personality to its design both inside and out.
Fiat Argo Trekking is the only adventurous version of the bi-color ceiling segment. It also has bars on the ceiling, which is painted in black as well as the mirrors and airfoil. On the top, bottom and rear, another new feature: the “Trekking” logo. The symbol consists of three different forms with different meanings: transcend, explore and create, that is, exactly what the new version allows its owner to do on the roads inside or outside cities.
The version also has a black hood sticker, LED design headlights, new wheel frame and rear bumper frame at the bottom, Fiat logo with unique darkened chrome finish at the rear, color trapezoidal tailpipe 15-rim wheels with darkened caps.
Inside, as soon as you enter, the dark fabric of the high-quality seats with the contrast of the orange stitching, central area with checkered texture and the embroidered Trekking logo catches the eye. The driver also soon notices the Fiat logo on the darkened steering wheel as well as the dashboard centerpiece and center console bezel, and to top it off the air vents are chrome.
Complete, the new version comes standard with the industry’s best multimedia system, the 7-inch Uconnect touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, electric front and rear windows, electric rearview mirrors and fog lights. As an option, the customer may also include a unique color 15 rim 15 6.0 alloy wheels and dynamic line reverse camera.
“The new Fiat Argo Trekking arrives to complete Argo’s portfolio, combining an attractive and adventurous design with the functionality of the new reinforced and raised suspension that, together with the mixed-use tire, ensures the best performance on rough terrain,” says Herlander. Zola, director of the brand Fiat for Latin America and commercial director of the brand for Brazil.
With all this, the new Fiat Argo Trekking, which completes the Argo family with robustness and style for young-minded customers looking for a comfortable, high-quality, striking vehicle on the street – or off-road has a suggested launch price. $ 58,990. The version, available in Banchisa White, Alaska White, Montecarlo Red and Silverstone Gray, will be available at the Fiat dealer network from late April.
Mopar – your style
In addition to all the advantages that are already part of the Trekking version, Mopar offers much more possibilities to make each Fiat Argo a unique vehicle. There are more than 50 accessories available for the model, two of which are unique to Argo Trekking: the roof crossbars and the bike mount. This is supported by those who, in turn, need the longitudinal bars – specific series of the adventurous hatch configuration.
Mopar is also taking advantage of the launch of Fiat Argo Trekking to bring another new feature to the market, the vertical cargo network. It allows you to better organize objects that would be completely loose in the trunk. It is worth mentioning that one of the most striking style features of Trekking can be adopted in any Argo: the dark ceiling. While the new version features the black-painted hood at the factory, Mopar offers the chance to “wrap” the roof with a matte black sticker – lending a more sporty air to the car and also increasing paint protection in that area.