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Fiat Doblo Work-Up drop-side utility

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28th August, 2011

The appeal of Fiat’s Doblo Cargo van range has been broadened with a drop-side utility version.

Called the Doblo Work Up, it's a ‘dropside’ vehicle designed for use in urban areas. The load box is 2.30 m long and 1.82 m wide, with 4 m2 of loading area which can accommodate a payload of up to 1,000kg. Additionally, the multi-link suspension permits a rear axle load up to 1,450 kg.

The load box is made of high-resistance steel with a floor made from anti-slip multilayer wood and sides in aluminium alloy. Under the floor is a compartment for stowing long tools, safely protected from the elements.

In addition, on each side of the vehicle there is a small step that allows the user to get into the load area. This structure has a ladder rack/door poles, load restraining hooks, and a sturdy protective grille on the rear window of the cab.

These features make the Fiat Doblo Work Up ideal for a variety of uses. It can take three Euro pallets or 33 boxes of fruit.

The new Doblò Work Up is powered by a choice of two Euro 5 turbodiesel engines: 1.3 MultiJet 90 bhp and 1.6 MultiJet 105 bhp. Both engines are characterised by low noise, low operating costs (fuel consumption and maintenance), reliability and environmental friendliness. Both feature the fuel-saving Start&Stop system and diesel particulate filter.

In terms of security, the new Doblo Work Up is unrivalled. To ensure optimum dynamic performance, comfort and active safety, the vehicle has been equipped with innovative mechanical solutions, among them multi-link rear suspension, stability control, and ABS anti-lock brakes with EBD electronic brakeforce distribution. Available as an option is ESP with Hill-holder, which assists the driver during hill starts.

Front airbags complete the safety specification, while high-tech equipment such as a handsfree Blue&Me system and the Blue&Me TomTom navigator are available.

“The new Doblò Work Up is the latest evolution of a model designed to be top of its class in terms of performance and functional characteristics, its capability and ease of loading,” says Francesco Russiello, Marketing Product Manager, Fiat Professional. “Its low running costs, low fuel consumption with reduced operating costs, and equipment levels all combine with safety and comfort, to make this a commercial vehicle well worth consideration.”

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Rear deck dimensions:

  • length: 2.3 m
  • internal width: 1.82 m
  • external width: 1.86 m
  • Threshold: 0.9 m
  • Aluminium alloy side height: 350 mm
  • load surface: 4 m2 
  • Payload: up to 1.000 Kg

Max. axle loads:

  • front: 1.120 Kg
  • rear: 1.450 Kg


  • Glazed metal bulkhead 
  • Rear storage compartment with key
  • Stylish lateral protection bumpers

NOTE: A version of the Fiat Doblo van is expected in Australia during 2012 to replace the Holden Combo in a deal between Fiat and General Motors Europe. Opel and Vauxhall will offer a version of the Doblo van in Europe alongside their larger vans which are Renault-based.


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