Fiat Fiorino
Fiat Fiorino III 20090808 front
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1977–present
Predecessor Fiat 500 Commerciale
Class Light commercial vehicle
Pickup truck

Fiorino is a model name that Italian car maker Fiat gives to the van derivatives of its small cars. The Fiorino has the largest cargo capacity of its class.[citation needed]

The Fiorino name comes from an old Italian coin, normally translated into English as the Florin.[1]

First generation (1977–1988) Edit

First generation
Fiat Fiorino D
Also called Fiat 147 City (Brazil)[2]
Emelba 127 Poker
SEAT Fiorino
Production 1977–1988
Assembly Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Córdoba, Argentina (Sevel)
Barcelona, Spain
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel drive
Related Fiat 127
Fiat 147

The first version of the Fiorino is based on the Series 2 Fiat 127 with the back being a van box, i.e. a 1.3 metres (4.3 ft) tall "high-cube" design,[1] an arrangement subsequently emulated by several European auto-makers. It was launched in early November 1977,[1] and received a facelift in 1980. The Fiorino used the same engines as Fiat 127. The first generation of Fiorino was assembled in Minas Gerais plant, Brazil and in Córdoba, Argentina. The pick-up version was called Fiat 147 City in Brazil.[2]

Spanish version Edit

Seat Fiorino pick-up

SEAT Fiorino pick up

In Spain the Fiorino was produced by SEAT in joint venture with Fiat: the Spanish version was called as Emelba 127 Poker[3] and was available in two versions: panel van and pick-up. Later the 127 Poker was renamed as SEAT Fiorino the production ended in the 1986 and was replaced by the SEAT Terra. The engine was the same as on the SEAT 127. The Spanish Fiorino was built in Barcelona factory.

Engines Edit

Model Engine Displacement Power Torque Note
0.9 8V petrolI4903 cc45 PS (33 kW/44 hp)64 N·m (47 lb·ft)
1.05 8V petrolI41049 cc50 PS (37 kW/49 hp)77 N·m (57 lb·ft)
1.3 8V dieselI41301 cc45 PS (33 kW/44 hp)103 N·m (76 lb·ft)

Second generation (1988–2007) Edit

Second generation
Fiat Fiorino front 20080111
Production 1988-2000 (Europe)
1988-present (South America)
1996-2001 (China)
Assembly Bologna, Italy
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Córdoba, Argentina (Sevel)
Shanghai, China
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel drive
Related Fiat Uno
Fiat Mille
Fiat Fiorino Fire Cargo ano 2008

2008 Fiat Fiorino Brazilian version

In 1984 a more modern version was published, it was based upon the Brazilian Fiat Uno. Second generation Fiorino was made also as Panorama and pick-up body styles. The new Fiorino was assembled from 1988 to 2000 in Bologna Italy for the European market (over 250.000 vehicles made). In Europe it was a great success especially as a panel van version.

In the 1992 a facelifted Fiorino debuted with a new style inspired by the Fiat Tipo[4] it received re-engineered platform, new interior and more ecological engine. The last facelift for the European market was introduced in 1997.

In 1994 a new version based on the Fiat Mille (an economy version of the old European Uno) platform deputed in South America. This version assembled in Minas Gerais plant is still on sale in Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and Chile. The Fiorino 2nd generation was also assembled in Argentina earlier. Over 1.000.000 Fiorinos has been sold in the South America. In the 2004 a new facelift version made debut with Fiat Doblò front-style. In the 2009 Fiat introduced a new version with new red Fiat logo in the front of the car.

The Fiorino was the first vehicle that Fiat authorized to produce in China. The vehicle was introduced in 1996 and the production end in 2001 when Palio and Siena arrived.

Engines Edit

The engines are the Fiat 1.7L 8V diesel naturally aspirated or turbocharged, the 1.2L and the 1.4L 8V Fire petrol and for the South America the Flex engine 1.0L and 1.5L 8V. In Brazil, both 1242 cc engines are currently available as flexible fuel technology, working on both gasoline and ethanol.

