Fiat Punto Evo Specs, Mileage, Photos: Launch soon
Fiat India will soon their new Punto facelift, called Punto Evo. Today, Rush Lane is in Mumbai to attend the pre-launch test drive of the same. We bring you first hand information of official techspecs and mileage claimed by new Punto Evo, along with photo gallery.
2014 Fiat Punto Evo is being presented in seven shades, namely – Glitterati Gold, Magnesio Grey (the one in the top image), Exotica Red, Minimal Grey, Hip Hop Black, Vocal White, and Tuscan White.. It will come in a choice of four trims of Active, Dynamic, Emotion and Sport (only diesel). To compete with Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20 and Volkswagen Polo, the 2014 Punto Evo will be offered in both petrol and diesel engine options.
As seen on the earlier Punto counterpart, Punto Evo will be powered by 1.2 and 1.4 liter petrol engines offering 68 PS and 90 PS respectively and a 1.3 liter MultiJet diesel engine offered in 75 PS (Active, Emotion, Dynamic) and 93 PS tunes (only Evo Sport). All engines will be mated to five speed manual transmission. Mileage claimed by top end diesel variant (Punto Evo Sport) is 20.5 kmpl. Mileage of 1.2l petrol Punto Evo is 15.8 kmpl, 1.4l Punto Evo is 14.4 kmpl, and that of 1.3l diesel Punto Evo 75 PS is 21.2 kmpl.
Speaking about performance, top speed of 1.2l petrol Punto Evo variant is 135 kmph, whereas that of others is at 165 kmph. 0-100 kmph is achieved by 1.2l Punto Evo petrol in 18.81 seconds, by 1.4l Punto Evo petrol in 15.99 seconds, 1.3l Punto Evo Diesel 75 PS variant in 16.39 seconds and by Punto Evo Sport in 14.33 seconds.
Seen test on a number of occasions earlier, Punto Evo Active variant will receive body coloured bumpers and turn indicators on ORVMs. It will also be seen sitting on 14â€ť wheels with 165/80 rubbers as will be seen automatic door locking system and central locking along with power steering, air conditioning and tilt steering.
Punto Evo Dynamic will receive Anti Lock Braking System and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution along with adjustable seat height and seat belts. Infotainment on board the Dynamic variant will include an audio system with USB and AUX connectivity.
The Emotion trim will have some additional safety features to include two airbags for both driver and passenger. Climate controls, rear AC vents, rear defogger and rear window wipers and washer will also be seen while the Emotion variant sits on 15â€ť wheels with 195/55 tubeless tyres. Features will include Bluetooth connectivity and steering mounted controls. For the Evo Sport variant, the alloys are 16″ and tyre size is 195/55/R16.