Stellantis-owned Italian automobile maker Fiat has introduced a much bigger sister for its 500e metropolis automobile. The five-door 600e subcompact is designed for metropolis life, however prepared for weekend adventures past the town limits.
The retro-modern 600e compact SUV sports activities a 115-kW motor for a 9-second dash to 100 km/h (62 mph) from standstill, and makes three driving modes accessible for flexibility.
Its 54-kWh Li-ion battery pack is reported to supply a per-charge vary in extra of 400 km (248.5 miles) on the WLTP mixed cycle or greater than 600 km (372.8 miles) on the city cycle. Both manner, 100-kW fast-charging will see top-ups to 80% in beneath half-hour, and in case you’re not in a rush, the onboard 11-kW charger ought to get the batteries as much as full capability in lower than 6 hours.
The 500e’s sibling has a similar-looking entrance face, with Fiat treating it to a “sharper and extra assertive” expression plus contemporary LED lighting. Elsewhere there’s shiny black detailing, chrome accents and an Italian flag on the rear bumper to cement its identification.
The automobile measures 4.17 m (13.6 ft) in size, which makes it just a bit shorter than Volvo’s not too long ago introduced EX30 compact electrical SUV, and rolls on 18-inch wheels. Fiat has cooked in Stage 2 driving help, plus Adaptive Cruise Management, Clever Velocity Help (which detects native pace limits and makes suggestions to the motive force as mandatory) and Blind Spot Detection.
Autonomous Emergence Braking will probably be utilized when cyclists and pedestrians are detected whereas on the transfer, the automobile screens driver consciousness ranges, there is a 180-degree rear-view digital camera for parking ease and an digital parking brake too.
The 600e has room for 5 occupants inside, plus 15 liters of space for storing and 360 liters extra accessible within the trunk. The seating is available in both recycled material or artificial leather-based rocking the Fiat monogram, relying on mannequin – with the latter possibility accompanied by powered adjustment and a back-massage perform for the motive force.
In entrance of the steering wheel is a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, there is a 10.25-inch customizable show with assist for CarPlay and Android Auto, audio is served up by way of a six-speaker sound system, and related providers embrace TomTom navigation, voice command assist and Uconnect providers.
There are USB Kind A and USB-C ports accessible for topping up cell gadgetry, plus a wi-fi smartphone charger, and the automobile comes with keyless entry courtesy of a proximity sensor. There’s additionally a hands-free powered liftgate to assist overloaded consumers get their purchases safely inside.
The Fiat 600e is being provided in a normal RED version, and a extra premium La Prima model – although pricing isn’t accessible for both, and Stellantis can also be preserving mum on worldwide availability as nicely.