Fiat has announced that its new Scudo van is now available to order as the brand begins introducing its latest wave of commercial vehicles. 

With Fiat now being part of the Stellantis group, the Scudo is based on the same platform – and shares similar styling to – the Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Expert and Vauxhall Vivaro. It’s Fiat Professional’s first new van in some time, and with an electric E-Scudo also being launched, means it’s the brand’s first commercial EV too. 

The E-Scudo is available with a choice of 50kWh and 75kWh batteries, with the latter model offering an electric range of up to 205 miles. It can also be charged at up to 100kW, meaning the battery can be topped up to 80 per cent in around 45 minutes. 

Fiat is also offering a choice of four diesel engines including a 1.5-litre available with either 99bhp or 118bhp, or a 2.0-litre that’s offered with outputs of either 143bhp or 177bhp.

Regardless of powertrain, the Scudo has a  6.6m3 load bay volume, along with a payload of one tonne and a towing capacity of the same amount. 

It also brings a big improvement in driver assistance technology,with 14 different safety assist systems available to customers. These include automatic emergency braking lane keep assist, a head-up display and blind spot monitoring. 

Three lengths and three versions are available, including a conventional panel van, crew cab and cab with platform.

Prices for the new Fiat Scudo start from £25,750 (excluding VAT), and it’s now available to order.