The Fiat Punto is a majestic car that strikes you with its grand looks. Large headlamps, neat front hood, big spilt grille and bumper are features that make it look stylish and sophisticated. Priced between Rs. 4, 96,778 and Rs. 7, 38,047, this is a fabulous high performance hatchback that’s very reasonably priced. You can find out more information on variants available on the Fiat Punto by checking up Auto Portal.
What Kind Of Performance Will It Give?
The car is available in three petrol variants and five diesel variants. Fiat offers two types of engines in the petrol version which are the 1.2L and 1.4L. It also offers the fantastic 1.3LMultiJet diesel which gives peppy performance and fuel economy. The petrol variant provides 12kmpl in the city and 16kmpl on the highways. On the other hand, the diesel variant provides 14kmpl mileage in city and 19kmpl on the highways. Both the petrol and diesel engines offer good acceleration at high speeds. It is to be noted that this car comes with a very powerful engine and driving it across the roads is exciting and thrilling. Quality of the drive on rough roads is good and even when you increase the car’s speed it is quite stable. This is a car that gives sheer driving pleasure and is the one to opt when you are going to commute regularly on city roads.
The dashboard of the Punto has a good layout and the dual tone interiors are very classy offering good brightness on the inside. The instrument panel is easy to read with its large dials and multi information display. The interesting features on the inside are power steering, hi-tech advanced car audio system, remote door opening, follow-me headlamps and much more. In higher variants you can find features such as leather steering wheel, driver’s height adjustment, boot lamp fog lamps, keyless entry,mirror with demist, manual climate control etc. You can find more details on the interior styling by checking up reviews on the Fiat Punto posted in Auto Portal.
Thus what you get as you move from lower variants to the higher ones is a load of lavish features that makes car driving enjoyable and fun. The soft suspension enables you to glide over the roads with ease and not feel anything as you move over bumpy and uneven areas. The car comes with standard features such as electronic stability control device, energy-absorbing body shell, two dual-stage front airbags, anti-whiplash front seats and much more. The boot space is a decent 280L which is enough to stow away a medium amount of luggage. The safety features coupled with high quality steel frame makes the car a must to own for people seeking a reliable and steady vehicle for their everyday commuting needs
What More Do You Need?
There is no split rear seat in the base trim which is disappointing. The quality of the plastic used in the interiors could have been better. The thick C pillar hurts rear visibility. The after sales service is not very good. The design features on the interiors could have been better.
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