Excellent cabin space with the Dobolo having a high van like ceiling. There is good leg and shoulder room in the middle row of seats. However, the third row of seats is ideal for children.
There is limited boot space with all 7 seats in place. The middle row of seats can be folded up easily but do not fold flat in to the floor. The third row of seats can be removed completely (again not folding flat) to give good boot space in 5 seat mode.
Access is good; with the Dobolo having sliding doors. However there is a bit of a step when getting in the passenger doors. The back door is van like but lifts reasonable well.
The proportions of the Doblo match a standard hatchback at 4.39m length and 1.83m width so there is generally no issues with parking. Though, parking sensors, when fitted, help considerably, the van like door mirrors are handy in providing good visibility.
There are around 9 versions of the Doblo for you to choose from; the basic model being as it says – basic. However, it’s worthwhile to spending a bit more to upgrade to a mid range model. A typical model is the 1.6 Multijet 105 Eleganza 5dr. Accessories include kick plates, chrome mirror covers, roof bars, wind deflectors and Bluetooth hands free kit.
The Fiat Doblo is economical to run and with a low purchase price is ideal for a family on a budget. The 1.6 Multijet 105 Eleganza 7 seater has miles per gallon range from46.3 (town) and 60.1 (out of town) with an average of 54.3. The CO2 emission for this model is 135g/km which places it in a low car tax band.
The Doblo 1.6 Multijet 105 has an insurance group of 11; with other models ranging from 4 to 13.
Some safety features include – driver and passenger airbags, immobiliser and ABS.