The Ram ProMaster only introduced itself to US buyers – prognathous jaw first – last year, nevertheless it might quickly be the recipient of some plastic cosmetic surgery. Above may be the new face of the 2015 Fiat Ducato, which does duty as our ProMaster, the Citroën Jumper along with the Peugeot Boxer and will be officially unveiled on May 12. The distance and weight of the jutting chin is greatly reduced by curving lines that more artfully integrate the new three-piece bumper with the sheetmetal, even though its face still slopes forward all the way to the base. That bumper can be had in two colors, and the front end also gets new, sleeker headlights with LED DRLs.
Trims are named Classic, Lounge and Tecno, and all of benefit from ESP, a new underride guard as well as an upgraded cockpit with touches like better Bluetooth, a and seats clipboard that can be affixed towards the dash and it is robust enough to hold smartphones and tablets. High-zoot options – which may give the ProMaster better combat the Mercedes Sprinter should they carry up to our market – include lane departure assist.
The Ducato will come with choices of three roof heights, four lengths and eight capacity ratings. You’ll find info on that and even more in the press announcements from Fiat and Peugeot below, and we’ll find out more about exactly how the ProMaster may benefit in a few weeks.