Fiat's one-tonne pickup offering has been given a more stylish look in the form of the Fullback Cross. Aimed at broadening the model's appeal to other car buyers, the Fullback Cross receives blacked-out exterior add-ons, as well as several tech upgrades.
Only available as a double cab pickup, the front fascia of the Fullback Cross gets a new black mesh front grill and lower air intake. Also seen on the special edition pickup are the following: satin silver skid plate, blacked-out side steps, door handles and side mirrors, matte-black five-spoke alloy wheels, and the new sports bar finished in textured black.
In terms of exterior lighting, the Fullback Cross comes standard with Bi-Xenon headlights, front foglights and LED daytime running lights (DRLs).
Inside, almost everything from the standard Fullback has been carried over to the Fullback Cross. However, this particular model comes loaded with in-car amenities like: 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, satellite navigation, reverse camera, automatic dual-zone climate control, heated front seats and six-way power adjustable driver's seat.
Powering the Fullback Cross is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel that can be married to either a 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic with sequential shifting. It's the same engine found in the Montero Sport and Strada GT, producing 181 PS and 430 Nm of torque. An all-wheel-drive (AWD) system with four driving modes delivers traction to all four wheels.
For safety, the Fullback Cross has several features including: anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), trailer stability assist, lane departure warning, seven airbags and cruise control.
The Fiat Fullback Cross will be available in select markets by Q2 of 2017.