2019 – FIAT TORO

A young man who was born a winner. Recognized by the press and consumers. This is the Fiat Toro, which inaugurated in Brazil the new concept of SUP (Sport Utility Pick-up) by combining the strength and robustness of a pick-up with the comfort and handling of an SUV. The model, which completes two years since its launch, now reaches the 2019 line with new versions and configurations and more equipment to remain the most desired pick-up on the market and absolute leader in its segment. One of the novelties is the standard rear defroster on all models. Also coming to the market are two new versions: the Endurance 1.8 AT6 Flex, inbound, and the Volcano 2.4 AT9 Flex, the top of the line with flexible engines. In the latter, the pick-up is equipped with the 2.4-liter Tigershark engine of 186 hp and 244 Nm, combined with the unique nine-speed automatic transmission in the segment, as well as several Volcano 2.0 Diesel solutions.


New initial version of the line, it is offered only with the E.torQ EVO 1.8 propeller paired with the six-speed automatic transmission. Among the good list of standard equipment are: air conditioning, on-board computer, traction and stability controls, power steering, Hill Holder, instrument panel with 3.5-inch TFT multifunction display, tire pressure sensors, (with one-touch operation) and adjustable steering wheel in height and depth, among others.


The Freedom 1.8 AT6 and Freedom 2.0 AT9 Diesel versions have gained new features such as chrome frame fog lights, memory mirrors, dual zone digital air conditioning, a rear-facing camera, 5.0-inch Uconnect Touch Nav system, six high speakers with leather steering wheel and voice recognition, second 12V jack, second USB port, longitudinal roof rails, high brake light and bucket lighting, front and rear armrest, plus door handles and mirrors in color bodywork. In the flex configuration the novelty is the 16-inch alloy wheels as standard (17 in diesel, also alloy). Both have leather seats, air bag on the knees for the driver and side bags, as options.


New series items are now also available for the Volcano 2.4 AT9 Flex and Volcano 2.0 AT9 Diesel versions. They feature a Keyless Enter’n’go (entry into the vehicle without using the key and drive the engine per button), remote start, driver’s seat with electric regulation, rain sensor, twilight sensor, internal electrochromic rear view mirror and individual sensors of tire pressure. The Volcano 2.0 AT9 Diesel also offers unprecedented 18-inch alloy wheels. The list of options has those already mentioned in Freedom and also the panoramic sunroof (which in version 2.4 Flex will be available from June). The newly released Blackjack version 2.4 continues on the 2019 line unchanged. That is, it maintains its differential in the chrome-free finish, with all the black details, both inside and out. The exterior look is dominated by graphite tone on wheels (17-inch alloy wheels), exterior mirrors, front grille trim and ceiling bars. To complete the ‘all black’ theme, there is a black belt on the hood and the bucket lid and all the badges have been darkened – even the red of the Fiat emblem has been replaced by black, something unheard of since the current logo was implanted. Toro Blackjack is sold exclusively in Black Carbon. The other versions are available in eight colors, two solid (Red Colorado and White Environment), one pearly (Polar White) and five metallic (Horizon Brown, Melfi Silver, Carbon Black, Antique Gray and Tribal Red).

Mopar Custom Shop

In the Fiat Toro 2019 Mopar Custom Shop customization kits continue to compose the line. It is worth remembering that these accessories are assembled directly in the factory and follow the total warranty of the vehicle, three years. Which means more quality and safety. These are the Chrome kit (exterior door handles and chrome door guards), exclusive to the Endurance and Freedom versions, as well as the Protection kit, consisting of side fenders, tank protector (diesel models only) and mudguard available for all the pick-up settings. Mopar also offers a complete line of accessories to be fitted in Fiat stores, such as sea top, alloy wheels, anti-theft alarm, santanthon, rear gates, side brakes, among many others.

