Fiat Panda 2016 (facelift) spotted for the first time – Spied


Sagar Parikh, I'm the international news editor at I love everything that has a steering wheel!

Could gain new Uconnect infotainment system.

The current third generation Fiat Panda was introduced at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show and is due to receive a mid-life facelift. With the official unveiling set to take place later this year, Fiat has started constructing engineering mules, as seen in the car’s first spyshots published by Facebook user Gabetz SpyUnit.

2016 Fiat Tipo front fascia spied
The facelifted model should continue with the current five engine options.

The test mule seen in the spyshots is almost completely covered in camouflage and doesn’t reveal any exterior changes. However, the facelift should be a minor affair and bring a few styling changes on the outside. Even with the facelift, we don’t expect the company’s cheapest model to be offered with LED headlights and LED tail lights.

The interior of the 2016 Fiat Panda could be refreshed with fresh upholstery, new steering wheel, new instrument cluster and different dashboard trim. More importantly, the facelift may introduce the Uconnect infotainment system (with 5-inch display) to the Panda.

2016 Fiat 500 (facelift) Uconnect infotainment display unveiled
The Fiat Panda 2016 could gain the Uconnect infotainment system seen on the new Fiat 500.

Also Read: Fiat Tipo hatchback spotted alongside the sedan

The engine and transmission choices should remain unchanged. The current Fiat Panda is offered in five configurations (68hp 1.2L petrol+5MT, 94hp 1.3L diesel+5MT, 84 hp 0.9L petrol+5AT, 68hp 1.2L LPG+5 MT and 84 hp 0.9L+5MT). In some markets the Panda is offered with optional AWD paired to a 0.9L petrol or the 1.3L diesel.

Fiat Panda 2016 (facelift) – Spyshot Gallery

Fiat Panda – Image Gallery

[Source: Facebook]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Fiat Panda News & Updates

Fiat Kung-Fu Panda at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Fiat Panda 4X4 Cross, Fiat Kung-Fu Panda – Geneva Motor Show Live

Fiat Panda facelift rendering

2017 Fiat Panda (facelift) exterior imagined – Rendering

Fiat Avventura steering launch

Fiat will not offer a full range of products in Europe – Report

Fiat Panda K-Way front three quarter

Fiat Panda K-Way – 2015 Geneva Live

Honda Vezel side at Auto China 2014

IAB Picks – 10 compact SUVs that are not sold in India, but need to be

Fiat Panda Cross front three quarter - Geneva Live

Geneva Live: Fiat Panda Cross & Fiat Freemont Cross unveiled