2018 Fiat Cronos Revealed

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The replacement of Fiat Linea, the 2018 Fiat Cronos has been finally revealed after a couple of leaked and spied images. The Fiat Cronos is the rival of the recently revealed Volkswagen Virtus in South America, which is a replacement of Vento for the German automaker. The 2018 Cronos will be first launched in the Brazilian market before the end of this year, followed by other markets in 2018. The Linea could not perform well in front of the likes of Hyundai Verna, Volkswagen Vento, Honda City and Suzuki Ciaz. With 2018 Cronos, let’s see what new Fiat has brought on the table.

2018 Fiat Cronos

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The sedan is based on the recently revealed stylish Argo, with a host of styling differences. The front headlamps are bold, sharp and features LED daytime running light. The front grille is completely different from the hatchback version and highlight smaller mesh design and thicker surrounds. Even the front bumper is completely different from Argo and features larger air intake for better cooling efficiency with high-set fog lamp housings.

2018 Fiat Cronos

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The back highlights a wraparound taillights with LED inserts, complementing the overall design perfectly. The trunk is beautifully crafted with an integrated spoiler. The rear bumper is large and fitted with black plastic insert. According to the manufacturer, the 2018 Cronos will be offering more boot space over most of its competitors in the segment. Under the hood, it will be packed with a 1.3-litre petrol with 109 hp of maximum power. Another option will be of a 1.8-litre flex-fuel engine that is capable of delivering 139 hp of maximum power. The former is mated to a five-speed manual transmission while the latter gets an additional option of six-speed automatic gearbox.

Details of features and cabin layout is still not revealed by the manufacturer and we expect it to be out at the time of its launch.