The new Multipla model UK line-up, priced from £13,295–£16,495 on-the-road, has three new trim levels – Dynamic, Dynamic Plus and Eleganza – and a choice of engines: a 1.6 litre 16-valve 103bhp petrol unit, or Fiat’s 115bhp 1.9 litre JTD common rail direct injection turbodiesel: both have 5-speed manual transmissions.
Standard equipment includes power assisted steering, a 6-speaker RDS stereo CD player, remote central locking, driver and double capacity front passenger airbags, electric height adjustable driver’s seat, and electric front windows and heated folding door mirrors.
A range of options includes satellite navigation, parking sensors, a fridge, a twin screen DVD player, 17-inch alloy wheels and, from next year, Bluetooth connectivity and Connect Nav, Fiat Auto’s communications system.
All Multipla have as standard ABS anti-lock braking plus electronic brakeforce distribution. On board, the fitting of up to six airbags includes Smart 2 front airbags and window bags, three front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and load limiters, three inertia reel safety belts in the rear, six full-sized head restraints, ISOFIX child seat attachments and a fire prevention system.