Fiat Doblò has launched the all-new third generation and fully electric e-Doblò compact van, which comes in LCV and MPV variants, as well as revised versions of other Stalantis models, such as the Citroen Burlingo, Peugeot Rifter and Opel Combo ProAce, as well.
Starting with the exterior design, the E-Doublo has been set aside for a stylish front grille with chrome accents and Fiat characters on the bottom. The rest of the face is borrowed from the LCV variant of the Citroën Berlingo, with headlights and painted plastic front bumpers. With the exception of the Fiat and E-Doublo badge at Telgate, the new Mediterraneo Blue Exterior Shed, and 16-inch alloy wheels, the rest of the bodywork is like that of his siblings.
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The same theme goes on inside the cabin where the Fiat badge on the steering wheel is the only way you can say you’re not driving a Burlingo. The MPV comes with a digital instrument cluster and an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, an optional head-up display and a 5-inch digital rearview mirror.
Optional Magic Top brings more light inside the cabin with extra storage compartments for personal items. The e-doblo has five separate seats and optional magic windows that allow the rear windshield to open separately from the tailgate. Safety equipment can include up to 17 ADAS, which is also available in the LCV variant. Later slippery surfaces feature grip control systems for better traction.
The double van is similar to the passenger version, although the side windows have been replaced by panels and do not have fancy wheels. Unlike the MPV which only comes in short-wheelbase five-seater bodystyle, the LCV is also available in the long-wheelbase format and focuses on maximizing practicality and cargo space in three different systems (van, crew cab, combi).
Payloads up to 800 kg (1,763 lbs) for the electric version and up to 1,000 kg (2,205 lbs) for ICE-powered models. The cargo area can hold two Euro-pallets with a maximum volume of 4.4 cubic meters (155.4 cubic feet) in long-wheelbase doubles, slightly less than the previous generation’s 5 cubic meters (176.6 cubic feet). Double XL. There is a sliding bulkhead for long item transport. In the e-dobo van, the magic plug feature allows the battery to power appliances or tools.
Like the entire Stellantis MPV fleet in Europe, the passenger version is available exclusively in full electric form. The E-DoBlo is powered by a single front-mounted electric motor that produces 134 hp (100 kW / 136 PS) and 260 Nm (192 lb-ft) of torque and a 50 kWh battery. Thus, the E-Dobler’s WLTP cycle has a range of more than 280 km (174 mph) and supports fast charging up to 100 kW (80% in 30 minutes), while its maximum speed is electronically limited to 130 km / h (81 miles per hour). .
In addition to the fully electric powertrain, the Dobolo van (LCV) is available with petrol and diesel engines. More specifically the range includes 1.5-liter turbodiesel producing 99 hp (74 kW / 100 PS) or 128 hp (96 kW / 130 PS), and turbocharged 1.2-liter petrol producing 109 hp (81 kW / 110PS). Power is sent to the front axle via a manual gearbox while the most powerful diesel also gets the eight-speed automatic option.
The new Fiat DoBlo and E-DoBlo will be produced at the Stellantis plant in Vigo, Spain, next to their siblings. With the new E-DoBlo / DoBlo, there is a full range of Fiat Professional based on the Stalantis underpinnings, including the medium-sized Ulysses / Scudo and the large Ducato.