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2013 Fiat Grand Siena

April 10, 2012

Fiat launched new generation of Sienas for Latin America in Chile. But to distinguish it from the current model this one is called Grand Siena. 2013 Fiat Grand Siena will be marketed in Argentina and Brazil.


Fiat finally introduced in Chile, the anticipated new generation of Siena (Italian firm already markets his brother Hatch, the Palio in Brazil). Now called Grand Siena, the new sedan will be located in the Mercosur and other Latin American countries, above the current Siena, and below the line. The Siena EL (current generation) will continue as entry-level version.

The Grand Siena was developed with the same platform as the Palio. To differentiate, because of their size and market, the suspension was recalibrated for the car more stable and secure, thus increasing driving pleasure.

Measured 4.30 mm long, 1.70 mm wide and 1.51 mm high. The wheelbase is 2.51 mm. Is 134 mm longer, 61 mm wider, 53 mm high and 137 mm longer in wheelbase than the current Siena. The trunk capacity is 520 liters.

Fiat introduced him as follows: “Brand new, different and bigger, the new Siena comes to market with new products to the name: it is now Grand Siena. Grand it grew and evolved: grew in size and further expanded trunk capacity, and evolved because in this new generation Fiat endowed him with an extra dose of elegance, modernity and security, a sedan that was always accepted by the public and reference in its segment. ”
The 2013 Grand Siena has three trim levels: Attractive, Essence and Essence Dualogic. 12 colors are available. In addition to the equipment of the model it can be supplemented with some optional items and specific customization.

2013 Fiat Grand Siena Attractive:

Steering wheel with height adjustment
Fog lights
Front reading lights with dimmers
Second-generation Fiat Code
12V socket
Key – knife with remote
Speed limit warning and scheduled maintenance
Bumpers, door handles, trims and side mirrors painted in body color
Internal command of the fuel tank opening
Electric front windows with “one touch” and anti-pinch
Board computer A and B (distance, average and instantaneous consumption, range, average speed and travel time)
Heated glass green
Front head restraints and three rear height adjustment
Rear window defroster
Air conditioning
Windshield degrade
Lockout + Automatic locking doors at 20 km/h
Opening system power trunk lid (Logo Push)

Grand Siena Attractive Options:

Rear electric windows
Light alloy wheels 15
Cruise control
Driver’s seat height adjustment
Panel bicolor “insert molding”
Dual airbags ABS + EBD
Internal termination in exclusive fabric
Grand Siena Essence:

Spot type reading lights in the front,
Internal details and friezes chrome chrome side to distinguish the version
Light alloy wheels 16-inch
Driver’s seat height adjustment
Outside temperature display

Grand Siena Essence Options:

Electrochromic inside rearview mirror
Armrest for the driver’s seat
Panel bicolor “insert molding”
Cruise control
Twilight sensor
Dual airbags ABS + EBD
Front side airbags
Rain sensor
Parking sensors
Rear power windows with “one touch” and anti-pinch
External mirrors with electrical control
The Dualogic gearbox
Cruise Control as standard
Gear selection paddles on the steering wheel

Motors which will be sold are:

Fire Evo 1.4-liter 85 hp and 5750 rpm and 12.4 kgm at 3,500 rpm. Maximum speed: 173 km / h (gas) / 175 km / h (ethanol). It accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h: 13.1 s (petrol) / 12.5 s (ethanol). Urban cycle consumption: 14.0 km / l (gasoline). The box is five-speed manual.
E.torQ 1.6 liter 115 hp at 5,500 rpm and 16.2 kgm at 4,500 rpm. Maximum speed: 192 km / h (gas) / 194 km / h (ethanol). It accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h: 10.0 seconds (petrol) / 9.9 seconds (ethanol). Urban cycle consumption: 13.4 km / l (gasoline). The box is manual and five speeds and can also be the Dualogic.
1.4 liter 75 hp (Tetrafuel), CNG (only for Brazil).

2013 Fiat Grand Siena prices:

1.4 Attractive, 38,710
1.4 Tetrafuel, 48,210
1.6 Essence, 43,470
1.6 Essence Dualogic, 45,990

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