Recognized success

Toro’s success in these two years is shown by the satisfaction of consumers and the rewards earned since its launch. With its versatility, SUP meets different tastes and needs of transportation, work and leisure, sometimes simultaneously. To reach this model of success, Fiat has heard who matters most: the customers. And they pointed out the main features that the new car should have. The result proves that it worked. Since its launch, Fiat Toro has fallen in the taste of customers: it is the leader of its category, and with 50,723 units registered in 2017, only lost, among light commercials, the Fiat Strada, which had 54,870 records and is the most sold in Brazil 17 years ago. And consumer interest has grown: Fiat Toro sales grew 22.9% over 2016, when 41,283 units were issued. Since its launch, more than 100,000 units have already been sold in the country. The healthy ‘confusion’ in its own definition, SUV with bucket or pick-up with dynamic SUV behavior, is the main cause of its success. In this way, the Toro serves both the urban public, for its design and space, as the rural, for its versatility, load capacity and diesel engine allied to 4×4 traction. Completely developed at FCA Design CenterLatam, in Betim (MG), and manufactured in Brazil, Fiat Toro has also stood out for its innovative design. The model has collected international and national awards, including the iF Design Award, recognized worldwide for more than 60 years, as well as the ObjetoBrasil Award, one of the most important in the country, and the International Red Dot Award, considered the ‘Oscar’ of design. The consumer can also rely on other good features of Toro. Winner of more than 15 press awards specializes, in Brazil and Argentina, was still elected at the end of last year, the best pick-up in the ‘Best Value of Reseller-Autos’ award.

Check out the line of the Fiat Toro 2019:

  • Endurance 1.8 Flex AT6 – $ 90,990
  • Freedom 1.8 Flex AT6 – R $ 102,990
  • Volcano 2.4 Flex AT9 – R $ 115,690
  • Blackjack 2.4 Flex AT9 – R $ 117,490 (includes metallic paint)
  • Freedom 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 131,590
  • Volcano 2.0 Diesel AT9 4×4 – R $ 142,990


Launched 20 years ago, the Fiat Strada pick-up is a veteran at the São Paulo Show. Reference to having your line improved according to what customers need before they even realize it, always innovating, it is already for the 11th time in the event. Still, the market leader continues to stand out in the Fiat booth, renewed with the Cross Road pack, launched in the hall. The Mopar special package reinforces the off-road DNA of the Strada Adventure version 1.8 displayed. Comprising accessories such as multifunctional bucket spreader, which also serves as divider and ramp for motorcycles, the kit also features a waterproof seat cover, sill protector and side badge. Sales success thanks to its robustness and versatility to be used both for cargo transportation and for family outings, the Fiat Strada family is still represented in the Hall of São Paulo by the versions 1.8 Dual Cab and Freedom 1.4 Dual Cab, exposed at the booth Currently, in addition to these, the line also has the versions Working 1.4 Single Cabin, Hard Working 1.4 Single Cabin, Hard Working 1.4 Extended Cabin and Hard Working 1.4 Double Cabin.

Fiat Strada Freedom

The recently launched Fiat Strada Freedom 1.4 Dual Cab with the arrival of the 2019 line was created to meet the demand of customers who need a vehicle for work but who also use the car in their private day-to-day. Complete, the new version offers excellent space in the rear seats, third exclusive door and can be equipped with multimedia center with 6.2-inch screen, DVD, GPS and rear camera. With highlights inside and out, it comes standard with 14-inch alloy wheels, chrome-plated fog lights, bumper with skid plate, marine roof, door handles and rear-view mirrors in the color of the vehicle and rear parking sensor . In addition, it has electric windows and latch, B6 Connect radio, USB input to charge devices and read data, leather steering wheel with radio control, glove box lighting, rear-view mirrors with electric adjustment, sun visors with new mirrors and benches with fabric exclusive of the ‘Freedom’ embroidered version on the back. The air vents, the radio panel and the air conditioning control also feature special paint.

Fiat Strada Adventure

The top-of-the-line Adventure 1.8 comes standard with multimedia center with digital TV, CD / DVD player, AM / FM radio, Bluetooth connection, GPS navigator and rear parking camera. Scorpion ATR (All Terrain) tires arrived in the 2019 line. It also has a wide range of items included in the Working and Hard Working versions, such as compass and inclinometers, leather steering wheel with radio control, sea top and 16-inch alloy wheels. This makes Adventure one of the most complete products in its segment. The only option is the Locker differential.

20 years with success numbers

In 2018, up to October, 56,292 units were registered and 59,193 units were produced, totaling 1.36 million pick-ups sold in the national market since launch. The record sales in a year to date was in 2014, with 153,139 units a year, about 70,000 more than second place. In the same year, the young Fiat Strada reached the mark of 1 million units sold in Brazil. As can be seen from these figures, among the compact pick-ups, Strada’s sales performance is remarkable. Their sales, almost always, surpass the sum of all the other models commercial competitors. By 2018, its market share in its segment should reach about 53%, with approximately 67,000 produced pick-ups and 65,000 registered.