  • 1.0L gas
  • 1.2L Fire
  • 1.4L petrol
  • 1.5L gas (ver. spi and mpi)
  • 1.7L diesel and turbodiesel

Third generation (2007-present) Edit

Third generation
Fiat Fiorino 2008 front
Also called Fiat Qubo
Citroën Nemo
Peugeot Bipper
Production 2007-present
Assembly Bursa, Turkey
Layout Front-engine, front-wheel drive
Platform Fiat/GM SCSS platform
Transmission(s) 5-speed manual
6-speed manual
5-speed semi-automatic
6-speed semi-automatic
Wheelbase 2,513 mm (98.9 in)
Length 3,864 mm (152.1 in) (Panel Van)
3,964 mm (156.1 in) (MPV version)
Width 1,716 mm (67.6 in)
Height 1,721 mm (67.8 in)
Related Fiat Grande Punto
Fiat Linea

The Mk3 Fiat Fiorino was unveiled in Summer 2007 and went on sale in early 2008. Sharing architecture with the new Citroën Nemo and Peugeot Bipper. The new Fiorino is developed between Fiat, PSA Peugeot Citroën and Tofaş and it is based on the Fiat Grande Punto platform,[5] the wheelbase is 2,513 millimetres (98.9 in).

This project can be seen as a breakthrough in Tofaş history as it carried most of the development work. The car is assembled in Bursa factory in Turkey.[6]

Fiat launched their passenger-carrying equivalent at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2008. It is branded as the Fiat Qubo.[7]


The engines used are the PSA 1.4 8V TU3 (73 PS (54 kW/72 hp)) Euro 4 and the Fiat 1.4 8V Fire Natural Power CNG (77 PS (57 kW/76 hp)) Euro 5. For diesel there is also available the Fiat 1.3 16V Multijet unit with 75 PS (55 kW/74 hp) Euro 4.[8]

Model Engine Displacement Power Torque Top speed Note
1.4 8V TU3 petrolI41360 cc73 PS (54 kW/72 hp) @5200 rpm 118 N·m (87 lb·ft) @2600 rpm157 km/h (98 mph)
1.4 8V Fire Natural Power CNGI41368 cc77 PS (57 kW/76 hp) @6000 rpm 115 N·m (85 lb·ft) @3000 rpm149 km/h (93 mph)
1.3 16V Multijet dieselI41242 cc75 PS (55 kW/74 hp) @4000 rpm 190 N·m (140 lb·ft) @1750 rpm157 km/h (98 mph)

Fiat Qubo Edit

Fiat Fiorino Qubo Dynamic Discogrün Heck

Fiat Qubo

A derivative of Fiorino (a small MPV), a passenger version of Fiorino was unveiled in June 2008. This version is suitable for five persons and can be equipped with different engines like 1.3 Multijet diesel (75 PS) or 1.4 litre petrol engine with 73 PS (54 kW/72 hp). The gearbox is either a five speed manual or a six speed automatic.[9]

Production outside Italy Edit

  • Turkey: Fiat Fiorino, Peugeot Bipper and Citroën Nemo is being produced in Bursa plant.
  • Argentina: Fiat Fiorino, first, second and third series was constructed in the factory of Córdoba, until in 2000.
  • Brazil: Fiat Fiorino is still in production in Betim, Brasil.
  • Spain: Seat never built the Fiorino, but there was a Spanish made commercial 127 derived van, built by Emelba and named "Emelba 127 Poker". Was available as panel van, passenger and pick up.
    It is available to buy it by second hand offer in
  • China: Fiorino was the first vehicle that Fiat authorized to produce in China. Then, in the 2001 Palio and Siena arrived.

Electric version Edit

Fiat Fiorino Cargo Electric is produced by Micro-Vett.[10] Ford Transit Eléctrica

References Edit

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (1977) Auto Motor und Sport Heft 23 Seite 6. Stuttgart: Vereinigte Motor-Verlag GmbH & Co KG. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Fiat 147 history". Retrieved on 2010-09-30.
  3. 17:56 (2010-02-19). "Emelba 127 Poker". Retrieved on 2010-09-30.
  4. "Nuovo Fiorino, piu' spazio e piu' chili". (2009-12-24). Retrieved on 2010-09-30.
  5. "Nemo designer finally sees the fruit of his labours". Retrieved on 2009-06-11.
  6. "03.10.2007 THE FIORINO IS REBORN". Retrieved on 2007-10-04.
  7. "Fiat Fiorino Qubo Multi Purpose Vehicle". Retrieved on 2010-07-01.
  8. "Specifications" (PDF). Retrieved on 2007-11-30.
  9. "Fiat Qubo Revealed". Retrieved on 2008-09-22.
  10. "Fiat Fiorino Cargo Electric: at the Hannover show". Retrieved on 2010-04-18.

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