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All-new 2017 Fiat Argo hatch officially launched

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Marcus De Guzman / Fiat | June 06, 2017 09:57

Fiat launches 2017 Argo hatchback in Brazil

Several weeks ago, Fiat released the first images of the all-new Argo hatchback which will sit alongside the revered 500. Adopting a sleeker and more modern appearance, the Argo adopts an athletic look compared to the retro-inspired 500.

Now, the company has officially launched the Argo in Brazil and is available in numerous variants and engine options.

All-new 2017 Fiat Argo hatch officially launched

Set to replace the aging Punto, the Argo veers away from rounded shapes as it gets a more aggressive design. Tapered headlights dominate the front end along with a prominent front bumper. Eye-catching taillights flank the rear quarters and depending on the variant chosen, a plethora of wheel designs can be specified for the Argo.

All-new 2017 Fiat Argo hatch officially launched

Stepping inside, all versions of the Argo will come with illuminated dials with built-in multi-info display, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, manual or automatic climate control (depending on the variant) and a multifunction steering wheel. Other available extras that can be equipped on the Argo include: cruise control, leather upholstered seats, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

All-new 2017 Fiat Argo hatch officially launched

A total of three engines are available for the 2017 Argo. First up is the entry-level 1.0-liter three-cylinder Firefly engine which produces 78 PS. Next is the larger 1.3-liter four-cylinder Firefly which doles out 109 PS. At the top of the range is the 1.8-liter E.torQ motor which generates 139 PS.

Available transmissions for the 2017 Argo include a 5-speed manual or automated-manual and a 6-speed automatic.

All-new 2017 Fiat Argo hatch officially launched

Also available is the limited-edition Argo HGT Opening Edition Mopar. Only 1,000 examples will be made and all will come with Mopar accessories. Unique features like the 16-inch alloy wheels, door sill guards, rubber mats and 60-watt sound system will come as standard equipment on this particular Argo.

All-new 2017 Fiat Argo hatch officially launched

In addition, all examples will be painted Portofino Blue and will come with a blacked-out roof, rear spoiler and mirror caps.