With more than 56,000 units sold in 2018 and almost 1.4 million since its launch 20 years ago, the Fiat Strada gets one more member for the family. The new Fiat Strada Freedom Cabine Simple comes to market. The Double Cab version was launched in August and was so successful, with an impressive number of sales, which gained a prominent position in the segment of pick-ups. Thus, Fiat decided to offer the consumer a variation for the version with a larger bucket. The Fiat Strada Freedom Simple Cab arrives for $ 61,590 to compose the line of the Fiat Strada with the same proposal of the Double Cab: a complete version, with several items of series, to attend the customers who need more space of load, without abrir comfort hand. On the outside, it features 14-inch alloy wheels, fog lights with chrome inserts, bumper with skid plate, sea top, door handles and rear-view mirrors and rear parking sensor. Inside, it also has a lock and electric windows, air conditioning, leather steering wheel with radio controls. The version can still be equipped with the Techno Pack (R $ 2,890), composed by multimedia center with screen of 6.2 inches, USB / DVD / TV / GPS inputs and rear camera. Sales success thanks to its robustness and versatility to be used both for the transport of loads and for rides in leisure time, the complete family Fiat Strada consists of seven versions: Working 1.4 Single Cabin, Hard Working 1.4 Single Cabin, Hard Working 1.4 Extended Cabin, Hard Working 1.4 Double Cabin, Freedom 1.4 Single Cabin, Freedom 1.4 Double Cabin and Adventure 1.8 Double Cabin.

Car Cover – The World’s Leading Car Cover Manufacturer


No doubt you will have heard of the name Car Cover when looking into car covers. This is because Car Cover has earned themselves the name of being the leading manufacturers of car covers and other vehicle covers. No matter what vehicle you own, Car Cover boast that they have a cover for it. Not only that, but they will also have the ideal cover befitting the climate that you live in. Every climate has different weather conditions. You will, therefore, want to be sure that the cover you buy will suit your needs, and protect you from the weather in your environment. You also no doubt, want to be sure that you aren’t paying for protective qualities that you do not need. Car Cover has, therefore, a wide range of covers with different combinations of types of protection, so that there will always be one for anyone. How does Car Cover manage this? This is something that astounds everyone. Every single one of their customers is satisfied with the products as there is such a wide range. No one is disappointed. For many years now, Car Cover has been researching the various materials and examining their components. They have been able to pick out the materials that can provide the necessary protection, without the need for such treatment, if at all. In this way, Car Cover can ensure durability and quality. Covers that are naturally resistant to weather conditions, are more durable and will not wear away with time as treated fabrics do. Hence you can be sure that your cover will last you a lifetime.

Often, Car Cover will even manufacture the fabrics themselves, rather than using off-the-shelf products. This is another dimension to making sure that the 2011 for mustang car cover that reaches you, is top quality in all ways. Car Cover make sure that all of the fabrics that they use for covers are breathable. Even whilst the vehicle is covered, it will be able to breathe and sweat, without getting steamed up and moldy. Air and moisture will be allowed out through the material whilst simultaneously, the cover is fully water resistant. Car Cover like to make their covers user-friendly, hence the covers are elasticated at both the front and rear of the cover. This is to give more of a stretch and maneuverability whilst putting a=on and taking off, but still making sure that there are no spaces for anything to creep in when the vehicle is covered. The covers will also be machine washable (though some will recommend commercial). This way both your car and its cover will always look clean and chic. Having a Car Cover cover will provide you with the peace of mind that you have been craving for. You can be sure that all your vehicle’s needs are being fulfilled, and that your vehicle will remain looking shiny and clean, and will no longer be left to the peril of nature. You know that you have the best, top quality product and that nothing can beat it.

Hello again, time for another article about car covers. This week we will talk about the wet weather and how your car cover handles it. I live in Northern Arizona and we have been getting a lot of rain this year during the monsoon season. I have a waterproof cover for my Jeep and when it rains there is some moisture under it, I thought it was waterproof and it is, the moisture I’m seeing is condensation from the temperature change when the rainy weather come blowing in. Even though I live in Northern Arizona the day time temps can get up there around 102 degrees some days. And when the rainy weather come the temps will drop by 20 to 30 degrees and this can cause condensation to form under the cover. So it may look as if the cover is leaking but it’s not, if you give it some time after the rain has stopped and things start to dry out the cover is made to breath and this will wick away the condensation from under the cover. If you have a rain storm and the cover is wet and the day turns to night you will defiantly have condensation under the cover in the morning. The drop in temps will cause this to happen and if you can leave the cover on you will find it will dry out underneath in just a little while. If you live in parts of the country that gets very cold like below freezing you may find your cover stuck to the vehicle, this happens when during the day the sun warms up your vehicles finish and causes condensation to form under the cover and as the temps fall below freezing the cover freezes to your vehicles finish. If you have time to let the cover warm up it will come off your vehicle with out hurting the cover. But if you need to get the cover off right now we suggest pouring hot water on the cover to help it release from the finish. If you try to force the cover off you will damage it and it may lose it’s waterproofing capabilities.

