Fiat Freemont is the European version of the Dodge Journey. However, the vehicle wasn’t as successful as its sibling. After poor sales, Fiat decided to discontinue the crossover. Whatsoever, it seems like that SUV will get another chance as the 2019 Fiat Freemont. The company will try again to combine the spaciousness and functionality of the seven-seater with the driving characteristics of compact SUV. Freemont will borrow some details from the Journey, but it will also get a unique cabin with plenty of hi-tech features.
2019 Fiat Freemont features
The 2019 Fiat Freemont is equipped with an electronic system that uses the sensor to determine the adhesion of each wheel. It can also, if necessary, automatically include the rear axle drive. This system is especially important for off-road surfaces such as mud or snow. Also, on roads, it contributes to better utilization of vehicle driving system. The 2019 Freemont will present the ideal mixture of comfort, functionality, and versatility. Caring for details, such as the use of soft-touch materials and special chromates, it will provide an authentic and sophisticated personal seal.
2019 Fiat Freemont engine
Instead of gasoline engines for the US market, Fiat will deliver special drivetrain to European buyers. There will be two versions of the popular 2.0-liter Multijet II unit. The same unit powered the predecessor of 2019 Fiat Freemont. Base models are going to get an engine with 140 horsepower output. Higher trim is capable to produce 170 hp. Upper trim will optionally offer a 6-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. The base crossover is an FWD crossover with a manual gearbox.
2019 Fiat Freemont possible US release
The new 2019 Fiat Freemont could head overseas for a try-out on the US market. Whatsoever, the requirements are very high there. So, Freemont will hardly meet them with current engine lineup. But, with help of the sister company, the SUV could make it on the biggest automotive stage. But, this is not official yet. However, the vehicle needs a good ad to reach more fans and buyers. The appearance in North America will definitely help it even in Europe and South America. We will know more in the last quarter of 2018. Then, Fiat should come out with official statements and details.