Car News Fiat Picture Gallery

Fiat Panda 4X4 is 2012 SUV of the Year


Fiat Panda 4X4 SUV has received its first notable magazine award. Bestowed by the prestigious 2012 BBC Top Gear Awards and named at the ‘SUV of the Year’ by this distinguished magazine, is a feather in its cap. By receiving this award, it has superseded many more capable and more expensive vehicles in its category, surpassing them all due to its enhanced drivability, comforts and off road capabilities.

Fiat Panda SUV 4X4 is fitted with a two cylinder 0.9 liter TwinAir engine which is mated to a six speed manual transmission and a short first gear which contributes to its first rate off road traction and enhanced grip while tackling gradients. The SUV has superb ground clearance and an outstanding electronic traction system, as per inputs received from Top Gear judging panel.

Panda 4X4 is available with a 1.3 liter MultiJet 2 turbo diesel engine and a TwinAir petrol unit. It features standard safety facilities such as Start/Stop and Gear Shift Indicator along with ESP stability control, ELD locking differential and passenger and window airbags while it offers enhanced fuel efficiency and reduced CO2 emissions. Pricing starts at £14,000.


About the author

Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

Email -