Compact hatchback Fiat Argo, designed specifically for the Latin American market in the second half of 2019, will appear on sale in the cross version. Appearance of new items is still expected during the auto show in Sao Paulo last autumn called X6HX (factory index), but it never happened.
Based on the available spy photos, the model will have a slightly modified bumpers, plastic protection of the body and softer suspension settings. One should not rule out minor changes in the interior of the car.
The expected clearance is 179мм, while the main rival, the Renault Sandero Stepway in Latin America has only 160 mm of free space under the bottom (35 mm is smaller than the Russian versions).
As the power unit for Fiat Argo Cross offers only a 1.3-liter bi-fuel engine. In diesel variant it delivers 101 horsepower, and the use of ethanol gives +8 HP standard transmission -mechanical. While affordable and “robot” outdated model, but it will be replaced with modern automatic transmission. All-wheel drive chassis for new crossover is not provided.
If the standard Fiat Argo is from 46 thousand Brazilian reais (about 820 thousand rubles), the cross version will cost, according to preliminary estimates, from 62 thousand reais, or more than 1 million 100 thousand rubles.