There are two different types or waterproof covers, first, there is the water-resistant cover, this cover isn’t waterproof but it will help stop some of the water from getting underneath the cover and still will breathe to help dry out after the storm. The true waterproof cover is 100% waterproof meaning that no water can get under the cover, but you will see condensation under it so don’t think it is leaking because it’s not. It also can breathe and will dry out after just a little time. I get this question a lot about waterproof covers and they always think it’s leaking, so then I have to explain about the condensation factor. These water-resistant and waterproof covers are also mildewing and mold resistant and UV treated to stand up in all kinds of weather. When your cover gets wet you should try to dry it out before you fold it up or stuff it in the storage bag, this will help it to last longer and to maintain the waterproof treatment as well as the mold and UV treatment. We suggest if you can to leave the cover on the car until it is dry or if you must take it off wet, to lay it out unfolded so it can dry before storing it away.

Well here it is again almost the end of another year, the leaves are changing and the temperature is crisp and cold. Hard to believe the weather is already changing. It won’t be long before the snow will be falling and once again you will be scraping your windows at 6:00 am wishing you had something to cover your car with. Wouldn’t it be nice if all this work of pushing snow off your car and scraping your windows was a thing of the past? Well it could be, all you need to do is get a car, truck, SUV or another vehicle cover, and you may be able to hit that snooze button one more time. There are a couple different types of covers you could use. First, there are waterproof covers that will keep your car free from rain and snow and ice build-up. The cover material will also allow it to breathe so moisture isn’t trapped underneath. These types of covers are used all over the US and Canada. They come in two types. First, a three-layer cover and secondly a four-layer cover. The four-layer cover has a lining of fleece that helps protect the finish on your vehicles. The next cover that is new on the market is the cover. This cover is a half cover that just covers the top half of your vehicles. This cover is great for all four seasons. It is made of a material that will help stop UV damage and is also waterproof. They are very easy to install, so much so that people use them when they go shopping just to help hide their possessions from would be thief’s view and to help keep their vehicles cool when the summer sun is beating down. The other thing that is nice about this cover is that you can use it to keep the snow and ice off your windows during the winter months, a quick shake after removing and you are good to go. So, as I was saying, don’t make your life harder this winter, get yourself a vehicle cover. Better yet, the holidays are just around the corner and a vehicle cover would make a great gift for someone on your gift list. Just search online under car covers, truck covers, SUV covers, and any other vehicle you might have and find a reputable company to buy your covers from, and have a safe, wonderful winter.

As we approach the winter months everyone is thinking about keeping warm. However, if you’re a car owner and you have a relatively old car then you may want to consider car covers as a way to protect your car from the elements. Things like rust and body damage can really affect an MOT and the price! Make sure you’re protected and invest in something like this so that you don’t have to worry. Buying items for your car on the web is really easy and there are literally hundreds of stores that sell what you’re looking for. However, in order to get yourself a good deal, you’ll need to do some research. Set aside a few hours and really dedicate your time to finding out where all the best deals are on the web. Buying something like car covers or car polish doesn’t require too much knowledge so you should be able to find what you’re looking for quite quickly. However, it’s very important that you’re aware of other things on today’s market so that you can make an informed decision when it comes to actually purchase products. Most of the time, you’ll notice that car item is categorized by the type of car or the make of car you have. Covers for cars are the same. Make sure that you are looking for the appropriate style of cover because the prices will vary – for example, a cover for a 4×4 will be completely different from one for a small hatchback. Make sure that you’re aware of everything you need to know before you make a purchase. It’s essential that you take your time because rushing into something could mean that you miss out on a good deal. You don’t want to miss the good deals you want to find them and compare them. Overall, buying car covers on the web is really easy but you will need to remember how important research is. Don’t rush into anything that you could later regret and make sure that you make notes while you browse the web because this will help you keep track of your progress.