No, Toro / Ram 1000 shares the small wide platform / SUSW, based on GM/Fiat Small / SCCS.What gives you the impression that the Brazilian platform is a death trap? It shares the small wide platform along with the Compass & Renegade! Are they death traps in your opinion too?
"The second generation of the Fiat Strada (codeproject 281) is presented on June 26, 2020 in Brazil and is based on the new MC-P modular platform derived from the Fiat Argo with the front MacPherson suspension and part of the cabin taken from the Fiat Mobi model and the rear suspension taken from the brazilian Fiat Fiorino (327)."
Strada / Ram 700 is on MC-P with parts from Argo, Mobi and Fiorino, which are based on 1990s Fiat platforms.
The new Strada will be offered with two different engines producing up to 109 hp.