Fiat Palio sedan rebadged as the Dodge Forza in Venezuela
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While reports continue to appear across the internet about Fiat pulling the plug on the Dodge brand, the 112 year old auto company has released a new product in the Venezuelan market, except that this isn't your average Dodge.
To give Venezuelan families a budget car, Dodge, the new kid on the block, has rebadged the Palio sedan (Siena) into the Dodge Forza and presented it in two variants namely LE and LX. This is laziest new car on the market as the company hasn't bothered with changing anything but the logos!
Both variants are quite feature rich, they get power steering, air conditioning, Radio with MP3, USB and Bluetooth, central locking, trip computer, electric windows up front and aibags. The LX variant, being the top-end, gets alloy wheels, moldings and door handles painted in body color, fog lights and chrome grille.
One engine option is offered which is the 1.4L that can run on gasoline and compressed natural gas. In these modes, it develops peak outputs of 79 hp and 67 hp respectively and is driven by a five-speed manual gearbox.
Prices range from 274,891 Bolivar (26.2 lakh rupees) for the LE and Bs 285,073 (27.26 lakh rupees) for the LX.
[Source - AutosSegredos.com.br]